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By Edition On Thursday, June 29th, 2017
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USA Dept. of State: “Look at role of government officials in illegal sex industry Curaçao”

WILLEMSTAD - Another important note on the Human Trafficking Report which was recently released by the U.S. Department of State is that U.S. considers that the Government of Curaçao must conduct an investigation More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
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Curaçao remained on Tier 2 in Human Trafficking Report

WILLEMSTAD - According to this year’s Human Trafficking Report recently released by the U.S. Department of State, the Government of Curaçao does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking; More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
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US slaps Belize with worst rank in latest Human Trafficking Report

WASHINGTON - The U.S. State Department yesterday slapped the worst tier status on the Central American CARICOM nation of Belize as it released its annual Trafficking in Persons report. Belize is the only Caribbean More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Obama renews designation of Cuba and Venezuela as national security threats

WASHINGTON - The United States declared a national emergency to deal with perceived "threats" in Cuba and Venezuela on Friday, along with Iran, Libya, Ukraine, Zimbabwe and countries that Washington claims "support More...

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By Edition On Friday, December 9th, 2016
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U.S. Consulate receives honorable mention in December 2016 edition of State Magazine

WILLEMSTAD - U.S. Consulate General Curaçao is proud to announce that Roosevelt House, the Chief of Mission residence, on Curaçao received an honorable mention in the December 2016 edition of State Magazine. Secretary More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 10th, 2016
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Kerry: “Curaçao Day Message”

WASHINGTON - On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send my best wishes to the people ofCuracao as you celebrate Curacao Day on October 10. We congratulate Curacao for holding successful More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 7th, 2016
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U.S. Under Secretary of State Patrick F. Kennedy visits Prime Minister

WILLEMSTAD – on Thursday, October 6, the Prime Minister of Curaçao, Dr. Bernhard Whiteman received the visit from the U.S. Under Secretary of State for Management, the Honorable Patrick F. Kennedy. As Under-Secretary More...

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By Edition On Thursday, July 21st, 2016
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US will not lift sanctions on St Lucia without credible progress

CASTRIES - The United States has made it clear to the new government in Saint Lucia that the ongoing failure to bring to justice those responsible within the local police force for gross violations of human rights More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 30th, 2016
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Secretary of State Kerry Releases 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report – Curaçao still in Tier 2

WASHINGTON - On June 30, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry released the 2016 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, the U.S. government’s principal diplomatic tool to engage foreign governments on human trafficking. More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 12th, 2014
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US concerned over lack of due process in Venezuela

WASHINGTON, USA -- The US State Department said on Thursday it is deeply concerned by the lack of due process or fair trial guarantees for persons detained in relation to protests in Venezuela. Opposition leader More...