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By Edition On Thursday, August 9th, 2018

St. Maarten prosecutors investigate law violations at dump

PHILIPSBURG - Prosecutors have been investigating the situation at the dump since April, the Prosecutor’s Office said Wednesday in response to statements made in social media concerning the latest fire at the More...

By Edition On Thursday, July 26th, 2018

X team catches perpetrator during illegal dumping

WILLEMSTAD - The X team has caught a man and fined him heavily for the illegal dumping of garden waste. That happened in the parking lot behind the Veneto Hotel. The man stated that he had dumped the palm leaves More...

By Edition On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

More Sargassum in Curaçao again

WILLEMSTAD - Once again large quantities of Sargassum seaweed have washed ashore on Curaçao. Among others at Shete Boca and Groot St. Joris. Since March of this year, the stifling seaweed washes ashore on the coast More...

By Edition On Thursday, July 12th, 2018

FKP is allowed to build in Wechi

WILLEMSTAD - Social Housing Foundation FKP is allowed to build in Wechi. That has been determined by the judge. The environmentalist Amigu di Tera had objected because the site was not intended for housing. But More...

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By Edition On Friday, June 29th, 2018

Almost a quarter of the population suffers from refinery’s stench

WILLEMSTAD - Oil Refinery Isla is doing whatever it wants. This is according to the environmental organization SMOC on the basis of the National Health Survey Curaçao last year. Twenty-five percent of those surveyed More...

By Edition On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

‘Solution for discharging sewage must come’

WILLEMSTAD - Over 80 percent of sewage water still ends up in the sea. This is according to Timo Brouwer of the environmental organization GreenForce. Brouwer was present last week during a public meeting of the More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

The Coca-Cola System celebrates 80 years on Curaçao contributing to environmental initiatives

WILLEMSTAD - In the presence of the Prime Minister, Minister of Economic Development and other invitees, the Coca-Cola System, including The Coca-Cola Company and Curacao Beverage Bottling Company (CBBC), celebrated More...

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By Edition On Friday, June 15th, 2018

‘In order to realize economic development, you have to affect the environment here and there’

WILLEMSTAD - Minister of Economic Development Steven Martina sees, despite the heavy criticism, the development of the Jan Thiel area still as positive. According to the Minister, there is still a need for hotels More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Online petition for Doggy Beach

WILLEMSTAD - Curacao Nature Conservation has started an online petition against the government, the pension fund and the Papagayo group. They want to develop the last piece of nature along the coast of Jan Thiel More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

The Dutch ‘Rijkswaterstaat’ to provide assistance with oil spills on all islands

THE HAGUE - The ‘Rijkswaterstaat’ as part of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment has as its main role the practical execution of the public works and water management, including the construction More...