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By Edition On Monday, December 17th, 2018
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Cinelandia is still there!

I work in downtown Punda right next to the ugliest building in town. I don't mean the design. That is not so bad. Not my taste but it has its beauty. What I mean is the state it is in. The building I am talking More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 17th, 2018
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More parking space in the city center

WILLEMSTAD – Downtown Punda gets more parking space. The Marichi area opposite the City Suites hotel in Pietermaai has been opened for parking. The property belongs to Pietermaai Parking Garage. The retailers' More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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DMO regrets the course of events concerning the contract between VVRP-PAC

WILLEMSTAD - The Downtown Management Organization (DMO) regrets that the business owners in Punda and Otrobanda are not involved in the contract negotiation between Ministry of Transport, Traffic and Urban Planning More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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Venezuelan fruit vendors back to their old spot

WILLEMSTAD - The Venezuelan fruit boats have moved back to Sha Caprileskade yesterday after a long wait, where the floating market had been established for more than a hundred years. The vendors were forced to leave More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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‘Free parking’ attracts more shoppers

WILLEMSTAD - The free parking last Saturday in Punda was a success: "It was nice and busy in the center of the city," says Carinne Ghazzi director of Down Town Management Organization. The shoppers could park free More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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Venezuelan fruit market returns to old location on August 6

WILLEMSTAD - The Venezuelan fruit boats will return to their old location. This move will take place on August 6. Now they are still docked at the Kleine Werf. The market on the Sha Casprileskade had to be renovated More...

Plaza Hotel
By Edition On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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New offer for Plaza hotel

WILLEMSTAD - There is a new offer for the Plaza Hotel in downtown Punda. According to various sources on the island, there are several candidates interested in the prominent building in the downtown area. This means More...

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By Edition On Thursday, July 12th, 2018
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Senior & Co. opens ‘The Blue Experience’ in Punda

First phase ready next week! WILLEMSTAD - Visitors to the inner city can enjoy a café in the short term, combined with a new concept that will stimulate all the senses of tourists and give a new experience. One More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
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Popular store to leave main street Punda

WILLEMSTAD - For years the popular store Boolchands has been part of main street Punda. Now, according to the company, they have made the difficult decision to leave Breedestraat 50. Since 1930 and throughout its More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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Trade union: Inner city turns into a ghost town

WILLEMSTAD - Punda and Otrobanda are turning into a ghost town. This is according to Erwin Koenze of the BONECO union. In recent months more than 40 stores have closed their doors in the inner city. Some have moved More...