Denying protections for asylum seekers denies them opportunities to seek safety

Venezuelan refugees

I’ll never forget the day Pedro and Sandra Ramírez (names changed) first came to my office. Soft-spoken and kind, the elderly Venezuelan couple radiated grace and warmth — a welcome contrast to the dreary November weather that day. As I always do in an initial interview with potential clients, I asked the couple about their background as well as More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

Building blocks for the up rise of a new creative class in Curacao

The local government promotes possibilities for creation of smart nation Curacao and it becoming as an attractive destination for digital nomads. This group travels the world around seeking for nice destinations.  More...

By Edition On Monday, December 17th, 2018

Cinelandia is still there!

I work in downtown Punda right next to the ugliest building in town. I don't mean the design. That is not so bad. Not my taste but it has its beauty. What I mean is the state it is in. The building I am talking More...

By Edition On Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Open letter to Ministers of Justice of St. Maarten and Curaçao, Cornelius de Weever and Quincy Girigorie

Dear Minister De Weever, We are writing this letter to thank you for giving us a chance to rehabilitate and to help us with our job here in Curaçao, at the same time. Some of us were lucky enough to try and gain More...

By Edition On Monday, November 26th, 2018

The right to be heard

People’s rights jurist Lucita Moenir Alam contributed an article to Antillaans Dagblad at the Dutch-language newspaper’s request on the 25th anniversary of the first constitutional referendum in Curaçao, More...

Dutch Caribbean
By Edition On Friday, November 23rd, 2018

Urgent call to all Caribbean nations to condemn and reject continuation of Dutch colonialism in the Caribbean region

We herewith would like to bring attention to an urgent emerging undemocratic development in the Southern- Caribbean. On November 20th 2018, the illegal deposed government of Sint Eustatius will be in court of first More...

Alex Rosaria
By Edition On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Referendum yes, but not without a referendum law

It’s amazing how some Dutch Members of Parliament (MP) keep busy these days. Some can be found promoting cartoons that insult the Prophet Muhammad. Others dream up proposals for the introduction of two types of More...

By Edition On Monday, November 19th, 2018

Transforming Urban Curaçao

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is assisting the Curacao Ministry of Traffic, Transport and Urban Planning (VVRP) in its objective to improve urban and community sustainability through the More...

pollution refinery
By Edition On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

SMOC: The distribution of money within the RdK N.V.

WILLEMSTAD - RdK N.V. (Refineria di Korsou N.V.) collects the meager rent of the Isla. A meager rent because for the maintenance of the refinery and the more environmentally friendly operation - an objective of More...

By Edition On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

Doing Nothing Corporation

Despite the fact that more and more companies are forced to cut back on their staff, the aforementioned club seems to increasingly enjoy the interest of local politicians. One is abroad for some singing performances, More...