All about East Point

Sunken boat
By Edition On Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Sunken boat at Awa Blanku (Oostpunt)

WILLEMSTAD - A 'roll on/roll off ship' has been laying on the seabed off the coast of Oostpunt (east point) since yesterday. The boat left Trinidad on October 12 on its way to Venezuela, but shortly thereafter capsized. It More...

By Edition On Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Lighthouse at Oostpunt is broken

WILLEMSTAD - According to a report by the Dutch newspaper Antilliaans Dagblad, the lighthouse at Oostpunt (east point) is broken. The repair is not really expensive, but the government has not yet allocated funds More...

By Edition On Monday, July 17th, 2017

Information on Oostpunt including Carmabi ‘s concerns regarding the proposed zoning plan

WILLEMSTAD - Open letter to the Parliament of Curacao regarding the recently proposed rezoning of Oostpunt to members of the same Parliament. The Dutch version can be found by clicking here, the Papiamentu version More...

By Edition On Monday, June 19th, 2017

Camelia-Römer: “UNEP misinformed”

WILLEMSTAD - According to Minister Suzy Camelia-Römer, The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) was wrongly informed by third parties about the development of Oostpunt (east point of the island). The UNEP More...

east point
By Edition On Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Judge needs more time to rule in zoning Oostpunt (East Point)

WILLEMSTAD - The judge did not rule yesterday on the issue of the development of the East Point area. The Caribbean Research and Management of Biodiversity (CARMABI), which is a non-profit foundation on the island, More...

East side
By Edition On Monday, October 26th, 2015

Curaçao government ignores agreement obligation Oostpunt (east point)

WILLEMSTAD - Willy Maal, owner of East Point, is considering, on top of the previously promised 66 million guilders, to demand compensation from the government for non-performance. “The country has systematically More...

east point
By Edition On Monday, October 28th, 2013

Occupants stranded sailing ship nowhere to be found

WILLEMSTAD - The owners of a sailing ship which hit the reef at the east point of the island are nowhere to be found. Authorities have also searched the property of the land owner Willy Maal but to no avail. The More...