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Cargo repairs underway as Port St. Maarten builds back better for continued operational excellence – Curacao Chronicle


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Cargo repairs underway as Port St. Maarten builds back better for continued operational excellence
Curacao Chronicle
PORT ST. MAARTEN – The resurfacing of 4000 square meters at Port St. Maarten's cargo container terminal is currently underway for an investment of approximately US$400,000. The contract was awarded after evaluation of the tender. Six contracting ...

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Cargo repairs underway as Port St. Maarten builds back better for continued operational excellence

PORT ST. MAARTEN – The resurfacing of 4000 square meters at Port St. Maarten’s cargo container terminal is currently underway for an investment of approximately US$400,000. The contract was awarded after evaluation of the tender.  Six contracting companies were invited and the winning bid was submitted by Caribbean General Contactors N.V. (CGC). The works commenced […]

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Curacao 2018 Dive Festival Slated for September 29

The Curaçao – CHATA Dive Task Force announces the Curaçao 2018 Dive Festival! Join in on a full week of fun activities designed around adventure, education and conservation. The Curaçao 2018 Dive Festival is from September 29th to October 7th, 2018! To support this, the CHATA Dive Task Force has also launched DIVE INTO FALL 2018 providing you with special […]

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Internet experts call for more Community Networks in the Caribbean

PANAMA CITY – A group of experts is calling for a different approach to providing Internet access to the poor, remote and underserved parts of the Caribbean region. “Governments, policy makers and the private sector are exploring strategies and partnerships to connect the unconnected,” said Jane Coffin, Director of Development Strategy at the Internet Society. Coffin […]

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Ascension free of Sargassum seaweed

WILLEMSTAD – The bay at Ascension is clean. This is according to the Unique Curaçao foundation. The organization has been working on the Sargassum seaweed for a week or so. In addition, they have received help from the Ministry of Health, Environment and Nature. Many Caribbean islands suffer from seaweed this summer from the Sargasso […]

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Drone attack or no, Venezuela’s Maduro regime is probably here to stay

An alleged assassination attempt by drones. A thwarted coup attempt. Calls for an international military invasion. Severe economic sanctions. Bankruptcy. Massive, nationwide daily protests. Regional isolation. Claims of a rigged election and near global refusal to recognize his presidency as legitimate. Having overseen his once-wealthy country’s descent into humanitarian crisis and chaos, Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro has now weathered virtually every threat that could be faced […]

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IDB to join new Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator to facilitate $1 billion of investments

WASHINGTON – The Inter-American Development Bank will partner with the Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator to program and implement the additional $1 billion in funds that it pledged for climate smart-investments across the Caribbean region at the Paris One Planet summit on December 12, 2017. This additional funding will build on an existing portfolio of over $200 […]

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St. Maarten prosecutors investigate law violations at dump

PHILIPSBURG – Prosecutors have been investigating the situation at the dump since April, the Prosecutor’s Office said Wednesday in response to statements made in social media concerning the latest fire at the sanitary landfill on Pond Island, which broke out Tuesday. The Prosecutor’s Office said it had received several complaints over the past year regarding […]

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500 job applicants at the police

WILLEMSTAD – More than 500 people applied for a job at the police. These are now going through 7 different tests, including condition, fear of heights and knowledge of Dutch. Ultimately there is room for 60 people in the training. It starts in October.

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Star Flyer Will Sail Full 2019-2020 Season Out of St. Maarten – Travel Agent


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Star Flyer Will Sail Full 2019-2020 Season Out of St. Maarten
Travel Agent
Star Clippers announced its ship, the Star Flyer, will sail the entire 2019-2020 season out of St. Maarten. Between December 2019 and March 2020, it will make 13 departures for itineraries of seven, 11 and 14 nights. This upcoming 2018-2019 season Star ...
Star Clippers' Boosting St. Maarten TripsTravelPulse Canada (press release) (blog)

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