Caribbean Journal awards Curaçao International Airport the title ‘Caribbean Airport of the Year 2017’

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FLORIDA - Caribbean Journal, the largest travel platform covering Caribbean destinations, awarded Curaçao International Airport the title ‘Caribbean Airport of the Year’ in this year’s ‘Caribbean Travel Awards’. The article puts the spotlight on the Airport Expansion Project and airport-experience enhancement activities, stating how Curaçao More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Dump trucks join the strike

WILLEMSTAD - This morning, drivers of dump trucks joined the protestors who gathered at the trade union building of Isla-bond PWFC on the Schottegatweg. The drivers have indicated that their trucks and equipment More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Prime Minister: “I don’t understand why they are still on strike!”

WILLEMSTAD - The Prime Minister of Curaçao Eugene Rhuggenaath said in an interview that he doesn’t understand what the unions still want to achieve. “As a government, we have met the unions on all three points More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Curaçao accepts help from the Netherlands in the search for new tenant refinery

WILLEMSTAD, THE HAGUE - Curaçao is open for help from The Hague in the search for a tenant for the Isla refinery. A positive development, according to the Leiden professor Gert Oostindie, director of the Royal More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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No agreement between unions and government; Atmosphere at Fort Amsterdam grim

WILLEMSTAD - Two hours of consultationS between the unions and the government did not lead to an agreement this morning. Compromise proposals that the government had reached with the consultation platform Kòrsou More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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EU releases tax haven blacklist; Netherlands not on it

THE HAGUE - The European Union published its black list of tax havens. It consists of 17 countries the EU believes help multinationals and rich people avoid the tax authorities. The Netherlands does not appear on More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Unions fail to muster enough support for their demonstration

WILLEMSTAD - The proclaimed strike and manifestation on Wilhelminaplein did not get the support or the number of people the trade unions hoped for. According to several sources, there were about one hundred people 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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Update: Government gives union two out of three demands

WILLEMSTAD - The Council of Ministers announced during an urgent press conference that the minimum wage will increase by 10 cents in January 2018. Furthermore, the increase in the premium of car insurance will be More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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CHATA: “A Strike will disrupt our Tourism Industry”

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao Hospitality and Tourism Association (CHATA) is extremely concerned about the impact of the impending strike on our tourism industry and economy in general. CHATA is already seeing a rise in More...