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police checkpoints WILLEMSTAD - The police are setting up traffic checkpoints again. Last Sunday they were on the Road to West Point where they stopped 138 cars.
winair-950x530 PHILIPSBURG - With immediate effect, Samsung Galaxy Note7 devices will NOT be permitted in checked or carry-on baggage and may not be carried onboard any Winair flight.

pdvsa Caracas - Venezuela's government-run oil giant - the country's largest source of cash - is warning that it could default on its bonds as early as next week.
browne_qatar ST JOHN'S - The government of Qatar will hold a conference on small island developing states (SIDS) in Antigua in January designed to "initiate stronger bilateral ties between the countries of the gulf States and the Caribbean", as a ...
Curacao Statistics WILLEMSTAD - In 2011 a research done by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) showed that a quarter of all households on the island lived under the poverty line.
heerenveen WILLEMSTAD - For some time now the local aviation company InselAir has been bombarded with complaints due to all the delays and cancellations the company has been confronted with.

dekker_0 Curacao's PS-politician, Winnie Raveneau informed the Community that she had communication with her God. Supposedly, hurricane Matthew blew over the island and the effects, or lack thereof, was her God's response to the refutation by ...
Curacao Airport WILLEMSTAD - Fundashon pa Konsumido (consumers Foundation) has taken notice in the press and social media of the many complaints about InselAir's poor service.
kooyman WILLEMSTAD - On Saturday, October 15th, Kooyman in collaboration with Fundashon Sinta Ros, held its second Makita Mega Ladies Only workshop.
InselAir MARIGOT, WILLEMSTAD -Haitian businessman Moise Agenor has condemned InselAir for not keeping passengers informed of delays or technical issues, his grievance adding to a growing number of complaints about the airline recently.
Wiels carefully observed his colleague's crash, realized his party's incompetence and shortcomings and hired professionals for ministerial jobs.
share their experiences through movie songs, classical dances, modern western dances and Curacao classical dances, colorful fashion show.
task_force_matthew PORT AU PRINCE - One week after hurricane Matthew devastated Haiti, many on social media are suggesting it's time for France to repay its debt to the country.
Curacao pensioner WILLEMSTAD - Do you know how much pension you will receive when you retire and if this is enough to cover the cost of living?
If you're an American who knows next to nothing about the Caribbean island of Curacao (other than perhaps a vague familiarity with its namesake blue liqueur), you're not alone.
Curacao and Martinique have won through to the 2017 Gold Cup after winning their respective groups in the qualifying tournament for next year's Caribbean Cup.

Antiguans will most likely be rooting for Curacao to win. The Benna Boys lost to Curacao in the opening game of this round of Caribbean Cup qualifiers, but bounced back to beat Puerto Rico on October 8. Those results mean the Antiguans cannot win this ...
Haiti PORT AU PRINCE - The National Emergency Operations Centre (COUN) in Haiti on Thursday morning updated the provisional death toll from hurricane Matthew to 108.
WILLEMSTAD - The Movementu Futuro Korsou (MFK), the party that ranked second in the elections, wants a recount of votes in some polling stations.
oil-spill-06102016 WILLEMSTAD - In the morning of Thursday, October 6, an oil leak took place in the St. Anna Bay near the Motet Yard.
US based Enterprise Rent-A-Car has just announced an expansion of its operations in Central and South America. Renters are now able to hire Enterprise marque vehicles at select locations in Argentina and Paraguay plus the Caribbean island of Curacao.
man WILLEMSTAD - The Results are in. MAN is the biggest party of the island with 12,822 votes, which is good for 4 seats in parliament.
Curacao government Center WILLEMSTAD - A taskforce has been appointed to study the different scenarios in case the situation in Venezuela get out of hand.
web1_Curacaoopening_100116rb_002_7116640.jpg Buy Photo A man shopping reaches for a blender during the grand opening of electronics and appliance retailer Curacao at the Meadows Mall on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. Richard Brian/Las Vegas ...
A strengthening hurricane Matthew whipped at Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao early Friday as it passed north of the islands on a rare track through a part of the Caribbean that rarely sees such storms.
So far Curacao will hold parliamentary elections on Friday, despite the fact that tropical storm Matthew is set to pass by the north of the island on Thursday night, Prime Minister Ben Whiteman said on Wednesday, the Gelderlander reports.
California-based retailer Curacao will make its Nevada debut Saturday morning at the Meadows mall. The home and electronics store takes up 100,000-square-feet on the first floor space that previously housed Dillard's.
This will provide all stakeholders involved in the exercise, such as CAP, Hato Fire and Rescue, Red Cross, local police and Curacao Civil aviation Authorities, a realistic simulation of a possible emergency scenario. InselAir works with all parties ...
... give away prizes. wtd2-l CTB recently launched a billboard and a public bus - wrapped with the 'Tourism for all' awareness campaign images.
MIAMI - Reports from an Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft indicate that the strong tropical wave located near Barbados is producing winds of 40 to 45 mph.
The shareholders of Curacao-based United Telecommunication Services (UTS) have agreed to hold talks with Sint Maarten's incumbent PTO TelEm Group about the two companies partnering and merging, the Daily Herald reports.
The Caribbean region is competitive with popular destinations Aruba, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands and Bermuda all chasing after the same visitor.
Curacao hospital WILLEMSTAD - The situation at the St. Elisabeth Hospital is still difficult. Medical Director Franke Scheper says that there is only a marginal stock of material, which means that many planned operations are still on hold.
Mr. Mahesh Daswani, Managing Director at ACOYA said, "It has been a fabulous second year for us and the island of Curacao. We'd like to thank the local community and international travelers for being so supportive and enthusiastic.We are determined to ...
klm WILLEMSTAD - The third edition of the KLM Curacao Marathon, organized by the Foundation Run in the sun, will start in Willemstad, Curacao on Sunday, November 27th. Participants have a choice of distances, respectively: a 5 km walk or run, a 10 km ...
p1050964 WILLEMSTAD - On Monday 26 September the Curacao Pride will be officially opened. This is going to be the 4th Curacao Pride organized on the island. The official opening will be done by Eugene Rhuggenaath, minister of Economic ...
unions WILLEMSTAD - "We're not there yet!" said the President of the SGTK union, Alcides Cova. The SGTK represents the contract workers of the oil refinery Isla.
wtdbillboard-2l WILLEMSTAD - World Tourism Day is celebrated worldwide on September 27th. On this day, awareness is raised among the international community of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic value.
joel-da-silva-gois-goisco WILLEMSTAD - The general strike last Thursday, has caused the local economy a lot more damage than the 1.8 million guilders ...
nam_summit_svg MARGARITA ISLAND - Only four Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders were among the kings, presidents and prime ministers of the 120-member Non Aligned Movement (NAM), which started its two-day summit in Margarita Island, ...
Kingston, Jamaica - Digicel Group today announced that it has received approval from the government and regulatory authorities for the purchase of TRES ...
Curacao government Center WILLEMSTAD - The schools are closed today. This is according to a decision of the Minister of education, culture and science, Irene Dick due to the general strike that starts today at 7am.
Contract workers WILLEMSTAD - Is there today a general strike or not? That is the question. Officially, the unions gave the Minister of Justice Nelson Navarro and Minister of Social Development, Labor and Welfare Ruthmilda Larmonie-Cecilia until today ...
schotte WILLEMSTAD - Six weeks before the parliamentary elections in Curacao and it is going very well for the former Prime Minister and current Member of Parliament Gerrit Schotte and his party MFK.
fbi KINGSTON - The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) will be setting up offices in Jamaica as part of measures to help fight crime and violence.
veld-salu-1972 WILLEMSTAD - The Curacao Athletics Association is at the eve of a very special week. This year the association celebrates its 50th anniversary and there are many festivities during the Athletics Week Curacao. The week September 11th ...
Elmer Wilsoe, former Minister of Justice on Curacao and currently a parliamentarian, denies any involvement in the murder of his party leader Helmin Wiels.
new hospital WILLEMSTAD - Financial institution SONA has announced in a press release that the construction of the Hospital Nobo Otrabanda (New Hospital Otrabanda) will continue as planned.
dekker_0 The 444 square kilometer island of Curacao is about to vote in Parliamentary elections. 444, is the "Number of the Beast," Evangelicals warn us.


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