Netherlands Antilles

Type: Country
Name: Netherlands Antilles
population: 183,461
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Drooping palapa

:54WILLEMSTAD — The palapa at the beach of Slangenbaai – also popularly called Wachi – was set on fire by miscreants last night. The tourists in the holiday resort along the small beach were frightened by the blaze and fled from their apartments. To ... [Published Amigoe.com - 13 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Power supply no longer guaranteed

WILLEMSTAD — Utility company Aqualectra can no longer guarantee its power supply. Due to the theft of copper cables on a large scale the company can no longer bear the costs to replace the stolen copper.The estimated loss for 2014 connected with this ... [Published Amigoe.com - 13 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Employment Law Alliance Adds Three Member Firms

- The Employment Law Alliance (ELA), the world's largest network of labor, employment and immigration attorneys, has added three new member firms to its roster of more than 130 law firms worldwide - BBV Legal (Curaçao), Dinova Rusev & Partners (Bulgaria) ... [Published 1888PressRelease - 19 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Consulate General of Netherlands

CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs recently held a meeting with its counterpart of the Netherlands on setting up consulates general in Willemstad and Chongqing, according to Foreign & Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of Chongqing ... [Published Chongqing News Net - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Dominican Republic women recruited for prostitution

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao -- Last week authorities in the Dominican Republic dismantled a network that recruited Dominican women for prostitution in the region and beyond.The women were lured on the pretext that they were going to work as dancers, according ... [Published Caribbean News Now! - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

The Family That Stays Together, Saves Together At Hilton Curaçao Resort

Packages / Promotions July 10, 2014WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - Summer just got better for families vacationing at the recently renovated Hilton Curaçao resort with the Bring Your Family package offering more than just traditional savings. Now through Dec. 24, ... [Published Hilton Hotels - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Fundashon Elias gives a send-off to pilots and stewardesses

:49WILLEMSTAD — Fundashon Elias celebrated its graduation with the theme pilots and stewardesses of Elias Air. The foundation accommodates children up to four years of age and guides children from four to twelve years of age after school hours. As every ... [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Parke Tropikal opens for public

:11WILLEMSTAD — After extensive restoration work in the park Fundashon Parke Tropikal will be open for public again this Saturday.Cleaning, clearing and restoration work was done on a large scale in the past two months whereby the current board and management ... [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

St. Maarten PM: Tourism Is Key To Economy

For tourism-dependent St. Maarten, the end of the Antilles — known locally as 10-10-10 — was a “turning point,” said Sarah Wescot-Williams, who took office that day as St. Maarten’s first-ever prime minister.The La Salle University graduate, whose political ... [Published CaribSeek - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

5 Reasons Why Curacao Needs to Be on Your LGBT Travel Radar

Every year, countless travelers wound tighter than a clock are lured to the Caribbean with the promise of a getaway filled with nothingness. (We mean nothingness in all of its glory, which usually involves top-notch beaches, snorkeling, diving, great ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Charles Vos has been appointed General Manager at Divi Flamingo Beach in Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles

Charles Vos is the new general manager of Divi Flamingo Beach Resort & Casino in Bonaire. An accomplished hotelier in The Netherlands, where he worked for 20 years, he relocated to Bonaire three years ago. He came to Divi Resorts from The Sand Dollar ... [Published Hospitality Net - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

St. Maarten PM Talks Tourism

St. Maarten leader says tourism is crucial for Dutch Caribbean islandby Larry LuxnerIt’s been nearly four years since Oct. 10, 2010 — the day the Netherlands Antilles was officially dissolved, allowing the Dutch-speaking islands in this Caribbean confederation ... [Published Washington Diplomat - Jul 09 2014]

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"The ELA is the perfect partner for Lex Caribbean, providing the firm and its clients exposure and access to a worldwide network" said Marjorie Nunez, country managing partner of Lex Caribbean's TrinidadTrinidad and Tobago practice
Rudiger Proske, Senior vice president Franchise at Sixt, said: "Sixt permanently strives to expand its worldwide presence to offer travelers around the globe high-quality mobility services. The Caribbean plays a special role: Puerto Rico and Curacao are well-known tourist destinations for travelers from Europe and the USA. Therefore, the new Sixt locations perfectly complete our offer for customers from North America."
The Telegraph reported , "It has emerged that the UN's high commission for human rights has written to the Dutch government expressing concerns over the tradition and accusing the authorities of failing to react to complaints of racial discrimination."
...which the Caribbean corals have been declining is truly alarming," said Carl Gustaf Lundin, director of IUCN’s global marine and polar programme. "But this study brings some very encouraging news: the fate of Caribbean corals is not beyond our control and there are some very concrete steps that we can take to help them recover."

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Employment Law Alliance Adds Three Member Firms [Published 1888PressRelease - 19 hours ago]
Consulate General of Netherlands [Published Chongqing News Net - 23 hours ago]
Dominican Republic women recruited for prostitu... [Published Caribbean News Now! - Jul 11 2014]
Daily Promotions Make Winning Easy At Sunset Sl... [Published Online PR News - Jul 10 2014]
The Family That Stays Together, Saves Together ... [Published Hilton Hotels - Jul 10 2014]
Tax agreements St. Maarten and the Netherlands [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 10 2014]
Sedreko and Aqualectra to discuss old debt [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 10 2014]
Parke Tropikal opens for public [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 10 2014]
Fundashon Elias gives a send-off to pilots and ... [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 10 2014]
St. Maarten PM: Tourism Is Key To Economy [Published CaribSeek - Jul 10 2014]
Mobile Casino is Making Waves at Grand Fortune ... [Published PR.com - Jul 10 2014]
PS likely to announce candidate minister of SOA... [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 09 2014]
Inaugural flight La Romana [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 09 2014]
Government requested to investigate emission fr... [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 09 2014]
UTS incurs heavy losses [Published Amigoe.com - Jul 09 2014]
5 Reasons Why Curacao Needs to Be on Your LGBT ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 09 2014]
Charles Vos has been appointed General Manager ... [Published Hospitality Net - Jul 09 2014]
Sixt opens new locations in Puerto Rico and Cur... [Published Individual.com - Jul 09 2014]
St. Maarten PM Talks Tourism [Published Washington Diplomat - Jul 09 2014]
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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, ...
Giant Corporations Scam Tax Refunds [Published The Big Picture Blog - May 28 2014]
Why You’re Paying Too Much In Taxes Today: Because Everyone from the Ultra-Rich to Illegal Immigrants Pay Nothing … Or Get Tax Refundshttp://www.washingtonsblog.com/2014/04/youre-paying-much-taxes-today-everyone-ultra-rich-illegal-immigrants-pay-noth ...
Haiti: Epidemiological Update - Chikungunya Fev... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 24 2014]
Source: Pan American Health OrganizationCountry: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe (France), Guyana, Haiti, Martinique (France), Netherlands Antilles (The Netherlands), Saint Kitts and Nevis, ...
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