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Ombudsman
By Edition On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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Dutch First Chamber discusses ‘devastating’ situation at St. Maarten police cells and refugee crisis in Curaçao and Aruba

THE HAGUE - The St. Maarten police cells became a point of discussion during a meeting of experts with the First Chamber of the Dutch Parliament on Tuesday about Venezuelan migrants and refugees in Curaçao and More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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The Netherlands responsible for human rights

WILLEMSTAD - The Netherlands as the largest country in the Kingdom is responsible for human rights. That is what the UN Committee against Torture says in a report that has just been published. The guarantee function More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Will Russia keep its $6bn promise to Venezuela?

CARACAS - Russian officials have cast doubt on multibillion-dollar pledges to Venezuela touted by its president Nicolás Maduro, whose crisis-wracked country has become increasingly dependent on Moscow as its most More...

UN-Mark-Lowcock
By Edition On Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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UN seeks $738M to help Venezuela’s neighbors handle migrant flood

GENEVA - The United Nations said on Tuesday it was seeking $738 million in 2019 to help neighboring countries cope with the inflow of millions of Venezuelan refugees and migrants, who have “no prospect for return More...

Oil refinery
By Edition On Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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Curaçao selects US company to restart refinery

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao has selected a US company as the preferred bidder for a long-term contract to run its oil refinery, stepping in before Venezuelan state-owned PdV's lease expires in December 2019. RdK, the More...

KTK
By Edition On Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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KTK wants to dismiss part of its staff

WILLEMSTAD - Towing Company KTK offers a part of the staff the opportunity to leave voluntarily. Those who submit their resignation will receive a golden handshake. Due to the crisis at oil company PDVSA, the activities More...

Igor Sechin
By Edition On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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Rosneft chief rebukes Venezuela oil shipments

WASHINGTON, MEXICO CITY - The head of Russian oil company Rosneft, Igor Sechin, flew to Caracas last week to meet Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and complain over delayed oil shipments designed to repay loans, More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
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Venezuela’s former treasurer took $1 billion US in bribes

Alejandro Andrade received properties, platinum and gold Rolex watches and Mercedes-Benz cars thanks to scheme Venezuela’s former national treasurer admitted receiving over $1 billion US in bribes as part of illicit More...

Dutch Parliament
By Edition On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
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The Netherlands will no longer help the islands with the refugee issue

THE HAGUE - The Netherlands no longer needs to do more to help the islands with the sheltering of refugees from Venezuela. This was adopted by a majority of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament. The Dutch More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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The International Criminal Court must investigate Maduro’s crimes in Venezuela

I often wonder if it would make any difference to the victims of the dictatorship of Nicolás Maduro in Venezuela if the International Criminal Court did not exist. I’m afraid it wouldn’t. But if the ICC were More...