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Plasterk
By Edition On Monday, May 1st, 2017
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Ronald Plasterk: “Attempted ‘coup’ in Curaçao”

WILLEMSTAD - According to Minister of Kingdom Relations, Ronald Plasterk, the efforts of the interim government in Curaçao to stop the elections were "in fact a coup". That's what the Minister said during a recent More...

Governor
By Edition On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Governor: Today is an important day

WILLEMSTAD - Governor Lucille George-Wout looked forward to today's elections during the King’s Day Celebration last Wednesday. She called today an important day, perhaps the most important day of this year because More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Former GECOM Chairman Surujbally leads CARICOM team to observe Curacao elections

WILLEMSTAD - Former Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Dr. Steve Surujbally, is in Curacao leading a small Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Electoral Observer Mission to monitor the General Elections More...

Elections
By Edition On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Curaçao votes today!

WILLEMSTAD - People in Curaçao go to the polls today for the second time in less than seven months to elect a new Parliament. It’s also the second time early elections take place on the island since new constitutional More...

Pisas
By Edition On Friday, March 31st, 2017
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Interim Premier Pisas: “The Netherlands is biased”

WILLEMSTAD - According to interim Prime Minister Gilmar Pisas, the Netherlands is clearly behind the political parties that are now in the opposition and against the current coalition, including the MFK of the former More...

plasterk
By Edition On Friday, March 31st, 2017
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Kingdom Council of Ministers: “Elections in Curaçao should continue on April 28”

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The Kingdom Council of Ministers, on a proposal presented by Minister Ronald Plasterk of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, decided to seek urgent advice from the Council of State of the More...

Dutch parliament
By Edition On Friday, March 31st, 2017
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Dutch Parliament, Plasterk emphasise need for fair Curaçao elections

THE HAGUE – The Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament and Minister of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Ronald Plasterk, during a plenary debate on Thursday, reaffirmed the importance of having the elections More...

Press conference
By Edition On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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Breaking News: Majority of 12 concedes; Elections continue unhindered

WILLEMSTAD – During a press conference the majority in Parliament consisting of MFK, KdNT, MP, PS and the two independent MPs announced that they will not stand in the way of the upcoming elections of April 28. The More...

Governor
By Edition On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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The Governor of Curaçao: “Elections must take place!”

WILLEMSTAD - The Governor of Curaçao, Her Excellency Lucille George-Wout, believes that it is very important for the development of the democratic life of Curaçao that the elections of April 28, 2017, take place. More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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OAS Head wants Venezuela kicked out unless elections called

Luis Almagro has accused president Nicolas Maduro’s socialist government of violating human rights and standards of democracy. WASHINGTON DC – Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) Luis More...