Coast Guard suspends Curaçao patrols over violence

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WILLEMSTAD – The union for Coast Guard personnel (NAPB) reported that the Dutch Coast Guard in the Caribbean part of the kingdom no longer patrols in the territorial waters around Bonaire and Curacao. This More...

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Director Advent Hospital speaks a clear language


WILLEMSTAD – The Director of the Advent Hospital, Cenaida Panneflek was very adamant against the Minister of Health, Ben Whiteman, in her speech during a recent press conference. Minister More...

Minister of Justice does not want to talk nicely anymore


WILLEMSTAD – “If anything happens to me, if I come out and I stumble and bump my head, the one who will be responsible for this is Mr. Gerrit Schotte. I walk outside and More...

Whiteman: “Curaçao has huge water pollution problem”


WILLEMSTAD – The pollution problem with regard to the Curaçao waters is enormous. This is according to Minister Bernard ‘Ben’ Whiteman (Health, Environment More...


Lionfish safety: What to do if stung

Lionfish are typically nocturnal and docile creatures. They allow curious divers to approach closely, enhancing their risk for injury from accidental contact or handling of marine More...

Target Cruise Executives and Tourism Stakeholders at the FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show

PEMBROKE PINES – The 2014 FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show, the largest cruise and tourism conference and trade show in the Caribbean, will let delegates and exhibitors More...

OM: 406 illegal weapons turned in

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WILLEMSTAD – Chief Public Prosecutor of the Public Prosecutor Curaçao, Heiko de Jong, thanked the people of Curacao More...

OM Update: “291 illegal firearms turned in”

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WILLEMSTAD – The number of turned in illegal firearms stands at 291. This is related to the campaign to More...

michel_martelly6 Haiti’s leader agrees to talks with recalcitrant senators about elections

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Haiti’s President Michel Martelly agreed over the weekend to engage in political talks with...

dino-bouterse1 Suriname president’s son pleads guilty to drug trafficking and terrorism charges

PARAMARIBO, Suriname — Dino Bouterse (41), son of the president of Suriname, Desi Bouterse, has pleaded...

Human-Trafficking Growing concern over child begging in the Caribbean

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — In the Caribbean, there is growing concern over child labour and indirect forms...

Curacao small island, big problems (part 5) – The intersection of upper world and underworld


Recently the Minister of Justice Nelson Navarro looked very distressed when he said; “Organized Crime has More...

Land grabbing on Curacao

Over the last year, Nelson Navarro, Minister of Justice of Curacao, stated publicly and repeatedly, that the island is in the..

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

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

Southwest to drop three Caribbean routes from Atlanta


DALLAS – Southwest Airlines announces that effective March 1, 2015 it will drop two weekly international More...

Curaçao’s InselAir to start Fokker 70 operations this month

WILLEMSTAD - Insel Air will commence scheduled Fokker 70 operations on September 22 of this year with initial services to cover Aruba and Curacao to Paramaribo Int’l. The local carrier..

35 private jets during CNSJF’s weekend

WILLEMSTAD – This past weekend is behind us now and so is the Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival. We went to..

MAX gives viewers a chance to catch up on “The Knick”

Relive the third episode of the new medical drama series on Friday, September 5th MIAMI – MAX brings fans the opportunity to..

5 Ways to improve digestion for better skin, sleep & hormonal health

Whether its too much stress, too much food, or eating on the go, we’ve all experienced digestion problems at some point...

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..