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By Edition On Monday, October 8th, 2018

Blok is going to demand attention for Venezuela in Europe

WILLEMSTAD - The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Dutch Kingdom Stef Blok is going to draw attention to the influx of Venezuelan refugees to Curaçao and Aruba. He will do this at the meeting of all Ministers More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 14th, 2018

Suriname accepts apologies from Kingdom Minister Stef Blok

Last week, a representative from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs traveled to Suriname to apologize on behalf of the minister. THE HAGUE, PARAMARIBO - The Surinamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs accepts the More...

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By Edition On Friday, July 20th, 2018

Curaçao government strongly regrets Minister Blok’s statements

WILLEMSTAD - The government of Curaçao deeply regrets the statements of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, and in that capacity also Kingdom Minister, Mr. Blok, on multicultural societies. The government absolutely More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Second Bilateral Technical Meeting between Venezuela and the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao are the closest gateway to the European Union for Venezuela CARACAS - As part of the bilateral agreements undertaken by the Venezuelan Government to promote trade, on Monday Governor More...

By Edition On Monday, May 21st, 2018

Minister Martina: Economy is at the turning point

WILLEMSTAD - Minister Steven Martina of Economic Development is not too worried about it. “Curaçao is in a perfect storm. What could go wrong went wrong”, it sounds ominous. Nevertheless, the minister is optimistic. More...

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By Edition On Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Annual Kingdom Consultation on Foreign Relations in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - On Thursday, April 5, a Kingdom Consultation on Foreign Relations will take place in Curaçao with the presence of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok and the Prime Presidents of Aruba, Sint Maarten More...

By Edition On Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Dutch, Venezuelan officials to meet in Aruba

ORANJESTAD - The Dutch government has scheduled a high-level meeting with Venezuelan officials in Aruba tomorrow to discuss ongoing tensions between Caracas and the Caribbean islands that have significant refining More...

By Edition On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Prime Minister strengthens ties with Ministers of Defense and Foreign Affairs in the Netherlands

THE HAGUE - Prime Minister Rhuggenaath was the guest of the Ministers of Defense and Foreign Affairs on Tuesday, November 21 to consult with his colleagues. Both Minister of Defense and the Minister of Foreign Affairs More...

By Edition On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Koenders: “No naivety when it comes to Venezuela”

ORANJESTAD - The Kingdom must remain ‘very vigilant’ when it comes to the situation in neighboring Venezuela. This is according to the Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders during a press conference after the More...

By Edition On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

New board Corps Consulaire, new opportunities

Congratulations! The Curacao Corps Consulaire has a new board consisting of Dean mr. Karel Frielink (Honorary Consul of Germany) and members ms. Margaret Hawthorne (Honorary Consul of the USA), mr. Ivan Moreno jr. More...