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  1. Aruba reports nearly ten percent increase in stay-over arrivals in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Caribbean News Now!

    ORANJESTAD, Aruba -- The Aruba Tourism Authority has reported that total arrivals in 2014 increased by 9.5 percent, compared to the same period in 2013. This global growth included a 3.7 percent increase in arrivals from the US market, 26.8 percent increase from the South American market and a 4.1 percent increase by the European market.


  2. US preclearance in Aruba intercepts cocaine hidden in lining of suitcaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Caribbean News Now!

    ORANJESTAD, Aruba -- US Customs and Border Protection officers at the Oranjestad-Aruba preclearance facility intercepted 7.25 pounds of cocaine concealed in the lining of a traveler's suitcases. The subject and narcotics were turned over to Aruba Customs for further investigation and prosecution.


  3. Hawks' Seraus Earns ECAC Rookie of the Week HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    ... Bowler of the Week honors, University of Maryland Eastern Shore junior newcomer Thashaina Seraus (Oranjestad, Aruba) was named the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week for bowling. Seraus averaged an impressive 239.1 pinfall for ...


  4. Hawks' Thashaina Seraus Named MEAC Bowler of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    ... University of Maryland Eastern Shore salvaged some individual honors. Junior newcomer Thashaina Seraus (Oranjestad, Aruba) not only took tournament Most Valuable Player (MVP) honors, but today it was announced that she had earned the Mid-Eastern ...


  5. Carnival in ArubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | CNN

    Today, the Grand Parade was held in San Nicoal- Aruba. Tomorrow is the grand parade in Oranjestad.


  6. How an Aruba Taxi Driver Saves $17,000 Bootlegging Venezuela GasRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Bloomberg

    A Texaco fueling station stands near San Nicolas, southeast of Oranjestad, Aruba, on Jan. 3. Gasoline costs about $4.24 a gallon at Texaco and Valero service stations in Aruba. Photographer: Pietro D. Pitts/Bloomberg -- How does an Aruban taxi driver who shuttles mostly U.S. visitors around the Dutch Caribbean save $17,000 a year? By sailing to Venezuela to buy the world's cheapest fuel.


  7. Limited Period $99 Offer to Grab Unbelievable Website DesignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | PR Log

    We have limited period $99 offer to grab unbelievable website design services in Aruba. The offer is also available for others Caribbean Islands also.


  8. The Flag Company, Inc. Spotlights its Original Farming Flags ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | PRWeb

    ... The Flag Company, Inc., resume highpoints include flagpoles for Georgetown University in Qatar, the Spiral Rotonde at Aruba International Airport, and Dow Chemical Headquarters in Michigan, and the 1996 Centennial Olympics in Atlanta, GA, and prior. ...


  9. Liquid cocaine intercepted in Aruba concealed in Guyana national's luggageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Caribbean News Now!

    ORANJESTAD, Aruba -- US Customs and Border Protection officers at the Oranjestad-Aruba Preclearance facility intercepted 11.46 pounds of liquid cocaine concealed inside a Guyana national's luggage. The subject and narcotics were turned over to Aruba Customs for further processing.


  10. Plan a Luxury Getaway at Aruba's Newest Condo Resort from $225/NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Travel World News

    The new Blue Residences Resort, the first upscale condominium property to open last year on Aruba's Eagle Beach in 20 years, is offering travelers beach-side luxe accommodations at affordable prices to plan the perfect last minute Winter or Spring Getaway. Rates start at $225 per night for a Deluxe Ocean View hotel room, and from $350 for 1-Bedroom Apartment Suites with fully-equipped kitchens, through April 12, 2015, and with reduced Spring and Summer Rates April 13 - December 20, 2015 at $150 for the Deluxe Room and $225 for the 1-Bedroom Apartment.


  11. Royal Date For Aruba CelebrationsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | PR Log

    Celebrations take to the seas in Aruba in May, as the island announces royal visitors to join its commemoration of a landmark anniversary. PRLog - Feb. 6, 2015 - Sail Aruba 2015, running from May 1 to 3, will be bigger than ever this year as part of the celebrations marking the 200th anniversary of the Kingdom of the Netherlands - of which Aruba is part.


  12. What Finally Allowed Beth Holloway To Accept Daughter Natalee's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Switched

    Exactly five years to the day that Beth Holloway's daughter Natalee disappeared in Aruba on a class trip, another young woman was murdered by the prime suspect in Natalee's case. Joran van der Sloot confessed to killing 21-year-old Stephany Flores in a Peru hotel room, a murder with eerily similar circumstances to Natalee's death.


  13. Two UMES Bowling Team Students Receive ECAC HonorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    ... floor leading her team to third place on Sunday with a 4-0 win over No. 7 Wisconsin-Whitewater. Seraus, (Oranjestad, Aruba) was awarded with her second ECAC Rookie of the Week award as she finished in second place to teammate Alvarado in the games ...


  14. UMES' Alvarado Earns Second Straight MEAC HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    ... Alvarado also earned All-Tournament Team honors at the event along with teammates Thashaina Seraus (Oranjestad, Aruba) and Valerie Riggin (Vista, Calif.). Only 11 bowlers were honored at the 2015 Kutztown Invitational, one MVP and ten All-Tournament ...


  15. Positive first day of IPKO, integrity discussed at lengthRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Daily Herald

    THE HAGUE/ORANJESTAD--Chairman Jeroen Recourt of the Dutch delegation taking part at the Inter-Parliamentary Consultation of the Kingdom IPKO in Aruba this week said on Tuesday, that he looked back at a successful first day with very positive talks on integrity in government. Delegations of the Parliaments of Aruba, Curacao, St. Maarten and the Netherlands spoke elaborately about integrity in government on Tuesday.


  16. Honeymoon in Paradise: ArubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | QTMagazine

    Who wouldn't want to spend their honeymoon marooned on a near-deserted island paradise? Aruba, dubbed a "use-less island" by unimaginative Spanish conquistadors who were clearly more interested in converting the heathen than tanning, is a trove of prime bathing spots . Try the small, secluded Boca Catalina beach for pristine sand and superior snorkeling.


  17. UMES Women's Bowling Takes Mid-Winter Invite ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    ... be a true freshman, she is ready when we need her." Mariana Alvarado (Leon, Mexico) and Thashaina Seraus (Oranjestad, Aruba) took turns in anchor today with Alvarado anchoring the championship match. "Those two are so good and so clutch," said ...


  18. Globetrotter:Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | SFGate

    ... cruises via Iceland, with departures in June and July aboard the 127-cabin MS Fram. From $6,307. Aruba: Gilberto Francois "Betico" Croes, the architect of his island's independence from the Netherlands, did not live to see it, ...


  19. Aruba News - Winter Edition 2015Read the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | PR Log

    All the latest from the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba, including new hotel plans, honours for green initiatives and top people making news - plus key events coming up for 2015! PRLog - Jan. 15, 2015 - WHAT'S NEW Industry salutes Aruba's sustainable tourism drive Aruba's drive to become one of the world's leading sustainable tourism destinations has been recognised by a leading international organisation. The island is named as one of the nominees in the World Legacy Awards, a partnership between the National Geographic Society and ITB Berlin, the travel industry's leading international exhibition.


  20. Cruise ship rescues eight crewmembers from sinking vessel in the CaribbeanRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    At 2:10 am on January 3, 2015, while en route to Oranjestad, Aruba, Holland America Line's ms Zuiderdam answered a distress call from the Bahamian inter-island vessel Excalibur that was sinking with eight crewmembers onboard. Zuiderdam was approximately 15 miles away and the closest ship in the area.