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By Edition On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Community strength in the Caribbean

WILLEMSTAD - The Caribbean is a special place, appreciated by its residents and citizens around the world for each island’s unique identity and community strength. In the past week, many of the Caribbean OCT islands More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Nearly 9,000 evacuated after Irma, flights back into the island soon

PHILIPSBURG - Minister Responsible for Civil Aviation and the Princess Juliana International Airport Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher on Sunday reported that almost 9,000 people have been evacuated from St. Maarten after More...

RBC
By Edition On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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RBC commits $300,000 USD to relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma

WILLEMSTAD - RBC Bank announced earlier this week a commitment of $300,000 USD to support relief efforts in the wake of hurricane Irma. The Caribbean relief effort will receive $200,000 USD of the total amount, More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Two hundred thousand collected at One Love SXM

WILLEMSTAD - A major fundraising took place in Curaçao to help the people in St. Maarten. In total, two hundred thousand euros were collected. Under the name, ‘One Love SXM’, radio and television stations worked More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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St. Maarten: Safety and security under control

PHILIPSBURG - The joint taskforce consisting of members representing the police forces from Aruba and Curacao, the Royal Marechaussee, the V.K.S., the Customs Department under the leadership the Sint Maarten Police More...

Puerto Rico
By Edition On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Puerto Rico welcomes vacationers post-Hurricane Irma and becomes transit hub for nearby Caribbean islands

SAN JUAN - Puerto Rico’s tourism infrastructure has allowed the island to resume regular operations of hotels, sites and attractions beginning this week. The island is continuing to welcome travelers with planned More...

UTS
By Edition On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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UTS Curacao hosts benefit concert for Irma victims Sept. 17

WILLEMSTAD - United Telecommunications Services (UTS) Curaçao and the Curaçao Media Organization are organizing a media-thon and benefit concert called “One Love SXM” to help raise funds for persons affected More...

Doorman
By Edition On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Plasterk: Karel Doorman to St. Maarten

Plasterk: There is little functional local government THE HAGUE - Dutch Defence is sending a very large vessel, the Joint Logistic Support Ship His Majesty Karel Doorman to St. Maarten, announced caretaker Minister More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Hurricane tourism recovery fund launched to help devastated parts of the Caribbean

Tourism Cares and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association partner to maximize travel industry support to restore destinations, tourism non-profits, and jobs CORAL GABLES - The travel and tourism industry has More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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Sister islands show immense commitment

THE HAGUE/WILLEMSTAD - Sister islands Curaçao and Aruba have assumed the admirable role of assisting St. Maarten in whichever way possible. Curaçao is functioning as a hub for disaster relief goods and personnel, More...