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By Edition On Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Baseball player ‘Coco’ Balentien stays in Japan

WILLEMSTAD - Baseball player Wladimir 'Coco' Balentien stays in Japan. He was one of the great trendsetters during the World Baseball Classic. With his performances, he attracted the necessary attention from clubs More...

Jurickson Profar
By Edition On Saturday, October 29th, 2016

Jurickson Profar together with Kingdom Baseball Team to Japan

WILLEMSTAD - Jurickson Profar was selected by Coach Hensley Meulens for the Samurai Japan Warm-up Games. The Kingdom Team will play two games against Samurai Japan at the Tokyo Dome. Jurickson Profar is the only More...

By Edition On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Minister of Finance visits Kyoto, Japan – OECD BEPS process and Tax agreement United Arab Emirates

KYOTO, WILLEMSTAD - As part of the aim to sustainably meet the highest international standards in the tax field, the Minister of Finance Dr. Jose Jardim has joined the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting agenda of More...

By Edition On Friday, January 29th, 2016

Japan and UNDP kick start US$15 million Caribbean climate change project

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - The government of Japan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched the US$15 million Japan-Caribbean climate change partnership (J-CCCP) on Thursday, in line with the Paris More...

By Edition On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Wladimir Balentien is on the field again

WILLEMSTAD, TOKYO - Wladimir Balentien is back on the field. The 31-year-old baseball player from Curaçao made his comeback yesterday in the second team of Yakult Swallows in Japan. Balentien missed the start of More...

By Edition On Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Japanese car dealer expands its reach to the Caribbean

AICHI, Japan -- Fairline Cars, a supplier of new and pre-owned quality cars based in Aichi, Japan, some 220 miles west of Tokyo, is expanding its reach to the Caribbean. Fairline Cars is the export division of Fairline More...

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By Edition On Friday, November 14th, 2014

Caribbean has received over one billion Yen in assistance from Japan

TOKYO, Japan – Japan has provided more than JPY1.7 billion (One Yen=US$0.008 cents) to 14 Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries since 1975, according to figures released here on Wednesday. Jamaica has been More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Wladimir Balentien: Not good feeling

TOKYO - Yakult Swallows slugger Wladimir Balentien apologized to his fans Wednesday, several days after pleading not guilty to domestic violence charges in Florida. As is the custom in Japan, Balentien bowed deeply More...

Coco Balentien
By Edition On Friday, January 24th, 2014

Miami judge says Balentien is free to return to Japan

MIAMI - A Miami judge ordered that baseball player Wladimir 'Coco' Balentien, a star player in Japan, can leave the United States to rejoin his Tokyo team after pleading not guilty on Friday to domestic violence More...

By Edition On Friday, January 17th, 2014

Wladimir ‘Coco’ Balentien’s court appearance on January 24

WILLEMSTAD – The Curacao born ballplayer Wladimir 'Coco' Balentien must appear in court on January 24. It looks like he will miss the start of spring training of his team The Yakult Swallows which begins to prepare More...