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By Edition On Saturday, April 7th, 2018
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Official Press Release: Visit Blok ends border closure Venezuela

CARACAS, WILLEMSTAD - After his visits to Sint Maarten, Aruba, Curaçao and Colombia, Minister Blok traveled to Caracas, the capital of Venezuela. There, together with vice-presidents El Aissami and Soteldo, he More...

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By Edition On Thursday, April 5th, 2018
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St. Maarten Prime Minister travels to Curacao for Foreign Affairs meeting

WILLEMSTAD - Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin traveled to Curacao to attend a meeting on foreign affairs. Also attending the meeting are Dutch Foreign Affairs Minister Stephanus Blok and the Prime Ministers of More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
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The Netherlands warns Curaçao and Aruba against foreign interference

THE HAGUE - The governments of Curaçao, Aruba and Sint Maarten must be alert to secret interference by foreign investors who want to have political influence on the islands through takeovers of companies. This More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 16th, 2018
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New Minister of Foreign Affairs to visit Curaçao and Aruba

THE HAGUE - The recently appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok will be visiting Curaçao, Aruba and Sint Maarten in early April. The minister announced this in a meeting with the Dutch Parliamentary Committee More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 5th, 2018
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The Kingdom has new Minister of Foreign Affairs

THE HAGUE - Stef Blok becomes the new Kingdom Minister of Foreign Affairs. He follows Halbe Zijlstra who stepped down two weeks ago after he had to admit to lying about a visit to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Foreign More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Lying Dutch top diplomat endangers international affairs

The Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Halbe Zijlstra, recently admitted that a lie he had told in 2016 “was not a smart move”. Mind you that he didn’t lie about winning big in a poker game or catching More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Dutch foreign minister resigns after lying about Putin meeting

THE HAGUE - Dutch foreign minister Halbe Zijlstra has resigned after admitting he lied about being in Russian president Vladimir’s dacha in 2006 and hearing Putin talk about his plans for a greater Russia. Zijlstra More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Trade and travel ban between Venezuela and ABC Islands remains in force

BRUSSELS - Venezuela continues to block trade and travel with the Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao. According to the Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, who is in charge of foreign relations for the entire Kingdom, Halbe More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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Illegally received goods from Venezuela will be returned

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The countries of the Kingdom are willing to return goods illegally imported from Venezuela to Curaçao, Aruba and Bonaire. This is what the Dutch Minister Halbe Zijlstra of Foreign Affairs More...

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By Edition On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Dutch Foreign Affairs: “Venezuelan boycott could last even longer”

THE HAGUE - The trade boycott of Venezuela against the ABC islands 'can still take a while'. This is what the Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Halbe Zijlstra expects in the run-up to diplomatic consultations today More...