New names for CNSJ 2018 announced including Farruko, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley and Grace Jones

curacao north sea jazz festival

WILLEMSTAD - It is with great pleasure that the organization of the Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival can announce new names for the eighth edition, which takes place on 30 and 31 August and 1 September. Farruko had been added to the program on Thursday. Furthermore, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley and Grace Jones are coming to the island this year. We can More...

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SMOC-isla
By Edition On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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Once again environmental groups place a lien on oil refinery

WILLEMSTAD - Humanitarian Care Foundation, Clean Environment Foundation (SMOC) and 25 local residents have once again place a 75 million guilders lien on the oil refinery Isla and the Build Own and Operate (BOO) More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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PDVSA refineries In Venezuela, Curaçao ran at 31% capacity in 1Q

CARACAS, WILLEMSTAD - Venezuela's oil refineries worked at 31 percent of their combined 1.62 million-barrel-per-day capacity in the first quarter, well below 2017 levels, according to an internal document from state-run More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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Minister Camelia-Römer is fed up with SONA, Ballast Nedam and Berenschot

WILLEMSTAD - Contradictory statements and personal accusations against each other were the last drop for Minister Suzanne Camelia-Römer. Minister Camelia-Römer of Health, Environment and Nature (GMN) yesterday More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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First fruit boats arrived after a month and a half

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 More...

Dutch Parliament
By Edition On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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PVV proceeds with draft law to expel ‘criminal Antilleans’

THE HAGUE - Despite the opposition of several parties in the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament, the Party for Freedom PVV continues the process to handle an initiative law proposal to expel persons of the Dutch More...

Suzy-Romer-Camelia
By Edition On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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Meeting on construction new hospital postponed

WILLEMSTAD - The Minister of Public Health, Nature and Environment Suzanne Camelia-Römer announced that the meeting about the progress of the construction of the new hospital in Otrabanda has been postponed. The More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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The US names Curaçao as one of Caribbean’s major money laundering jurisdiction

WASHINGTON, WILLEMSTAD - The US has again named several Caribbean countries, including Curaçao, as ‘Major Money Laundering Jurisdictions’ in its new International Narcotics Control Strategy Report. The report More...

Council of State
By Edition On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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Council of State: Dispute Regulation still necessary

THE HAGUE - The continued differences of opinion within the Dutch Kingdom underscore the need for the introduction of a Dispute Regulation (“geschillenregeling”), according to Council of State. In its 2017 annual More...

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By Edition On Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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Ballast Nedam holds lien on Sona in connection with construction new hospital

WILLEMSTAD - Ballast Nedam has placed a 31 million dollar lien on Sona, with the government of Curaçao as a liable party in connection with the construction of the Hospital Nobo Otrobanda. Sona is the financer More...