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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U.S. Consul General Hawthorne Hosts Visit of United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green

U.S. Consul General Margaret Hawthorne hosted the visit of United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green on February 18 and 19. Ambassador Green was sworn in as the 18th USAID Administrator in August 2017. Prior to joining USAID, he served as president of the International Republican Institute, a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated …

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Consulate Hosts Networking Event to Promote Sustainable Energy on Curacao

The U.S. Consulate General Curacao and the Curacao Development Institute hosted a welcome reception for Professor Daniel M. Kammen and Professor Harrison Fraker from the University of California, Berkeley who are visiting Curacao together with Quanten, LLC and the World Bank to explore sustainable resource plans for the island.

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