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Dutch Parliament
By Edition On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

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...

By Edition On Monday, November 19th, 2018

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...

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By Edition On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Three million Venezuelans have already left their country

CARACAS - Since 2015, three million Venezuelans have fled from the economic and political crisis in their country. That is what the United Nations (UN) says. Neighboring country Colombia received by far the most More...

Gold bars
By Edition On Monday, November 12th, 2018

Bank of England refuses to hand over Venezuela’s gold

The Bank of England (BoE) is refusing to release around $550 million in gold owned by Venezuela back to the country over the UK regulator’s claim of growing uncertainty about Caracas’s intentions for the 14 More...

By Edition On Thursday, November 8th, 2018

Oil export from Venezuela in danger

WILLEMSTAD - If the crisis in Venezuela continues the same current trend, the country may have to stop oil exports next year. To this end, EcoAnalitica warns in an overview of prospects for 2019. The quantity of More...

Venezuelan refugees
By Edition On Monday, October 29th, 2018

The Venezuelan exodus

CARACAS -  It is difficult to determine exactly how many Venezuelans have left their country. The international press insists that the number reported by the Venezuelan government remains “questionable”. The More...

By Edition On Saturday, October 27th, 2018

Warnings of attack on Venezuelan opposition leader came days before beating

CARACAS - Venezuelan opposition leader María Corina Machado, attacked with clubs and rocks Wednesday by pro-government thugs, is the most recent target of an increasingly desperate Nicolas Maduro regime because More...

By Edition On Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Two Venezuelans die attempting to reach Aruba by boat

ORANJESTAD - Two Venezuelans attempting to reach Aruba died, authorities said over the weekend, highlighting the increasingly perilous routes migrants take to escape the OPEC member's economic meltdown. Venezuelans More...

Ronald van Raak
By Edition On Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Parliamentary questions from SP: Will the Netherlands help Curaçao in the refugee crisis?

THE HAGUE - The Dutch SP party wants to hear from Minister Blok (Foreign Affairs) and Undersecretary Knops (Kingdom Relations) whether the Netherlands is prepared to assist Curaçao in the reception of Venezuelan More...

By Edition On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Curaçao flooded by refugees: ‘crisis unacceptable’

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao is currently being flooded with refugees from Venezuela, but there is a total lack of help on the island. "The situation is worrisome and unacceptable," says Tineke Ceelen, director of Refugee More...