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By Edition On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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NAAM resumes search statue Peter Stuyvesant

WILLEMSTAD - Where is the statue of Peter Stuyvesant? When the statue was removed from the high school, that bears its name six years ago, many people remained with that question. The Minister of Education, Science, More...

Carnival
By Edition On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Our Carnival history

Everywhere in the world that carnivals have taken root and grown, they have become unique events unto themselves, and the premier cultural and party festival within the region. Early Carnival Celebrations At first More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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The Curaçao Museum, where history comes alive

WILLEMSTAD - This unique Museum, the oldest still running museum of Curaçao, is located in a beautiful monumental building dated from 1853. The old Military Hospital was given its new museum function by Dr. Chris More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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Old plantations in Curaçao may become World Heritage

WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch cabinet has decided to nominate plantations of West Curaçao as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Dutch Minister of Education, Jet Bussemaker has thus taken the advice of an international More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 24th, 2015
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The Kura Hulanda Museum – History right before your eyes

From the origin of man to West African empire…… Through the middle passage to the Americas I’m standing right in the middle of the historic neighborhood of Willemstad called Otrabanda (the other side). To More...

Willemstad
By Edition On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
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Dutch Caribbean architecture

WILLEMSTAD - Established in the mid-1600s, Willemstad’s covey of structures recall the quaint designs of Amsterdam, with exquisite 17th and 18th century Dutch colonial buildings not to be found anywhere else outside More...

Willemstad
By Edition On Friday, November 14th, 2014
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A world class capital city

Every great destination has its marquee attraction. Willemstad is ours. It is the center of everything we’ve been and everything we plan to be. No visit to Curaçao would be complete without time spent exploring More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
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New museum in Punda about the history of Punda

WILLEMSTAD – Downtown Punda gets its own museum. On December 1, the foundation 'Then and Now' opens a museum about the history of Punda. Guided tours are available in Papiamentu, Dutch, English and Spanish. The More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Important place to visit in Curaçao – the Savonet Plantation House

WILLEMSTAD – Curaçao is rich in history. All over the island you can see evidences of a troubled past. If you live on the island or just visiting, it is truly a great idea to visit these historic sites. One of More...

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By Edition On Thursday, August 21st, 2014
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A little history: Charles Lindbergh also visited Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD – It’s always interesting to read a little bit of history of Curaçao. On this picture you see the moment when the American aviator, Charles Lindbergh arrived in Curaçao on September 28, 1929. Charles More...