All about Dutch Caribbean

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
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Independence

“My name, my reputation, and determination to do more for St. Maarten are constantly covered in fog, a fog not of my doing. The fog is created by the Dutch Government as the premise for their ongoing call for More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
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Winair unexpectedly pulls plug on CN-express

KRALENDIJK - The start of CN Express, the direct flight between Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, is experiencing an unexpected but serious delay. The connection between the three islands of the Caribbean Netherlands More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
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Both Presidents of Dutch Parliament visit the Caribbean part of the Kingdom

THE HAGUE - The Presidents of the First and Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament, Ankie Broekers-Knol and Khadija Arib, will visit the Caribbean part of the Kingdom from January 6 to 13, 2018. They will visit More...

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By Edition On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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Departure of the British Vice Consul in the Dutch Caribbean

LONDON, WILLEMSTAD - The British Embassy in The Hague announces with regret that the British Vice Consul in the Dutch Caribbean, Mrs Anne-Marie Pietersz-Powell, will be leaving her post on 14 December 2017 after More...

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By Edition On Friday, November 24th, 2017
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Coast Guard arrests 20 undocumented migrants

WILLEMSTAD - The Caribbean Coastguard intercepted a vessel this morning with twenty undocumented migrants south of Curaçao. The radar operator of the Rescue and Coordination Center discovered a suspicious ship More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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Research vessel to visit islands in Feb. & March

TEXEL - A Netherlands Maritime Research Institute NIOZ research ship and a team with almost 100 scientists will visit the Windward Islands during part of February and March 2018 to conduct research in the sea surrounding More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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St. Maarten Government agrees to joint border control regulation

PHILIPSBURG - Government has signed on the joint regulation on border control, one of the conditions set by the Dutch Government for doling out 550 million euros in hurricane recovery funds. Justice Minister Rafael More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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Dutch Parliament supports hurricane-proof rebuilding

THE HAGUE - The Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament supports a hurricane-proof and sustainable construction of buildings in the Windward Islands in the reconstruction period after Hurricane Irma. Parliament adopted More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Constitution change for islands now a fact

THE HAGUE - The amendment to the Dutch Constitution to provide a constitutional basis for Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba and to establish an Electoral College has become a fact with the consent of the First Chamber More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Community strength in the Caribbean

WILLEMSTAD - The Caribbean is a special place, appreciated by its residents and citizens around the world for each island’s unique identity and community strength. In the past week, many of the Caribbean OCT islands More...