James & Barbara Nemecek honored as Goodwill Ambassadors

The event which commemorates their 20th consecutive visit to the island was held at the Renaissance Ocean Suites.

Thomas and Judy Iwankow honored as Goodwill Ambassadors

The couple loves coming to the island for the friendly people, great weather and very relaxing atmosphere.  

Aruba Photo Room at Talk of the Town Hotel & Beach Club

The space will feature contemporary photographers from countries members of the Organization of American States (OAS) as well as permanent observer states.


Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana’s governor during Katrina, dies

After struggling for years with cancer, Blanco died Sunday in hospice care in Lafayette. She was 76.

Trump wields sanctions hammer; experts wonder to what end

Since taking office in January 2017, President Donald Trump has used an array of new and existing sanctions against Iran, North Korea and others.

Customs and Border Protection outage snarls major airports

Airports warned travelers — both Americans returning home and foreign visitors — of delays, and some travelers tweeted photos and videos of huge lines.



UN: Possible to eradicate malaria, but probably not soon

The World Health Organization says it's theoretically possible to wipe out malaria, but probably not with the imperfect vaccine and other control methods being used at the moment.

As Malta disembarks migrants more charity-govt clashes loom

The Maltese armed forces will be taking ashore the passengers from the Ocean Viking before they are distributed to France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Portugal and Romania, the prime minister of Malta, Joseph Muscat, announced on Friday in a series of tweets.

Security squeeze in French resort for G-7 leaders’ summit

Security is getting tighter in the southern French beach resort of Biarritz ahead of the G-7 leaders' summit beginning this weekend.


“There’s a whole host of species on the bite”

Still wondering where to go fishing this summer? You’re in luck! After you see what Aruba’s got in store, your summer fishing getaway will be one step closer to perfection.

Happy Community Initiative supports Family Center Piedra Plat: Motivational learning for teenagers within a family setting

Foundation Centro Famia Piedra Plat_ translated Family Center Piedra Plat_ is a safe haven for teens from the...

Island Insight Episode XXXI: Insular Echo Alert 

Our fragile local biosphere is about the tiny regions of the surface of our planet that sustains life of species not found elsewhere.