Unemployment in Curaçao is on the rise

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WILLEMSTAD - Unemployment on Curaçao is increasing. That says the Central Bureau for Statistics. This year 360 people lost their jobs. It is rising fast especially between the ages of 25 and 34. There is also good news, youth unemployment is dropping about just as quickly. The number of jobs is decreasing. A total of 63,000 people work in Curaçao, More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Trade unions Curaçao call for great manifestation

WILLEMSTAD - In Curaçao, a coalition of trade unions called on Tuesday evening all employees on the island to a peaceful demonstration on Wednesday morning right in the middle of downtown Punda. With this, the More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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20 years of world heritage

WILLEMSTAD - It is 20 years ago that Curacao was placed on the World Heritage List of UNESCO. According to Minister Zita Jesus-Leito, UNESCO is still satisfied with the way in which Curaçao deals with its monumental More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Update: Police arresting drivers who are blocking the roads

WILLEMSTAD - After the unions announced that they will proceed to Plan B, several roads were blocked in the city area. Police officers are arresting all those who are blocking the roads. Police officers had to More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Curoil adds Trinidad & Tobago to its offshore bunker supply locations

WILLEMSTAD - Curoil announced it has added Trinidad & Tobago to its offshore bunker supply locations. This new location comes in addition to its existing supply operations in Curaçao, Bonaire, and Aruba. “Here More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 4th, 2017
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Aqualectra launches tender solar energy project

Curaçao’s power utility seeks developers for a 10-15 MW solar park. WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao’s power utility company Aqualectra has issued a tender for the construction of a solar project with a capacity of 10 More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 4th, 2017
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The Netherlands gives 900,000 guilders for poverty reduction

WILLEMSTAD - The Netherlands gives 900,000 guilders for poverty reduction in Curaçao. The support for the National Development Plan of Curaçao had already been promised by former Minister Ronald Plasterk. The More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 4th, 2017
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Risk and crisis management oil refinery complex

WILLEMSTAD - The control of compliance with the provisions of the agreement between property-owner and tenant (PDVSA) is a responsibility of Refineria di Kòrsou (RdK) or the Curaçao Oil Refinery. Maintenance and More...

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By Edition On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
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3 to 4 new HIV cases every week

WILLEMSTAD - Shocking figures on World AIDS Day: among Curaçao youths aged up to 24, 3 to 4 new cases of HIV are detected each week. That's what Famia Plania (Planned Family) says. They want more to be done to More...

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By Edition On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
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Curaçao Oil Refinery Technical Audit Report (Document)

WILLEMSTAD - Management of the Multidisciplinary Project Team (MDPT) and Refineria di Korsu (RdK) have approached E&D Technologies LLC (E&D) with a request to carry out a technical audit of the a portion More...