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
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Great interest in lecture on medicinal cannabis

WILLEMSTAD - Minister of Public Health, Nature and Environment Suzanne Camelia-Römer gave a lecture at the University of Curacao last night about the government's policy regarding medicinal cannabis. This meeting More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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Upcoming events in Curaçao

• Every Thursday / Punda Thursday Vibes / Willemstad-Punda • Dec 22 / Curaçao Santa Run / Downtown Willemstad • Dec 22 / Kaya Kaya Street Party / Otrobanda • Dec 24 / Christmas Eve / Official Holiday • More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 17th, 2018
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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...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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‘Divi Divi Air’ makes its inaugural flight to St. Maarten via Curaçao

PHILIPSBURG - Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic & Telecommunication in St. Maarten, the honourable Stuart Johnson was on hand at the Airport Monday at 11:30am to welcome the inaugural flight for More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Curaçao can now also be seen on Google Street View

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao is also on Google Street View since Monday, so now you can also navigate to locations like the Pontoon bridge and Small Knip. Google worked with the Curaçao Tourist Board to map the island. More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Countries of the Americas seek to keep region free of polio

GUATEMALA CITY - The region of the Americas registered its last case of poliomyelitis in 1991, and in 1994 was the first in the world to receive certification from the World Health Organization (WHO) as free of More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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New 10mn cancer test

Researchers from the university of Queensland in Australia have developed a 10-minute test that can detect the presence of cancer cells anywhere in the human body by discovering a unique DNA structure that appears More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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PAHO urges testing as the first step towards preventing HIV and halting the AIDS epidemic

Knowing HIV status is vital to accessing prevention, treatment, ensuring follow-up, protecting future partners and avoiding new HIV infections. 1 in 4 people with the virus in Latin America and the Caribbean do More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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Christmas fair, December 8, in Pietermaai district

WILLEMSTAD - On Saturday 8 December, a special Christmas market will take place in the Nieuwestraat starting at 4 o'clock. To get cozy together in the atmosphere for the holidays various Christmas stalls have been More...