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European Commission
By Edition On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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EU sanctions against Venezuela bad for ABC Islands

BRUSSELS - Restricted sanctions which were unanimously proclaimed by the European Union against Venezuela threaten to reinforce the blockade of the Latin American country against Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao. Venezuela More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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Attorney still wants to prosecute former ministers

WILLEMSTAD - Attorney Achim Henriquez wants to know what happened to the lawsuit filed by 788 citizens earlier this year. These citizens want the Public Prosecution (OM) to prosecute former minister of the government More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Governor: “Government is optimistic about the future”

WILLEMSTAD - “Although the Cabinet-Rhuggenaath is looking forward to the future with great optimism, we must also focus on the present.” This is according to Her Excellency Governor Lucille George-Wout yesterday More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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Second Tuesday of September: Opening Parliamentary Year

WILLEMSTAD - Today was the opening of the new parliamentary year in Curaçao. This has been a tradition since the time of the Netherlands Antilles. Yesterday, the President of Parliament William Millerson gave a More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 21st, 2017
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Venezuela ‘congress in resistance’ rejects new assembly

CARACAS - Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress rejected the self-proclaimed lawmaking authority of a new legislative body elected last month at the behest of President Nicolas Maduro, widening the political More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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D66 wants European sanctions against Venezuela

THE HAGUE - The Dutch political party D66 wants European sanctions for "wrong" officials in Venezuela, the South American country where President Nicolas Maduro has been involved in a fierce power struggle with More...

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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...