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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, April 24th, 2018
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European Parliament wants more help for the Caribbean islands

BRUSSELS - The President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, wants the European Commission to give more support to Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao. The islands are currently being flooded with refugees from More...

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By Edition On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Grenada to be removed from EU Tax Haven list

ST GEORGE’S - Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell says Grenada is expected to be removed from the European Union Blacklist by the end of January. The decision to remove Grenada, one of 17 countries blacklisted by More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Four Caribbean countries on new EU tax haven blacklist

BRUSSELS - The European Union (EU) has released a blacklist of 17 countries which it says are tax havens, and four Caribbean countries are included. Barbados, Grenada, St Lucia, and Trinidad and Tobago are on the More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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European and Caribbean Banks commit millions to reconstruction in hurricane-ravaged islands

BONN - The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) have set up an emergency post-disaster reconstruction financing initiative to help the region recover from recent hurricanes. The More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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“Discover Curaçao” on the Dutch RTL 4 Channel

Getting viewers in the Netherlands to fall in love with Curaçao … WILLEMSTAD - White sand, blue water, sunshine and plenty of nature as you relax on a terrace or dance, feeling free … It’s the ideal vacation More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 6th, 2017
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Curaçao promoted in Germany and the Netherlands

WILLEMSTAD - The KLM and the Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) recently organized the KLM Curaçao Roadshow in Germany. The show made stops in Munich, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Berlin, with approximately 160 travel agents More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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D66 wants European sanctions against Venezuela

THE HAGUE - The Dutch political party D66 wants European sanctions for "wrong" officials in Venezuela, the South American country where President Nicolas Maduro has been involved in a fierce power struggle with More...

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By Edition On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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Less business class to Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - The number of booked business trips to Curacao is decreasing. This is according to a report from market leader BCD-travel that keeps the sale of business tickets. Curaçao falls into a fifth place. More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
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President Trump’s Climate Change stance spells doom for small islands, experts warn

WASHINGTON - Acclaimed theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking believes that Donald Trump has taken “the most serious and wrong decision on climate change this world has seen”, and top scientists agree, especially More...