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Imposter steals money from Caribbean Airlines at Trinidad Airport

PORT OF SPAIN – Police in Trinidad and Tobago are searching for a man who pretended to be a security officer and got away with TT$83,000 (US$12,322) from the state-owned Caribbean Airlines (CAL) yesterday. CAL issued a brief statement confirming that “an undisclosed sum of money was unlawfully removed from the Piarco International Airport on Monday […]

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Caribbean tourism stakeholders work to protect and regrow coral reefs

MIAMI – Recognizing the environmental and economic value of healthy coral reefs, and the dangers posed by warmer oceans and more intense hurricanes, a group of tourism-focused organizations have joined forces to help protect and regenerate Caribbean reefs. Two individuals each from Dominica, the British Virgin Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands recently spent a week […]

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Three quakes hit Caribbean overnight

BRIDGETOWN – Three earthquakes occurred in the Caribbean between last night and early this morning, with residents of several islands reporting feeling the tremors. According to the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC), the quakes struck over a six-hour period overnight. The first the SRC recorded occurred at 9 p.m.— a 4.0 magnitude earthquake that was recorded […]

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Aircraft debris found in Bandabou area

WILLEMSTAD – This afternoon a fragment of an aircraft was found at Plastic Bay in Bandabou, western side of the island. The authorities immediately started an investigation into the discovery. The Coast Guard also scoped the area in search of more fragments, but there were no results. It should be noted that there has been […]

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The 5 most insta-worthy places around Willemstad Curaçao

Known for the pastel-colored colonial Dutch buildings, historical Willemstad makes you feel as if you are transported to The Netherlands while experiencing the blue waters and temperate climate of the Caribbean. The capital of the island nation of Curacao was named an UNESCO world heritage site in 1997, and it is easy to see why. I […]

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The Netherlands: Europe must take islands into account

THE HAGUE – The Netherlands wants Europe to consider the Caribbean islands at the inauguration of Nicolas Maduro on 10 January. The President of Venezuela will then be sworn in for his second term. Europe wants to send a strong signal because it has not acknowledged the April elections. The Netherlands also, but that signal […]

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Curaçao becomes second hub for InterCaribbean Airways

WILLEMSTAD – Curacao will be the second logistics hub of InterCaribbean Airways. With the takeover of the local airline InselAir, the aviation company from the Turkish and Caicos islands will have access to flights to the southern Caribbean islands and the north of South America. Conversely, it is now easier for the southern islands to […]

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Defense Jamaloodin uses media

WILLEMSTAD – The defense of George Jamaloodin is full in the media in the run-up to the court case next year. Through a press release, the defense states that important witnesses have never been heard. Like the police officers who worked as bodyguards for the former minister of finance in 2012. They say that Jamaloodin […]

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Tear gas in SDKK

WILLEMSTAD – Tensions in the SDKK prison. In a short film, prisoners demand a meeting with the Minister of Justice about food, the lack of medication and the lack of timely medical care. On Monday, the guards had to use tear gas to get the protesting detainees back into the cell again. There has been […]

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