Dutch MP asks about large-scale gold smuggling to islands

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THE HAGUE - Member of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament Ronald van Raak of the Socialist Party (SP) wants clarity from the Dutch Government about reports that large quantities of Venezuela gold are being smuggled to Aruba and Curaçao with the blessing of the Venezuelan armed forces. Several Dutch media outlets, NPO Radio 1, and the newspapers More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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Swearing in of Julian Lopez Ramirez as member of Supervisory Board Central Bank

WILLEMSTAD - On Tuesday, January 9, Julian Lopez Ramirez was sworn in by the governor of Sint Maarten as a member of the Supervisory Board of the Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten (the "CBCS"). Lopez Ramirez More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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Venezuelan Parliament: “Curaçao must take in refugees”

CARACAS, WILLEMSTAD - The Venezuelan Parliament, appointed by President Nicolas Maduro, has called on Curaçao to grant asylum to a group of boat refugees. Parliamentarian Luis Stefanelli said to speak on behalf More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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Venezuela: “Last minute changes from the Netherlands has delayed the agreement”

ORANJESTAD - According to a reporting from the Aruba new site NoticiaCla, it was because of the changes proposed by the Netherlands at the last minute, that the parties were not able to reach an agreement last Friday. More...

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By Edition On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Interparliamentary Kingdom Consultation in Aruba completed

ORANJESTAD - A parliamentary delegation from each country in the Dutch Kingdom participated in an interparliamentary consultation (IPKO) in Aruba. This consultation took place on Tuesday, January 9 through Thursday, More...

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By Edition On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Minister Grapperhaus visits Bonaire and Curaçao

THE HAGUE - Minister Grapperhaus (Justice and Security) will visit Bonaire and Curaçao from Monday, January 15 to Wednesday, January 17, 2018. On his first visit to the islands, he meets the Ministers of Justice More...

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By Edition On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Venezuela keeps the border with the ABC Islands closed for a while longer

WILLEMSTAD - Venezuela keeps the border with Aruba, Curaçao and Bonaire closed for at least three more days. That was announced in Venezuela. The meeting this afternoon between the Prime Minister of Aruba Evelyn More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Dutch, Venezuelan officials to meet in Aruba

ORANJESTAD - The Dutch government has scheduled a high-level meeting with Venezuelan officials in Aruba tomorrow to discuss ongoing tensions between Caracas and the Caribbean islands that have significant refining More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Netherlands Parliament delegation makes port tour

WILLEMSTAD - As part of the work visit of the Presidents of the Parliament of the Netherlands, there was a program of the delegation members today which included a courtesy visit to the Curaçao Ports Authority More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Dutch State Secretary of Internal Affairs and Kingdom Relations Knops and his delegation on a port tour in Willemstad

WILLEMSTAD - As part of his introductory visit to Curaçao, the Dutch State Secretary of Internal affairs and Kingdom relations, Mr. Knops visited the Curaçao Ports Authority today, whereby CPA firstly gave a More...