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royal decorations
By Edition On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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23 Caribbean Dutch people receive royal decorations

WILLEMSTAD - Almost 3000 Dutch citizens received a royal decoration on the eve of King's Day. 23 of them live in the Caribbean part of the Kingdom. 8 on Aruba, 4 on Bonaire and 11 on Curaçao. Among them are Sydney More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Mexico paves the commercial ground for its companies in the Dutch Kingdom

THE HAGUE - The president of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, today strengthened commercial ties with the Netherlands in a meeting with the business community of this country, which highlighted the willingness of both More...

Franco
By Edition On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Commissioner Franco introduces ‘Statia 2025’

ORANJESTAD - The second public meeting hosted by Dutch Government Commissioner Mike Franco and Acting Commissioner Mervyn Stegers was a calm and informative affair, attended by a sizeable cross-section of the community More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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‘Military adventurism’ real threat for ABC islands

THE HAGUE - 'Military adventurism' poses a real threat to Curaçao, Aruba and Bonaire. The Lieutenant General of the Marines Rob Verkerk warned the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament. This is according to a More...

Schotte
By Edition On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Schotte: Dispute regulation on hold will deteriorate relationship in the Kingdom

WILLEMSTAD - With the attitude of the Netherlands to put the dispute regulation on hold, the relationship between Curacao and the Netherlands will only worsen, according to the leader of the opposition party MFK More...

Dutch Parliament
By Edition On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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Worries about outdated criminal law on islands

THE HAGUE - Members of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament Chris van Dam and Joba van den Berg, both of the Christian Democratic Party CDA, find it unacceptable that an outdated criminal law can lead to acquittal More...

Dutch Kingdom
By Edition On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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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...

King's games
By Edition On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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17,000 students from Curaçao participate in King Games

WILLEMSTAD - This year, more than 17,000 children from Curaçao are participating in the King Games. Since the inauguration of Willem Alexander as King of the Netherlands on April 30, 2013, the King's Games have More...

Prime Ministers Office
By Edition On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Dutch government puts dispute regulation for Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten on hold

THE HAGUE - Aruba, Curaçao and Sint-Maarten are not yet given the opportunity to appeal to an independent judge if they disagree with decisions from The Hague. The Dutch cabinet is putting the plan for a so-called More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Dutch police stay in St. Maarten extended

THE HAGUE - Dutch police officers will continue working in St. Maarten until at least September 1 and their number will be increased to 34. Dutch State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops More...