First fruit boats arrived after a month and a half

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WILLEMSTAD - Early this morning the first fruit boats from Venezuela arrived in Willemstad. One of them, the Margot, sailed as the first boat after a month and a half and is soon it will be followed by more of these Venezuelan boats. But today 8 boats arrived. 6 empty and 2 loaded with fruits and vegetables. The boats were not allowed to unload since More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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Caribbean ‘Think Book’ for May 4 and 5 launches

WILLEMSTAD - Parera naval base in Curaçao was the scene for the presentation of Caribbean Think Book – for 4 and 5 May. The publication (in three language editions) has been designed to explain to Dutch Caribbean More...

Ponton Festival
By Edition On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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Curaçao Ponton Festival Organization has no money

WILLEMSTAD - The organization of the canceled Curaçao Ponton Festival 2018 says that reimbursement of the entrance tickets is not possible in the short term. There is no money. However, organizer Giscard Felida More...

Willemstad
By Edition On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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Trade union: Inner city turns into a ghost town

WILLEMSTAD - Punda and Otrobanda are turning into a ghost town. This is according to Erwin Koenze of the BONECO union. In recent months more than 40 stores have closed their doors in the inner city. Some have moved More...

Sandy Hurricane
By Edition On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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Heavy hurricane season coming again

WILLEMSTAD - The coming hurricane season will be tough again. Researchers at Colorado State University report this. They expect 14 storms that get a name, three less than last year. 7 storms become hurricanes and More...

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By Edition On Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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Shortage of prostitutes in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Campo Alegre brothel combs with a shortage of ladies. Normally there are 100 to 150 women, but these weeks there are only 65. The cause is the lack of flights from InselAir and PAWA, the management More...

US Students
By Edition On Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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More final exam candidates want to study in the Netherlands

WILLEMSTAD - This year there is more interest in studying in the Netherlands. 325 final exam candidates have registered with Student Loan Foundation (SSC). Last year there were 218 students who went to the Netherland More...

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By Edition On Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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Sargassum on the south coast

WILLEMSTAD - Sargassum seaweed has also been spotted on the South Coast. That is what Theo Van der Giesen from Unique Curaçao indicated. Unique Curacao reported seeing Sargassum at Sint Joris Bay, but also at Marie More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
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Inspection finds families who live in a school building

WILLEMSTAD - The Inspection Service discovered something very remarkable yesterday. In the classrooms of a former school in Steenrijk, five families were found living with children. None of the parents has a job More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
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The first four ‘Metal Sharks’ to substitute the Super Rhibs are at the Naval base in Parera

WILLEMSTAD - The first four 'Metal Sharks' to replace the Super-RHIBs were launched this morning at the Naval Base in Parera. After the registration and inspection process, the future crew will follow a driver course More...