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By Edition On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Meeting Parliament Chairs ‘tense but meaningful,’ says Van Putten

ST. EUSTATIUS - The Chairwomen of the First and Second Chambers of the Dutch Parliament paid a working visit to St. Eustatius Sunday. During their visit First Chamber Chair Ankie Broekers-Knol and her colleague More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Netherlands Parliament delegation makes port tour

WILLEMSTAD - As part of the work visit of the Presidents of the Parliament of the Netherlands, there was a program of the delegation members today which included a courtesy visit to the Curaçao Ports Authority More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
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Both Presidents of Dutch Parliament visit the Caribbean part of the Kingdom

THE HAGUE - The Presidents of the First and Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament, Ankie Broekers-Knol and Khadija Arib, will visit the Caribbean part of the Kingdom from January 6 to 13, 2018. They will visit More...

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By Edition On Friday, November 17th, 2017
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Luisa Ortega Diaz’s call for “regime change” rejected in the Dutch Parliament

THE HAGUE - On the 16th of November 2017, Luisa Ortega Diaz, Venezuela's former Attorney General, spoke to the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament, invited by the intensely anti-Bolivarian More...

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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...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
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Elections, reconstruction at centre of budget debate

THE HAGUE - Should elections be held in St. Maarten or not? And, should elections be tied to the starting up of the Reconstruction Fund? The developments in St. Maarten dominated the handling of the 2018 draft budget More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Constitution change for islands now a fact

THE HAGUE - The amendment to the Dutch Constitution to provide a constitutional basis for Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba and to establish an Electoral College has become a fact with the consent of the First Chamber More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 6th, 2017
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“Visa requirement will not stop Venezuelan refugees”

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - There won’t be any visa requirement for Venezuelans who want to enter Aruba, Curacao and Bonaire anytime soon. Even if the crisis in Venezuela continues to deteriorate, said the Dutch Minister More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 6th, 2017
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Residency rule to become Dutch remains five years as senators vote no to change

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The residency requirement to become Dutch will not go up from five to seven years after senators on Tuesday rejected the draft legislation. The plan, backed by the lower house in June, More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 4th, 2017
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Navy ship to remain in the Caribbean

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch government is not in favor of withdrawing its navy ships from the Caribbean part of the Kingdom to stop refugees in the Mediterranean. This is according to the Dutch Minister of More...