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Ministers of Justice in the Kingdom discuss important issues

WILLEMSTAD – Aruba, Curaçao, St. Maarten and the Netherlands, on behalf of the BES islands (Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba) are working on an intention statement regarding information exchange to prevent illegal migrants from island-hopping within the Dutch Caribbean. The four Justice Ministers of the Kingdom held their regular law enforcement consultations in Willemstad. St. […]

Curaçao Ports Authority welcomes Disney Wonder

WILLEMSTAD – Disney Cruise cruise ship Disney Wonder Line has visited Curaçao for the first time today. A delegation, existing of representatives of the Ministry of Economic Development (MEO), the Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB), the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Customs, Maduro Shipping (the agent of the ship), the Harbor Master and the Curaçao Ports […]

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 While the cancelation was confirmed, there was no reason given. The meeting today was […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]