Thank you for supporting DEBATE 2016, a political debate proudly organized by CIFA

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Dear members of the press, Thank you for supporting DEBATE 2016, a political debate proudly organized by CIFA. The coverage by the press – before, during and after the debate More...

The United States and Curaçao sign Open Skies Air Transport Agreement

U.S. Consulate Curacao

WILLEMSTAD - The U.S. Consul General Margaret D. Hawthorne and the Curaçao Minister for Traffic, Transport and Spatial Planning Suzanne Camelia-Römer signed an Open Skies Agreement More...

Debate on Bosman law continues Wednesday


THE HAGUE - The plenary handling of the initiative law proposal of Member of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament André Bosman of the liberal democratic VVD party to regulate More...


World Tourism Day message from Karolin Troubetzkoy, president, Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association is honored to support the theme and aims of World Tourism Day this year: "TOURISM FOR ALL - Promoting Universal Accessibility". Most More...

Caribbean’s largest cruise conference and trade show opens tomorrow in San Juan to increase business for city, country and attendees

SAN JUAN - Tomorrow marks the opening of the FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show, the largest cruise conference and trade show in the Caribbean and one of the best ways to More...

External communication OM BES

Public Prosecution

KRALENDIJK - As of October 1, 2016 the Prosecutor’s Office Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, OM BES, will be doing its More...

Garcia protests against bankruptcy

Eric Garcia

WILLEMSTAD – The Court of Justice has decided in a meeting last Wednesday that the bankruptcy imposed on the More...

desi_bouterse Suriname not withdrawing from IMF loan agreement, says president

PARAMARIBO - The Suriname government has refuted claims made in an article published by the Associated...

un-secretary-genera-ban-ki-moon Unfinished business: U.N. Boss to assess Guyana-Venezuela border dispute before departure

GEORGETOWN  — United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has promised to look into the Guyana/Venezuela border...

Venezuela Half of Venezuelan children not getting three square meals

CARACAS - Half of children in oil-rich Venezuela are receiving a maximum of two meals a...

Challenge or opportunity? State-owned Chinese investment in the Caribbean


Caribbean leaders and politicians, as they tend to do, ignore the long-term effects of unregulated Chinese investment More...

Right to reply to the speech of Mrs. Lucile George-Wout

As Venezuelan, I manifest my indignation by the inappropriateness of the statements of Mrs Lucile George-Wout, in relation to the problems..

Sacrificing a few good men

Demonization used to be the reinterpretation by the Church of polytheistic deities as evil and lying demons. Characterization as evil, of..

On standby: LIAT could call off flights because of potential storm


ST. JOHN’S - Regional airline LIAT said it could be forced to cancel some flights, starting late this evening More...

Incident: Aruba A320 near Miami on Sep 19th 2016, dropped engine cowl

MIAMI - An Aruba Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration P4-AAA performing flight AG-820 from Miami,FL (USA) to Aruba (Aruba), departed Miami's runway..

Less InselAir flights ABC-islands until the end of October

WILLEMSTAD – The local airline InselAir announced in a press release that in the offseason there will be fewer flights operated..

HBO receives 22 Primetime Emmy® Awards, the most of any network this year

"Game of Thrones" leads all programming with 12 Emmys® MIAMI – HBO received 22 Primetime Emmy® Awards, the most of any network..

Miracle Tree’s Moringa Plantain Chips

Plantains are a fantastic source of fiber and numerous vitamins and minerals (such as Vitamins B6, A and C, and Potassium)...

At a plus-size pool party, women show off their curves and confidence

In Los Angeles on Saturday, a couple hundred plus-sized bloggers, influencers—including model Tess Holliday—and other bathing-suit-clad revelers gathered to make a..