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By Edition On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Twice caught with too much alcohol, means you lose your driver’s license

WILLEMSTAD - Drunk drivers run the risk that their driver's license will be taken from them. That is according to Norman Serphos of the Public Prosecution. Yesterday three people were sentenced to fines for driving More...

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By Edition On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Three people convicted of driving under the influence

WILLEMSTAD - Three people were convicted this week of driving under the influence of alcohol. A man who caused an accident in Saliña on December 31 was sentenced to a fine of 1000 guilders. A woman who was drunk More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 11th, 2018
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Press release: KPC and OM Curaçao alcohol in traffic

WILLEMSTAD - KPC, KMar and OM / Paga Bo But held traffic checks in the night from Friday to Saturday, with the focus on alcohol in traffic. The traffic check started shortly after midnight (at 00.20) in Santa Maria More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 6th, 2018
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This island is the world’s most surprising place to drink gin & tonics

If you’re thirsty on the southern Caribbean island of Curaçao, the next Piña Colada or Blue Hawaiian is never far away. But the libation you’ll really want to sip with your toes in the sand has absolutely More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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OM announces alcohol control after deadly accident in Fuik

WILLEMSTAD - The man who caused a fatal accident last Friday remains in custody for the time being. He was under the influence of alcohol when the accident happened on the road to Fuik. The Public Prosecution Office More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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Police to check for alcohol

WILLEMSTAD - The draft legislation for alcohol controls is ready. As soon as the parliament has adopted it, alcohol checks can also be carried out on Curaçao with a breathalyser device. The police are already taking More...

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By Edition On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
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Teenage binge drinking can cause brain damage – study

Scientists from Oregon State University analyzed studies that examined the effects of binge drinking and heavy drinking in teenagers and young adults and found marked effects on their brain structure. OREGON - Heavy More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
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Caribbean countries urged to tax tobacco, alcohol, sugar-sweetened beverages

BRIDGETOWN – Taxes on tobacco, alcoholic and sweetened beverages can help reduce consumption of these products and generate income that can be used to improve the health of the Caribbean population, says the More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Wristband monitors your blood alcohol content while you drink

Proof, the latest wearable from Milo Sensors, can let you know when you’ve had one too many. The sleek wristband features a disposable, 12-hour cartridge that tracks your alcohol level via perspired alcohol. The More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
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Exercise can offset the increased cancer risk that comes from drinking booze

A new study has revealed that exercise “cancels out” the higher risk of cancer death brought about by alcohol consumption, and lessens the greater risk of death resulting from any cause due to alcohol. Senior More...