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KANDELA RIBA SCHOTTEGATWEG WEST
By Edition On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Unions threaten to shut down operations at oil refinery

WILLEMSTAD - “Operations at the Isla refinery has to be shut down today!” That is according to Angelo Meyer, President of the oil refinery union PWFC last night at a press conference of the Solidaridat Sindikal More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Dump trucks join the strike

WILLEMSTAD - This morning, drivers of dump trucks joined the protestors who gathered at the trade union building of Isla-bond PWFC on the Schottegatweg. The drivers have indicated that their trucks and equipment More...

Riot
By Edition On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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No agreement between unions and government; Atmosphere at Fort Amsterdam grim

WILLEMSTAD - Two hours of consultationS between the unions and the government did not lead to an agreement this morning. Compromise proposals that the government had reached with the consultation platform Kòrsou More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Unions fail to muster enough support for their demonstration

WILLEMSTAD - The proclaimed strike and manifestation on Wilhelminaplein did not get the support or the number of people the trade unions hoped for. According to several sources, there were about one hundred people More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Trade unions Curaçao call for great manifestation

WILLEMSTAD - In Curaçao, a coalition of trade unions called on Tuesday evening all employees on the island to a peaceful demonstration on Wednesday morning right in the middle of downtown Punda. With this, the More...

Council of Ministers
By Edition On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Update: Government gives union two out of three demands

WILLEMSTAD - The Council of Ministers announced during an urgent press conference that the minimum wage will increase by 10 cents in January 2018. Furthermore, the increase in the premium of car insurance will be More...

Curacao Government Center
By Edition On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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The Government requests more time to answer unions

WILLEMSTAD - The Government of Curaçao, in accordance with the request made by the fifteen unions, gave its answer before 11 o’clock this morning. The Government in its letter requests more time to deal in a More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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CHATA: “A Strike will disrupt our Tourism Industry”

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao Hospitality and Tourism Association (CHATA) is extremely concerned about the impact of the impending strike on our tourism industry and economy in general. CHATA is already seeing a rise in More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Update: Police arresting drivers who are blocking the roads

WILLEMSTAD - After the unions announced that they will proceed to Plan B, several roads were blocked in the city area. Police officers are arresting all those who are blocking the roads. Police officers had to More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Update: Unions disagree with government’s position; they are ready to announce plan B

WILLEMSTAD - The representatives of the 15 unions that united to manifest against the government have received a letter from the government. In this letter, the government once again invites the unions for a dialogue. Errol More...