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ronald-plasterk
By Edition On Friday, May 12th, 2017
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UN, organisations willing to assist Dutch Caribbean

THE HAGUE - The United Nations (UN) and other international organisations visited by the delegation of the Dutch Ministry of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations BZK in March, have expressed willingness to assist More...

Tigersharks-Saba-bank
By Edition On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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Tiger sharks in Dutch Caribbean now tracked by satellite tagging

PHILIPSBURG – During an expedition last year, a number of tiger sharks were caught on the Saba Bank and fitted with satellite tags to study how these animals move around the Caribbean Sea. This research provides More...

Council of States
By Edition On Friday, April 7th, 2017
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Autonomy not meant to relax on essential values

THE HAGUE - Autonomy provides the Dutch Caribbean countries the tools to tackle social issues in the manner that they wish to do so. However, autonomy is “not meant to do nothing when the essential values of More...

Ocan-John-Leerdam-Daily-Herald
By Edition On Monday, April 3rd, 2017
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Leerdam calls for active Dutch Caribbean block

AMSTERDAM–Dutch Caribbean organisations in the Netherlands should work more closely together and support each other – not only to create a stronger unity, which will increase chances at achieving more, but also More...

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...