History of Aruba
Aruba's first inhabitants were the Caquetio Indians from the Arawak tribe, who migrated there from Venezuela to escape attacks by the Caribs. Fragments of the earliest known Indian settlements date ba...
Elections in Aruba
Elections in Aruba gives information on election and election results in Aruba.Aruba elects on national level a legislature. The Estates (Staten) have 21 members, elected in a single nationwide consti...
Aruban general election, 2009
General elections were held in Aruba on 25 September 2009. The elections were the seventh to be held for membership of the Estates since autonomy was granted by the Dutch in 1986, and resulted in a vi...
Beth Holloway
Elizabeth Ann Reynolds "Beth" Holloway, also previously known as Beth Twitty, (born c. 1961) is an American speech pathologist and motivational speaker. Holloway specializes in teaching special ...
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Bushiribana and Balashi
Bushiribana and Balashi are the sites of two former gold smelters on the Caribbean island of Aruba.
The Aruba Island Gold Mining Company built the Bushiribana smelter in 1825 to extract gold from...
Betico Croes
Gilberto François "Betico" Croes (January 25, 1938 - November 26, 1986) was an Aruban political activist who was a proponent of Aruba's separation from the rest of the Netherlands Antilles. This event...
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Lago Colony
Lago Colony was a community located on the east end of the island of Aruba, in the area presently known as Seroe Colorado. This town consisted of about 700 homes, a hospital, club house, bowing alley,...
Battle of the Caribbean
The Battle of the Caribbean refers to a naval campaign waged during World War II that was part of the Battle of the Atlantic, from 1941–1945. German U-boats and Italian submarines attempted to disrupt...
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Fort Zoutman
Fort Zoutman is a military fortification at Oranjestad, Aruba. Built in 1798 by the Dutch army, it is the oldest structure on the island of Aruba. The Willem III Tower was added to the west side of th...
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Curaçao and Dependencies
The Colony of Curaçao and Dependencies (Dutch: Kolonie Curaçao en onderhorigheden; Colonia di Kòrsou i las dependenshas) was a Dutch colony from 1815 until 1828 and from 1845 until 1936. Between 1...
Natalee Holloway
Natalee Ann Holloway (born October 21, 1986) disappeared on May 30, 2005, while on a high school graduation trip to Aruba. Holloway, an 18-year-old American, lived in Mountain Brook, Alabama, USA, at ...
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Juancho Evertsz
Juancho Evertsz (March 8, 1923 Curaçao – April 30, 2008 Curaçao), whose full name was Juan Miguel Gregorio Evertsz, was a Dutch Antillean politician who served as the Prime Minister of the Nethe...
Operation Neuland
Operation Neuland (New Land) was the Kriegsmarine code name for the extension of unrestricted submarine warfare into the Caribbean Sea during World War II. U-boats demonstrated range to disrupt Unite...
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Natalee Holloway (film)
Natalee Holloway is a 2009 American television film directed by Mikael Salomon based on Beth Holloway's book about the 2005 disappearance of her daughter Natalee Holloway. The film stars Amy Gumenick ...
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Lago Oil and Transport Company
Lago Oil & Transport Co. Ltd. had its beginning in 1924 as a shipping company carrying crude oil from Lake Maracaibo to its transshipment facility on the island of Aruba.
With the discovery of...