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By Edition On Saturday, January 20th, 2018
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International course on children’s rights in the Caribbean to be held in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Children’s rights are still relatively young, with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child entering into force only 27 years ago. Although the Convention on the Rights of the Child is the most More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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MSC to Return to St. Maarten in March and confirms approximately 115,000 passengers for 2018

PORT ST. MAARTEN - Based on one-on-one meetings that Port St. Maarten Cruise Business Unit has been having with cruise line executives, MSC Cruises has confirmed that it will be returning to the destination on March More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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St. Maarten gets sixth prime minister in 8 yrs

PHILIPSBURG - St. Maarten now has its sixth prime minister in under eight years as a country-within-the-Dutch-Kingdom. The cabinet of Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin took the oath of office before Governor Eugene More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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Caribbean Airlines begins Guyana/Cuba flights but airfares remain exorbitant

PORT OF SPAIN -  Caribbean Airlines (CAL) now flies twice weekly to Cuba from its Port of Spain (POS) hub on Tuesdays and Saturdays and these flights are linked to CAL’s network including Georgetown (GEO), Guyana, More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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Sixth Annual CIBC FirstCaribbean Walk for the Cure raises 35.000 guilders in Curaçao

The bank raised over usd $450 000 across the region despite impact of two major hurricanes WILLEMSTAD - Two devastating hurricanes slowed down but could not derail the fundraising momentum of the region’s largest More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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Large-scale gold smuggling from Venezuela

WILLEMSTAD - Under the watchful eye of the army, thousands of kilos of illegal gold are smuggled monthly from Venezuela to the Caribbean, including Curaçao and Aruba. The Dutch investigative journalist and international More...

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By Edition On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Grenada to be removed from EU Tax Haven list

ST GEORGE’S - Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell says Grenada is expected to be removed from the European Union Blacklist by the end of January. The decision to remove Grenada, one of 17 countries blacklisted by More...

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By Edition On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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PAHO Boss: Climate Change could affect health

WASHINGTON - The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has warned of the effects of climate change on health, as she called for building resilient health systems. Dr Carissa Etienne says climate More...

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By Edition On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Volcano in Martinique not erupting, assure officials

FORT-DE-FRANCE - The Volcanic and Seismological Observatory in Martinique has sought to dismiss reports of volcanic activity at Mount Pelée. Images were being circulated via WhatsApp yesterday accompanied by claims More...

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By Edition On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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The Caribbean remains a top tourist destination

Last month, the Caribbean saw a strong holiday season despite some countries in the region being battered with hurricanes last year. The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association reports that many hotels reported More...