Update: Leak from Petrotrin tank reaches ABC-Islands

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WILLEMSTAD, PORT OF SPAIN - Bunker fuel leaked from a storage tank at Petrotrin’s Pointe-a-Pierre refinery has allegedly reached Bonaire’s east coast, says Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) corporate More...

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Plans to upgrade oil refinery must be ready in 3 to 6 months


WILLEMSTAD – As the new Prime Minister, Eugene Rhuggenaath will be responsible for the continuation of the negotiations with the Chinese State Company Guangdong Zhenrong Energy More...

Rhuggenaath: “As new government we will evaluate the financial situation of Curaçao”


WILLEMSTAD – As a new government, Cabinet Rhuggenaath, has the intention to assess the financial situation of the island. This is according to the new Prime Minister of Curaçao, More...

PAR wants to help Otrabanda


WILLEMSTAD – The Federashon Otrabanda (FO), Otrabanda Federation, invited the new coalition parties, PAR, MAN and PIN to an informative and interactive tour of the eight neighborhoods More...


Summer kickoff yacht party with Curaçao and Time Out New York

WILLEMSTAD - New Yorkers took to the water for a Summer Kickoff Yacht Party with Curaçao and Time Out New York on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Just under one thousand attendees boarded More...

Curaçao shows Brazilian travel agents and partners a series of promotional videos

SAO PAOLO – Curaçao recently held a roadshow to strengthen relations with the Brazilian trade. During the meeting, held at the Renaissance hotel in the city of São Paulo, More...

Römer will not return to VDC


WILLEMSTAD - Michael Römer will not return as Director of the Curaçao Intelligence Agency (VDC). This is according to his More...

Customs in Sint Maarten seizes 337 kilos drugs

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PHILIPSBURG - Customs officers confiscated approximately 336 kilos of marijuana and one kilo of cocaine during More...

Usa And Cuba More than half of the U.S. Senate moves to scrap travel ban on Cuba

WASHINGTON - Less than three years after former U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban president Raul...

hurricane_matthew_visible-1 Brace for an above-average hurricane season this year

FLORIDA – Forecasters at the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center say...

human-trafficking Three Jamaicans among six nabbed at sea in suspected human smuggling case

MIAMI – Three Jamaicans are among six people now in United States Border Patrol custody in...


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A friend came to visit and told me the following story. “ I came to see you in the hospital, but when I got More...

Wake up call

The situation in Curaçao, where various wholesalers and supermarkets have been caught selling expired items, including meat, should not go unnoticed..


"Here I stand, I can do no other,” is the side script on a red pair of “All Star” knock-offs. It..

All calm as strike action by LIAT pilots averted


BRIDGETOWN – It was business as usual for LIAT’s operations across the region today after threatened strike More...

Pilots’ union tells LIAT to change course or it will experience turbulence

ST JOHN’S – Regional airline LIAT and its pilots appear to be on a collision course again, with the pilots’ union..

Largest Airlift Conference ever held in the Caribbean

PHILLIPSBURG - Without exaggeration, the in June upcoming Caribbean Aviation Meetup in St.Maarten may be called the most significant and largest..

Pippa Middleton got married

Nominated as the society event of the year, Philippa Middleton a 33 year old, known to most as Pippa the middle..

Common painkillers linked to increased risk of heart attack

MONTREAL – The use of even low doses of common painkillers known as NSAIDs – nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs – has been..
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Blue Bay Resort BK-8: house for sale Curacao with pool on golf course

Curacao: Spacious 6 bedroom house for sale with open floorplan and wonderful views over the golf course. This house has a private pool..