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Cruising to paradise on Royal Clipper, the world’s largest full-rigged sailing ship – KING5.com


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Cruising to paradise on Royal Clipper, the world's largest full-rigged sailing ship
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Also available is a seven-night Grenadine Islands itinerary that offers stops at Grenadine, Grenada, Tobago Cays, St. Vincent, Martinique and St. Lucia. Fares for both routes start at $2,200 per person, based on double occupancy. A smaller Star ...

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Dutch, Venezuelan officials to meet in Aruba

ORANJESTAD – The Dutch government has scheduled a high-level meeting with Venezuelan officials in Aruba tomorrow to discuss ongoing tensions between Caracas and the Caribbean islands that have significant refining and logistical ties to Venezuela. “We hope for a constructive meeting that hopefully will result in a normalization of relations as soon as possible,” said […]

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Dutch, Venezuelan officials to meet in Aruba

ORANJESTAD – The Dutch government has scheduled a high-level meeting with Venezuelan officials in Aruba tomorrow to discuss ongoing tensions between Caracas and the Caribbean islands that have significant refining and logistical ties to Venezuela. “We hope for a constructive meeting that hopefully will result in a normalization of relations as soon as possible,” said […]

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Oil seizure aggravates Venezuela-Curaçao tensions

WILLEMSTAD – The seizure of a crude cargo in Curacao’s Bullen Bay terminal has further aggravated tensions between Venezuela and Dutch Caribbean islands that have long provided refining and logistical support to Venezuela’s beleaguered state oil industry. This is according to a report by Argusmedia.com. The Panama-flagged Proteo was detained by as-yet unknown private parties […]

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Winair updates post-hurricane progress

PHILIPSBURG – Regional air carrier Winair’s facilities in St Maarten were completely destroyed by hurricanes Irma and Maria resulting in the need for new premises to enable Winair firstly to serve its customers by opening a new sales / reservations office and leasing additional premises for its accounting and human resources functions. “Customer and vendors […]

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No more oil from Venezuela for Haiti because of Trump

PORT AU PRINCE – Jude Alix Patrick Salomon, the minister of the economy and finance, has revealed that the financial sanctions imposed by the Trump administration against Venezuela, including limiting banking transactions, have resulted in Venezuela no longer sending oil to Haiti since October 2017, because the Bank of the Republic of Haiti (BRH) is […]

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Venezuelan parliament rejects oil-backed cryptocurrency as problematic and dangerous

CARACAS – The proposed oil-backed cryptocurrency, the “Petro”, set to launch in early 2018, has been challenged by the Venezuelan parliament on the grounds that it would be “illegal” to mortgage the countries oil reserves. The opposition-led parliament has signaled a strong resistance and skepticism for the proposal, which does not necessarily mean that, under […]

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Netherlands Parliament delegation makes port tour

WILLEMSTAD – As part of the work visit of the Presidents of the Parliament of the Netherlands, there was a program of the delegation members today which included a courtesy visit to the Curaçao Ports Authority N.V. (CPA) on a harbor tour. During the tour, the delegation members were given a detailed explanation of the most […]

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Dutch State Secretary of Internal Affairs and Kingdom Relations Knops and his delegation on a port tour in Willemstad

WILLEMSTAD – As part of his introductory visit to Curaçao, the Dutch State Secretary of Internal affairs and Kingdom relations, Mr. Knops visited the Curaçao Ports Authority today, whereby CPA firstly gave a presentation to the State Secretary and his delegation followed by a harbor tour in the port of Willemstad. During the port tour members […]

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