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Controversial tax sapping life out of Barbados’ renewable energy sector

BRIDGETOWN – The Barbados Government’s controversial hike in the National Social Responsibility Levy (NSRL) has had the effect of sapping vital energy out of this island’s renewable sector, a top official has reported. Vice President of Barbados Renewable Energy Association (BREA) Jerry Franklin told reporters during a BREA news conference that with the increase in the […]

CPA organized its World Maritime Day 2017

WILLEMSTAD – Curaçao Ports Authority (CPA) held is World Maritime Day 2017 press conference in cooperation with the Minister of Economic Development Steven Martina. CPA will be celebrating the contribution of the maritime sector to the economy of the island during the maritime days on September 28 and 29 at the Kleine Werf from 5 […]

Minister Martina hopes to be able to convince Eurowings and Lufthansa to fill Airberlin route Düsseldorf Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD – Both airlines Condor and Eurowings will take over the routes covered by Airberlin when it stops its flights between Düsseldorf and the Caribbean. Airberlin recently announced that on September 25 this year it will stop operating its tropical flights. But the two competitors are already prepared to take over. Condor offers non-stop flights […]

Dominican Republic says devastating season of natural disasters demands action

NEW YORK – Amid a “devastating season of natural disasters” in the region – widespread catastrophe that extends to Mexico, hit by two destructive earthquakes, and to the southern United States, viciously punished by Hurricane Harvey – the Foreign Minister of the Dominican Republic today called on the United Nations to consider “new actions we must […]

Rutte, Hennis and Rhuggenaath to visit St. Maarten

THE HAGUE – Dutch caretaker Minister of Defence Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert will visit St. Maarten early October and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte will follow suit early November. This was announced by the Dutch Government Information Service RVD today, Thursday. Also visiting early October besides Hennis-Plasschaert will be Curaçao Prime Minister Eugene Rhuggenaath. The Joint Logistic […]

The 3rd Caribbean Heritage Conference: making heritage matter

WILLEMSTAD – The Curaçao Heritage Platform, consisting of Stichting Monumentenfonds Curacao, Stichting Monumentenzorg Curacao and Stadsherstel, have joined forces to host the 3rd Caribbean Conference of national trusts and preservation societies in Willemstad Curacao in November 2017. This 3-day conference will take place from November 16th until November 19th at the Curaçao Renaissance Resort. 2017 […]