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Persfoto Izaline Calister E (MED) Photocredit to Hester Doove
By Edition On Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Izaline Calister receives royal honor

Persfoto Izaline Calister E (MED) Photo credit to Hester Doove THE HAGUE - Curaçao born singer Izaline Calister (49) knew nothing of course, but today she was named Knight in the Order of Orange-Nassau. The Royal More...

By Edition On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

7th Edition Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam opens with The Guilty

WILLEMSTAD - From Wednesday 11 April up to and including Sunday 15 April 2018, the 7th edition of Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam (CIFFR) takes place in Willemstad. CIFFR presents the highlights of More...

Plasa Bieu Willemstad
By Edition On Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Six months before new face Plaza Bieu (Old Plaza)

WILLEMSTAD - With the relocation of Plaza Bieu to Plaza Nobo, the renovation of the old market can begin. This will take six months, but then Plaza Bieu has a new face. The costs are taken care of by the Ministry More...

Plasa nobo
By Edition On Friday, March 23rd, 2018

Plasa Bieu has a new look

WILLEMSTAD - Plasa Bieu has moved to Plaza Nobo and has a new look. You can now eat local food on the top floor of the round building in downtown. Artist Sander van Beusekom provided a nice matching décor by painting More...

Randal Corsen
By Edition On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Randal Corsen wins Cola Debrot Award 2018

WILLEMSTAD - Randal Corsen receives the Cola Debrot Award 2018. The Curaçao pianist receives the cultural prize because of his merits for the Curaçao music. The presentation is on May 4. If anyone wants to attend More...

harvest queen
By Edition On Monday, March 19th, 2018

Curaçao has a new Harvest Festival Queen

WILLEMSTAD - Giantely 'Gigi' Symor is the new Reina Seú. She was elected last Saturday to be the new queen of the harvest festival for 2018. On March 25, the Wela Seú, the grandmother of the harvest festival, More...

By Edition On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Creoles of the Caribbean

In my travels across the Caribbean, I’ve often wondered why the accents across certain islands are so different despite their shared language. Why the sing-song of Trinidadian prose and playful ebbing and flowing More...

By Edition On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Find and mind Caribbean culture

Maybe I should have suggested a headline ‘The quest for the Caribbean heart and soul and purifying its society’. But there are more and different perspectives to it. It should be a top resolution for the New More...

By Edition On Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Dominican Republic hosts 7th Assembly of Caribbean Peoples

SANTO DOMINGO - The 7th Assembly of Caribbean Peoples (ACP) is beginning today in the Dominican Republic, with the participation of delegates from several countries of the region. According to official sources, More...

By Edition On Thursday, October 5th, 2017

Prestigious Boeli van Leeuwen Award goes to well-known journalist Mariano Heyden

WILLEMSTAD - Journalist Mariano Luis Heyden (1954) has been awarded the prestigious Boeli van Leeuwen Award for his journalism work, which until now covers a 38-year period. Heyden was described as a journalist More...