‘More awareness about father’s rights’

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WILLEMSTAD - Child protection Curacao wants men to have a better understanding of what their rights are when it comes to their child. This is according to social worker Dyaline Sampeur-Poussin. 60.9 percent of the men who spoke to the Child Protection says that the mother makes or prevents the contact. According to Sampeur-Poussin, men often do not More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Former Island government building finally gets a tenant

WILLEMSTAD - The old dilapidated former administrative building of the island government on Concordiastraat will once again have a function. The Ministry of Education announced that it will occupy the building. More...

Damen dockyards
By Edition On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Floating dry docks arrive on Saturday

WILLEMSTAD - Saturday is an exciting day for the shipping sector in Curaçao. If everything goes according to plan, two new floating docks will enter the Saint Anna Bay. These are enormous levels and will capture More...

floating market
By Edition On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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Import fruit and vegetables from Venezuela stagnant

WILLEMSTAD - Two weeks after the opening of the borders with Venezuela, the import of fruit and vegetable boats to the island is still stagnant. This morning a second fruit boat arrived, but it should have been More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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CMU Mobile Health Event 28-04-2018

WILLEMSTAD - This coming Saturday, April 28th, 2018 the students of Caribbean Medical University (CMU) will be organizing the next CMU Mobile Health Event. This time we will be at Sentro di Bario Souax, who is celebrating More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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Zr. Ms. Holland arrived in the Caribbean

WILLEMSTAD - Zr.Ms. Holland has arrived in the Caribbean. The new station ship will be used for the next 3.5 months to intercept drug transports and to support the Coast Guard. Even before her ceremonial entry, More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Arrests for fraud with prescriptions

WILLEMSTAD - This week three house searches took place in Curaçao, namely in North Rozendaal, Kaya Dal Pega and the Cassandraweg. The searches were conducted in the presence of a magistrate and a Public Prosecutor More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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X-team gives fines for disposing waste illegally

WILLEMSTAD - The X-team comprised of the police, the Environmental Department and the Volunteers Corps (VKC) have issued 28 fines last month for all kinds of violations with disposing of waste. Pickups and trucks More...

new road signs
By Edition On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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New traffic signs on the ring road

WILLEMSTAD - You've probably already seen them, the new speed signs of 80 km/h on the Schottegatweg, also called the ring road, and the Nieuwe Havenweg. These roads have also become a priority road outside the inner-city. Drivers More...

oil refinery
By Edition On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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PDVSA cancels plans to import U.S. crude oil for Curaçao refinery amid cash crunch

WILLEMSTAD - Petroleos de Venezuela SA, which relies heavily on U.S. oil to run its refinery in Curacao, canceled plans to import American grades in April and May as sellers demanded payment ahead of delivery. The More...