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By Edition On Friday, November 16th, 2018
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Customs detects drugs on Venezuelan fruit boat

WILLEMSTAD - Customs discovered a large amount of marijuana on a Venezuelan fruit boat after a tip this week. The boat sailed in and moored at the Kleine Werf. The drugs were well hidden in the hold below deck and More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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Venezuelan fruit vendors back to their old spot

WILLEMSTAD - The Venezuelan fruit boats have moved back to Sha Caprileskade yesterday after a long wait, where the floating market had been established for more than a hundred years. The vendors were forced to leave More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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Venezuelan fruit market returns to old location on August 6

WILLEMSTAD - The Venezuelan fruit boats will return to their old location. This move will take place on August 6. Now they are still docked at the Kleine Werf. The market on the Sha Casprileskade had to be renovated More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Venezuelan floating market to return to Sha Caprileskade

WILLEMSTAD - According to the Minister of Economic Development Steven Martina, the Venezuelan fruit boats will return to their original location in downtown Punda, the Sha Capriles quay. During a national dialogue More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 4th, 2018
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Majority wants return Venezuelan fruit sellers to Kaprileskade

WILLEMSTAD - The Venezuelan fruit boats must return to Sha Caprilleskade. This is according to the opinion of a majority of the 80 people that attended last week’s discussion evening organized by the Minister More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
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Venezuelans not happy with new floating market location

WILLEMSTAD - The Venezuelan fruit and vegetable sellers at Kleine Werf are not happy with their new location. Yesterday they indicated that during an inspection of the Ministry of Economic Development and the Health More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 30th, 2018
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Floating Fiasco

I really start to believe that the more titles, diplomas and nomination somebody has, the more stupid he becomes because he can’t think realistically. For some time already I wanted to react on the decision the More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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Import fruit and vegetables from Venezuela stagnant

WILLEMSTAD - Two weeks after the opening of the borders with Venezuela, the import of fruit and vegetable boats to the island is still stagnant. This morning a second fruit boat arrived, but it should have been More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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First fruit boats arrived after a month and a half

WILLEMSTAD - Early this morning the first fruit boats from Venezuela arrived in Willemstad. One of them, the Margot, sailed as the first boat after a month and a half and is soon it will be followed by more of these More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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Government discusses return Venezuelan fruit boats

WILLEMSTAD - Tomorrow, the Council of Ministers will meet on the return of Venezuelan sellers. This is according to the Minister of Economic Development Steven Martina. He reacts to the opening of the borders between More...