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By Edition On Friday, January 19th, 2018
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Ministers of Justice in the Kingdom discuss important issues

WILLEMSTAD - Aruba, Curaçao, St. Maarten and the Netherlands, on behalf of the BES islands (Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba) are working on an intention statement regarding information exchange to prevent illegal More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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Venezuelan President now extends border closure for an indefinite period of time

CARACAS, WILLEMSTAD - Venezuela has extended the border closure Aruba and Bonaire and Curaçao again, and now for an indefinite period. There is a draft agreement between the parties involved, but the Venezuelan 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 Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Venezuela to lift ban after resolution has been signed

ORANJESTAD - Today a meeting took place in Aruba between the countries Aruba, Curaçao, the Netherlands and Venezuela to find a solution to the measures unilaterally imposed by the South American country. After More...

IPKO
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 Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
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Geerlings calls for more substance within Kingdom

ORANJESTAD/THE HAGUE - An urgent call by St. Maarten Member of Parliament (MP) Perry Geerlings of the Democratic Party (DP) to give more content to relations within the Kingdom was rebuffed by the delegation of More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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Hurricane, sustainability, climate are focus of IPKO

THE HAGUE - Hurricane Irma, sustainability and climate change and its effect on the small island states are the main themes of next week’s Inter-Parliamentary Kingdom Consultation IPKO in Aruba. During the three-day More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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Curaçao and Aruba: “No way to treat a neighboring country”

WILLEMSTAD, ORANJESTAD - Curaçao and Aruba are reacting to the Venezuelan decision to close the border with the ABC islands for three days. Anger and concern compete for priority with the Prime Ministers of both More...

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By Edition On Friday, January 5th, 2018
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Breaking: Maduro orders closure for 72 hours of the border with Aruba, Curaçao and Bonaire

CARACAS - Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced the 72-hour closure of the border with the islands of Aruba, Curaçao and Bonaire through the activation of the "Sentinel Plan for Sovereignty and Contraband."   Developing...  More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
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State Secretary Knops visits Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - State Secretary Knops (Interior and Kingdom Relations) pays an introductory visit to the three Windward Islands from Monday, January 8th until Sunday, January 13th, 2018. During his first visit to Aruba, More...