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By Edition On Friday, September 23rd, 2016
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Dutch MPs want clarity threats Maduro

THE HAGUE – Members of Parliament for the Dutch party VVD, Han ten Broeke, Ronald Vuijk and Andre Bosman want clarity from the Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders about the threatening language of the Venezuelan More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, September 6th, 2016
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Work load Coast Guard increase caused by situation Venezuela

WILLEMSTAD - Venezuela promises to be an important issue in the upcoming debate on the Caribbean Coastguard. According to the Dutch Government, there are very few Venezuelan refugees to the islands. The Coast Guard More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, July 12th, 2016
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Koenders: “Monitoring Venezuelans seems to be working”

THE HAGUE - According to the Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders it appears that measures taken by Aruba and Curaçao to monitor the migration of Venezuelans are bearing fruits. The control at entry has been sharpened. More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 30th, 2016
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Dutch Government: “No mass influx Venezuelans in Curaçao”

THE HAGUE - The Dutch government does not expect any mass exodus of Venezuelans to the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom, such as Curaçao, as the situation deteriorated sharply in Venezuela. The Dutch MPs are worried More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 15th, 2016
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Koenders: “Visa agreement Peru good for trade with Schengen countries and Caribbean parts of the Kingdom”

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - Minister Koenders today as President of the Council of the European Union signed a visa abolition agreement with Peru. As a result Peruvians can, from March 15, 2016, enter the Schengen area More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 10th, 2016
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Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs foresees smooth exchange tax information with the U.S.

WILLEMSTAD, THE HAGUE – The Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bert Koenders indicated recently that he does not anticipate any problems for the future exchange of tax information between Curaçao and the United More...

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By Edition On Saturday, February 27th, 2016
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Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs to discuss ties between islands and CARICOM

WILLEMSTAD, THE HAGUE - Ties with CARICOM, the Caribbean organization, will be discussed at the Kingdom level. This is stated in the report of the Kingdom Delegation activities in late September in New York during More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
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Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs: “Immigration Venezuelans under control”

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - Immigration of Venezuelans to Curaçao is under control. The Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bert Koenders wrote this on behalf of his colleagues the Ministers of Defense and Kingdom Relations More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Dutch Navy must play important role against possible Venezuelan refugees

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch Navy must play a role in keeping an eye on Venezuelan refugees trying to enter the Caribbean part of the Kingdom. This is according to the Dutch Parliament that is calling upon More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Koenders: “Venezuela is not a threat, but a risk”

WILLEMSTAD - Venezuela is no threat to the former Netherlands Antilles, but it is a risk. This is according to Minister Bert Koenders of Foreign Affairs, last Thursday after the debate on the tensions in the South More...