Minister Blok: ‘I do not know a multicultural society that is peaceful’


THE HAGUE - The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Dutch Kingdom Stef Blok made statements in a private meeting about ethnicity and multicultural societies. For example, the minister said that he does More...

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Constructive consultation between ministers of Justice Netherlands, Aruba, Curacao and Sint Maarten

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THE HAGUE - Today, the Ministers of Justice Grapperhaus (Netherlands), Bikker (Aruba), Girigorie (Curaçao) and De Weever (Sint Maarten) came together for the semi-annual Justice More...

Camelia-Römer is not bothered by the Dutch General Practitioners Society for cannabis discussion


WILLEMSTAD - Can cannabis be used as a medicine on Curacao? Minister of Health, Nature and Environment, Suzy Camelia-Römer, is conducting research into this. The discussion More...

Vaccination rate too low on Curaçao


WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao must be better vaccinated. This is according to the desire of the Minister of Health, Environment and Nature Suzanne Camelia-Römer. The average percentage More...

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Curaçao Tourist Board signs ‘Official Destination Sponsorship Agreement’ with Major League Baseball

For the territory of Latin America, Canada and the Caribbean WILLEMSTAD - The Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) signed a two-year sponsorship agreement with Major League Baseball Properties, More...

Condor flies from Frankfurt, not Düsseldorf

FRANKFURT, WILLEMSTAD - The German holiday company Condor will start a weekly flight from Frankfurt to Curaçao next winter. Condor has no plans yet to offer Curaçao from Düsseldorf, More...

Fonseca in cassation after conviction on appeal


Fonseca WILLEMSTAD - Lawyer Marije Vaders goes with the convicted Burney "Nini" Fonseca to the Court of Cassation following More...

Bulgarian skimmers have been in custody for 8 months


WILLEMSTAD - Lawyer Peppie Sulvaran does not agree with the court to hold two Bulgarians any longer. They have More...

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Cuba Fewer Americans consider traveling to Cuba this year

RICHMOND - Two years after the easing of travel restrictions to Cuba for Americans, an annual...

European Commission European Union steps up support for three hurricane-hit Caribbean countries

BRUSSELS - Representatives of the European Union (EU) and the governments of Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica and...

SXM-Irma-St.-Maarten-Recovery-Reconstruction-and-Resilience-Trust-Fund-World-Bank First US $55M of Trust Fund released for projects

PHILIPSBURG/WASHINGTON - The World Bank has assigned the first US $55 million grant from the St....

The abandoned yachts on St. Maarten

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Ten months after the disaster with Hurricane Irma, St. Maarten is still in ruins. Between the rubble of broken More...

Caribbean aviation taxes may cause economic strangulation

If an airport in the Caribbean wishes to be an international hub, or even a regional hub, it is probably well..

The big To-Do about failing Caribbean airlift

In past three weeks, politicians and industry leaders at a number of summits in the Caribbean have expressed the urgent need..

COPA Airlines expands to daily Curaçao flights

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WILLEMSTAD - As of July 17, Copa Airlines started its daily service from Panama to Curaçao. COPA has been More...

Record year for flight delays: Airlines already owe millions to US travelers

Many air travelers will be able to get back some of the airlines costs they spent on the 2018 summer vacation..

IATA calls on Caribbean to address excessive aviation taxes

Governments and stakeholders must work together with the industry for the greater good, says IATA's Regional Vice President, The Americas. Excessive..

Art Rules Curaçao 5 years strong

Art Rules WILLEMSTAD - International Summer Arts program Art Rules Curaçao KICKS OFF Monday! ARC5 is back STRONGER than ever bringing once again..

AMAK is going to campaign against government for live music in downtown

WILLEMSTAD - AMAK, the interest group of musicians and artists will hold a manifestation against the government on Wednesday, July 18...

Veterinary medicine can prevent outbreak Zika

A simple veterinary medicine that is used against ticks, for example, seems to help against the outbreak of diseases such as..

Opening of first real estate office exclusively for commercial real estate in Curaçao and Aruba

WILLEMSTAD - RE/MAX BonBini is a well known real estate agency in Curacao with 20 affiliated brokers who work from 3 different..