Netherlands Antilles

Type: Country
Name: Netherlands Antilles
population: 183,461
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 50 mins ago - 1 reports

Media development in Curacao is below standard, says UNESCO

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao -- During a recent presentation on the media in Curacao, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) indicated that journalists and reporters on the island are generally low skilled and poorly paid. ... [Published Caribbean News Now! - 8 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Slight price increase in July

:10WILLEMSTAD — The consumer price-index figure of Curaçao went up with 0.1 percent in the month July 2014, according to figures from the Central Statistical Office (CBS).The most remarkable price change during the month July occurred in the spending ... [Published Amigoe.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Life Sentence In Curacao Political Assassination Case

:35 Written by Sourced Information Hits: 24(Caribbean News Now) WILLEMSTAD, Curacao -- Elvis Kuwas, aka ‘Monster’, the principal suspect in last year’s assassination of Curacao political leader Helmin Wiels, has been found guilty of three contract killings, ... [Published Winn FM - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Franco refuses to play postman

:47WILLEMSTAD — Chairman of the Parliament, Marcolino ‘Mike’ Franco (PAIS) will not comply with the request from parliamentarians Gerrit Schotte (MKF) and Hensley Koeiman (MAN) to send a letter among others to the Dutch Parliament. According to Franco, ... [Published Amigoe.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Balborda wants to boost tourism and economy with 30/70-regulation

:46WILLEMSTAD — The Council of Ministers approved the implementation yesterday of the so-called 30.70-regulation in which an integral development with regard to tourist areas the following distribution code is used: 70 percent of the area to be developed ... [Published Amigoe.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Aero’s Quest has been announced

Aero's Quest first level - Aug. 28, 2014 - WILLEMSTAD, Netherlands Antilles -- Curacao, Netherlands Antilles, August 29, 2014: produced by Soloweb N.V. studios and in co-operation with ravenseyestudios.com Aero’s Quest is a new title in development ready ... [Published Prlog - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Taams-personnel protests at Fòrti

WILLEMSTAD — Healthcare union CBV and the personnel of Dr. J. Taams Clinic on strike went to government building Fort Amsterdam this afternoon to talk with Minister of Health, Environment and Nature, Bernard ‘Ben’ Whiteman (PS). Union and personnel are ... [Published Amigoe.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

‘Consensus Statute Laws must be waved aside’

WILLEMSTAD — All consensus Statute Laws, and certainly those related to the judicial system, must be waved aside, says former head of the Bureau Constitutional Affairs and Kingdom Affairs – and meanwhile retired – Gilbert ‘Gibi’ de Windt. Since 2005 De ... [Published Amigoe.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Number of chikungunya-cases still increases

:31WILLEMSTAD — Epidemiologist Izzy Gerstenbluth confirmed this morning that the number of people infected with the chikungunya-virus still increases. “Of the five-hundred suspect cases studied in May, the virus was confirmed with 56 persons. There are ... [Published Amigoe.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Verdict in Magnus case broadcasted live

:31WILLEMSTAD — The media will broadcast the verdict in the Magnus case live this Friday at nine am. As with the discussion of the case as regards contents against the men Carlos ‘Kalo’ Pieter, Dangelo ‘Panchek’ Damascus and Elvis ‘Monster’ Kuwas the ... [Published Amigoe.com - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: Verdict, Damascus, Homicide
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation Discussions With the Kingdom of the Netherlands--Curacao and Sint Maarten

WASHINGTON , Aug. 27 -- The International Monetary Fund issued the following news release:On July 30, 2014 , the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund concluded the 2014 Article IV consultation discussions with Curacao and Sint Maarten , ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

MFK: Government does not observe the law

:31WILLEMSTAD — Opposition party MFK states that the government does not observe the code corporate governance. According to MFK-leader and parliamentarian Gerrit Schotte, there are currently numerous vacancies in boards of commissioners and boards of ... [Published Amigoe.com - Aug 27 2014]

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"We are excited to be one step nearer to our goal of providing the local area with a first rate hotel experience. Bringing John on board assures both a continued close relationship with the Bee Cave and greater Austin community and exemplary leadership for the new property" said Adrian Overstreet, Managing Member of the company that owns the Galleria and is developing the hotel
"In terms of the publicity it's getting in Curacao, this is like the O J Simpson case" said Regan, who visited the island in July to negotiate with prosecutors
...of GMN spokesman Jair Santos Gonçalves, on the prevailing conditions at Daaibooi, he answered that he had reported on it internally this morning: "It is true that the AVB is responsible for the management of the palapas. We will immediately send an inspector today and also contact the administrator of the snèk[snack bar] on the beach. Possibly, he can tell us more about this, but unfortunately, we are not responsible for monitoring. So the actual prevention of this kind of vandalism should be addressed with surveillance. But perhaps we should also consider placing signs to point outout to the visitors of this beach that they shouldn’t touch the palapas." Frequent beach visitors also argue that plastic waste containers are systematically burned down and that the administrator of the beach is ‘striving’...
...She also said she was shocked  by the figures that were presented by the MembersMembers of Parliament. "I had already suspected that the island was getting less income, but this was really shocking. People try all kinds of methods to evade taxes."

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Media development in Curacao is below standard,... [Published Caribbean News Now! - 8 hours ago]
‘Curaçao does not adhere to financial framework’ [Published Amigoe.com - 10 hours ago]
Life imprisonment for ‘merciless murderer’ Kuwas [Published Amigoe.com - 10 hours ago]
Damascus and Pieter acquitted of murdering Wiels [Published Amigoe.com - 10 hours ago]
Slight price increase in July [Published Amigoe.com - 10 hours ago]
Pronounce judgment bvz on October 6th [Published Amigoe.com - 10 hours ago]
Active debt of 600,000 guilders [Published Amigoe.com - 17 hours ago]
Navarro to rectify remarks about Schotte [Published Amigoe.com - 17 hours ago]
Life Sentence In Curacao Political Assassinatio... [Published Winn FM - Aug 30 2014]
Life for ‘Monster’ [Published St Martin Daily Herald - Aug 30 2014]
Life sentence in Curacao political assassinatio... [Published Caribbean News Now! - Aug 30 2014]
Letters to the Editor, Aug. 30-Sept. 2, 2014 [Published Park Record - Aug 29 2014]
John Dallas Named General Manager for the 195-r... [Published Hotel Online - Aug 29 2014]
Government helps clinic with new business plan [Published Amigoe.com - Aug 29 2014]
Moses wants structural solution for mosquito pl... [Published Amigoe.com - Aug 29 2014]
CBV remains optimistic about future of Taams [Published Amigoe.com - Aug 29 2014]
Balborda wants to boost tourism and economy wit... [Published Amigoe.com - Aug 29 2014]
Franco refuses to play postman [Published Amigoe.com - Aug 29 2014]
Kenner man mired in Caribbean assassination int... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Aug 29 2014]
Aero’s Quest has been announced [Published Prlog - Aug 28 2014]
Taams-personnel protests at Fòrti [Published Amigoe.com - Aug 28 2014]
‘Consensus Statute Laws must be waved aside’ [Published Amigoe.com - Aug 28 2014]
Number of chikungunya-cases still increases [Published Amigoe.com - Aug 28 2014]
Verdict in Magnus case broadcasted live [Published Amigoe.com - Aug 28 2014]
Fire-brigade gives green light again for civil ... [Published Amigoe.com - Aug 28 2014]
IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV C... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 28 2014]
People on The Move in Kalamazoo -- Aug. 28, 2014 [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - Aug 28 2014]
Advisory Council: UoC needs financial reconstru... [Published Amigoe.com - Aug 27 2014]
Sanction Law in preparation to deal with frauds [Published Amigoe.com - Aug 27 2014]
Support for tightened supervision money transfe... [Published Amigoe.com - Aug 27 2014]
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Retail Holdings N.V. Announces Distribution, An... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Jul 30 2014]
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 First Half Results [Published Financial Services - Aug 18 2014]
Retail Holdings N.V. Announces 2013 Results - P... [Published Financial Services - Mar 31 2014]
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