All about Asylum

By Edition On Monday, November 12th, 2018

Venezuelan refugee officer may not be deported for the time being

WILLEMSTAD - Lino Jose Ordoñez Zavala may stay for the time being. But the Venezuelan official who fled to Curaçao in August together with a Venezuelan sergeant and applied for political asylum here has not been More...

By Edition On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

Former Venezuelan military formally requests asylum

WILLEMSTAD - Through a local lawyer the Venezuelan military who illegally arrived on the island by boat last Friday requested political asylum. According to the asylum request (seen by Curaçao Chronicle), the man More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Funds from the Netherlands for foreigners’ asylum in the city

WILLEMSTAD - The 100,000 euros from Minister Stef Blok will be used to renovate the St. Thomas School in Otrobanda. The aim is to confine 100 to 150 women in detention for foreigners before they are deported. Justice More...

People sit as they wait after being rescued by coastguards in Willemstad
By Edition On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Ombudsman and lawyers are clamoring for an asylum policy

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao must develop a humane asylum policy. At least that's what the Ombudsman Keursley Concincion thinks. The lawyers who tried to assist the nine Venezuelan women, who went on hunger strike to prevent More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 19th, 2018

No financial assistance for Curaçao to give asylum to Venezuelan refugees

WILLEMSTAD - The Netherlands does not intend to assist Curaçao and Aruba in the costs of giving asylum to Venezuelans who try to migrate to the islands. In government circles in both Willemstad and Oranjestad there More...