Curaçao resident awarded an MBE in her Majesty the Queen of England’s Birthday Honours List

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LONDON, WILLEMSTAD - On behalf of the Britannic Club of Curaçao, we are delighted to congratulate the former British Vice Consul for the Dutch Caribbean, Anne-Marie Pietersz-Powell on being awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. An MBE is an award given by the Queen to an individual for outstanding service to the community or local More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 11th, 2018
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Arrests in India linked to local medical school

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By Edition On Thursday, June 7th, 2018
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