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No relaxing of Immigration regulations for AXA-goers – The Daily Herald (press release)


The Daily Herald (press release)

No relaxing of Immigration regulations for AXA-goers
The Daily Herald (press release)
PHILIPSBURG--St. Maarten Immigration and Border Protection Services announced on Friday to all St. Maarten residents that, contrary to the relaxing Immigration procedures applied by the Anguilla Immigration Department during Anguilla's Summer Festival ...

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Coalition partner MAN wants ‘red tape’ on the agenda

WILLEMSTAD – In a press release, the coalition party MAN wants Members of Parliament to come together to get more clarity about the phenomenon of ‘red tape’ and its consequences for the Curaçao economy. The party made an official request to the President of Parliament William Millerson to call a meeting of the Central Committee […]

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Cuban economy grows 1.1 percent in first half of 2018

HAVANA – The Cuban gross domestic product grew 1.1 percent at the end of the first half of this year, when the county faced shortages in hard currency, said President Miguel Diaz-Canel. In a speech in the National Assembly, the president said that the result “is encouraging in the midst of so many adverse factors.” […]

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Restart production oil refinery only after cleaning

WILLEMSTAD – The production of the oil refinery Isla can only be restarted when the waste is removed from the chimneys. This is according to an explanation given by the spokesperson of the Refineria di Korsou Earl Balborda. Due to the power outage last week Friday, the asphalt was not cooled enough and it started […]

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NOAA climate report reveals record sea-level rise

GEORGE TOWN – Sea-level rise, greenhouse gas emissions, droughts and extreme precipitation all broke records again last year, according to information published this week in the ‘State of the Climate in 2017‘, an annual report by NOAA’s Center for Weather and Climate, with input from more than 500 scientists and experts from 65 countries. Once […]

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Local consultants participate in workshop to export their services, organized by MarkStra Caribbean

WILLEMSTAD – About 30 consultants from Curacao and St. Maarten recently participated in a workshop on exporting professional services organized by Markstra Caribbean. The workshop, facilitated by Tamira La Cruz, MBA, was geared towards making the consultants aware of the opportunities to export their services through multilateral donors like the European Union, World Bank and the InterAmerican […]

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Prosecutor considered prosecuting Corallo for bribery

WILLEMSTAD, PHILIPSBURG – Curaçao’s Prosecutor’s Office said on Thursday that the prosecutor, during the handling of its financial claim case against former Prime Minister Gerrit Schotte and his life partner Cicely van der Dijs had considered bringing charges against St. Maarten businessman Francesco Corallo. The prosecutor said, “When the prosecution against Schotte for bribery started, […]

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Caribbean builds resilience through enhanced data collection

BELMOPAN – By the end of September 2018, the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) would have installed the last of five new data buoys in the Eastern Caribbean, extending the regional Coral Reef Early Warning System (CREWS) network as it continues to build resilience to climate change in the Caribbean. At the same time, the […]

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