Climate change: a serious problem nobody talks about

PHILIPSBURG — Climate change is going to be a serious problem for the Caribbean region and in particular for Saba, Statia and St. Maarten. Scientists of the Royal Dutch Meteorological Institute (KNMI) conclude based on the latest IPCC-report of the United Nations that the climate will become hotter and drier, especially during the dry season. More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, November 5th, 2023

Dutch want help from Curacao against illegal online casinos

WILLEMSTAD — The enforcement department of the Dutch Gambling Authority (KSA) has reached out to the Gaming Control Board in Curacao for help in the battle against online casino operators that continue to More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, November 5th, 2023

Court rules: No bank account for Oduber’s company BCY Entertainment

ORANJESTAD — Arubabank is entitled to refuse opening a bank account for BCY Entertainment, a company of former Minister of Urban Planning, Infrastructure and Environment Otmar Oduber, the court of appeals More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, October 19th, 2023

Van der Sloot finally confesses to killing Natalee Holloway

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA — More than eighteen years after her disappearance, Joran van der Sloot confessed to an American judge that he killed 18-year old Natalee Holloway on May 30, 2005 on a beach in Aruba. More...

By The Publisher On Monday, October 9th, 2023

LIAT vs Caribbean Airlines

~ Antigua and Trinidad beefing over regional airline service ~ A Report by THG News Today ST. JOHN — The Antigua and Barbuda government Friday said it intends to “fight” plans by the Trinidad-based Caribbean More...

By The Publisher On Friday, September 29th, 2023

Bankruptcy looms for Air Antilles

PHILIPSBURG — The future of Air Antilles Express and Air Guyana hangs in the balance now that the commercial court in Point-á-Pitre is expected to rule on the possible bankruptcy of the Caire Group, the More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, September 17th, 2023

Saleh’s function as Minister of State under pressure

WILLEMSTAD — Almost twenty years after he became Minister of State for the Netherlands Antilles, Jaime Saleh is under threat to lose this honorary title. Prime-Minister Gilmar Pisas gave the 82-year old former More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, August 26th, 2023

Fair Trade Authority-fine for Ernst&Young is justified, court rules

WILLEMSTAD — The Fair Trade Authority Curacao (FTAC) fined accountancy Ernst&Young 400,000 guilders (close to $ 223,500) for failing to report a so-called concentration. The company appealed the decision, More...

By Online Editor On Friday, July 21st, 2023

Former Minister Oduber is one of the suspects in the Flamingo-investigation

ORANJESTAD – The public prosecutor’s office in Aruba is going to prosecute former Minister Otmar Oduber for “fraudulent practices,” dossierkoninkrijksrelaties.nl reports. After he left the Aruban More...

By Online Editor On Friday, June 30th, 2023

Information about slavery in Aruba and Statia is available online

ORANJESTAD – Information about people who lived in slavery in Aruba and Statia is available online through indexes and associated scans of colonial archives. Searches are possible on the website of Archivo More...