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By Edition On Monday, November 13th, 2017

EU adopts sanctions against Venezuela

BRUSSELS -  The European Union is banning arms sales to Venezuela and setting up a system for asset freezes and travel restrictions on some Venezuelan officials to ramp up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro. The More...

By Edition On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

William: EU to provide aid for joint projects of Dutch and French sides

PHILIPSBURG - The European Union (EU) has agreed to provide assistance to the island for joint projects that would benefit both Dutch St. Maarten and French St. Martin, Prime Minister William Marlin said at a press More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

EU funds also for St. Maarten

THE HAGUE - Dutch caretaker Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders expressed his commitment to seek the assistance of the European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) following a meeting of the Kingdom Council More...

By Edition On Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Tariffs suggested to protect region’s sugar industry

Sugar production quotas in the European Union will be scrapped at the end of September and industry experts warn that the region will suffer the backlash of a drop in prices. KINGSTON – Stakeholders in the region’s More...

By Edition On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

EU lifts yellow card on Curaçao for illegal fishing

WILLEMSTAD – Curaçao has made great progress in the fight against illegal fishing, and can now effectively address this practice. Therefore, the European Commission draws the yellow card which was handed out More...

By Edition On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

UK minister discusses crime, human rights and Brexit in St Kitts-Nevis

BASSETERRE - The potential implications of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union, now widely known as “Brexit”, was one of the matters discussed when St Kitts and Nevis’ prime minister, More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 12th, 2016
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EU to boost Caribbean competitiveness by strengthening regional partnerships

BASSE-TERRE – The INTERREG V Caribbean, a multimillion dollar EU-funded program to strengthen regional partnerships, will be officially launched in St. Lucia on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. In addition to boosting More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 5th, 2016

MEPs back EU-US data protection deal on exchanges for law enforcement purposes

BRUSSELS - The EU-US Umbrella Agreement on the protection of personal data exchanged for law enforcement purposes was backed by a broad majority of MEPs last week Thursday. The deal will ensure high, binding data More...

By Edition On Monday, August 15th, 2016

Exports of meat to the European Union; a start

WILLEMSTAD - The Ministry of Economic Development in cooperation with the Ministry of Health, Environment and Nature will hold a lecture on meat exports to the European Union. Worldwide, the consumption of meat More...

By Edition On Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

European Union provides relief aid to victims of Hurricane Earl in Belize

BELIZE CITY - In response to Hurricane Earl, which struck Belize on 4 August 2016 causing significant damage across the country, the European Commission is providing 50,000 EUR in humanitarian funding to assist More...