Council is considering lawsuit against Vamed

PHILIPSBURG--The Council of Ministers is considering taking legal action against Austria-based general construction company Vamed.

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House search and arrest made in MARS investigation

PHILIPSBURG - In connection with the investigation "MARS" Investigation (Two Missing men) led by the Prosecutor’s Office, members of KPSM and RST held a house search on February 16, 2017 in the Belvedere area in the presence of a judge of Instruction.

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“SWORDFISH” Investigation still ongoing

PHILIPSBURG - February 15th of 2017 marks exactly one year since the escape of K. Fortune, aka "Kuchi". The Prosecutor’s Office and KPSM is announcing that this investigation is still ongoing and that a reward of Nafls 5,000.– will be given to anyone for information that could lead to the arrest of "Kuchi".

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Extradition of Rietwijk, Koeiman and Felecia a fact

PHILIPSBURG - On Wednesday, February 15, 2017, the extradition of Ramphis "Ronchi" Rietwijk (1965), Rogelio "Greg" Koeiman (1968) and Gilbertico "Kalala" Felecia (1978) to the United States has taken place.

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Venezuela Delays Crude Shipments

CARACAS - Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA has delayed and cancelled crude deliveries to commercial partners in recent months, according to documents seen by Reuters, a further sign of the steady production decline of the country's top export.

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'Group of 11' meeting illegal

WILLEMSTAD--Governor of Curaçao Lucille George-Wout indicated to the "new majority" in Parliament that their impromptu gathering Tuesday evening was illegal.

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Governor receives 'group of eleven'

WILLEMSTAD-Curaçao Governor Lucille George-Wout on Wednesday morning met with the 11 Members of Parliament (MPs) who now form the new majority in Parliament.

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New majority will try to install Government in Curacao

WILLEMSTAD--Parliament clerk Silvin Cijntje has called a plenary session for Friday asked for by the “new majority.”

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UoC-studenten op uitwisseling naar België

WILLEMSTAD/ BELGIUM - Afgelopen dinsdag 31 januari zijn 3 studenten van de Algemene Faculteit van de Tweedegraads Lerarenopleiding Engels naar België vertrokken voor een uitwisseling aan de Artevelde Hogeschool in Gent.

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Caribbean tourism arrival numbers hit all-time high

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--Caribbean tourism broke new ground last year, surpassing 29 million arrivals for the first time ever and once again growing faster than the global average.

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Island Council St. Eustatius calls for investigation into ZVK

ST. EUSTATIUS--The Island Council of St. Eustatius has instructed the Executive Council to investigate the functioning of Health Insurance Office ZVK.

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‘Zakendoen met Curaçao’ biedt mogelijkheden voor lokale economie Suriname

PARAMARIBO - Op maandag 13 februari 2017 hebben de organisatoren Lloyd Cameron van 4U business solutions en de oprichters van Internationaal Ambitieus, het congres ‘zakendoen met Curaçao’ gelanceerd.

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Eerste studenten cyberveiligheid krijgen diploma

THE NETHERLANDS - Nederland is sinds deze week 19 deskundigen op het gebied van cyberveiligheid rijker. Donderdag studeerde de eerste lichting studenten van de Cyber Security Academy in Den Haag af.

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OM Curacao wint rectificatiezaak tegen Norbert George

WILLEMSTAD - Vandaag heeft de rechtbank in Willemstad uitspraak gedaan in de zaak die het Openbaar Ministerie (OM) Curaçao aanspande tegen burger Norbert George. Rechter Irma Lips oordeelde hierbij dat George moet rectifiiceren.

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Dertig kleine aandeelhouders DSB richten vereniging op

PARAMARIBO - Een dertigtal aandeelhouders van De Surinaamsche Bank (DSB) heeft besloten een vereniging op te richten. DSB heeft enkele duizenden kleine aandeelhouders.

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Camelia-Römer gives clarity on rumors about inspectors at civil aviation

WILLEMSTAD – According to a press release emitted by the Minister of Traffic, Transportation and Spatial Planning, Suzanne Camelia-Römer, there are rumors on social media about the Curaçao Civil Aviation Authority (CCAA)) that are not true.

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Heineken N.V. enters into agreement to acquire Brasil Kirin Holding S.A.

AMSTERDAM - Heineken N.V. ("HEINEKEN") announces today that it has entered into an agreement with Kirin Holdings Company, Limited ("Kirin") to acquire Brasil Kirin Holding S.A. ("Brasil Kirin"), one of the largest beer and soft drinks producers in Brazil.

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MPs react to Dutch on right of initiative law

PHILIPSBURG--Members of Parliament (MPs) on Friday approved a letter that will be sent to the Dutch Second Chamber as their official reaction to the advice of the Kingdom Council of State regarding granting the right of initiative to the laws to the parliaments of St. Maarten, Curaçao and Aruba.

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Lawyer Freeke Kunst passed away at age 45

AMSTERDAM/KRALENDIJK - On Sunday attorney Freeke Rijna-Kunst passed away in Amsterdam at the age of 45.

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Governement Curacao loses majority

WILLEMSTAD – The government of Curaçao no longer has the support of a majority in Parliament.

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