Former Minister sentenced to 20 months in prison

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WILLEMSTAD - The Court of First Instance of Curaçao today sentenced a former Minister of Health, Environment and Nature, her husband and a former friend of that spouse for fraud corruption. A policy advisor from the former minister was acquitted of all accusations. The judgment of the Court of First Instance relates to an investigation which is based More...

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Air Canada
By Edition On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Air Canada unveils second flight to Curaçao from Montreal

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB), Curaçao Airport Partners (CAP), Curaçao Airport Holding (CAH) and Curaçao Hospitality and Tourism Association (CHATA) are pleased to announce a 2nd non-stop service More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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Emma bridge temporarily out of service

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao Ports Authority hereby announces that the pontoon bridge (Emma bridge) coming Thursday, August 16, will be temporarily out of service between 8 o’clock in the morning and 12 o’clock in More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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TNO sees opportunities for electric buses on Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch research institute TNO puts the knowledge it has gained about the use of electric buses in the Netherlands at the disposal of Curaçao. The representative of the Dutch organization cannot More...

Central Bank
By Edition On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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CBCS and Bitt Inc. sign Memorandum of Understanding

WILLEMSTAD/ PHILIPSBURG - The Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) and the Barbados-based Fintech company Bitt Inc. have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore the feasibility of the More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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Central Bank: ‘Counterfeit banknotes in circulation’

WILLEMSTAD - The Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) has been informed that counterfeit NAf. 100 banknotes are currently in circulation in Curaçao. The CBCS wants to alert the public to pay attention More...

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By Edition On Friday, August 10th, 2018
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CTB’s Annual Report 2017 presented to Minister Martina

WILLEMSTAD - On August 9, 2018, Mr. Hugo Clarinda, Interim Director of the Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB), presented a copy of CTB’s Annual Report 2017 to the Minister of Economic Development, Dr. Steven Martina. More...

KLM Marathon
By Edition On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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KLM Curaçao Marathon and Ride for the Roses walk hand in hand

WILLEMSTAD - Curd Evertsz, Vice-president Ride for the Roses and Head of the Safety & Emergency Team of the KLM Curacao Marathon and Kees van Muiswinkel, Chairman of Foundation Run in the Sun/ KLM Curacao Marathon, More...

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By Edition On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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Coast Guard intercepts 28 Venezuelans

WILLEMSTAD - Last night, just after 12 o'clock, the coast guard intercepted a boat with 28 Venezuelans on board. That happened almost 10 kilometers from the coast at Daaibooi beach. The 17 men and 11 women had no More...

PDVSA
By Edition On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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Venezuela dodges oil asset seizures with export transfers at sea

CARACAS, WILLEMSTAD - Venezuela’s state-run oil company PDVSA has limited the damage from an unprecedented slump in crude exports by transferring oil between tankers at sea and loading vessels in neighboring More...