2018 Outstanding Woman is Leonilda 'Ida' Curie
A special recognition was also given to the valuable work done by a committee of women named Wednesday Ladies during the that resulted 70 years ago in the general voting right for everyone in the ex Netherlands Antilles. The active committee that is ...
VolkerWessels - investigation into $37 million St. Maarten bridge projectReutersAMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch construction and engineering company VolkerWessels said on Monday that two of its former subsidiaries, which helped build the Causeway Bridge on...Read More »
WILLEMSTAD – Leonilda ‘Ida’ Curie was recognized last Saturday during the 15th Annual Female Leadership Conference in Curaçao as the 2018 Outstanding Woman. This recognition is to recognize and document a woman from the Caribbean, older than 60 years and the work she did benefits other women. Her contribution to community is in various social activities and […]Read More »
WILLEMSTAD – Curaçao welcomed a total of 15,029 stayover visitors from the Netherlands in April 2018. An increase of 11% compared to April 2017. The Netherlands continues to be the leading country where 47% of our share from stayover arrivals is originating. The second main country in Europe is Germany. From Germany a 59% decrease is […]Read More »
Positive growth from The Netherlands and USA WILLEMSTAD – During the first four months of 2018 a total of 60,525 Dutch visitors were welcomed. Last year in the same period 55,466 Dutch visitors were counted, an increase of 9%. From the United States of America the year to date growth is recorded at 10% counting a […]Read More »
Infectious Disease AdvisorPredictors of Post-Chikungunya Chronic PolyarthralgiaInfectious Disease AdvisorA recent investigation, published in PLos One, of an outbreak of Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) in Aruba found arthralgia, fever, and skin rash to be th...Read More »
St. Maarten’s first CaribConnect online business incubator launched – The Daily Herald (press release)
The Daily Herald (press release)
St. Maarten's first CaribConnect online business incubator launched
The Daily Herald (press release)
COLE BAY--The online business incubator CaribConnect sponsored by the European Union (EU) funded programme Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium sized Enterprises COSME was launched last week for the first time in St. Maarten at ...
Carnival's Newest Ship Is Coming to St Maarten
By the Caribbean Journal staff. Carnival Cruise Line's newest Vista-class ship, Carnival Horizon, is coming to St Maarten this fall. The 4,000-passenger ship will make its inaugural call on St Maarten in October for the 2018-2019 high cruise season ...
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Dementia on islands: joint effort needed for a disease on the rise – The Daily Herald (press release)
The Daily Herald (press release)Dementia on islands: joint effort needed for a disease on the riseThe Daily Herald (press release)Ostiana-Wijman described their life after her husband, Director of the Rehabilitation Department of the Windward Islands f...Read More »
Aruba: One Happy Island
The year 2017 was a prosperous one for Aruba's tourism industry. The island welcomed just under a half-million first-time visitors, which was a 3.5 percent increase over 2016. The number of visitors from North America grew 10.6 percent over 2016.