RBC pulls out of Caribbean markets


WILLEMSTAD – The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) becomes the latest Canadian bank to cut its losses in the Caribbean, with confirmation that it will be shuttering its international wealth management business More...

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Leeflang MP considers filing complaint against Marvelyne Wiels

Omayra Leeflang

WILLEMSTAD – Independent Member of Parliament, Omayra Leeflang stated in parliament that if the Ombudsman of Curaçao does continue with her investigation into the actions of More...

Government expects economic growth in 2015


WILLEMSTAD – Parliament has started discussing the draft budget for the year 2015. Central to this budget is the plans of the government to stimulate economic growth on More...

Parties will cooperate against copper theft


WILLEMSTAD – The copper theft problem will be addressed with an integrated approach. Justice, the Public Prosecutor, UTS, Aqualectra, Curacao Drydock Company, Refineria Isla More...


CHATA Stars of the Industry 3rd Quarter 2014 award ceremony

WILLEMSTAD – The award ceremony of the Stars of the Industry 3rd quarter was held at CHATA member Restaurant & Café Gouverneur de Rouville. During this event the 3rd Quarter More...

Dutch Caribbean architecture

WILLEMSTAD – Established in the mid-1600s, Willemstad’s covey of structures recall the quaint designs of Amsterdam, with exquisite 17th and 18th century Dutch colonial More...

Three boys escape from youth detention center

Rayvien Provence

WILLEMSTAD – The police is asking everyone to be on the lookout for these three teenagers who escaped from the Curaçao More...

Catholic pastor found dead


WILLEMSTAD – Pastor Danilo Morales was found dead yesterday. His body was found in his rectory in a pool More...

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ORANJESTAD – Members of the U.S. Coast Guard’s International Port Security Program facilitated a two-day Legislative Drafting...

cuba_ebola_traje Cuban doctor in Sierra Leone diagnosed with Ebola

HAVANA, Cuba - Cuban doctor Felix Baez Sarria, a member of the Henry Reeves medical brigade in...

dominica Citizens group claims evidence of electoral fraud in Dominica

ROSEAU, Dominica — The Citizens Forum for Good Governance has begun publicising the names of people...


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Caribbeans continue to be caught in a vicious cycle of poverty, corruption and crime, according to the OECD More...


Ten trillion US-dollars and, according to OECD, over 1.8 billion people are involved in ‘System-D.’ By 2020, OECD predicts System-D will..

Leading or lagging

Nigeria, a West African country with a population of 173.6 million people and rich in minerals and oil, decided to eliminate..

ALTA urges aviation stakeholders to embrace innovation for sustained growth


MIAMI – The 11th ALTA Airline Leaders Forum and its 34th Annual General Meeting (AGM), celebrated this More...

Arkefly: More flights to Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD – Airline Arkefly will operate more flights to Curacao. In January and February, the airline will operate an additional flight..

Two additional flights KLM

WILLEMSTAD – From today the Dutch aviation company KLM comes with two additional flights per week on top of the existing..
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“Vernon Chatlein’s Elements: Regrouped” in concert Curaçao

“Elements” is the name of Vernon Chatlein’s latest project where he chose some of his best friends to play music that..
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Bird flu outbreak in the Netherlands

Avian Influenza (AI) also known as bird flu was detected on a poultry farm south of Amsterdam and was identified under..
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Unique Coca Cola bottles

A few years ago, Coca Cola launched a campaign in Israel and Europe to print popular names on hundreds of millions..