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Meeting between Venezuelan and ABC Islands canceled

WILLEMSTAD – The meeting that was supposed to take place between Venezuela and the ABC Islands today did not continue. That was the message from the Prime Minister of Aruba, Evelyn Wever-Croes. This was reported by the Aruban news site NoticiaCla.com. While the cancelation was confirmed, there was no reason given. The meeting today was […]

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The case of the refinery

WILLEMSTAD – The hundred-year-old oil refinery in Curaҫao is one of the most complex cases in terms of its corporate governance, relationship with the public, and its NGO status. The plant is owned by the state-owned company RdK and is leased to the Venezuelan state-owned company PDVSA. The contract will expire in 2019, which is […]

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Multidisciplinary Project Team to be dissolved

WILLEMSTAD – The Multidisciplinary Project Team (MDPT), that is in charge of negotiation the future of the oil refinery in Curaçao, will be dissolved. Refineria di Korsou (RdK), the owner of the refinery is now in charge of the process of looking for a new operator for the refinery. That is what the government of […]

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MSC Cruises Returning to St Maarten – Caribbean Journal – Caribbean Journal

Caribbean JournalMSC Cruises Returning to St Maarten - Caribbean JournalCaribbean JournalBy Dana Niland CJ Contributor MSC Cruises is returning to St Maarten. The company will be making its first post-Irma call on St Maarten on March 28 with it.Fathom ...

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Curaçao pension funds want to invest in new hospital in St. Maarten – Curacao Chronicle


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Curaçao pension funds want to invest in new hospital in St. Maarten
Curacao Chronicle
SXM-general-hospital PHILIPSBURG - Public Health Minister Emil Lee of St. Maarten is exploring more options to finance the construction of St. Maarten's new general hospital. Lee told reporters at the Council of Ministers press briefing on Wednesday ...

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Illegal slot machines in bars

WILLEMSTAD – The Inspection Team of Economic Affairs has seized two slot machines at Buena Vista. There was no permit for this and they will never get one issued either because there is a school nearby. That is against the law. At one of the bars, near post 5 Isla (oil refinery), the slot machine […]

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Donald Trump faces backlash as he reveals ‘Fake News Awards’ winners

Donald Trump, who has routinely peddled conspiracy theories and mistruths from the office of the presidency, sought to question the accuracy of the media on Wednesday by unveiling the so-called “Fake News Awards”.The president used his preferred medium of Twitter to announce “the winners”, which ranged from minor errors by journalists on social media to news reports that later invited ...

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Wing and a prayer: pope marries couple on plane over Chile

The bride had walked down the aisle countless times before, usually pushing a trolley of drinks or reheated food. She wore a neat uniform with a name badge instead of a white dress, and probably checked the guests had fastened their seat belts before the ceremony. Love was definitely in the air when Pope Francis married two cabin crew members ...

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