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By Edition On Monday, November 2nd, 2015

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

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...

By Edition On Monday, October 19th, 2015

US entrepreneurs explore business opportunities in Cuba

HAVANA, Cuba - A group of business people from the US state of Ohio visited Cuba looking for opportunities to foster bilateral trade in the event that the US economic, commercial and financial embargo of the Caribbean More...

By Edition On Monday, October 12th, 2015

UK re-engaging the region, China financing infrastructure, where’s the US?

British Prime Minister David Cameron’s first visit to the Caribbean last month and the first bilateral visit by a British prime minister for 14 years delivered one clear and simple message – we would both benefit More...

By Edition On Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Cuban travelers on InselAir denied entry to the U.S.

WILLEMSTAD – The United States already twice rejected a group of Cubans who traveled to Charlotte with the Curaçao airline InselAir from Venezuela via Curaçao. They had destroyed their passports in order to More...

By Edition On Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

US rejects Haiti opposition call for new elections

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti- The US government rejected on Tuesday demands by opposition parties in Haiti to invalidate the results of recent legislative elections, and to set up a transitional government that would have More...

Insel Air
By Edition On Thursday, October 1st, 2015

CAP regrets InselAir’s decision to discontinue Charlotte service

WILLEMSTAD - The retention and growth of existing air service is of primary importance to CAP and to the overall development of tourism in Curacao.  CAP regrets learning of InselAir’s decision to discontinue More...

By Edition On Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

InselAir stops its operations to Charlotte

WILLEMSTAD – The local aviation company InselAir stop its flights to Charlotte in the United States. Reason is the sharp drop in bookings on the twice-weekly connection to this destination. The route is no longer More...

Havana Cuba
By Edition On Monday, September 21st, 2015

Special treatment of Cuban migrants by the US should end, says immigration reform group

WASHINGTON, USA -- The announced release of 3,500 prisoners in advance of Pope Francis's visit is a hopeful sign of positive change in Cuba. Coupled with the recent re-establishment of diplomatic relations with More...

Caribbean economy
By Edition On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Developing countries warned to brace for possible tremors as US tightens monetary policy

WASHINGTON, United States – Developing economies, like those in the Caribbean, should brace for possible financial market turbulence from the upcoming U.S. monetary policy tightening cycle, according to a new More...