Netherlands Antilles

Type: Country
Name: Netherlands Antilles
population: 183,461
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Retail Holdings N.V. Announces Distribution, Annual Meeting And Distribution Record Dates

WILLEMSTAD, CuracaoThe Board of Directors is recommending for Shareholder approval at the AGM, a distribution of $1.00About Retail HoldingsThe Company holds three principal assets: 1) a 54.10% equity interest in Sewko Holdings Limited ("Sewko"), the parent ... [Published Stock Nod - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Nearly half the population is migrant

WILLEMSTAD - The Ministry of Social Development, Labour and Welfare (SOAW) will present early in August a report on migrants in Curaçao. For four years SOAW has researched immigration, gathering insight on migrants in the education, health, justice and ... [Published Amigoe.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Good education is key for addressing social issues

St. Anna message from Secco:WILLEMSTAD - Bishop Luis Secco has taken the feast of St. Joachim and Anna as an opportunity to emphasize the importance of good education. The feast of the two saints, the parents of the Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus, was celebrated ... [Published Amigoe.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Curacao lottery boss arrested in murder probe

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao -- At 6:40 on Tuesday morning, Curacao lottery boss, Robby dos Santos, the owner of Robbies Lottery was arrested by the investigation team in charge of the probe into the intellectual authors of the murder of the late political leader ... [Published Caribbean News Now! - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Teamwork instead of opposition

WILLEMSTAD — Minister of Justice, Nelson Navarro, has taken the initiative to come up with an integral plan to combat crime. It comes down to four ministries joining hands in creating new possibilities for the youngsters of Curaçao. The plan is based ... [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Fewer tourists; increase in overnight stays

WILLEMSTAD — The number of stayover tourists on Curaçao decreased with 3 percent in the first six months of 2014, but the number of overnight stays by tourists increased with 3 percent, according to biannual figures from Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB).In ... [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

‘Surplus of botika’s’

WILLEMSTAD — There are too many botika’s (pharmacies) on the island. This appears in the time of a financial crisis. Minister of Health, Ben Whiteman, hopes to obtain more clarity this week on the situation of at least three botika’s on the island.The ... [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Editorial - Not very smart

As though Aruba didn't have enough problems with its budget, authorities arrested high-ranking Venezuelan official Hugo Carvajal at the request of the United States, which wants him extradited because of alleged ties to the Colombian guerrilla movement ... [Published St Martin Daily Herald - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Venezuela Suspends -and Brings Back- Flights to Netherlands Antilles

On Friday June 25, 2015, Venezuela government announced the suspension of all flights between Venezuela and the Netherlands Antilles (Aruba, Curazao, Bonaire, Saint Marteen and other islands). According to Venezuelan newspaper El Universal, the action ... [Published Global Voices Online - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

‘Make better use of pensioners’ experience and knowledge’

:23WILLEMSTAD — As community we are to make more use of the services and skills of pensioners and the elderly. Randolph Gijsbertha, chairman of the confederation of seniors’ association Kopamko said this today on the Pensioners’ Day, which day is remembered ... [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Student’s council talks to Dick

WILLEMSTAD — The student’s council of the University of Curaçao (UoC) spoke with Minister of Education, Irene Dick (PS), last Tuesday about the tuition fees increasing with 1000 and 2000 guilders per year for the bachelor and master course.The student’s ... [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Settlement committee’s work finished soon

WILLEMSTAD — The settlement committee hopes to finish its activities soon and then present the sixth and last draft property balance and a distribution proposal to the ministers José Jardim, Martin Hassink and Ronald Plasterk. The chairman of the committee, ... [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 25 2014]

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Robbie dos Santos remains a suspect in the Bientu case. The lottery boss was arrested on April 4, 2012, "in connection with an investigation of large-scale money laundering, forgery, and tax evasion" said the District Attorney's office at the time...
...Navarro also clarified he's not afraid of anything or anyone, and he warned that he's "part of a large family that cares greatly for him." Navarro also said he'd prefer to give no information to Schotte regarding measures to combat crime, not even during council meetings, because Schotte...
...He made a plea to restore values such as respect, honesty, integrity, fairness, trust, and prudence. "Parents worry about their children's future. Declining behavior at school puts teachers through painful moments. Our whole society is concerned about students who are entering adulthood without being well prepared. Better education concerns everyone."
...Little League Baseball, Incorporated is a non-profit organization whose mission is to "promote, develop, supervise, and voluntarily assist in all lawful ways, the interest of those who will participate in Little League Baseball and Softball."

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Retail Holdings N.V. Announces Distribution, An... [Published Stock Nod - 11 hours ago]
Retail Holdings N.V. Announces Distribution, An... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - 11 hours ago]
Lottery Boss Dos Santos Arrested [Published Amigoe.com - 12 hours ago]
Navarro will not rescind statements about Schotte [Published Amigoe.com - 12 hours ago]
Nearly half the population is migrant [Published Amigoe.com - 12 hours ago]
Good education is key for addressing social issues [Published Amigoe.com - 12 hours ago]
The Hows and Whys of Money Laundering [Published Equities.com - Jul 30 2014]
Curacao lottery boss arrested in murder probe [Published Caribbean News Now! - Jul 30 2014]
Inadequate administration BZV impedes inquiry [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 29 2014]
Fewer tourists; increase in overnight stays [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 29 2014]
Teamwork instead of opposition [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 29 2014]
Prime minister applauds departing dean of Corps... [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 29 2014]
‘Public Prosecutor suffers from tunnel vision’ [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 29 2014]
‘Row with Venezuela could have had unpleasant c... [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 29 2014]
Little League Intermediate World Series Kicks O... [Published PRWeb - Jul 28 2014]
Minister Balborda decides on Oostpunt [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 28 2014]
Omayra Leeflang question queen of the Parliament [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 28 2014]
‘Surplus of botika’s’ [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 28 2014]
Panic about measures Venezuela [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 28 2014]
Reda Sosial and KBB join hands [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 28 2014]
Editorial - Not very smart [Published St Martin Daily Herald - Jul 28 2014]
Venezuela accuses Netherlands of disturbing reg... [Published Caribbean News Now! - Jul 28 2014]
Venezuela Suspends -and Brings Back- Flights to... [Published Global Voices Online - Jul 26 2014]
‘Make better use of pensioners’ experience and ... [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 26 2014]
MEO and CBS start business census [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 26 2014]
Breakthrough in discussion Sedreko’s future [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 26 2014]
Response Pro Pueblo’s call [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 26 2014]
Konket [PAR] wants clarification on role Curaça... [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 26 2014]
Council of Ministers approves of 'Lei di Bion' [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 26 2014]
The best of Curaçao brought to the notice [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 26 2014]
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Retail Holdings N.V. Announces Distribution, An... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - 11 hours ago]
WILLEMSTAD, Curacao, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retail Holdings N.V. (Symbol: RHDGF) -- Retail Holdings N.V. ("ReHo" or the "Company") announced today that the Company's Annual General Meeting (the "AGM") will be held in Curacao on September 16, 2014.  ...
Venezuela Suspends -and Brings Back- Flights to... [Published Global Voices Online - Jul 26 2014]
On Friday June 25, 2015, Venezuela government announced the suspension of all flights between Venezuela and the Netherlands Antilles (Aruba, Curazao, Bonaire, Saint Marteen and other islands). According to Venezuelan newspaper El Universal, the action ...
Dutch ‘Zwarte Pieten’: Innocent Tradition or In... [Published The Moderate Voice - Jul 06 2014]
When I was a little kid (“little” being ages 10 through 17), I lived in the Netherlands Antilles and in the Netherlands. That was back in the 50s. I remember Zwarte Piet, or “Black Pete,” well. I remember them (sometimes there were dozens of them) ...
Where’s All The Plastic Going? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 03 2014]
The ocean should be a lot more plasticky than it actually is: For a decade or more, scientists have assumed our seas carry millions of tons of plastic , much of which should be floating in open water, forming vast midocean “gyres” – islands ...
Cayman Islands: First Chikungunya Case Confirmed [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 02 2014]
Source: Government of the Cayman IslandsCountry: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba (The Netherlands), Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, French Guiana (France), Grenada, Guadeloupe (France), Guyana, ...
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Retail Holdings N.V. Announces 2013 Results - P... [Published Financial Services - Mar 31 2014]
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