All about Dutch Caribbean

By Edition On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

The Netherlands wants to tackle crisis after seizure PdVSA: contact made with Venezuela

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The Netherlands wants to defuse the crisis in the Dutch Caribbean which arose after the seizure by the American oil giant ConocoPhillips on the infrastructure and stocks of PdVSA, the Venezuelan More...

By Edition On Monday, May 14th, 2018

Rutte and Knops pay working visit to Statia

ORANJESTAD - Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Dutch State Secretary for Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops paid a working visit to St. Eustatius on Sunday. The visitors were met at F.D. Roosevelt More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 11th, 2018

New patrol boats delivered in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Four new high-speed patrol boats commissioned in Curaçao are the first to be delivered to the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard (DCCG) under a 12-boat order announced last year. The welded aluminum 38 Defiant More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

MIVD warns against ‘secret activities’ in the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom

THE HAGUE - The Caribbean parts of the Kingdom can be the target of 'secret activities' of foreign powers. According to Rene Zwart of, the Military Intelligence and Security Service (MIVD) More...

By Edition On Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Delta Plan needed to save corals in the Caribbean

DEN HELDER - Prof. Dr. Han Lindeboom has used his retirement speech from Wageningen University & Research to make a strong case for a 'National Delta Plan' to save the corals in the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom. At More...

By Edition On Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Zr. Ms. Holland arrived in the Caribbean

WILLEMSTAD - Zr.Ms. Holland has arrived in the Caribbean. The new station ship will be used for the next 3.5 months to intercept drug transports and to support the Coast Guard. Even before her ceremonial entry, More...

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By Edition On Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Search for new Representative of the Netherlands

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - For a while there is no Representative of the Netherlands and now a vacancy has been posted. If previous Representatives were appointed through an internal procedure, the vacancy is now public. More...

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By Edition On Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Free admission right throughout the Kingdom or at least between the 6 islands

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - In January 2018, a case was filed with the UN Court of Human Rights, in which the free right of admission is discussed throughout the Kingdom or, at the very least, between the six islands. Background In More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

Boards of financial supervision visit the Netherlands

THE HAGUE - From March 26th to 28th the Boards of financial supervision visited the Netherlands. There they spoke with State Secretary of Internal Affairs and Kingdom Relations, the Minister of Finance, members More...

By Edition On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Cft confirms concerns Dutch Parliament on finance Caribbean countries

THE HAGUE - The Dutch Parliamentary Committee for Kingdom Relations has been updated today by the Financial Supervision Council (Cft) on the state of public finances of the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom. The conversation More...