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Willem Alexander
By Edition On Thursday, November 16th, 2017

King and Queen to visit Leeward Islands

WILLEMSTAD - King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima will be in Saba, Sint Maarten and St. Eustatius from November 30 to December 2. They will be accompanied by Undersecretary of Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops, More...

By Edition On Monday, September 18th, 2017

Hurricane Maria packs a Category 5 punch toward Leeward Islands

MIAMI - A "potentially catastrophic" Hurricane Maria is now a Category 5 storm, packing 160 miles per hour winds -- with even higher gusts -- as it nears Dominica and takes aim at the US territory of Puerto Rico. "The More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Private sector signs protocol for the recovery efforts Leeward Islands

WILLEMSTAD - The private sector in Curaçao indicated in a protocol their wishes to make a joint and structured effort to provide assistance, knowledge, equipment, goods, and funds for the benefit of the economic More...

By Edition On Friday, September 8th, 2017

Hurricane Jose gaining strength as it approaches Leeward Islands

FLORIDA - Hurricane Jose is a little stronger as it continues on a path towards the Leeward Islands. It’s now carrying maximum sustained winds near 90 miles per hour and the National Hurricane Centre (NHC) in More...

By Edition On Monday, September 4th, 2017

Irma strengthens as it heads toward the Leeward Islands

MIAMI - Hurricane Irma strengthened to category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale on Monday and additional strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours as the centre of the storm moves towards the More...