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Karen Bigarel, 72, of Hailesboro – WWNY TV 7

Karen Bigarel, 72, of Hailesboro  WWNY TV 7Hailesboro - Karen Bigarel, 72, passed away, surrounded by her family on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

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The CTB Launching “You’re Tourism Too”

WILLEMSTAD – The Curacao Tourist Board (CTB) recently launched a new Papiamento-language series of tourism-themed educational shorts titled “Abo tambe Ta Turismo” (You’re Tourism Too). Each video shows an interview with a different member of the local community, in which they become more aware of the fact that they too are either directly or indirectly […]

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‘Repositioning cruises’ are the secret to bagging a deal – you could save over £1,500 on your holiday – The Sun

‘Repositioning cruises’ are the secret to bagging a deal – you could save over £1,500 on your holiday  The SunRepositioning or 'repo' cruises are the industry's best kept secret, and if you're fairly flexible and know what to search for, you ...

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EZ Air obtains a permit and starts with flight operations

WILLEMSTAD – After months of intensive preparations, the purchase of two new aircraft and the execution of various tests, it is finally time: airline EZ Air has the necessary license to start its operations. The first flight between Bonaire and Curaçao left on December 23 at four in the afternoon. Director René Winkel was delighted: […]

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Curaçao has the first smart LED street lighting

WILLEMSTAD – The street lighting in Julianadorp is working again. And that is special for more than one reason. The lampposts are equipped with smart LED lights, which can be operated remotely. Also, the neighborhood of Seri Domi will receive LEDs, which will cut down the cost of electricity drastically. These two neighborhoods will receive […]

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November prices rose slightly

WILLEMSTAD – The prices in November increased slightly compared to the previous months. This was mainly due to adjustments to the price for fuel, water and electricity. Compared to a year ago, prices have risen 3 percent. Measured over the long term, inflation is 1.1 percent.

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InterCaribean must issue bank guarantee under duress

WILLEMSTAD – The superintendent of InselAir International Rogier van den Heuvel has been given the right to convince interCaribbean Airways from the court until the following week Friday to present the previously promised bank guarantee. The lawsuit that Van den Heuvel filed against the airline from the Turks and Caicos Islands took place this morning. […]

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Still unclear whether health inspector gets opportunity to defend himself verbally

WILLEMSTAD – Whether the suspended Inspector General of Health Care Jan Huurman gets the opportunity to defend himself verbally is unclear. Huurman was suspended in early December and his dismissal was announced by The Minister of Public Health Suzanne Camelia-Römer. According to the Minister, Huurman sent her a message through Whatsapp that was offensive. “He […]

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