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Governor
By Edition On Friday, November 13th, 2015
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Governor of Curaçao gives Prime Minister another opportunity to form new government

WILLEMSTAD – According to a press release from the Office of the Governor of Curaçao, on November 9, the Cabinet Whiteman requested the Governor to grant their resignation after the coalition parties lost their More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
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Curaçao government offers its resignation

WILLEMSTAD – The Prime Minister of Curaçao, Dr. Ben Whiteman has tendered his resignation to the Governor in Willemstad. Friday his four-party coalition lost the majority in parliament. Whiteman was only Prime More...

Governor
By Edition On Monday, November 9th, 2015
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Press release from the Office of the Governor

WILLEMSTAD - Today, November 9, 2015, Minister-President Whiteman gave a report to the Governor on the political situation that has arisen following the loss of the majority of the coalition parties in Parliament. More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 9th, 2015
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UPDATE: Whiteman at governor, PAR to join

WILLEMSTAD - It is still unclear whether the PAR will join the coalition, which has lost its majority in parliament. Reportedly, the yellow party asked for the Economic Development portfolio, which is now in the More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 9th, 2015
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What will happen with the government?

WILLEMSTAD - Last Friday, the government of Prime Minister Ben Whiteman lost its majority in parliament. Marilyn Moses of the PAIS party withdrew her support for the coalition. She left the party and continues as More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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Plasterk waits till Curaçao asks for help

WILLEMSTAD – The Dutch Minister of Kingdom Affairs, Ronald Plasterk has made no concrete offers to help Curaçao with the pollution problem caused by the oil refinery Isla. Plasterk was instructed by the Dutch More...

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By Edition On Thursday, October 29th, 2015
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Whiteman remains Prime Minister till end of term

WILLEMSTAD – Dr. Bernard (Ben) Whiteman was appointed interim Prime Minister on September 30 of this year after the former Prime Minister, Ivar Asjes was dismissed by his own party, the ruling party Pueblo Soberano More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 23rd, 2015
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Successful working visit Prime Minister Ben Whiteman to Brussels

BRUSSELS - Under the presidency of the Association of Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTA), the Prime Minister Dr. Ben Whiteman paid a working visit to Brussels from October 19 till 21. On October 20th, 2015, More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 19th, 2015
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Sehos and government sign loan agreement for 30 million

WILLEMSTAD - The St. Elisabeth Hospital (Sehos) and the Government signed a loan agreement for 30 million guilders. The money is paid out in phases and will be used to get the health care back on track. According More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 12th, 2015
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Premier: “I respect the decision of my party to solve their problems internally”

WILLEMSTAD – The former Prime Minister of Curaçao, Ivar Asjes stepped down on August 31 of this year. He was forced to step down after he had lost the support of the Members of Parliament of his own party. Questions More...