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San Juan Puerto Rico
By Edition On Friday, July 8th, 2016

Puerto Ricans won’t accept US-imposed austerity without a fight

SAN JUAN - June 30 was a historic day for Puerto Rico, albeit an unhappy one. US President Barack Obama signed into law the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA), which imposes More...

By Edition On Friday, April 1st, 2016

Trio sentenced for targeting immigrants in Green Card scam

NEW YORK – Three people, including one who impersonated a police officer, have been sentenced in New York in connection with a scheme in which they stole more than US$8,000 from two victims by falsely promising More...

ebola outbreaks
By Edition On Friday, August 1st, 2014

US warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countries

WASHINGTON - U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three West African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola. The travel advisory applies to nonessential travel to Guinea, Liberia More...

By Edition On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

TRAFFIQ selected by CTB as Digital Advertising Agency of Record in support of the Island’s “Dare to Explore” campaign

NEW YORK, WILLEMSTAD - TRAFFIQ ( a digital media agency, today announced it has been selected by the Curaçao Tourist Board ( as the Caribbean Island's digital agency of record More...

USS Erie
By Edition On Thursday, April 10th, 2014
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Last veteran USS Erie passed away

WILLEMSTAD - The last surviving American soldier aboard the USS Erie, passed away early this month. Donald V. Leetch was a radioman on the warship, which was torpedoed off the coast of Curacao by a German submarine More...

By Edition On Saturday, April 5th, 2014

U.S. Expats who are Self-Employed

Self-employment tax (FICA) includes: Social Security and Medicare. For most people, this tax is equal to 15.3% of the reported net income. Normally, employers and employees split this tax responsibility. However, the More...

FOL Base
By Edition On Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Curacao Government received presentation on FOL operations

WILLEMSTAD – Today the Prime Minister Daniel Hodge, Minister of Justice Nelson Navarro and Minister of Traffic, Transport and Urban Planning Earl Balborda paid a visit to the American military base U.S. Forward More...