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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...

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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...