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donner
By Edition On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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The former Christian Democratic politician Piet Hein Donner says goodbye

THE HAGUE - The former Christian Democratic politician Piet Hein Donner says goodbye as vice-president of the Council of State and looks back on the years since the dismantling of the Netherlands Antilles. “The More...

Paul-Comenencia
By Edition On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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Paul Comenencia appointed to the Council of State on behalf of Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD, THE HAGUE - The Kingdom Council of Ministers has decided to nominate Paul Comenencia for appointment to the Council of States of the Kingdom. He will represent the country of Curaçao in the Advisory More...

Council of State
By Edition On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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Council of State: Dispute Regulation still necessary

THE HAGUE - The continued differences of opinion within the Dutch Kingdom underscore the need for the introduction of a Dispute Regulation (“geschillenregeling”), according to Council of State. In its 2017 annual More...

Council of States
By Edition On Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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Council of State still without state councils of Curaçao and Sint Maarten

THE HAGUE - The Council of State of the Kingdom has had to work for years without representatives of Curaçao and Sint Maarten, reports Rene Zwart of ABCmediaonline. Vice-President Piet Hein Donner thinks that is More...

Rhuggenaath_Donner
By Edition On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Prime Minister visits Vice President Council of State

THE HAGUE - On Tuesday, February 20, Prime Minister Eugene Rhuggenaath paid a visit to Vice-President of the Council of State in The Hague, Mr. Piet Hein Donner. It was a pleasant and constructive conversation in More...

Koningin opent huisvesting Raad van State
By Edition On Friday, October 6th, 2017
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80/20 regulation off the table for good

WILLEMSTAD - The 80/20 regulation of the Pueblo Soberano is definitely of the table. This is according to the Council of State in the Netherlands. This entity investigates any law not signed by the Governor. The More...

Council of States
By Edition On Friday, April 7th, 2017
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Autonomy not meant to relax on essential values

THE HAGUE - Autonomy provides the Dutch Caribbean countries the tools to tackle social issues in the manner that they wish to do so. However, autonomy is “not meant to do nothing when the essential values of More...

Council of States
By Edition On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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No Dutch voting rights for Dutch Caribbean residents

Council of State finds test case ungrounded THE HAGUE - Aruba resident Lincoln Gomez lost his appeal at the Council of State in the Netherlands in an effort to obtain voting rights for the March 2017 elections of More...

Council of States
By Edition On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
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Grant all Parliaments right of initiative Kingdom laws

THE HAGUE - The Kingdom Council of State has advised against the right of initiative for individual Members of the Parliaments of Aruba, Curaçao and St. Maarten to submit a Kingdom Law proposal. Instead, the right More...

Bakker
By Edition On Monday, June 27th, 2016
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Age Bakker appointed as councilor at Council of State

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD – Professor Age Bakker has been appointed as State Councilor Extraordinaire at the Council of State of the Dutch Kingdom. His appointment is related to the independent budgetary surveillance More...