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By Edition On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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First of two Divi Divi Air Twin Otters arrived at Hato Airport

WILLEMSTAD - The small but very popular Divi Divi Air has reached another milestone. The first of two De Haviland DHC 6-300 ‘Twin Otter’ aircraft has arrived yesterday at the Hato Airport in Curaçao. Most passengers More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 4th, 2017
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More cruise ships for the ABC islands due to Hurricane Irma

WILLEMSTAD - The port of Curaçao is getting ready for more cruise ships in the next few days. This is because of Hurricane Irma. The ports of St. Maarten, St. Lucia, Dominica, Guadeloupe, and Martinique will be More...

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By Edition On Friday, August 4th, 2017
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Expansion route ABC-Islands

KRALENDIJK, WILLEMSTAD - By the end of the year, a new airline will operate on Bonaire for flights to Curaçao and Aruba. This is according to Commissioner Clark Abraham. “Three Twin Otters were acquired to fly More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Tropical Storm Bret spreading heavy rain, gusty winds across Windward Islands, northern Venezuela

Tropical Storm Bret will continue to spread heavy rain and gusty winds across the southern Windward Islands and northeastern Venezuela through Tuesday. Here's the latest from the National Hurricane Center: Tropical More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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Potential Tropical Cyclone approaching the ABC-Islands

WILLEMSTAD - The National Hurricane Center issued the following Potential Tropical Cyclone Advisory at 2:00 p.m. on June 19, 2017. A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Bonaire, Curaçao, and Aruba. A Tropical More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 30th, 2017
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Minister: “Do not clean oil residue on your own”

WILLEMSTAD – The Minister of Public Health, Environment and Nature Suzanne Camelia-Römer has called on the population not to start cleaning the polluted areas themselves. These areas have been smeared by the More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 29th, 2017
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Update: Leak from Petrotrin tank reaches ABC-Islands

WILLEMSTAD, PORT OF SPAIN - Bunker fuel leaked from a storage tank at Petrotrin’s Pointe-a-Pierre refinery has allegedly reached Bonaire’s east coast, says Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) corporate secretary More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 29th, 2017
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Oil spill also reaches the ABC-Islands

WILLEMSTAD – After oil residue was discovered in Bonaire last week, authorities also found them in Aruba and Curaçao yesterday. Due to this discovery, additional inspections will be carried out at the beaches More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
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Earthquake near the ABC-islands

WILLEMSTAD – There was an earthquake pretty close to Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao. But there were no reports of this earthquake on the islands. As far as is known no one felt it. Earthquake, Caribbean Sea, magnitude More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
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Two companies interested in operating fast ferry

WILLEMSTAD - There are two companies interested in operating a so-called fast ferry between the islands and if everyone cooperates it can sail within a year. This is according to transition mediator Ton Jansen Icasus. More...