NEWS

20
Feb

Road to Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019 Caribbean

Curacao hosted the Road to GES 2019 on March 14th & 15th  On March 14 and 15, 2019 Curaçao hosted The Road to GES2019 Caribbean. Ministers, government officials, thought leaders and entrepreneurs from all over the Caribbean, the United States, the Netherlands and even Africa attended the event. The event existed of plenary sessions as …

20
Feb

Trade Mission to Curacao organized by ‘Internationaal Ambitieus’

Trade mission March 18th – 20th, 2019 The Dutch organization ‘ Internationaal Ambitieus’ organizes the sixth trade mission to Curacao from Monday 18th of March until Wednesday 20th of March 2019. Internationaal Ambitieus connects countries where the Dutch language is spoken, such as Aruba, Belgium, Bonaire, Curacao, Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Maarten, Suriname and The …

18
May

Experts advise Bonaire on tourism

Representative Abraham recently gave the green light for the development of a ‘Strategical Tourism Plan Bonaire’. On 25th April 2016 various experts, invited by TCB Director Maurce Adriaens and Project Manager Mr Burney el Hage, participated in an important brain-storm session. Based on these results as well as input from the local stakeholders, the plan …

18
May

Solar power plant Sint Eustatius provides 23% of electricity need

With regard to the new constitutional relations it was obvious to dismantle the common electricity company of the Windward Islands GEBE. This meant Saba and Statia would no longer receive  ‘cross subsidies’ from St. Maarten. In order to make the new independent companies economically healthy without having to increase its consumer rates, the Ministry of Economic …

1
Mar

Incubator at Freezone Curacao

The Freezone at Hato recently started the Incubator Project where new entrepreneurs in establishments of 50 square meters can start their business. The project was launched together with Curaçao Industrial & International Trade Development Company (Curinde), that uses this initiative to encourage local entrepreneurs to participate in international trade through the facilities of the Economic …

1
Mar

Prime Minister Ben Whiteman signs cooperation agreement on renewable energy

Prime Minister of Curacao Ben Whiteman signed a cooperation agreement in Brussels on behalf of 22 members of the Association of Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTA) with the European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, regarding renewable energy. The European Union (EU) will primarily assist with the promotion of recycling and the transport …

19
Feb

The Netherlands Named Most Attractive European Logistics Location

German brand study calls Holland a top trade partner The Netherlands is the most attractive logistics location among Germany’s top trade partners, according to the 2016 Image Ranking for Transport and Logistics Services, a brand study from German magazine VerkehrsRundschau. The Netherlands topped the list, scoring highest of 15 countries, with 748 out of 1,000 …

10
Jul

Health Care Conference Aruba 2015 is huge success

Health Care Conference Aruba 2015 is huge success ORANJESTAD – The first Health Care Conference Aruba was held during the first days of June of this year. The three-day conference was held at the Renaissance Convention Center Aruba. The conference hosted prominent and very high-level speakers in the area of Health Care management, who shared …

16
Jun

Initiative Fast Ferry connection between Aruba, Curaçao and Bonaire

The Netherlands supports the initiative of the development of a daily fast ferry connection between Aruba, Curaçao and Bonaire The Netherlands supports the initiative of the development of a daily fast ferry connection between the three  islands of Aruba, Curaçao and Bonaire. Such an overseas connection can give a significant boost to the economy of the …

12
Jun

Joint venture University of Aruba

Joint venture Caribbean Branch TNO, Arizona State University and University of Aruba: another example of Aruba as an “Island of sustainable solutions” Caribbean Branch TNO (CBOT) and the Arizona State University (ASU) have expanded their cooperation with the University of Aruba (UA). This joint venture started the Aruba Summer School, with a program called “Aruba …