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Evelyn
By Edition On Monday, November 20th, 2017
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Historic day in the Dutch Kingdom: Evelyn Wever-Croes sworn in as the first female Prime Minister of Aruba

ORANJESTAD - A new government was sworn in on Saturday morning in Aruba. With the coalition led by Evelyne Wever-Croes, Aruba has a female prime minister for the first time in its history. On September 22, the party More...

Dutch police St Maarten
By Edition On Monday, November 20th, 2017
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Dutch police may stay in St. Maarten after Jan. 1

THE HAGUE - The Dutch police officers stationed in St. Maarten may very well stay after January 1, 2018, announced State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops on Sunday. “The need to have More...

Roelof-van-Laar
By Edition On Monday, November 20th, 2017
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Van Laar writes of obstruction in his battle against poverty

THE HAGUE - “Poverty must stay.” It is the painful conclusion and the title of the chapter on Kingdom relations in the new book by former Member of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament Roelof van Laar More...

Dutch Parliament
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...

holiday
By Edition On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
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St. Maarten Governor requests Mr. Franklin Meyers to form interim government

PHILIPSBURG - On November 7, 2017, the Governor of Sint Maarten, His Excellency drs. E.B. Holiday, requested the fraction leader of the United Peoples Party, Mr. Franklin Meyers, to form an interim government as More...

Statia-De-Quill
By Edition On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Statia has US $39M in hurricane damage

THE HAGUE/STATIA - Hurricanes Irma and Maria caused an estimated $39 million in damage in St. Eustatius. The Committee for Financial Supervision CFT fears the financial consequences for the St. Eustatius Government More...

SXM Parliament
By Edition On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Update St. Maarten: MPs pass motions to meet Dutch conditions

PHILIPSBURG - Having no objections to the conditions for aid from the Dutch government and amending the draft national ordinance on the Integrity Chamber to include the matters raised by the Dutch Government were More...

Van Putten
By Edition On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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No criminal investigation against Van Putten

WILLEMSTAD - The Public Prosecutor's Office (OM) BES will not conduct criminal investigations in response to statements by the politician of Sint Eustatius, Clyde van Putten, on Curaçao on October 9, 2017. This More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Prime Minister Rhuggenaath travels to Costa Rica to represent Kingdom

WILLEMSTAD - At the request of the Minister of Foreign Affairs in the Netherlands, the Prime Minister of Curaçao, Eugene Rhuggenaath will be in San José, Costa Rica on November 2 and 3 to attend the Conference More...

Sarah Wescott-Williams
By Edition On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Sarah: Marlin’s change of position on conditions comes ‘too little, too late’

PHILIPSBURG - Democratic Party (DP) leader Member of Parliament (MP) Sarah Wescot-Williams said on Tuesday that Prime Minister William Marlin’s change of position on the Dutch conditions for recovery aid for St. More...