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Published on: Feb 18, 2004

Category: General The President and CEO of the Aruba Hotel & Tourism Association was given an elegant farewell party at the Hyatt Regency this week. Hord was hired four-years ago to serve the hoteliers, tourism’s private sector, as their association-leader, with a focus on island marketing.


Published on: Feb 18, 2004

Category: General Valero Energy, headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, with 14 refineries in the US, just picked up the refinery here for 365 million dollars, plus $100 millions in assets, and $250 millions in working capital.

Aruban Museums : ready or not for the New Museology ?

Published on: Feb 18, 2004

Category: General New Museology is an idea of the museum as an educational tool in the service of social development. The Museum, for us, is or rather should be one of the most highly perfected tools that society has available to prepare its own transformation and construction (constructivism).


Published on: Feb 18, 2004

Category: General Aruba’s most comical queen election unfolded last night at the Don Elias Mansur ballpark. The 10th edition of Seniora Carnival, Mrs. Carnaval, was one of the best events this season. Yet, it was under-attended, being the last royalty-election in a succession of many during the past 6 weeks.

Dinner at the edge of the Ocean

Published on: Jan 19, 2004

Category: General The rushing of the waves gently crashing against the shore is the only sound you hear at Tortuga Bar & Grill. The new Aruba Beach Club restaurant is located right at the edge of the water. It is wonderfully romantic in the evening, softly lit by candlelight.

International Friends of Aruba cater Boxing Day lunch at the home for the elderly

Published on: Jan 05, 2004

Category: General A group on local residents, under the auspices of the recently-formed International Friends of Aruba catered home cooked Boxing Day lunch for the home of the elderly in Oranjestad.


Published on: Jan 05, 2004

Category: General 2004 Marks First Year KLA Events and Health Care Professionals are invited to the Island Where Happiness Lives to Address the Importance of Diabetes Research

ARA participates in the Arawak Gardens Food Festival

Published on: Dec 17, 2003

Category: General The volunteers of ARA, Animal Rights Aruba, participated in the Arawak Food Festival, raising funds for the organization.

Celebration of People

Published on: Dec 12, 2003

Category: General Local fashion designer Ronchi de Cuba's "Celebration of People" in its third edition unfolded Sunday night at the Tropicana Showroom. It showed again that the designer is not just about looks and styles.

The paintings of artist Grace Ashruf Rahusen

Published on: Nov 30, 2003

Category: General Now on exhibit at the RBTT Bank on the Mainstreet, Oranjestad.