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Compliance Matters: Have you received a FATCA letter?

Many US expatriate taxpayers are receiving “FATCA” letters from offshore banks around the world. The banks are sending the letters in anticipation of their IRS FATCA reports of US taxpayer offshore financial information. A FATCA letter is a letter from a Foreign Financial Institution (FFI) requesting certain information about a taxpayers’ USA tax filing status. […]

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Curaçao Culinary Team ready for Taste of the Caribbean

WILLEMSTAD – The Curaçao Culinary Team is complete and ready to represent our island at this year’s Taste of The Caribbean. This is according to the Curaçao Tourism and Hospitality Association (CHATA). The Curaçao Culinary Team is comprised of the following: Carlos Anthony (Nemo Restaurant), Adriyel Lourens (Baoase Luxury Resort, Dane Ribeiro Rodriguez (Nemo Restaurant), Ramsley Leander (Nemo Restaurant), Jereld […]

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73 zika cases on the island

WILLEMSTAD – The counter reaches 73 zika cases. This is according to epidemiologist Dr. Izzy Gerstenbluth. It’s about reported and confirmed cases. Gerstenbluth have put some remarks on the figures: eighty percent of infected people do not get symptoms. The epidemiologist confirms that the virus haunts on the island. The specialist emphasized that zika should […]

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Trio sentenced for targeting immigrants in Green Card scam

NEW YORK – Three people, including one who impersonated a police officer, have been sentenced in New York in connection with a scheme in which they stole more than US$8,000 from two victims by falsely promising to help them obtain Green Cards and other government documents. Richard Gomez, 44, was on Wednesday sentenced to an indeterminate […]

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Curaçao with Martin Garrix

MIAMI – Curaçao’s very own Arun Ganglani and Golid Ayoubi (pictured) escorted world renowned DJ Martin Garrix behind the scenes at Ultra Music Festival Miami a fortnight ago.  This picture drew no less than 245,000 likes on Instagram. Martijn Garritsen, better known by his stage name Martin Garrix, is a Dutch DJ, musician composer, and […]

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OM also in blue!

WILLEMSTAD – The activity “Light It Up Blue” (LIUB) takes place annually worldwide on April 1 and 2 and is intended to give international attention to autism. On the evening of April 1, the start of the “Autism Awareness Month” worldwide there will be monuments, sports stadiums, bridges, schools, universities as well as business premises […]

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Thode wants to hear five witnesses relating to his verdict

WILLEMSTAD – The court has decided yesterday to put the case of appeal of the Member of Parliament for the opposition party MFK, Amerigo Thode on hold. The case was supposed to take place yesterday, but the defense of the lawmaker wants to hear five witnesses. Thodé was previously sentenced to a suspended fine for […]

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Bus drivers will not fret about new tariffs

WILLEMSTAD – Drivers of public transportation are threatening with actions. They are strongly against the rate cut by the government. The new tariffs are calculated on the basis of lower fuel prices. This week the government announced a tariff reduction for public transportation, but the drivers have told their clients to continue to pay the […]

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Jopie Abraham was unlawfully spied on – The Daily Herald (press release)


The Daily Herald (press release)

Jopie Abraham was unlawfully spied on
The Daily Herald (press release)
Abraham accused the AIVD of spying on Bonaire politicians during the negotiations with the Dutch Government in the process to dismantle the Netherlands Antilles and to make Bonaire part of the Netherlands. Plasterk's letter dated March 29, 2016, a copy ...

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Manodjkoemar aangehouden op verdenking mensenhandel en -smokkel

 De 51-jarige Manodjkoemar K. is op dinsdag 22 maart aangehouden op verdenking van mensenhandel en mensensmokkel. De man werd in beeld gebracht in een onderzoek waarbij 10 illegale Guyanezen op 22 februari werden aangehouden. De mannen waren ondergebracht in een garage van een woning in het ressort alwaar zij werden aangehouden. Intussen zijn ze het land uitgezet. Het onderzoek in ...

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