No meeting between environmental organization and Gijsbertha


WILLEMSTAD – The ‘informateur’, a former spokesman for the oil refinery, Kenneth Gijsbertha will not meet with the environmental organization SMOC. Governor Lucille George-Wout More...

Governor will not sign 80/20 bill


WILLEMSTAD – A new government will almost immediately have to deal with a hot issue. The 80/20 bill. The Governor already indicated that she will not sign this bill because More...

Quarter of households live below poverty line

Curacao Statistics

WILLEMSTAD – In 2011 a research done by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) showed that a quarter of all households on the island lived under the poverty line. The exact More...


Curaçao featured on

WILLEMSTAD – We did it once again. The popular website gives its readers 7 reasons why Curaçao should be their next Caribbean vacation. Bailey Johnson starts More...

Renovation Plaza Bieu awaits subsidy

WILLEMSTAD – Before a new public tender for the old plaza, Plasa Bieu, can be announced, the Ministry of Finance must give the green light for a subsidy of approximately 800,000 More...

Almost 400 kilos of marijuana intercepted by the Coast Guard


WILLEMSTAD - A major drug bust this week. The Dash-patrol aircraft of the Coast Guard discovered at about 40 nautical miles More...

Many drivers do not have papers in order

police checkpoints

WILLEMSTAD - The police are setting up traffic checkpoints again. Last Sunday they were on the Road to West Point More...

ban_visit3 UN chief calls on General Assembly to ‘fulfil moral duty’ to assist storm-ravaged Haiti

NEW YORK - Briefing the United Nations General Assembly on the humanitarian situation in Haiti following...

earthquake Earthquake shakes parts of Caribbean

ROSEAU – A 5.5 magnitude earthquake shook parts of the Caribbean yesterday evening, but there were...

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ST JOHN’S - The government of Qatar will hold a conference on small island developing states...

Letter to the President of Parlatino


Respected President, Today, I read in a Curaçao newspaper that a delegation of the Curaçao parliament is currently More...

Gay loving Hurricane Matthew

Curacao’s PS-politician, Winnie Raveneau informed the Community that she had communication with her God. Supposedly, Hurricane Matthew blew over the island..

Power slip

The proposed new government coalition is a mirror image of similar administrations, ten, fifteen and twenty years ago. Even some of..

Winair bans Samsung Galaxy Note7 on flights


PHILIPSBURG - With immediate effect, Samsung Galaxy Note7 devices will NOT be permitted in checked or carry-on More...

Curaçao’s Insel Air eyes strategic partnership

WILLEMSTAD - InselAir’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Albert Kluyver says the Curaçao carrier is in negotiations with an unspecified third party..

WINAIR supports the Positive Foundation

PHILIPSBURG - Windward Islands Airways (WINAIR) has teamed up with the Positive Foundation in its breast cancer awareness efforts to make..

The concert everybody’s been waiting for is here! The Curacaoan Pavarotti, Kadir Snijder

WILLEMSTAD - The concert everybody’s been waiting for is here!!! The Curacaoan Pavarotti, Kadir Snijder will be delighting and dazzling you with..

UWI Regional Task Force on Zika tracks rare neurological disorder

Uncovering Guillain-Barré Syndrome in the Caribbean The Caribbean has moved one step closer to uncovering the link between the Zika virus..

Curaçao has a new Beauty Queen 2016 – Chanelle de Lau

WILLEMSTAD – Last night at the Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort the Miss Curaçao Beauty Pageant 2016 took place. The..