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American Airlines inaugurates 28 routes this week, including a return to St. Maarten and St. Thomas from New York and Philadelphia – American Journal of Transportation

American Airlines inaugurates 28 routes this week, including a return to St. Maarten and St. Thomas from New York and Philadelphia  American Journal of TransportationAmerican Airlines is launching 28 flights across its network this week, with...

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Caribbean islands can expect greater influx of Venezuelans

WILLEMSTAD – Aruba and Curaçao must be prepared for even more refugees from Venezuela. In Aruba, Curaçao, the Dominican Republic, Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago together there are now an estimated 147,000 Venezuelan migrants. That number will rise to 220,000 next year, the UN refugee organization UNHCR expects. Venezuela, which is only a few miles […]

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American Airlines to resume PHL-Caribbean flights following 2017 hurricanes – Philadelphia Business Journal

American Airlines to resume PHL-Caribbean flights following 2017 hurricanes  Philadelphia Business JournalAmerican Airlines will resume flights between Philadelphia and two Caribbean destinations, which were put on hold in 2017 after two hurr...

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Banco del Orinoco celebrates its end of the year

WILLEMSTAD – Employees of the Banco del Orinoco, part of the BOD Group, have celebrated their end of the year with an all-out dinner and dance at Brakkeput Mei Mei. The Vice President of the Bank Tamo Cohen has congratulated the employees for their loyalty and dedication to the bank throughout the year. The Bank […]

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D-Day for InselAir

WILLEMSTAD – InterCaribbean Airways did not comply with the with was agreed upon last month. The airline had to present the required bank guarantee in connection with the acquisition of InselAir International. Yesterday it was formally the last day. InterCaribbean Airways agreed that they would make an amount of approximately 20 million guilders available for the […]

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Building blocks for the up rise of a new creative class in Curacao

The local government promotes possibilities for creation of smart nation Curacao and it becoming as an attractive destination for digital nomads. This group travels the world around seeking for nice destinations.  Most digital nomads have some kind of place that they call home, which is usually where their family or childhood friends are located, but […]

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Integrity Chamber law in effect December 28

THE HAGUE – The national ordinance to formally establish the St. Maarten Integrity Chamber is expected to become effective December 28. Dutch Undersecretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops announced this in a letter he sent to the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament on Tuesday regarding the World Bank’s first progress report […]

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Curaçao in the top 10 of Miss Universe 2018

WILLEMSTAD – Curaçao is very happy with the performance of Akisha Albert during the Miss Universe competition 2018. Curaçao is back in the Top 10 finalists. Akisha Pabien! Curaçao is proud of you. Check out the introduction video of Miss Curaçao 2018, Akisha Albert: “Up Close: Miss Universe Curaçao 2018”

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Venezuela creditors demand payment on defaulted $1.5 billion bond – lawyer

CARACAS – A group of creditors has demanded payment on a $1.5 billion Venezuelan bond that is in default, their lawyer said on Monday, kicking off a long-awaited showdown between creditors and the crisis-wracked OPEC nation. President Nicolas Maduro’s government and state-owned companies owe nearly $8 billion in unpaid interest and principal following this year’s […]

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