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National Tourism Conference: Tourism, Curaçao’s number one priority

WILLEMSTAD – The Minister of Economic Development, Dr. Steven Martina officially opened the National Tourism Conference on Wednesday September 26. ‘We are faced with possibilities, disguised as difficulties. It takes a leader to see the difference.’ And the Minister is sure CTB and CHATA are showing that leadership by working together implementing the Tourism Master Plan. […]

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St Maarten Tourism Is Starting to See a Turnaround – Caribbean Journal


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St Maarten Tourism Is Starting to See a Turnaround
Caribbean Journal
By the Caribbean Journal staff. A year after Hurricane Irma, St Maarten is still very much in recovery mode — but its all-important tourism sector is beginning to see a turnaround, according to new data from the island's tourism board. The island has ...

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Venezuelan Supreme Court requests extradition of two Venezuelans for serious crimes

WILLEMSTAD, CARACAS – The Supreme Court of Venezuela, through its president, Magistrate Maikel Moreno, requested the Kingdom of the Netherlands, specifically Curaçao, the extradition of Venezuelan citizens Archak Guerrino Badrossian Liberatoscioli (born in1963) and Nathaly Elizabeth Gómez de Badrossian (born in 1974). The purpose of the request is to submit these two to a criminal […]

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Joon to replace Air France mainline on Manchester route – Business Traveller

Business TravellerJoon to replace Air France mainline on Manchester routeBusiness TravellerFor as long as I can remember Air France mainline has operated the Manchester route. Air France considers both it and London Heathrow to be its prime UK destinat...

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Students concerned about delay in start of USM law programme – The Daily Herald (press release)

The Daily Herald (press release)Students concerned about delay in start of USM law programmeThe Daily Herald (press release)PHILIPSBURG--Students enrolled in the University of Curaçao Law Programme at University of St. Martin (USM) are reportedly conce...

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Phambri-Komal joins Bayhealth Primary Care, Smyrna – Smyrna Clayton Sun Times

Smyrna Clayton Sun TimesPhambri-Komal joins Bayhealth Primary Care, SmyrnaSmyrna Clayton Sun TimesShe earned her medical degree and a Master of Science from Saba University School of Medicine in Netherlands Antilles. Originally from a small town in Can...

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Peter Harrison is the only Caribbean candidate for ARIN Board of Trustees elections – Here’s why that matters

VANCOUVER – Peter Harrison has been named among four finalists to contest elections for two seats on the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) board of trustees in October 2018. ARIN is one of five Internet registries worldwide that coordinate the distribution and administration of number resources. The registry serves the United States, Canada and several […]

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Trump: Venezuelan socialist president easily toppled

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump suggested on Tuesday that Venezuela’s leader Nicolas Maduro could be easily toppled by a military coup and the U.S stepped up financial pressure by slapping the socialist president’s inner circle with fresh sanctions. Trump declined to respond to questions about whether a U.S.-led military intervention in the crisis-stricken country was possible, […]

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Assistance for countries to get medical specialists

THE HAGUE – Dutch Undersecretary of Public Health, Wellbeing and Sports Paul Blokhuis is willing to assist the Dutch Caribbean countries to tackle the issue of attracting sufficient medical specialists for the islands’ hospitals. Blokhuis stated this in a recent letter to the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament regarding his visit to Curaçao on […]

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