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Update: Curaçao votes

WILLEMSTAD – By 4 o’clock in the afternoon, 51,361 people have voted. This is about 43% of all those who are eligible to vote. According to the Chairman of the Supreme Electoral Council (SEC), Raymond Römer, this is about 6000 more than last year’s elections. Last year around this time the percentage was 38%. There […]

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Governor: Today is an important day

WILLEMSTAD – Governor Lucille George-Wout looked forward to today’s elections during the King’s Day Celebration last Wednesday. She called today an important day, perhaps the most important day of this year because the people are able to express their views on a new, popular representation of our beautiful country. In her speech, Her Excellency George-Wout […]

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Awe Diabierna anochi tin competencia di Fli di Luz na Noord

ORANJESTAD (AAN): Esaki ta e di Diez Aniversario di “Kite Slam” na Boegoeroei.  Ya caba Diahuebs tabatin competencia di Fli Mediano. E actividad ta sigui awe Diabierna 28 di April cu Fli di Luz, y Diadomingo 30 di April cu competencia di Fli Gigantesco bulando riba area di Boegoeroei y Noord. Net 10 aña pasa, e club conoci como SV ...

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Curaçao: tropical touches with European flair

I knew the Caribbean island of Curaçao is unfamiliar to many Americans, but the flight attendant’s announcement still caught me by surprise. As she said where the plane was heading, she stumbled over the destination, then sheepishly admitted, “I don’t know how to say the name of that island.” Maybe the challenging pronunciation – cure-a-sow – […]

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Zr.Ms. Van Amstel once again intercepts two drug ships

WILLEMSTAD – The Royal Navy station ship in the Caribbean, the M-frigate Zr.Ms. Van Amstel once again intercepted two drug cargo last week. The navy officers seized a total of nearly 1100 kilograms of cocaine on these two ships. There are no information about the origin of this cargo and also the nationality of the […]

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Westminster terror suspect is 27-year-old British national

A 27-year-old man arrested on suspicion of attempting to carrying out a terror attack in Westminster has been named as Khalid Mohamed Omar Ali. He is understood to be a British national from Tottenham, north London, who was born overseas. The attack was foiled on Thursday afternoon after armed police swooped on the man, who was allegedly armed with two ...

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