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a popular island resort in the Netherlands Antilles

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The place is placid and free, and native Arubans clearly flock here, yet it never gets crowded.
Parallel to these efforts, the Aruban Government worked out a package of incentives to reinforce the refinery's profitability.
There is one dark cloud over recent Aruban history that needs a brief mention, however.
You'll see everything from the island's lighthouse and nearby restaurant, the Alto Vista chapel, an ostrich farm, stone stacks (the Aruban equivalent of a wishing well) and a series of natural rock bridges.
Written texts, which are characterized by conceptual orality such as contributions to Internet Relay Chat (IRC) or to virtual guestbooks (meeting-points between the Antilles on the islands and the diaspora in the Netherlands), reflect the frequency and type of switches perfectly, for instance the following message by an Aruban individual:
And of course, the Aruban print and radio reporters, who quickly became everyone's favorite sources of speculation.
Arubans proudly boast that no hurricanes have hit the island since 1934.
By this time, the historic class divisions between the urban elites and rural "Cunucu" Arubans also became apparent, and a new nationalist party (the MEP) rapidly came to power by mobilizing and largely uniting the rural community around their special Spanish-Indian heritage.
Based upon extensive discussions with native Arubans and former residents of the now timeworn Colony, Carabello offers a bewitching depiction of the islandCoa lush, exhilarating novel that seamlessly interweaves scintillating romance with the richness of Aruba's history, culture, and growth.
A record nine parties were competing for parliamentary seats, an indication, observers said, that Arubans wanted change and were frustrated over stagnant wages and growing inflation.
I know this is a travel writer's cliche but it happens to be true - Arubans are so friendly, courteous and polite that you almost feel embarrassed to ask them to do anything.
Arubans prepare for this cultural tradition as early as one year in advance, assuring that all costumes and floats are crafted on time.
District Judge James Lawrence King in Miami FL decided the Arubans bargained in bad faith and committed misconduct in the final stage of track negotiations.
Calvin and I are enthusiastic about the event and are confident it will be a great time for both Arubans and visitors alike," said Ponson.
Based upon extensive discussions with native Arubans and former residents of the now timeworn Colony, Carabello offers a bewitching depiction of the island -- a lush, exhilarating story that seamlessly interweaves scintillating romance with the richness of Aruba's history, culture, and growth.