Préfet Gouteyron (right) said he regretted to report that COVID-19 deaths have now risen to 39. (Robert Luckock photo)
MARIGOT—Préfet Délegué Serge Gouteyron stated Friday at a press conference that the sale and consumption of alcohol on the public highway is now banned between the hours of 6:00pm (effective Friday) until 6:00am until further notice.
The sentiments of employees are seen posted in French outside Hôtel de la Collectivité during the strike.
MARIGOT--Citizen movements Soualiga United Collective, Soualiga Grass Roots Movement, and union Conféderation Générale du Travail de Guadeloupe (CGTG), have come out in support of union UNI.T 978 in their on-going strike protest against the Collectivité.
Central Bank President Richard Doornbosch during Thursday’s presentation of the 2020 review and the economic prospects of 2021.
~CBCS presents 2020 annual report ~
CUL DE SAC--Last year 2020 was a “historically disruptive year for everyone, and especially for people on small and tourist-dependent island states.” said president of the Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Maarten (CBCS) Richard Doornbosch.
MARIGOT--The decree for the state of health emergency previously announced was adopted by the Council of Ministers and published in the Official Journal on Wednesday, July 28, conforming with application of Article L.3131-13 of the Public Health code.
THE HAGUE--The caretaker Dutch government will no longer advise people about travel to Curaçao and other destinations within the Dutch Kingdom. Only in case of a new variant of concern of the coronavirus will a negative travel advice be given again, caretaker minister of Public Health, Welfare and Sport Hugo de Jonge informed the Dutch Parliament’s Second Chamber.