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earthquake
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...

ferry
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...

hurricane
By Edition On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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Latest update National Hurricane Center

MIAMI - Reports from an Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft indicate that the strong tropical wave located near Barbados is producing winds of 40 to 45 mph. Regardless of whether or not the system becomes More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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Tropical Storm Matthew will form in Caribbean and may approach US next week

There is a significant chance the tropical system brewing near the Caribbean could take a turn toward the United States next week. "A budding tropical system is likely to become Tropical Depression Fourteen and More...

area-to-watch
By Edition On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Update: Invest 97L likely to become ‘Matthew’ later this week in the Caribbean Sea

MIAMI - A tropical disturbance, Invest 97L, well east of the Windward Islands, is now likely to develop into the next Atlantic tropical depression or storm within the next day or two, and may pose a threat into More...

ferry
By Edition On Monday, August 8th, 2016
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Despite the long sailing time ferry service still feasible

WILLEMSTAD, ORANJESTAD - The fact that the Fast Ferry service between Aruba, Curaçao and Bonaire does not meet essential requirements and that the project could possibly be a failure, is not a good conclusion. More...

Fast_Ferry
By Edition On Monday, May 9th, 2016
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Ferry service between the ABC-islands becoming a reality

WILLEMSTAD, ORANJESTAD - The feasibility study for a ferry service between Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao is almost finished and then the government can hold a public tender for interested companies to offer this service. The More...

Fast_Ferry
By Edition On Thursday, January 7th, 2016
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MPs talk about sea and air links between the islands

WILLEMSTAD - Another topic that was discussed at the Kingdom Inter-Parliamentary Conference is the improvement of sea and air links between the islands of the former Netherlands Antilles. From the Dutch delegation, More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 13th, 2015
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Ferry service between the ABC islands is closer than we think according to Aruban politician

ORANJESTAD, WILLEMSTAD – “The ferry service between Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao is even closer than we think,” said Andin Bikker, leader of the Aruban political party Partido Democracia Real. Bikker explained More...