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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...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
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Venezuelan fruit boats not welcome

WILLEMSTAD - As long as President Nicolas Maduro keeps the borders closed with Curaçao, Venezuelan fruit vendors are not welcome in Curaçao. This is according to a statement made by the Prime Minister of Curaçao More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 8th, 2018
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Local farmers welcome to Punda’s floating market

WILLEMSTAD - Farmers who want to sell their local food products are welcome at the floating market in Punda. This was announced by the Ministry of Economic Development. The last Venezuelan boats left last week and More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 2nd, 2018
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No more floating market in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - It really happened. Something we thought would never happen. The floating fruit market in downtown Punda will close tomorrow. Tomorrow at 3 o'clock in the afternoon the last 4 boats will leave Curaçao. The More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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The floating market of Curaçao is affected by the closing of the Venezuelan border

WILLEMSTAD - The floating market of Willemstad is one of Curaçao's attractions. It has twelve posts with 12 Venezuelan boats that are lined up and sell fruits and vegetables. It was a colorful display that no longer 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 Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Suvécu and government meet to discuss imports vegetables

WILLEMSTAD - The association of supermarkets in Curacao, Suvecu, met recently with the government on the fruit and vegetable shortage caused by Venezuela. The boats of the floating market in Punda were not allowed More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 14th, 2016
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No more fruits and vegetables from Venezuela

WILLEMSTAD - The supply of fruit and vegetables from Venezuela via the floating market has stopped. The market stalls with fruit and vegetables on the quay in Punda are clearly less well sorted. According to customs More...