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Pechtold
By Edition On Thursday, November 17th, 2016
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Protocol not followed in Boekhoudt appointment

THE HAGUE–The Kingdom Council of Ministers did not follow the appointment protocol for Governors when it nominated Alfonso Boekhoudt as Aruba’s new Governor last month. Dutch Minister of Home Affairs and Kingdom More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
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Haitian trade mission to visit Aruba

ORANJESTAD - From Tuesday, 15 to Friday, November 18, 2016, a trade delegation, consisting of representatives of 13 Haitian companies, two representatives of the ministry of trade and industry and several representatives More...

Tiara Air
By Edition On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
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Former employees want bankruptcy Tiara Air

ORANJESTAD - A group of seven former employees of Tiara Air Aruba has asked the court to declare the airline bankrupt. This was reported by the Aruban news site NoticiaCla. Like InselAir, Tiara Air has money stuck More...

Koning beëdigt gouverneur Aruba (POOL)
By Edition On Saturday, October 29th, 2016
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Netherlands cannot determine who will be Governor

THE HAGUE – Minister Ronald Plasterk of Kingdom Relations won’t explain why the Netherlands had so much haste to swear in Alfonso Boekhoudt as the new Governor of Aruba. Although he will start his tenure as More...

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By Edition On Saturday, October 29th, 2016
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Need for more focus on vocational education highlighted at conference

PHILLIPSBURG - Representatives of vocational education institutions from several islands gathered at Milton Peters College (MPC) in St. Maarten on Thursday to discuss the development of trade schools in the region More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
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Plasterk: “Governors serve the interests of The Hague”

WILLEMSTAD – The Governors of the countries of Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten serve primarily the interests of The Hague and not that of the country where they are. They are representatives of the King, who More...

Insel Air
By Edition On Monday, October 17th, 2016
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Curaçao’s Insel Air eyes strategic partnership

WILLEMSTAD - InselAir’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Albert Kluyver says the Curaçao carrier is in negotiations with an unspecified third party over a possible strategic partnership. Speaking to IATA, Kluyver More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 14th, 2016
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Call for completion of independence trajectory

THE HAGUE -The trajectory to achieve full independence for Aruba, Curaçao and St. Maarten should be completed. The Dutch Government should approach the United Nations (UN) to discuss this. The liberal democratic More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
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Aruba, Curaçao refineries dominate budget handling

THE HAGUE -The risks associated with the reopening of the Aruba refinery, the pollution created by the Isla refinery in Curaçao and the role of the Kingdom played a central part in the plenary handling of the draft More...

dutch-kingdom
By Edition On Friday, October 7th, 2016
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Boekhoudt nominated as Aruba’s Governor; Holiday reappointed as Sint Maarten’s Governor

THE HAGUE – Mr. J.A. (Alfonso) Boekhoudt will be nominated for appointment as Governor of Aruba. Boekhoudt (51) is currently the Minister Plenipotentiary of Aruba in The Hague. He succeeds Mr. Refunjol. The appointment More...