All about ABC Islands

Raymond-Knops-ANP
By Edition On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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Knops: “According to Curaçao and Aruba there is no question of gold smuggling”

THE HAGUE - The Undersecretary responsible for Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops answered questions from the Dutch parliament on the topic of gold smuggling from Venezuela to the ABC Islands. On the question if it More...

Smuggle_gold
By Edition On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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Venezuelan heading for the Netherlands is arrested with 46 gold bars

ORANJESTAD - A Venezuelan man was arrested on the Caribbean island of Aruba on Sunday, heading for the Netherlands with a suitcase full of gold bars. The man was reportedly planning to board a KLM fight to the Netherlands More...

Curacao (1)
By Edition On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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Overview of the supermarket sector on the ABC islands

WILLEMSTAD - In Curaçao, it seems that less and less fruit is available. However, the shelves are not completely empty. Recently, Freshplaza published an article, in which it was reported that boats with fruit More...

maduro
By Edition On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018
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ABC islands and sanctions imposed from Venezuela – the real reason for this!

As you may have noticed the illustrious president of Venezuela mr. Maduro has ordered a freeze on commercial activity between the ABC islands and Venezuela. Reason for this is the supposedly big contraband there More...

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...

nicolas_maduro_barboza
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...

Aruba
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...

Venezuela delegation
By Edition On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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Proposals to lead to reopening of border

ORANJESTAD - The Dutch Kingdom and Venezuela agreed on Friday to evaluate "new approaches that emerged after the debate" on halting the flow of contraband from the South American country to the neighbouring, so-called More...

Ronald van Raak
By Edition On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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Dutch MP asks about large-scale gold smuggling to islands

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 More...

Aissami
By Edition On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
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Venezuela to open air bridge with ABC Islands for safe return of people

Tareck El Aissami, Venezuela's Vice President, said in a tweet that a meeting to combat contraband will be arranged with the islands' authorities to discuss the issue. CARACAS, WILLEMSTAD - The Venezuelan government More...