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Scott Lagueux
By Edition On Monday, November 5th, 2018

Curaçao Ports Authority provides presentation about Waaigat development

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao Ports Authority (CPA) recently have a presentation on the development plans with relation to the Waaigat area. The Minister for Economic Development, Mr Steven Martina, opened the morning session More...

By Edition On Friday, October 19th, 2018

Willemstad is indeed tax free, but not yet duty free

WILLEMSTAD - Purchasing products tax-free is the first step to make Punda and Otrobanda more attractive for the shopping cruise tourist, but Curaçao cannot yet compete with the cruise ships which also offer tax-free More...

By Edition On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Tax-free shopping is now a fact

WILLEMSTAD - The Temporary Ministerial regulation duty-free shopping, signed on September 24 by the Minister of Finance Kenneth Gijsbertha issued on 3 October by Prime Minister Eugene Rhuggenaath is now a fact. This More...

Plaza Hotel
By Edition On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

Plaza Hotel to be auctioned for the third time

WILLEMSTAD - The tallest building on the island, The Plaza Hotel will be auctioned for the third time. This will take place on November 8. The hotel is truly now an abandoned building, a sore site, in the heart More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Plet: ‘No more police bike team in downtown’

WILLEMSTAD - Member of Parliament Yael Plet wants to know why the Police bike team in downtown has been terminated. According to the Parliamentarian, the bike team has proven its right of existence. For this reason, More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

City Jazz Walk: Punda & Pietermaai District

WILLEMSTAD - Punda and Pietermaai District joins forces to continue the Jazzy feeling this year. The City Jazz Walk will take place this Thursday the 30th of august, from 6pm both Punda and Pietermaai District will More...

By Edition On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Naval ships to stay longer in Willemstad

DEN HELDER, WILLEMSTAD - There comes an end to the constant commuting of naval ships between Den Helder (the Netherlands) and Curaçao. The Royal Netherlands Navy will station one of the patrol vessels from the More...

Pietermaai parking
By Edition On Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Saturday free parking Pietermaai Parking

WILLEMSTAD - Saturday is free parking in Punda. At least in Pietermaai Parking and on the Marichi terrain. Owner Randy Neumann and shopkeeper association DMO offer the parking lots free for everyone for a day. Both More...

By Edition On Monday, August 6th, 2018

Bon Bini, Willemstad! Meet the world’s most colorful city

If you’re on Instagram, you’re sure to have seen Willemstad. It’s the type of city that was born to be a star with its candy-colored buildings lining the waterfront. It’s as if the Lucky Charms leprechaun More...

Plaza Hotel
By Edition On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

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...