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By Edition On Friday, September 1st, 2017
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US announces new PDVSA sanctions

WASHINGTON - Last Friday, the Trump administration introduced new sanctions on the Venezuelan government that will make it more difficult for state-run oil firm PDVSA to access foreign investment. PDVSA is heavily More...

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By Edition On Saturday, September 24th, 2016
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Cuba cites progress in US relations, but with embargo still in force, ‘there is a long way ahead’

NEW YORK - Noting that a little more than a year has elapsed since the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States, and while “some progress” has been achieved in bilateral relations, More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 15th, 2016
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Curaçao instead of Aruba – USA Today Hot and Hotter list

WILLEMSTAD – USA Today published today the 10 best emerging destinations that are kind to your wallet and your time. For years Aruba has been considered a more popular destination than Curaçao. To our amazement More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 12th, 2016
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USFOL Hosts “Operation Pet Care” at Dierenasiel Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - On March 11, 2016, the U.S. Forward Operating Location (USFOL) hosted "Operation Pet Care" for 56 abandoned animals during a visit to Dierenasiel Curaçao. USFOL volunteers spent the morning cleaning More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 11th, 2016
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Boston Globe: “Curacao offers up a paradise of plenty”

WILLEMSTAD — As I walked across the Queen Emma Floating Bridge, it swayed under my feet. This bridge connects Punda (“the point”) and the Otrobana (“the other side”) in downtown Willemstad. With the sound More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016
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US warns travelers for Curaçao in connection with Zika virus

WASHINGTON, WILLEMSTAD - The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has put Curaçao on the warning list of countries where Zika prevails. The list includes countries where travelers are advised to More...

FOL Base
By Edition On Thursday, November 12th, 2015
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Venezuela delivers protest to the USA for airspace violation

CARACAS, WILLEMSTAD - Venezuelan Foreign Ministry handed a protest note to the American Charge d''Affaires in Caracas, Lee Mclenny due to the incursion of an American aircraft in the airspace of this country, that More...

caribbean
By Edition On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015
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Washington made a change to its tax law, and Caribbean countries aren’t happy about it

Faced with outrage from over a dozen otherwise placid Caribbean nations, D.C. officials are backtracking on a plan to openly call out countries it says allow big U.S. businesses to skip out on paying local taxes. At More...

Havana
By Edition On Monday, November 2nd, 2015
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Amnesty International joins call for US to lift Cuba embargo

WASHINGTON, United States – The United Nations vote last Friday to lift the US embargo on Cuba is a strong message to the United States President Barack Obama and Congress about the dire human rights impact of More...

Hands Behind Bars
By Edition On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
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Former American cop jailed for Jamaican lottery scam

NORTH CAROLINA, U.S.  – Dominic Hugh Smith, a former police officer and security agent, was sentenced on Friday after pleading guilty to his role in a Jamaican-based fraudulent lottery scam that targeted mostly More...