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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...

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By Edition On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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The Caribbean thinks of climate resilience

As time and age advance, and with it one’s private and professional life progresses, one might come to the conclusion that most things we do in life, in business or even in politics are just a bunch of nonsense. More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Winair updates post-hurricane progress

PHILIPSBURG - Regional air carrier Winair’s facilities in St Maarten were completely destroyed by hurricanes Irma and Maria resulting in the need for new premises to enable Winair firstly to serve its customers More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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No more oil from Venezuela for Haiti because of Trump

PORT AU PRINCE - Jude Alix Patrick Salomon, the minister of the economy and finance, has revealed that the financial sanctions imposed by the Trump administration against Venezuela, including limiting banking transactions, More...

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a news conference at Miraflores Palace in Caracas
By Edition On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Venezuelan parliament rejects oil-backed cryptocurrency as problematic and dangerous

CARACAS - The proposed oil-backed cryptocurrency, the “Petro”, set to launch in early 2018, has been challenged by the Venezuelan parliament on the grounds that it would be “illegal” to mortgage the countries More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Meeting Parliament Chairs ‘tense but meaningful,’ says Van Putten

ST. EUSTATIUS - The Chairwomen of the First and Second Chambers of the Dutch Parliament paid a working visit to St. Eustatius Sunday. During their visit First Chamber Chair Ankie Broekers-Knol and her colleague More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
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Strong earthquake in Caribbean Sea triggers tsunami warning

GEORGE TOWN - A 7.6 magnitude earthquake shook the Caribbean Sea late last night, triggering tsunami warnings that were cancelled about an hour later. The massive tremor – one of the strongest to hit the Caribbean More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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Oil giant reports its largest find in Guyana

GEORGETOWN – Oil giant ExxonMobil had made another major oil discovery in Guyana’s waters – the sixth and largest find to date. ExxonMobil’s partner, Esso Exploration, last Friday announced a major oil More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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Curaçao mentioned in Forbes’ article: “Tropical Winter Escapes”

WILLEMSTAD - Once again Curaçao proves that it can compete on the international level. The Caribbean island has been mentioned in an article published by Forbes.com. The article states that there’s nothing better More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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Sarah Wescott-Williams wants formation St. Maarten government finished, skips IPKO

PHILIPSBURG - Democratic Party (DP) leader Sarah Wescot-Williams has opted to focus on the things at home rather than travel to the Inter-Parliamentary Kingdom Consultation IPKO in Aruba this week. Four other Members More...