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zijlstra
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...

United Nations
By Edition On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Dutch foreign minister asks for UN help in Sint Maarten relief effort

THE HAGUE, NEW YORK - Foreign minister Bert Koenders has asked the United Nations to help with the relief effort on hurricane-hit Caribbean island Sint Maarten. Speaking at the UN meeting in New York, Koenders said More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Foreign Affairs: “Do not go to Venezuela!”

WILLEMSTAD - Do not go to Venezuela if that is not necessary. That is the advice given by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Dutch Kingdom. They have further tightened the travel advice for Venezuela. Yesterday, More...

Elections
By Edition On Monday, April 3rd, 2017
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International observers from OAS and CARICOM

WILLEMSTAD – Before transferring power to an interim government, former Prime Minister Hensley Koeiman requested international observers for the elections that will take place on April 28 this year. The request More...

Koenders
By Edition On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Dutch Minister of Foreign Relations meets with Premiers Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten

ORANJESTAD – The Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders met with the Prime Ministers of Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten last Tuesday to discuss the foreign policy of the Dutch Kingdom. The Ministers More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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Trump asked to help free Mormon jailed on weapons charges in Venezuela

Laurie Holt with a photo of her imprisoned son, Joshua. (Photo: deseretnews.com) UTAH – The mother of a Utah man jailed and allegedly subjected to “horrifying abuse” for the last seven months in Venezuela More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Consular Corps of Curaçao gets new board

WILLEMSTAD - A new Board of the Consular Corps of Curaçao was appointed at the recent annual general meeting. Karel Frielink, honorary consul of Germany, was appointed the new Dean. The other board members appointed More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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Prime Minister accepts Dutch assistance in oil refinery negotiations

WILLEMSTAD – The Prime Minister of Curaçao Hensley Koeiman accepts the offer of the Dutch government for assistance in the negotiations on the future of the oil refinery. Curaçao is in a process in which the More...

Koenders
By Edition On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
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Dutch Minister Koenders offers assistance for negotiations with Guangdong Zhenron Energy

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD – The Dutch Minister of Foreign Minister Bert Koenders has offered assistance to Curaçao in the negotiations with the Chinese state-owned Guangdong Zhenrong Energy on the future of the oil More...

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By Edition On Thursday, October 13th, 2016
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Director of the Western Hemisphere of the Ministry of External Affairs of the Netherlands visits the port

WILLEMSTAD - Mr. Marcel de Vink, director of the Western Hemisphere of the Ministry of External Affairs of the Netherlands recently paid a visit to the Curaçao Ports Authority accompanied by the Secretary General More...