Minister Zijlstra wants new consultations between ABC islands and Venezuela after EU sanctions

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BRUSSELS - The Netherlands together with Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao wants to consult with Venezuela again. This new consultation round will take place after the European Union has imposed sanctions against Venezuela due to the political crisis in that country. According to Minister Zijlstra of Foreign Affairs, a new consultation is necessary because More...

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European Commission
By Edition On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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EU sanctions against Venezuela bad for ABC Islands

BRUSSELS - Restricted sanctions which were unanimously proclaimed by the European Union against Venezuela threaten to reinforce the blockade of the Latin American country against Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao. Venezuela More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Trade and travel ban between Venezuela and ABC Islands remains in force

BRUSSELS - Venezuela continues to block trade and travel with the Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao. According to the Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, who is in charge of foreign relations for the entire Kingdom, Halbe More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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Illegally received goods from Venezuela will be returned

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The countries of the Kingdom are willing to return goods illegally imported from Venezuela to Curaçao, Aruba and Bonaire. This is what the Dutch Minister Halbe Zijlstra of Foreign Affairs More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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Premier Rhuggenaath: “It’s time to ask ourselves why Venezuela took measures against the islands”

WILLEMSTAD - Now that Venezuela still does not allow any maritime or air traffic to the ABC islands, according to the Prime Minister of Curaçao, Eugene Rhuggenaath it is time to ask the question again why the South More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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Hospital: “Surgeon may only perform surgeries under supervision”

WILLEMSTAD - Medical director Franke Scheper of the Saint Elizabeth Hospital (SEHOS) confirms that one of the surgeons in the hospital has not been allowed to perform surgeries since Saturday, January 13. The Board More...

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By Edition On Saturday, January 20th, 2018
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Dutch Defense continues to measure air quality in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - The GGD Amsterdam (Public Health Department) continues to measure air quality in, for example, Julianadorp in Curaçao, where many Defense personnel live. This is because of the concern that exists More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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Meeting between Venezuelan and ABC Islands canceled

WILLEMSTAD - The meeting that was supposed to take place between Venezuela and the ABC Islands today did not continue. That was the message from the Prime Minister of Aruba, Evelyn Wever-Croes. This was reported More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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The case of the refinery

WILLEMSTAD - The hundred-year-old oil refinery in Curaҫao is one of the most complex cases in terms of its corporate governance, relationship with the public, and its NGO status. The plant is owned by the state-owned More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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Multidisciplinary Project Team to be dissolved

WILLEMSTAD - The Multidisciplinary Project Team (MDPT), that is in charge of negotiation the future of the oil refinery in Curaçao, will be dissolved. Refineria di Korsou (RdK), the owner of the refinery is now More...