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By Edition On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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Illegal slot machines in bars

WILLEMSTAD - The Inspection Team of Economic Affairs has seized two slot machines at Buena Vista. There was no permit for this and they will never get one issued either because there is a school nearby. That is More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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Fruit boats allowed but borders not open yet

WILLEMSTAD - The trade boycott of Maduro is not over yet, but yesterday there were already some Venezuelan boats with fresh fruit and vegetables. Maduro announced the closure of borders because of illegal smuggling More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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Gelt Dekker: “People ask me what to do to improve Curaçao’s economy”

My recommendations are: Since top-down government for the last 50 years, does not work, I propose to start a bottom-up regime. Measures needed, and easy to implement. 1. Deregulation of licenses and permits; 2. More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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KTK baptizes two pilot boats NC 5 and NC 6

WILLEMSTAD - On Thursday, January 11th Kompania di Kòrsou Tou (KTK) held a new year's reception for its personnel and a reception with regards to the baptism of NC 5 and NC 6. This took place on the Chumaceiro More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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Towards a more inclusive community-based tourism development

Exciting Times for Punda WILLEMSTAD - Punda is unique compared to many other islands in the Caribbean. Curaçao’s city center has authentic historical buildings and our Handelskade is on the UNESCO world heritage 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...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Netherlands Parliament delegation makes port tour

WILLEMSTAD - As part of the work visit of the Presidents of the Parliament of the Netherlands, there was a program of the delegation members today which included a courtesy visit to the Curaçao Ports Authority More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Dutch State Secretary of Internal Affairs and Kingdom Relations Knops and his delegation on a port tour in Willemstad

WILLEMSTAD - As part of his introductory visit to Curaçao, the Dutch State Secretary of Internal affairs and Kingdom relations, Mr. Knops visited the Curaçao Ports Authority today, whereby CPA firstly gave a More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Curaçao at 2018 Vacation Fair

… the largest consumer fair in the Netherlands WILLEMSTAD - Once again this year, the Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB), together with a number of private-sector partners, is present at the Vakantiebeurs (Vacation More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Reality, what a concept!

In view of the ongoing (and undoubtedly soon to be intensified) discussions and predicament regarding GZE, MDPT and the ‘peculiar’ happenings with regard to the Isla Refinery issues, with now also a Venezuelan More...