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Stef-Blok
By Edition On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Minister Blok: ‘I do not know a multicultural society that is peaceful’

THE HAGUE - The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Dutch Kingdom Stef Blok made statements in a private meeting about ethnicity and multicultural societies. For example, the minister said that he does not know a More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 29th, 2018
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Minister Blok: Bankruptcy PdVSA is a realistic option

THE HAGUE - A bankruptcy of the Venezuelan state oil company PdVSA is a real option. This is what Minister Blok writes in a letter addressed to the House of Representatives in preparation for the Wednesday debate More...

Stef-Blok
By Edition On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
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Blok: The Netherlands will not accept refugees from Venezuela

THE HAGUE - There can be no question of refugees from Venezuela continuing to the Netherlands. Minister of Foreign Affairs says that the Netherlands has offered technical support to Aruba and Curaçao, to help with More...

Blok
By Edition On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
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The Kingdom does not recognize Venezuela’s election results

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - the Netherlands and with it the other countries of the Kingdom do not acknowledge the result of the presidential elections in Venezuela last Sunday. Minister Stef Blok has stated today in More...

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By Edition On Saturday, May 19th, 2018
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Blok leaves Venezuelan consul on Aruba untouched

THE HAGUE - Kingdom Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok sees 'currently' no reason to disagree to the appointment by Venezuela of former General Carlos Mata Figueroa to return as Consul General in Aruba. The minister More...

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By Edition On Thursday, May 17th, 2018
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Blok: Curaçao economic positioning abroad

THE HAGUE - The Curaçao Minister for Economic Development Steven Martina is on a working visit in the Netherlands. Among other things, he held talks with Chairman Hans de Boer of the employers' organization VNO-NCW More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Fear of chaos around Venezuela elections

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The rising tension surrounding the upcoming presidential elections in Venezuela may lead to an additional influx of refugees to Curacao and Aruba. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs takes into More...

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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...

Stef-Blok
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...