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By Edition On Monday, December 17th, 2018
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More parking space in the city center

WILLEMSTAD – Downtown Punda gets more parking space. The Marichi area opposite the City Suites hotel in Pietermaai has been opened for parking. The property belongs to Pietermaai Parking Garage. The retailers' More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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Facelift for Plaza Jojo Correa; Pilot project for renovation public areas

WILLEMSTAD -  The Minister of Traffic, Transport and Spatial Planning, Suzanne Camelia-Römer announced that starting this Monday, September 19, the renovation of the Plaza Jojo Correa in downtown Punda will start. More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 15th, 2015
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Festive end first stage ‘revive Gomez plaza’

WILLEMSTAD - Tomorrow is the closing of the first phase of the crowdfunding initiative Revive Gomezplein. This will take place on the town square itself in Punda from 16:00 to 18:00. The aim of the project Revive More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 24th, 2015
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Streets closed due to King’s Day

WILLEMSTAD - In connection with the celebration of King's Day on Monday, April 27th a number of streets in Punda will be closed. Ruyterkade towards Plaza Sha Capriles is closed from 06:00 to 22:00. Traffic is diverted More...

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By Edition On Thursday, October 16th, 2014
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More than 40 shopping units in Punda are empty

WILLEMSTAD – Various media reported about a serious issue concerning downtown Willemstad. While outside downtown people are building shopping centers, Punda and Otrabanda are seeing a decline in available stores. More...

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By Edition On Thursday, October 16th, 2014
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Navarro: “Project to install cameras in downtown will continue”

WILLEMSTAD – The project to install security cameras in downtown will continue its course. This is according to the Minister of Justice, Nelson Navarro. Some people have noted that the period has passed in which More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 8th, 2014
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Parking meters do not take new coins

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao Chronicle has already reported this news, but there are still problems with the downtown parking meters and many people are confronted with their cars being clamped. This was the case last More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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Cruise passengers offended and horrified by cruelty against wild animals in Punda

The island economy is winding down. Even on a cruise ship day it is very quiet in Punda. Most of the streets are empty and the occasional passerby remains rather unimpressed of the cheap stuff most of the shops More...