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Tag Archives: ABC Islands

  1. Volunteer Ministers from the Freewinds Mobilize to Train Key Hotel Staff in Cleaning & Sanitisation

    With the intention of making Aruba the safest place on earth the Volunteer Ministers from the Freewinds are training hotel staffs on the most effective cleaning and sanitization materials and techniques to ensure hotels are safe for the staff and visitors. The purpose is to increase tourism and expand the economy of the island. The […]

    March 26, 2021HealthNo comments
  2. THE CONSEQUENCES OF COVID-19 ON THE CURACAO 2021 ELECTION

    In the March 14th Governmental press conference, Dr. Izzy Gerstenbluth; Curacao’s leading epidemiologist for COVID-19 Taskforce, and Eugene Rhuggenaath informed Curacao about some COVID-19 measurements and precautions, as it relates to the topic of the Curacao National Election, slated for March 19th, 2021 from 8am to 8pm at more than 100 voting station. COVID-19 MEASUREMENTS […]

    March 23, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  3. CAT HARDSHIPS IN CURACAO AND THEIR RIGHTS

    At times we can become so busy and trapped in our own problems, that we may forget “the little things”. I decided to highlight the issues that others do not or cannot highlight; because “they” do not see the significance of “the little things”. We at JJosephaNews; want this new year; to be a year […]

    January 8, 2021Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  4. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF REGIONAL UNSUNG FRONTLINE HEROES INITIATIVE

    A 32-year old Registered Nurse tending to COVID-19 patients at a hospital Intensive Care Unit in both Curaçao and St. Maarten, who later contracted the virus himself, is among regional winners in this year’s inaugural Unsung Frontline Heroes initiative. The programme, designed by CIBC FirstCaribbean through its ComTrust Foundation to unearth the work of persons […]

    October 28, 2020Breaking News, Featured, Health1 comment
  5. Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Expands Presence in Curaçao

    Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced its expanding presence on the island of Curaçao with the opening of Curaçao Sotheby’s International Realty. Curaçao Sotheby’s International Realty is led by Owner Raymond Seijs and will serve the luxury residential real estate markets across the island including Blue Bay Resort, Coral Estate Resort, Jan Thiel Beach, […]

    February 21, 2018BusinessNo comments
  6. ARMY OF VOLUNTEERS BEING TRAINED FOR CARIFESTA XIII

    Translators, first aid support, delegation liaisons, airport meet and greet, ushers, marshals and hospitality hosts are just a sample of the tasks that will be undertaken by the army of volunteers stepping up to assist with the hosting of CARIFESTA XIII. From July 10, the nearly three hundred persons who have applied to volunteer will […]

    July 3, 2017Breaking News, Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Christian book ship aiming for Barbadian shores just before Christmas

    After a near decade hiatus, the Christian book ship Logos Hope appears to be heading for Barbados shortly before Christmas. The Logos Hope is part of the OM Ships International and according to their most recent newsletter; the tentative itinerary for Bridgetown is slated from the second week of November. Many parents and teachers ply […]

    April 17, 2017BooksNo comments
  8. International Financial Services Sector Should Change Focus From Being Reactive To Proactive

    The Caribbean Region has to take ownership of regulatory issues affecting the International Financial Services Sector. Stakeholders in the sector must start using their high level of expertise and the Diaspora community with their vast international connections to lobby and convince International Regulatory Institutions of the importance of the sector for the Regional economies. To […]

    November 2, 2015BusinessNo comments
  9. Barbados Wins Caribbean Youth Congress Debate

    Barbados’ Junior Minister of Tourism, Chloe Walker is now the Regional Tourism Youth Congress champion. Chloe dominated a field of her peers from around the region last Friday during the last day of the Caribbean Tourism Organization State of the Industry Conference (SOTIC) in Willemstad, Curacao. Chloe was accompanied by Marsha Armstrong, program officer, National […]

    November 1, 2015EducationNo comments
  10. Prime Minister of Curacao resigns, seeking Governor General post?

    With elections right around the corner, the prime minister of Curacao, Ivar Asjes, resigned on Monday. He will be succeeded as head of government by Dr Bernard Whiteman. Asjes, the fourth and longest serving prime minister of autonomous Curacao, has not yet explained the reasons for his abrupt departure but he appeared to have lost […]

    September 3, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  11. JetBlue’s CEO to keynote CTO State of the Industry Conference

    toThe head of one of the world’s most acclaimed airlines will keynote the region’s most valued tourism gathering. The president and chief executive officer of JetBlue Airways, Robin Hayes, will address the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)’s State of the Industry Conference (SOTIC), which takes place from 21 -23 October in Curaçao. “As chief executive of […]

    August 6, 2015Featured, TravelNo comments