Category Archives: Awesome

586. World Cup 2014 Curaçao Star: Leroy Fer

While no Caribbean teams made it to the 2014 FIFA World Cup, there are still plenty of representatives of the islands out on the field. Like a handful of players from the Dutch team over the years, Dutch center-midfielder Leroy Fer‘s family hails

586. World Cup 2014 Curaçao Star: Leroy Fer

While no Caribbean teams made it to the 2014 FIFA World Cup, there are still plenty of representatives of the islands out on the field. Like a handful of players from the Dutch team over the years, Dutch center-midfielder Leroy Fer‘s family hails

587. Curaçao’s Top Cancer Doc

The American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has awarded the prestigious David A. Karnofsky Memorial Award 2014 to the Curaçao-born oncologist Herbert Michael ‘Bob’ Pinedo (70). Pinedo is the first Dutch citizen and the third European citizen to receive the

587. Curaçao’s Top Cancer Doc

The American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has awarded the prestigious David A. Karnofsky Memorial Award 2014 to the Curaçao-born oncologist Herbert Michael ‘Bob’ Pinedo (70). Pinedo is the first Dutch citizen and the third European citizen to receive the

588. Curaçao’s Barista

The best part of waking up in Curaçao might just be Café Barista in your cup. Its creator, Cedric Sprock (42), sources green coffee beans from various regions in Colombia (Tolima, Nariño, Boyacá, etc). Once they arrive in Curaçao, he roasts them

588. Curaçao’s Barista

The best part of waking up in Curaçao might just be Café Barista in your cup. Its creator, Cedric Sprock (42), sources green coffee beans from various regions in Colombia (Tolima, Nariño, Boyacá, etc). Once they arrive in Curaçao, he roasts them

589. Percussionist Roël Calister

Roël Calister was raised on a steady diet of percussion. Cardboard boxes, Nido powdered milk cans, buckets of plastic… no household object was spared. His father would saw sticks out of old brooms and he would spend hours pounding away

589. Percussionist Roël Calister

Roël Calister was raised on a steady diet of percussion. Cardboard boxes, Nido powdered milk cans, buckets of plastic… no household object was spared. His father would saw sticks out of old brooms and he would spend hours pounding away

590. Curaçao’s MLB Pioneer

Curaçao’s Major League Baseball pioneer was recently profiled by San Francisco Chronicle Sports Columnist Bruce Jenkins: ‘Giants coach Hensley Meulens a true man of the world’. Jenkins starts his profile by framing Meulens’ character: there’s something about Meulens that speaks to wisdom,

590. Curaçao’s MLB Pioneer

Curaçao’s Major League Baseball pioneer was recently profiled by San Francisco Chronicle Sports Columnist Bruce Jenkins: ‘Giants coach Hensley Meulens a true man of the world’. Jenkins starts his profile by framing Meulens’ character: there’s something about Meulens that speaks to wisdom,

591. Caribbean’s Best Kept Secret Beach

Featured on CNN.com as 1 of “10 Top Caribbean Secrets”: A two-hour sail on the turquoise waters off the mainland, Klein Curaçao is a place to wrap a Do Not Disturb sign around your waist and get involved in some

591. Caribbean’s Best Kept Secret Beach

Featured on CNN.com as 1 of “10 Top Caribbean Secrets”: A two-hour sail on the turquoise waters off the mainland, Klein Curaçao is a place to wrap a Do Not Disturb sign around your waist and get involved in some

592. Amnesia Curaçao Founder

Walid Samander (25) had an entrepreneurial spirit before he understood the meaning of the word. He recalls falling in love with paintball when he was 12, but his parents refused to fund his hobby. So he had to invent ways to

592. Amnesia Curaçao Founder

Walid Samander (25) had an entrepreneurial spirit before he understood the meaning of the word. He recalls falling in love with paintball when he was 12, but his parents refused to fund his hobby. So he had to invent ways to