No parliamentary meetings due to Christmas recess

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WILLEMSTAD - The Parliament of Curaçao will be in recess. From December 18 until January 3 there will be no parliamentary meetings. The budget meetings are held the week before the recess. After the Christmas break, from 9 to 12 January, the parliaments of all the islands and the Netherlands come together for the Kingdom Inter-Parliamentary Conference. More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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Trade union bus drivers do not agree with insurance premium

WILLEMSTAD - The trade union of small bus drivers is opposed to the increase in the car insurance premium. Last weekend it was announced that this premium will go up 13 percent. The increase should have gone into More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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MPs want pension

WILLEMSTAD - The President of Parliament William Millerson wants the government to regulate the pension of the Members of Parliament. The previous bill proposal which was presented on October 10, 2010, was annulled More...

Marilyn-Alcala-Walle
By Edition On Monday, November 20th, 2017
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SSC almost as many staff as the entire education ministry

WILLEMSTAD - The Foundation for Education Financing (SSC) must reduce its staff. This grew under the leadership of the embattled former director Margiet de Freitas, who was a member of the former ruling party Pueblo More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 20th, 2017
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Guangdong Zhenrong Energy blacklisted in Beijing

WILLEMSTAD - Guangdong Zhenrong Energy (GZE) is in financial trouble and is on the blacklist in Beijing. The Chinese government is probably taking over the company now. That may be too late for the operation of More...

Roelof-van-Laar
By Edition On Monday, November 20th, 2017
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Van Laar writes of obstruction in his battle against poverty

THE HAGUE - “Poverty must stay.” It is the painful conclusion and the title of the chapter on Kingdom relations in the new book by former Member of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament Roelof van Laar More...

Guangdong
By Edition On Monday, November 20th, 2017
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Prime Minister: “Leaking of MDPT’s letter to GZE is deliberate and it follows a pattern destined to harm Curaçao”

WILLEMSTAD - The Multidisciplinary Project Team (MDPT), in charge of finding a strategic partner for the future of the oil refinery in Curaçao, laments the fact that once again a letter addressed to Guangdong Zhenrong More...

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By Edition On Friday, November 17th, 2017
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Luisa Ortega Diaz’s call for “regime change” rejected in the Dutch Parliament

THE HAGUE - On the 16th of November 2017, Luisa Ortega Diaz, Venezuela's former Attorney General, spoke to the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament, invited by the intensely anti-Bolivarian More...

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By Edition On Friday, November 17th, 2017
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Acquittal for Tromp in Saffier case

WILLEMSTAD - The court in the first instance of Curaçao has fully acquitted (former) President of the Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Maarten, Emsley Tromp of intentionally filing income tax returns incorrectly. It More...

Marilyn-Alcala-Walle
By Edition On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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The Netherlands supports compulsory education

WILLEMSTAD - “We do not have to reinvent the wheel.” Says the Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports Marilyn Alcala-Walle about compulsory education after her official visit to the Netherlands. In More...