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ENNIA Curacao-D
By Edition On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
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CDA seeks clarity on Ennia situation

THE HAGUE - The Christian Democratic Party CDA in the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament wants clarity about the emergency measure that the Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Maarten (CBCS) imposed on the insurance More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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Dutch MPs pass law banning face veils in public buildings

New law bans veils and other items that hide the face in government buildings, public transport, schools and hospitals. THE HAGUE - The Dutch upper house of parliament has passed a law banning face veils in public More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Dutch Parliament pushes for stringent financial supervision for islands

THE HAGUE - The Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament has again made clear that it wants the financial supervision on the countries Aruba, Curaçao and St. Maarten and on the public entities Bonaire and St. Eustatius, More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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The road for legalization online gambling market is open

THE HAGUE - It is likely that the First Chamber of the Dutch Parliament will soon give the green light to a bill that should legalize remote games of chance or online gambling. Dutch and foreign providers can then More...

Sietse-Fritsma
By Edition On Thursday, June 7th, 2018
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Dutch MPs walk away angry during debate on PVV bill initiative

THE HAGUE - The PVV faction presented a bill initiative to allow criminal Antilleans to be expelled from the Netherlands. The debate in the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament got out of hand. All hell broke More...

Sietse Fritsma
By Edition On Thursday, June 7th, 2018
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PVV law criminal Antilleans dies in Second Chamber

THE HAGUE - A bill proposal with which criminal Antilleans can be sent back to their island of origin dies in the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament. The PVV hoped for its initiative law with right-wing support More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
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Prime Minister sees no reason for more military capacity because of Venezuela

WILLEMSTAD - The Prime Minister of Curaçao, Eugene Rhuggenaath sees no reason to deploy extra troops and other capacities because of Venezuela. The Prime Minister reacts to the motion of the Second Chamber of the More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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Dutch Parliament wants to strengthen the defense of the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom

THE HAGUE - An overwhelming majority in the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament wants Minister Ank Bijleveld of Defense to consult with allies about the strengthening of the military defense of the Caribbean More...

Sietse Fritsma
By Edition On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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Fritsma MP considers bill proposal expulsion Antilleans not hopeless

THE HAGUE - The Dutch Member of Parliament for PVV Sietse Fritsma considers his initiative bill to return criminal Antilleans to the Caribbean after serving their sentence not hopeless. The plenary treatment of More...

Statia-De-Quill
By Edition On Friday, June 1st, 2018
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‘Neglect and backlog’ in Statia, State Secretary Knops tells MPs

ORANJESTAD - “The situation is serious, the neglect and backlog even more extensive than previously thought and visible and noticeable in virtually all areas,” State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations More...