Guangdong Zhenrong wants contact with PdVSA

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WILLEMSTAD – The Chinese state-owned Guangdong Zhenrong Energy (GZE) has asked the government of Prime Minister Hensley Koeiman to mediate contact between the company and the More...

Agreement signed between Curaçao and the Dominican Republic

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ADECK expanding into the Caribbean WILLEMSTAD - An agreement was signed last Tuesday in the office of the consul of the Dominican Republic in Curaçao; between ADECK; the Association More...

Elsa Rozendal remains Member of Parliament


WILLEMSTAD – In a post on her social media, the Member of Parliament and former candidate minister for Education, Culture, Science and Sport, Elsa Rozendal announced that for More...

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Cas Abao Beach in Curaçao one of the 21 best beaches in the world

National Geographic's Kimberley Lovato researched the world's beaches and included the 21 best of them in a comprehensive list. Her picks include beaches in North- and South America, More...

Key cruise line executives and industry stakeholders build business and relationships at FCCA Pamac Cruise Summit

PEMBROKE PINES - Business and relationship development were in high gear on the high seas from January 13-16. More than 150 FCCA Platinum Members, key cruise industry stakeholders, More...

Governors of Curaçao and Sint Maarten sign extradition of three men wanted by the U.S.

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WILLEMSTAD - The Governors of St. Maarten and Curaçao, based on articles 6 and 18 of the Extradition Decree of Aruba, Curaçao More...

Two employees of the immigration service arrested


PHILLIPSBURG, WILLEMSTAD - On Tuesday morning, January 17, 2017 two employees of the immigration service were arrested More...

Haiti Presidential Palace Seven years after devastating earthquake, 47,000 people still live in camps in Haiti

PORT AU PRINCE - Following the earthquake in January 2010, the International Organization for Migration (IOM)...

hot-heat Earth’s heat record broken third year in a row

FLORIDA – For the third year in a row, Earth has shattered heat records. According to...

p_20161121_113526_hdr Baracoa residents still waiting for much needed help (2)

BARACOA – The little historic town of Baracoa, situated on the south-east coast of Cuba is...

The end of ‘wet foot-dry foot’ – parting gift for whom?


Tomas Regalado, the mayor of Miami – long a hotbed for Cuban exiles – has described as a “parting gift” More...


The road to economic growth starts with investment in education. But more than just passing on useful knowledge is needed; training..

Dear Mr Zuckerberg

Willemstad, Jan 8th 2017 To: Mr. Mark Zuckerberg 1 Hackerway Menlo Park, California Dear Mr. Zuckerberg, I am addressing this to..

American Airlines is banning carry-on bags and overhead bin use for basic-economy passengers

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Flying American Airlines just got a bit more affordable. On Wednesday, the world's largest airline released More...

The world’s most punctual airlines and airports in 2017

LONDON – British travel analysts OAG have released their annual lists of the world’s most punctual airports and airlines, and while..

InselAir launches adjusted flight schedule

Steps necessary to improve on time performance and to further reduce operational costs WILLEMSTAD - January 12, 2017. In the light..

Jamaican Singer Jack Radics kicking off his 2017 ‘Watershed’ tour in South Florida

ATLANTA - Platinum selling Jamaican recording artist Jack Radics will take his Watershed Tour to South Florida for four performances only next..

Weed killer commonly used in Caribbean linked to potentially fatal liver disease

LONDON – Monsanto’s weedkiller Roundup, which is widely used in the Caribbean and around the world, is back in the news...
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Miss Universe candidates lend helping hands for #IRiseAgainstHunger program

While a few of the Miss Universe candidates joined reigning queen Pia Wurtzbach in Baguio for various activities, the majority donned..