Minister Martina: Economy is at the turning point

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WILLEMSTAD - Minister Steven Martina of Economic Development is not too worried about it. “Curaçao is in a perfect storm. What could go wrong went wrong”, it sounds ominous. Nevertheless, the minister is optimistic. “We have reached the point of the turnaround. This is the momentum for investors because there are plenty of opportunities. The More...

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By Edition On Thursday, May 17th, 2018
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Venezuela’s creditors are cutting its crude-oil lifeline

As President Maduro competes in a Sunday election in which he seems likely to prevail, ConocoPhillips and others target the country’s oil shipments Venezuela’s leader, Nicolás Maduro, may well retain power More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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ConocoPhillips’ seizure of PDVSA assets: Can Curacao invoke the ‘state of necessity’ exception?

The attachment  It goes without saying that the seizure of assets belonging to PDVSA by ConocoPhillips on the Dutch Caribbean islands of Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao and St Eustatius can have dramatic consequences, More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Winair network expansion from July 2018

PHILIPSBURG, WILLEMSTAD - Winair from July 2018 is extending its network at Curaçao, with new nonstop service scheduled to Aruba and Bonaire. ATR42 aircraft will operate these new services. Curaçao - Aruba effective More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Habitat 3: The New Urban Agenda

The development and adaptation to new rules for the spatial development of Curaçao are closely linked to the jointly shared resolutions from the Conference Habitat III. From 17 to 20 October last year (2016) this More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Open letter to ConocoPhillips

I feel very much obliged to let my voice be heard on behalf of the concerned people of Curaçao, in particular those who are directly or indirectly dependent on the Refinery of Curaçao for their daily basic needs More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 11th, 2018
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Caribbean warned to prepare for possibility of severe outbreak of dengue fever

While Chikungunya and Zika which swept the region in 2014 and 2016 are not expected back anytime soon, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is warning residents to “gear-up for the possibility of a major More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 11th, 2018
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A world less safe: Caribbean not immune

WASHINGTON - Events affecting Iran, prompted by the May 8 decision of US President Donald Trump to withdraw America from a 2015 nuclear deal, may appear irrelevant to Caribbean countries. They are not. One of the More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 11th, 2018
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Slightly more tourists in the first quarter

WILLEMSTAD - Tourists chose less for a hotel in the first three months. Room occupancy declined slightly, while total overnight stays in Curaçao rose. More than 110,000 tourists visited our island, 1000 more than More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 11th, 2018
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Free adoption at animal shelter in Parera from May 14

WILLEMSTAD - From Monday, May 14th, all people who are interested in adopting a dog or cat can get an animal free of charge at the animal shelter in Parera. All interested animal lovers or organizations that care More...