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By Edition On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018
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CTB and private sector book another success in Colombia, placing Curaçao front and center to Travel Agents

WILLEMSTAD - Recently the Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) together with partners in the private sector held several educational sessions for travel agents in Medellín and Bogotá, Colombia. A big percentage of visitors More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
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Rojer: ‘With creativity we can reach the South American market’ (part 2)

WILLEMSTAD - In a quite extensive interview with the new South American marketing manager for the Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB), Andre Rojer discussed the various possibilities for reaching the South American market. More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Rojer: “South America to become an important market for Curaçao”

WILLEMSTAD - The South American market has a new marketing manager for the Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB). Mr. Andre Rojer has recently been appointed to that market after his work in that same position but for the More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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A Venezuela settlement will require pressure from outside

CARACAS - Venezuela is stuck between a rock and a very hard place. The government has vowed, in less than 30 days, to elect a “constituent assembly” that will further divide a country in dire straits. President More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 29th, 2017
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OAS adopts resolution on protecting journalists

WASHINGTON - The resolution was adopted by the OAS general assembly meeting in the Mexican city of Cancún (June 19 -21). Regarded as part of the regional organization’s duty to promote and protect human rights, More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Father of Venezuelan shot dead by security forces appeals to President for justice

CARACAS - A man who claims to be President Nicolas Maduro’s former boss, and whose son was killed during an opposition protest in Caracas, has made a personal plea to the Venezuelan leader. David Vallenilla’s More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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Latin American nations denounce Venezuela crackdown

BOGOTA - Eight Latin American nations, including Mexico, Argentina and Brazil, have collectively denounced Venezuela’s “excessive use of force” against civilian protesters after the death toll from anti-government More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 31st, 2017
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OAS secretary general denounces ‘self-inflicted coup d’etat’ in Venezuela

WASHINGTON - The secretary general of the OAS has denounced what he described as a self-inflicted coup d’état perpetrated by the Venezuelan regime against the National Assembly, the last branch of government More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 5th, 2016
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Venezuela expelled from Mercosur

BRASÍLIA - South American sub-regional economic bloc Mercosur on Friday expelled Venezuela, effective immediately, for violating the grouping’s democratic principles and trade bylaws. It will now be required More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 3rd, 2016
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Colombia referendum: Voters reject Farc peace deal

BOGOTA - Voters in Colombia have rejected a landmark peace deal with Farc rebels in a shock referendum result, with 50.2% voting against it. The deal was signed last week by President Juan Manuel Santos and Farc More...