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KTK baptizes two pilot boats NC 5 and NC 6

WILLEMSTAD – On Thursday, January 11th Kompania di Kòrsou Tou (KTK) held a new year’s reception for its personnel and a reception with regards to the baptism of NC 5 and NC 6. This took place on the Chumaceiro Quay. The honor came to pass to Mrs. Conny Martina, wife of Minister Steven Martina, Minister of […]

Undocumented Venezuelans arrested

WILLEMSTAD – Last Friday during a traffic check on the Seru Loraweg, the police arrested eight Venezuelans. They were not able to show any residence papers or permits. However, an investigation showed that they were staying in a house in the Parera area near Willemstad. The couple who rented the rooms to the Venezuelans were […]

Caribbean activists welcome Inter-American Court opinion on LGBT rights

GEORGETOWN – The Caribbean Forum for Liberation and Acceptance of Genders and Sexualities (CariFLAGS) celebrates the recent advisory opinion by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) which referred to its constant case law whereby sexual orientation and gender identity are protected categories against discrimination under the Inter-American Convention on Human Rights. It stated that any […]

Third edition BluesSeas at the end of March

WILLEMSTAD – The Blues lovers on the island are back in their element. And by the way, it’s for everyone who likes conviviality. The third edition of the BluesSeas Festival is coming. Friday 30 and Saturday 31 March is the day. The lineup is not yet known, but that is a matter of weeks. As […]

Kingdom measures against Curaçao is looming

THE HAGUE – A measure from the Kingdom Council of Ministers is hanging over Curaçao’s head. The Financial Supervision Board has already corresponded with the Minister of Finance Kenneth Gijsberta. Basically, the budget deficits are increasing and the measures that should take care of that are too lenient. Undersecretary for Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops does […]