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Stef-Blok
By Edition On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
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Blok: The Netherlands will not accept refugees from Venezuela

THE HAGUE - There can be no question of refugees from Venezuela continuing to the Netherlands. Minister of Foreign Affairs says that the Netherlands has offered technical support to Aruba and Curaçao, to help with More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Fear of chaos around Venezuela elections

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The rising tension surrounding the upcoming presidential elections in Venezuela may lead to an additional influx of refugees to Curacao and Aruba. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs takes into More...

Blok_Venezuela
By Edition On Saturday, April 7th, 2018
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Official Press Release: Visit Blok ends border closure Venezuela

CARACAS, WILLEMSTAD - After his visits to Sint Maarten, Aruba, Curaçao and Colombia, Minister Blok traveled to Caracas, the capital of Venezuela. There, together with vice-presidents El Aissami and Soteldo, he More...

Dutch Parliament
By Edition On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
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Dutch government: “Attention to defense ABC islands”

In the Foreign and Security Strategy, explicit attention is paid to security in the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom. THE HAGUE - “The current crisis in Venezuela, the biggest neighbor of the Kingdom, can lead to More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 16th, 2018
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Venezuelans in Coro protesting against the embargo imposed on the ABC islands

CORO, WILLEMSTAD - The embargo unilaterally imposed by the Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro against Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao has become a boomerang for his own people. The Venezuelans in Coro who have family More...

Venezuela_INAC
By Edition On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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Venezuela holding talks to discuss reopening air traffic with ABC Islands

CARACAS - According to the Aruban news site NoticiaCla, the government of Venezuela has started with talks internally to discuss the situation of the border closure between their country and the ABC Islands, Aruba, More...

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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...

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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...