IMF Executive Board concludes discussions with Curaçao and Sint Maarten


WASHINGTON, WILLEMSTAD – On July 30, 2014, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund concluded the 2014 Article IV consultation discussions with Curaçao and Sint Maarten, two autonomous More...

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Minister Balborda introduces new 30/70 arrangement to stimulate economic development


WILLEMSTAD – The Council of Ministers recently approved Minister Balborda’s 30/70 arrangement proposal for the tourism and permanent residential areas. The 30/70 arrangement More...

Whiteman: “Government not the one to rescue Taams Clinic”


WILLEMSTAD – According to the Minister of Public Health, Dr. Ben Whiteman, the government does not have the space nor the way to rescue the Taams Clinic at this moment. It More...

Sanction law against fraudsters in the making


WILLEMSTAD – The government is preparing a bill proposal, which allows them to impose sanctions against business owners who commit fraud. The hope is that this legislation More...


New York Post: “4 reasons to Christmas nonstop in Curaçao”

A nice article about JetBlue’s new service to Curaçao appeared on the website of the popular New York Post. According to the New York Post if all you want for Christmas is to More...

International media in Curaçao for the CNSJF 2014

WILLEMSTAD- The Curaçao North Sea Jazz is without a doubt the biggest music festival in the Caribbean region. This year, the festival also counts on promotion from various international More...

OM Update: “217 illegal firearms turned in”

Public Prosecutor's Office

WILLEMSTAD – The number of turned in illegal firearms stands at 217. This is related to the campaign to disarm Curaçao. The More...

Disseminating naked pictures of minors is prohibited

Public Prosecution

WILLEMSTAD – Nude pictures of an underage girl from Curaçao is being distributed on the internet these last More...

jules_unicef2 OECS and UNICEF deepen cooperation to advance child and social development in the region

CASTRIES, St Lucia - The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and the United Nations Children’s Fund...

ECLAC The Vulnerability of Caribbean SIDS to be discussed by a high level panel in Samoa

CARIBBEAN – The vulnerability of Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS) will be a key topic...

Geerman Belgium arrests its first female ISIS recruiter – Aruban born Rosliana Adelline Geerman

Belgian police has arrested a woman on suspicion of recruitment for ISIS, the country’s largest newspaper...

Curacao small island, big problems (part 4) – ties between politics and the underworld

Helmin Wiels

There are Indications that Helmin Wiels was misled by his own party members. There was a proposal from a group More...

Curaçao small island, big problems (part 3) War against drugs. . . or the Curacao connection?

It is known that DEA agents infiltrate legit business in all sectors, to control businessmen with lucrative deals, as compensation for..

Colombia, Curacao’s new oil refinery partner?

Refineria di Korsou, a fully owned island property, needs new investment. Sulfur levels in its refined end products are too high..

Rutaca twice weekly to Hato


WILLEMSTAD – Curaçao gained a new flight connection with the Venezuelan aviation company Rutaca. Starting More...

InselAir’s second Fokker 70 arrived today

WILLEMSTAD – InselAir’s new addition to its fleet, the Fokker 70 registered as PJ-JCT has arrived at the Hato Airport in..

InselAir 8th year All Out Blow Out Sale

1 ANG per ticket donated to a good cause WILLEMSTAD – 8 years ago, on August 28th 2006, InselAir operated it..

USFOL volunteers donate school supplies to Goslinga School

FOL Sponsored Goslinga School Supply Drive (2) WILLEMSTAD – Volunteers from the U.S. Forward Operating Location (USFOL) sponsored a school supply collection campaign throughout Curacao. The project was..

Season one of HBO’s “The Leftovers” comes to an end

The season finale airs Sunday, September 7th in the Caribbean, simultaneously with the United States MIAMI – The HBO original drama series The Leftovers..

Creamy Pineapple Fennel Smoothie

Have fennel lying around but not sure what to do with it? Well, if you’re up for something new – try..

Presence with a purpose: Seven ways to create your style your way

Style is ultimately about knowing yourself and expressing who you are. It’s about being comfortable in your own skin. Despite the..