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By Edition On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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The Netherlands refuse to buy AF-KLM shares

THE HAGUE - The Dutch Minister of Finance Wopke Hoekstra has said that the government of the Netherlands does not plan to buy equity in Air France-KLM despite the growing concerns about the group’s future and More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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St. Maarten Government agrees to joint border control regulation

PHILIPSBURG - Government has signed on the joint regulation on border control, one of the conditions set by the Dutch Government for doling out 550 million euros in hurricane recovery funds. Justice Minister Rafael More...

Parera
By Edition On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Curaçao becomes coordination center for Caribbean relief efforts

WILLEMSTAD - The French, English and Dutch relief efforts in the Caribbean must be based in Curaçao. That was announced yesterday in New York during the United Nations General Assembly. Navy Base Parera becomes More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
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IMF chief found guilty in Paris trial

PARIS - Managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde was found guilty of negligence with public money in a French court on Monday in connection with an over €400 million arbitration More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
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IMF chief Lagarde goes on trial

PARIS - The first female managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, went on trial on Monday in a French court for alleged misuse of public funds. The charge of negligence stems More...

Sint Maarten
By Edition On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
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‘France breached border status quo agreement’

THE HAGUE – France did not stick to the agreement to maintain a status quo regarding the land border between Dutch St. Maarten and French St. Martin while the negotiations for a final demarcation were not concluded. Dutch More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 17th, 2016
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Hurricane Matthew devastation revives talk of French reparations to Haiti

PORT AU PRINCE - One week after Hurricane Matthew devastated Haiti, many on social media are suggesting it's time for France to repay its debt to the country. The Category-4 hurricane struck parts of the Caribbean More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
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French Government sends police to Guadeloupe to help tackle crime

BASSE-TERRE – Rising crime in the French overseas department of Guadeloupe has prompted France to send in police reinforcement. Their arrival had been announced by the Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve and More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 18th, 2016
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The French city of Nice is not nice anymore

1. The Bloody Gift for the National Day On July 14, 2016, in the Mediterranean city of Nice, at approximately 10:40pm local time (4:40pm EST), at the 227th anniversary of Bastille Day, its National Day, France witnessed More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 24th, 2015
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Slave trade remembered on International Day

PARIS, France -- By teaching, communicating and transmitting the history of the slave trade the world can reinforce the rights and the dignity of people of African descent and, together, fight against all forms More...