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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...

United Nations
By Edition On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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UN does not exercise permanent supervision on Kingdom

WILLEMSTAD – During a recent visit by a number of representatives of Dutch civil servants in the United Nations Department of Political Affairs in New York, they discussed the political structure of the Kingdom More...

Schotte
By Edition On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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Plasterk: “Schotte still has influence because of poverty”

THE HAGUE – “I know exactly what the situation is in Curaçao. Gerrit Schotte says that all opposing political parties are pro the Netherlands,” said the Minister of Kingdom Relations Ronald Plasterk in a More...

CFT1
By Edition On Monday, May 1st, 2017
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Cft Annual Report 2016: Budget standards met despite economic stagnation

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao, Aruba and Sint Maarten succeeded in meeting the standards of financial supervision in 2016 in the face economic adversity. Likewise Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba were successful in 2016 More...

Governor
By Edition On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Governor: Today is an important day

WILLEMSTAD - Governor Lucille George-Wout looked forward to today's elections during the King’s Day Celebration last Wednesday. She called today an important day, perhaps the most important day of this year because More...

Lintjes
By Edition On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Curaçao’s recipients with Governor Lucille George-Wout 31 royal decorations for Dutch Caribbean

THE HAGUE - A total of 31 persons in the Dutch Caribbean received a royal decoration on Wednesday: three in St. Maarten, ten in Curaçao, thirteen in Aruba and five in Bonaire. There were no royal decorations in More...

ipko1
By Edition On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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Doubt if Interparliamentary Kingdom Conference should continue this year

WILLEMSTAD - There is uncertainty about the continuation of the Inter-Parliamentary Consultation Kingdom late next month. The reason for the doubts is the elections in Curacao on April 28. On May 11 the new Parliament More...

Governor's palace
By Edition On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
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Not the answer

WILLEMSTAD - That the Kingdom Council of Ministers would annul Curaçao’s so-called 80/20 Law (see Saturday paper) was to be expected. Limiting all employers to a maximum of 20 per cent immigrant workers was considered More...

Plasterk
By Edition On Friday, April 7th, 2017
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The Hague once again intervenes with strong hands in the former Antilles

THE HAGUE – The government in The Hague forbids Curaçao to require local employers to employ at least 80 percent of native workers. On Sint Maarten there should be an Integrity Chamber. The Netherlands once again 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...