Political parties preparing for upcoming elections


WILLEMSTAD – Several parties both with and without representation in parliament have indicated that they are preparing for the upcoming elections. Parties without representation More...

Dannawi signs with new majority


WILLEMSTAD – Independent Member of Parliament Gassan Dannawi, who was an MP for MAN, joined the new majority headed by the MFK leader Gerrit Schotte. Last Friday Dannawi submitted More...

Dannawi resigns from MAN becomes Independent MP


WILLEMSTAD – Parliament has another Independent member. Gassan Dannawi resigned from MAN to become an Independent MP. Since after the elections of October 5 last year, Dannawi More...

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Chief, taste of the Caribbean to be held in Miami in June

Caribbean stakeholders to benefit from combination of top professional development events in South Florida this year. MIAMI - Two of the Caribbean's premier tourism events will More...

4 easy island getaways to help you forget about the snow and ice

Here it is, only February and we are already sick and tired of snow and ice. The sure cure for this illness is a warm sunny island getaway. To make the grade as a spur-of-the-moment More...

Corallo Sr: Prosecutor stalling criminal case


PHILIPSBURG – Gaetano Corallo, father of detained casino boss Francesco Corallo, wants the Prosecutor’s Office to stop More...

“SWORDFISH” investigation still ongoing


PHILIPSBURG – February 15th of 2017 marks exactly one year since the escape of K. Fortune, aka “Kuchi”. The More...

President-Granger-and-PM-Skerrit Stop the procrastination! Regional leaders told to press forward on fully implementing CSME

GEORGETOWN – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) must expedite the full implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) and...

Tareck-El-Aissami Venezuela’s VP shrugs off US sanctions identifying him as international drug trafficker

CARACAS – Venezuela’s Vice President Tareck El Aissami has dismissed US sanctions identifying him as an international...

Havana Cuban Deputy Minister highlights Chinese construction experience

HAVANA - Cuban Deputy Minister for Construction, Angel Vilaragut, has highlighted here today the importance of exchanging...

Elections again

Jacob Gelt Dekker

Curaçao chose to govern itself as a democracy, but its constitutions and institutions turn out to be weak and More...

If at all possible

It happened once before with a then Central Government of the – since dismantled – Netherlands Antilles, but the latest precedents..

Waning hope for monetary union Sint Maarten – Curaçao

In 2008 I vehemently objected to the decision to have a monetary union between Sint Maarten and Curaçao in anticipation of..

St Vincent’s argyle international airport begins operations after years of delays


KINGSTOWN – Today was the first full day of business at St Vincent’s “bridge to the world”, the new More...

LIAT announced route cuts

ST JOHN’S  – Regional airline LIAT has announced the first causalities of its route cuts. The Antigua-based airline said in a..

Fokker 50 stranded in Barranquilla is back home

WILLEMSTAD - The stranded plane from the local airline InselAir has been repaired in Colombia and is back home. On Wednesday..

Lost Bob Marley recordings found in London successfully restored

LONDON – A collection of severely damaged Bob Marley tapes, which had lain forgotten for more than four decades in a..

Why lack of sleep makes you sick

A new American study has shed light on why many of us get sick with insufficient rest. Researchers at the University..

Miss Universe Curaçao Chanelle de Lau visits Council of Ministers

WILLEMSTAD – The Miss Universe Curaçao Chanelle de Lau recently visited the Council of Ministers. During her visit she shared her..