Curacao refinery resumes work after eight-month stoppage

WILLEMSTAD - The 335,000-barrel-per-day (bpd) Isla refinery in Curacao has resumed work, the facility’s management said on Tuesday, after eight months of paralysis caused by a dispute between its operator, Venezuela’s PDVSA, and producer ConocoPhillips.
 
The refinery, which has been looking for a new operator to run the refinery starting in 2019, restarted one of its crude distillation units and its thermal cracker, it said in a release.
 
“Both units are producing gasoil and fuel oil,” it added. 

Celebration 75th Anniversary Consulaire Corps Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - On the 22nd of April 1944, during World War II, the Consulaire Corps Curaçao was born. The 75th anniversary of the Corps was celebrated with a reception on 23 May 2019. The Governor of Curaçao, the Prime Minister, members of the Corps and many other dignitaries were present.

UoC neemt afstand van publicaties over weg door mangrovebos

WILLEMSTAD - De Universiteit van Curaçao Dr. Moises da Costa Gomez (UoC) neemt afstand van de publicaties die gisteren en vandaag in de media zijn verschenen betreffende studenten van de UoC, over de weg die de overheid wil aanleggen dwars door de mangrovebossen bij Rif.

OM seponeert zaak tegen Steven Martina

WILLEMSTAD - Het Openbaar Ministerie (OM) heeft het onderzoek tegen de voormalig Minister van Economische ontwikkeling, Dr. Ir. Steven Martina afgerond en besloten de zaak onder voorwaarden te seponeren.