Curaçao given more time to take steps against illegal fishing


WILLEMSTAD – The European Commission (EC) has given Curaçao, together with Ghana and Korea an extra six months to improve their efforts to fight illegal fishing, after they had been warned in November More...

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Government of Curacao shares in the national day of mourning


WILLEMSTAD – Prime Minister Ivar Asjes announced, on behalf of the government of Curaçao, that the government shares in the national day of mourning which was declared by More...

Higher punishment for illegal possession of firearms

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WILLEMSTAD – The Public Prosecutor (OM) will demand, as per September 1 of this year, higher penalties for illegal possession of firearms. This is in the context of ‘Ta More...

Navarro: “I’m not responsible for the crime wave”

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WILLEMSTAD – The Minister of Justice, Nelson Navarro is not blaming himself for the rising crime on the island. This is according to the Minister at a press conference in collaboration More...


Tourism Performance = Chata-Data.Com

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao now has a comprehensive website with data on tourism performance on the island. CHATA’s data website which was introduced early 2013 as a beta version, More...

Curaçao invites business travelers to escape the ‘Bored Room’

WILLEMSTAD – The Southern Caribbean island of Curaçao has launched its “Curaçao: Escape the Bored-Room” campaign to reward meeting and incentive planners for booking More...

Magnus case still in courthouse in downtown


WILLEMSTAD – The treatment of Case Magnus takes place from August 4 to 8 in the courthouse in Punda. This was announced More...

Bribery by Rozier must be proved by MFK members themselves

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WILLEMSTAD – The Court of Justices has asked the MFK members, Gilmar Pisas, Monique Koeyers-Felida and Rudney More...

CCAS-PANCAP-logo PANCAP shocked and saddened by loss of colleagues on flight MH17

CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana - The Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) says...

colombian_flag Colombian economy grows 6.4 percent, follows China as fastest growing country

BOGOTA, MIAMI – In the first quarter of 2014, Colombia’s economy grew 6.4 percent in relation...

browne_al-qassemi2 Antigua-Barbuda signs US$120 million luxury hotel joint venture

ST JOHN’S, Antigua - On Sunday, Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne signed a memorandum of...

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Curacao’s Court is preparing for a Day-in Court next month of Helmien Wiels’ assasins. During a recent More...

Scouts represent the U.S. in Curacao

It’s that time again! Yes, summertime, but also time for another Boy Scout adventure. First, let me share with you a..

Is Russia starting a cold war again with the reopening of spy base in Cuba?

Following President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Havana last week, Russia and Cuba have agreed to reopen the signals intelligence (SIGINT) base..

Seaborne appoints new Director of Business Development and Marketing


SAN JUAN - Gary Foss, President and Chief Executive Officer of Seaborne Airlines, announced the appointment More...

Sky Airline is a new member of ALTA

MIAMI – The Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) announced today that SKY Airline has joined the association as..

Dutch passengers aboard crashed Boeing 777

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD – A Malaysian passenger plane departed from the Dutch main airport Schiphol, with at least twenty Dutch on..

HBO once again receives the most Primetime EMMY® nominations

MIAMI – With a total of 99 nominations for original content and 17 for programming HBO distributes in the region, Game..
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Major League Baseball: Athletic injuries on hand and upper limb

MIAMI - According to the latest study conducted by the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS), more..
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Caribbean designer online shop officially opens at Caribbean Fashionweek 2014

The official opening of new online fashion site was announced at this year’s prestigious Caribbean Fashionweek event last month. The..