Parliament adopts 8 out of 21 motions

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WILLEMSTAD - In Parliament, 21 motions have been filed during the last day of the debate on the budget for 2019. Only eight of these motions were adopted. The thirteen other motions - from the opposition - did not make it. With the first motion adopted, the government is requested to introduce a dividend policy for all government entities in order to More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 17th, 2018
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More parking space in the city center

WILLEMSTAD – Downtown Punda gets more parking space. The Marichi area opposite the City Suites hotel in Pietermaai has been opened for parking. The property belongs to Pietermaai Parking Garage. The retailers' More...

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By Edition On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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Kura Hulanda hotels bankrupt but possibly not the definitive end

WILLEMSTAD - The Kura Hulanda hotels in Otrobanda and Westpunt are bankrupt, but this may not immediately mean the end. The trustee and the lenders are going to look at whether the real estate and business activities More...

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By Edition On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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US judge: Ansary must make 100 million dollars available to ENNIA

NEW YORK, WILLEMSTAD - The judge of the US Bankruptcy Court Southern District of New York yesterday ruled that American Hushang Ansary must make $ 100 million available to insurance company ENNIA in Curaçao. This More...

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By Edition On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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Former Howard Johnson Hotel sold at auction

WILLEMSTAD – One of the hotels at the entrance of the harbor has been sold. The new owner of the former Howard Johnson Hotel is now the 33-year-old real estate developer Akash Soemeer. The entire complex was sold More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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Dutch First Chamber discusses ‘devastating’ situation at St. Maarten police cells and refugee crisis in Curaçao and Aruba

THE HAGUE - The St. Maarten police cells became a point of discussion during a meeting of experts with the First Chamber of the Dutch Parliament on Tuesday about Venezuelan migrants and refugees in Curaçao and More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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Navy gets first Anacondas in January

WILLEMSTAD - The Navy on Curaçao, Aruba and Sint Maarten will soon have their first Anacondas. These vehicles are currently being built in the Netherlands and will replace the older Mercedes-Benz wheeled vehicles More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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Debris found could be space rocket

WILLEMSTAD - The debris that washed ashore at Ascencion on the north coast is presumably from a launch unit of an Ariane Space rocket. It was launched in French Guyana on November 20th.The rocket repelled at a More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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Defense Jamaloodin uses media

WILLEMSTAD - The defense of George Jamaloodin is full in the media in the run-up to the court case next year. Through a press release, the defense states that important witnesses have never been heard. Like the More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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Faster military assistance on the islands

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao, Aruba and Sint Maarten can now receive assistance from the Navy even faster if they want to. The previously requested permission via the Governor and The Hague is no longer needed. Applications More...