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Dutch Parliament
By Edition On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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Worries about outdated criminal law on islands

THE HAGUE - Members of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament Chris van Dam and Joba van den Berg, both of the Christian Democratic Party CDA, find it unacceptable that an outdated criminal law can lead to acquittal More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
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CN-Express continues to operate between BES Islands

KRALENDIJK - The lifting by the Dutch government of the ban on civil servants to fly with InselAir has - at least in the short term - no consequences for the flight operations of the CN Express. "The agreements More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 6th, 2018
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Dutch civil servants may fly again with InselAir

WILLEMSTAD - Dutch Government officials are allowed to fly with the Curacao airline InselAir. More than a year ago, the government banned business trips with this company for safety reasons. The problems at the More...

Henk Brons
By Edition On Friday, April 6th, 2018
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Separate Directorate-General for Kingdom Relations

THE HAGUE - The Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations has decided to transfer the Kingdom Relations file to a separate Directorate-General. Henk Brons has been appointed as a quartermaster for the new department More...

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By Edition On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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St. Maarten Minister of tourism welcomes CN-Express Air Connection for Windward Islands with Bonaire

PHILIPSBURG - Acting Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunications (Ministry TEATT) of St. Maarten, Cornelius de Weever, says he welcomes the news about an agreement that has been More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Kingdom coordination meeting 4 countries: NL / BES – Curaçao – Aruba – St. Maarten

BRUSSELS - The Prime Minister of Curaçao, Eugene Rhuggenaath is on an official visit in Brussels this week. On Monday, February 19, 2018, the Kingdom delegation met at the office of the Permanent Representative More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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Air connection between BES islands with CN-Express starting Monday

KRALENDIJK - The CN Express is carrying out its first direct flight from St. Eustatius to Bonaire on Monday and vice versa. The government has reached an agreement with the Sint Maarten airline Winair for the implementation More...

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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 Monday, September 25th, 2017
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InselAir working on possible route Curaçao – St.Eustatius

ORANJESTAD - Statia’s FDR Airport had a special visitor in the form of InselAir’s Fokker50 which executed a directly flight to St. Eustatius. The flight was a charter executed by InselAir on behalf of ZVK for More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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Kingdom Representative Isabella to be replaced by 2018

KRALENDIJK - Kingdom Representative Gilbert Isabella will be replaced by a new candidate in 2018. This much can be deducted from a letter Minister Ronald Plasterk from Interior Affairs and Kingdom Relations has More...