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By Edition On Friday, December 21st, 2018

Legal recognition of ENNIA’s emergency regulations granted in the US

WILLEMSTAD, PHILIPSBURG - The Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten ("CBCS") has issued several press releases in the past period regarding the status of the legal recognition of ENNIA’s emergency regulations More...

By Edition On Thursday, November 29th, 2018

E.A.M.-M. extradited today to USA

WILLEMSTAD - The man E.A.M.-M. (Venezuela, 30 August 1976) was extradited by Curaçao to the United States this morning, Thursday 29 November 2018. He had been in 'extradition detention' in the SDKK prison since More...

By Edition On Friday, September 1st, 2017

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

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...

By Edition On Friday, April 15th, 2016

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...

Animal Shelter 11
By Edition On Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

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...

By Edition On Monday, April 11th, 2016

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...

By Edition On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

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

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...

By Edition On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

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...