Health Alert: BOOK NOW  Humanitarian Flight Information for Sint Maarten – U.S. Consulate General Curacao (July 9, 2020)

The U.S. Consulate is pleased announce that Spirit Airlines will operate a humanitarian flight on July 18, 2020.  The flight will depart from Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) in Sint Maarten and proceed to Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport (FLL) in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. This Spirit Airlines flight has been made available to allow U.S. citizens and Legal Permanent Residents to return to the …

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Security Alert: U. S. Consulate General Curacao (June 26, 2020)

Location: Curacao Event:  The security situation in Curacao continues to be unpredictable after nightfall.  Unannounced demonstrations have occurred the past two nights that have included the burning and destruction of property and the blocking of traffic and bridges. U.S. government personnel and U.S. citizens are strongly advised to shelter in place before 7:00pm regardless of …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Consulate General Curacao (June 24, 2020)

Location: Curacao: Gathering points include, but are not limited to Isla Refinery, Punda District, and routes between the points. Event:  A demonstration protesting salary cuts and layoffs at Curacao’s Isla Refinery is taking place Wednesday, June 24, 2020 beginning at approximately 12:00 p.m. The demonstration was not announced beforehand nor have demonstrators announced an end time. …

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Travel Alert: Commercial Airline Flights Return Options to the United States

The governments of Aruba and Sint Maarten have announced plans to reopen commercial airline service between those respective islands and the United States. Commercial airline flights to the United States from Aruba are set to resume on July 10, 2020.  Commercial airlines flights to the United States from Sint Maarten are set to resume July …

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Health Alert: BOOK NOW Humanitarian Flight information for Sint Maarten

The U.S. Consulate is pleased announce that United Airlines will operate a humanitarian flight on June 3, 2020.  The flight will depart from Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) in Sint Maarten and proceed to Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ. This United Airlines flight has been made available to allow U.S. citizens and Legal Permanent Residents …

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Health Alert: BOOK NOW Humanitarian Flight information for Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao

The U.S. Consulate is pleased announce that United Airlines will operate a humanitarian flight on May 31, 2020.  The flight will depart from Queen Beatrix International Airport (AUA) in Aruba and proceed to Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ.  Passengers in Bonaire and Curacao will have an option to use Divi Divi Airlines to transit to Aruba to catch this …

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Health Alert: BOOK NOW Humanitarian Flight information for Sint Maarten, Saba, and Sint Eustatius

The U.S. Consulate is pleased announce that Delta Airlines will operate a humanitarian flight on May 14, 2020.  The flight will depart from Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) in Sint Maarten and proceed to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) in Atlanta, GA.  Passengers in Saba and Sint Eustatius will have an option to use WINAR airlines to transit to Sint Maarten to catch …

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Health Alert: BOOK NOW Humanitarian Flight information for Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao

The U.S. Consulate is pleased announce that Spirit Airlines will operate a humanitarian flight on May 17, 2020.  The flight will depart from Queen Beatrix International Airport (AUA) in Aruba, board additional passengers in Cartagena, Colombia, and then proceed to Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport (FLL) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  Passengers in Bonaire and Curacao will have an option to use Divi Divi airlines …

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Health Alert: BOOK NOW Humanitarian Flight Information for Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao

The U.S. Consulate is pleased announce that Spirit Airlines will operate a humanitarian flight on May 10, 2020.  The flight will depart from Queen Beatrix International Airport (AUA) in Aruba, board additional passengers in Cartagena, Colombia, and then proceed to Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport (FLL) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  Passengers in Bonaire and Curacao will have an option to use Divi Divi airlines …

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Health Alert for Dutch Caribbean, April 22, 2020

The governments of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten have all confirmed cases of COVID-19 in their respective territories. On March 14, the  Department of State authorized the departure  from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of US personnel and family members who have been medically determined to be at higher risk of a poor outcome …

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Alert: BOOK NOW Humanitarian Flight Information for Sint Maarten

The U.S. Consulate is pleased announce that Silver Airways will operate a humanitarian flight on April 22, 2020.  The flight will depart from Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) in Sint Maarten and proceed to Luis Muñoz Marín Airport (SJU) in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  Passengers who book tickets should contact the U.S. Consulate immediately ( ACSCuracao@state.gov ) after receiving their confirmation for additional …

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Health Alert for Dutch Caribbean, April 16, 2020

The governments of Aruba, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten have all confirmed cases of COVID-19 in their respective territories. There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Bonaire. On March 14, the  Department of State authorized the departure  from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of US personnel and family members who have been medically determined …

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Health Alert for Dutch Caribbean, April 9, 2020

The governments of Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten have all confirmed cases of COVID-19 in their respective territories. There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Bonaire and Saba On March 14, the  Department of State authorized the departure  from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of US personnel and family members who have been medically …

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Alert: Humanitarian Flight Information for Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao, April 8, 2020

Event: Humanitarian Flight to Fort Lauderdale on April 15 Operated by Spirit Airlines The U.S. Consulate is pleased announce that Spirit Airlines will operate a humanitarian flight on April 15, 2020.  The flight will depart from Queen Beatrix International Airport (AUA) in Aruba, board additional passengers in Cartagena, Colombia, and then proceed to Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport (FLL) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  Passengers in Bonaire and Curacao …

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Health Alert for Dutch Caribbean, April 6, 2020

The governments of Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten have all confirmed cases of COVID-19 in their respective countries. There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Bonaire and Saba On March 14, the  Department of State authorized the departure  from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of US personnel and family members who have been medically …

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Health Alert for Dutch Caribbean, April 2, 2020

The governments of Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten have all confirmed cases of COVID-19 in their respective countries. There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Bonaire and Saba On March 14, the  Department of State authorized the departure from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of US personnel and family members who have been medically …

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Health Alert Evacuation Information for Dutch Caribbean

The governments of Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten have all confirmed cases of COVID-19 in their respective countries. There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, and Saba. All jurisdictions in the Dutch Caribbean have imposed significant restrictions on movement and travel. If you are a U.S. citizen attempting to return …

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Health Alert for Dutch Caribbean, March 31, 2020

The governments of Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten have all confirmed cases of COVID-19 in their respective countries. There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, and Saba On March 14, the  Department of State authorized the departure  from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of US personnel and family members who have been medically …

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Health Alert for Dutch Caribbean, March 30, 2020

The governments of Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten have all confirmed cases of COVID-19 in their respective countries. There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, and Saba On March 14, the  Department of State authorized the departure  from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of US personnel and family members who have been medically …

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Health Alert for Dutch Caribbean, March 28, 2020

The governments of Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten have all confirmed cases of COVID-19 in their respective countries. There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, and Saba On March 14, the  Department of State authorized the departure  from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of US personnel and family members who have been medically …

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Health Alert for Dutch Caribbean, March 27, 2020

The governments of Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten have all confirmed cases of COVID-19 in their respective countries. There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, and Saba On March 14, the  Department of State authorized the departure  from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of US personnel and family members who have been medically …

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Health Alert for Dutch Caribbean, March 26, 2020

The governments of Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten have all confirmed cases of COVID-19 in their respective countries. There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, and Saba On March 14, the Department of State authorized the departure  from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of US personnel and family members who have been medically …

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Health Alert for Dutch Caribbean, March 25, 2020

The governments of Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten have all confirmed cases of COVID-19 in their respective countries. There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, and Saba On March 14, the Department of State authorized the departure from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of US personnel and family members who have been medically …

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Health Alert for Dutch Caribbean

The governments of Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten have all confirmed cases of COVID-19 in their respective countries. There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, and Saba On March 14, the Department of State authorized the departure from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of US personnel and family members who have been medically …

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Health Alert for Aruba (update March 16, 2020)

There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 100,000 reported cases worldwide. On Friday, March 13, 2020 the Government of Aruba announced two confirmed cases of COVID-19 on the island. The government of Aruba has implemented enhanced …

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Health Alert for Sint Maarten

There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China. The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 100,000 reported cases worldwide. The government of Sint Maarten has confirmed no cases of COVID-19 in the country. On March 14, 2020 the government of Sint Maarten announced that …

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Health Alert for Aruba

There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China. The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 100,000 reported cases worldwide. On Friday, March 13, 2020 the Government of Aruba announced two confirmed cases of COVID-19 on the island. The government of Aruba has implemented enhanced …

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Health Alert for Curacao

There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 100,000 reported cases worldwide. On Friday, March 13, 2020 the Government of Curaçao announced one confirmed case of COVID-19 on the island. The government of Curaçao has implemented enhanced …

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Weather Alert for U.S. Citizens: Tropical Storm Jerry Approaching Sint Maarten

September 18, 2019 Location: Sint Maarten Event:  The Government of Sint Maarten has issued a Tropical Storm Watch in anticipation of Tropical Storm Jerry currently located 765 miles east of the Leeward Islands moving west northwest. Jerry is expected to reach hurricane strength on Thursday as it enters the Caribbean. Tropical Storm Watches have not yet …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate Curacao February 7, 2019

Location: Wilhelminaplein, Punda, Willemstad, Curacao Event: A general protest by refinery workers and their unions is expected to take place on February 7 beginning at 04:00 PM on Wilhelminaplein (Punda). Local Police have positioned themselves on the road from Pietermaai to Wilhelminaplein. Expect the road going into Punda to be closed. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the area of Punda, especially Wilhelminaplein. Actions …

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Notice for U.S. citizens – Aftermath of Hurricane Irma – Sitrep 10

The Department continues to monitor requests from U.S. citizens in Sint Maarten. Concerned citizens may contact the Department at IrmaEmergencyUSC@state.gov The Department received information that the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line ship Majesty of the Seas will make a humanitarian visit to Sint Maarten to deliver supplies and board passengers seeking to depart the island. The …

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Notice for U.S. citizens: Aftermath of Hurricane Irma – Sitrep 9

Planned Flights for Wednesday, September 13: Bring your passport and travel documents to the airport if you have them. U.S. citizens may still proceed to the airport for processing if you no longer have your documents. Dutch St. Maarten:   Several flights are planned to fly out of St. Maarten on Wednesday morning, September 13, by …

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Notice for U.S. Citizens: Aftermath of Hurricane Irma – Sitrep 8

We encourage U.S. citizens who have successfully evacuated the hurricane affected areas to update their friends and family via social media. Friends and family of U.S. citizens in hurricane affected areas should continue to monitor the social media accounts of their loved ones. You can inform the Department of State about U.S. citizens affected by …

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Notice for U.S. Citizens: Aftermath of Hurricane Irma – Sitrep 7

Evacuation flights have resumed today, September 12. Proceed to the airport immediately. Expect long wait times. There is no running water at the airport. If possible, bring enough bottled water with you to last the day. Passengers may be allowed one small carry-on bag. Medications and other essential items should be carried on your person. Only service …

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Notice for U.S. citizens: Aftermath of Hurricane Irma – Sitrep 6

The Department of State is working with the Department of Defense to continue evacuation flights on September 11. U.S. citizens desiring to leave should proceed to the airport to arrive by noon on Monday carrying their U.S. passport or other proof of U.S. citizenship and identity. Passengers may be allowed carry on one small bag. …

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Notice for U.S. Citizens: The aftermath of Hurricane Irma – Sitrep 5

“The U.S. Consulate in Curacao wishes to remind U.S. citizens to continue to shelter in place if in overseas area impacted by Hurricane Irma & Hurricane Jose unless you have confirmed evacuation plans. If you have not already done so, please provide your location information to the U.S. Department of State by visiting  tfa.state.gov  or calling …

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Notice for U.S. Citizens: The Aftermath of Hurricane Irma – Sitrep 4

The safety and security of U.S. citizens overseas is our top priority.  Over the last 24 hours, Department of State has worked in close coordination with the Department of Defense to  assist over 500 American citizens with air evacuations from St. Martin, beginning with those needing urgent medical care. These operations will expand as weather …

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Notice for U.S. Citizens: The Aftermath of Hurricane Irma – Sitrep 3

We are considering every option to assist U.S. citizens in St. Martin, in close coordination with Dutch and French partners. Hurricane Jose is predicted to pass near St. Martin on Saturday, which has severely limited the window for safe departures. The airport remains closed to commercial traffic. U.S. citizens in St. Martin should not go …

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Notice for U.S. Citizens: The Aftermath of Hurricane Irma – Sitrep 2

Please visit  https://travel.state.gov/…/travel/en/news/HurricaneIrma.html  for the latest updates on the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. If you receive an error registering at  https://tfa.state.gov/ , please send an email to IrmaEmergencyUSC@state.gov. To alert us to U.S. citizens affected by Hurricanes Irma and Jose, including yourself, visit  travel.state.gov  and click Task Force Alert. For further inquiries about U.S. citizens, you can email …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens Regarding Insel Air

The U.S. Consulate General Curaçao informs U.S. citizens that it has temporarily prohibited U.S. Consulate personnel from flying on Insel Air. The Consulate adopted this policy following an internal review of safety-related considerations. This policy applies only to the official travel of U.S. Consulate personnel and will be reevaluated as Insel Air’s safety condition improves. …

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