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By Edition On Monday, December 17th, 2018

Cinelandia is still there!

I work in downtown Punda right next to the ugliest building in town. I don't mean the design. That is not so bad. Not my taste but it has its beauty. What I mean is the state it is in. The building I am talking More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

The 5 most insta-worthy places around Willemstad Curaçao

Known for the pastel-colored colonial Dutch buildings, historical Willemstad makes you feel as if you are transported to The Netherlands while experiencing the blue waters and temperate climate of the Caribbean. The More...

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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...

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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...

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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...