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IPKO-Koninkrijksrelaties-Daily-Herald
By Edition On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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Elections bring about shift in Kingdom Relations Committee

THE HAGUE – Wednesday’s elections brought major disappointment for two members of the Permanent Committee for Kingdom Relations of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament: Committee Chairman Jeroen Recourt More...

Court of Justice
By Edition On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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Mauritsz de Kort appointed Joint Court of Justice VP

THE HAGUE - Judge Mauritsz de Kort (43) will become the new vice-president of the Joint Court of Justice for the Curaçao and Bonaire branches. The Kingdom Council of Ministers, on Friday, approved the proposal More...

Koenders
By Edition On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Dutch Minister of Foreign Relations meets with Premiers Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten

ORANJESTAD – The Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders met with the Prime Ministers of Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten last Tuesday to discuss the foreign policy of the Dutch Kingdom. The Ministers More...

ronald-plasterk
By Edition On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Dutch political party CDA asks about high food prices on islands

THE HAGUE – The Christian Democratic Party CDA wants to know whether there is an agriculture and/or food policy for Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba to curb the high food prices and trade deficit on the islands. CDA More...

Curacao pensioner
By Edition On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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Residents of the Dutch Caribbean islands want to know more about pension

WILLEMSTAD - Residents of the Dutch Caribbean islands see pension as an important topic. Almost 70% are prepared to pay themselves for a good pension and 80% would like to receive more information about pension. More...

bosman-van-raak
By Edition On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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Dutch Parliamentarians slam motion on Integrity Chamber

THE HAGUE – Members of the Permanent Committee for Kingdom Relations of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament are highly critical of Monday’s decision of the St. Maarten Parliament to block the establishing More...

Court
By Edition On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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Gavel changes hands at Joint Court of Justice

WILLEMSTAD - New President of the Joint Court of Justice of Aruba, Curaçao and St. Maarten, and of Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba Eunice Saleh received the gavel from outgoing President Evert Jan van der Poel More...

ronald-plasterk
By Edition On Friday, January 27th, 2017
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Island Parliaments asked to respond

THE HAGUE - The Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament is seeking a formal reaction of the three Dutch Caribbean Parliaments to the advice of the Council of State on the possibility of Members of the Parliaments More...

Council of States
By Edition On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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No Dutch voting rights for Dutch Caribbean residents

Council of State finds test case ungrounded THE HAGUE - Aruba resident Lincoln Gomez lost his appeal at the Council of State in the Netherlands in an effort to obtain voting rights for the March 2017 elections of More...

IPKO-2017
By Edition On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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Anybody’s guess

“It’s a start, but not what we have been fighting for years already,” said Aruban opposition leader Evelyn Wever-Croes (MEP) about Saturday’s news that the Kingdom Council of Ministers had endorsed the Dutch More...