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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...

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By Edition On Thursday, February 18th, 2016
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Vendors floating market not pleased with price list

WILLEMSTAD – Since the beginning of this month, vendors at the floating market in Punda are being inspected. These Venezuelan vendors of fruits and vegetables are now required to hang a price list, which indicates More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
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Next week fresh fish from Venezuela again

WILLEMSTAD – The fishermen from Venezuela are allowed to bring fresh fish to Curaçao again. Starting next week there will be fresh fish again on the island. The ban was imposed on this food product because the More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 27th, 2014
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Police crackdown against fruit vendors in Punda

WILLEMSTAD – Police authorities have taken drastic measures against the Venezuelan fruit vendors in Punda last Friday. The area were these vendors stand is popularly known as the floating market. According to More...