Curaçao’s Dark Past Shapes a Bright Future

2023-10-14T22:17:55+00:00Categories: Caribbean, South Pacific|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

By Chris McBeath The tiny Dutch island of Curaçao (pronounced cure-a-SOW) is a curious blend of architectural styles and cultures. The people range from European sophisticates to traditional medicine women. The market stalls in the streets of Willemstad, the island's picturesque capital, are filled with the catch of fishermen who cross the 35-mile stretch of open water from Venezuela. While the Spanish were the first to lay claim to [...]