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AnneMarie
By Edition On Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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Curaçao resident awarded an MBE in her Majesty the Queen of England’s Birthday Honours List

LONDON, WILLEMSTAD - On behalf of the Britannic Club of Curaçao, we are delighted to congratulate the former British Vice Consul for the Dutch Caribbean, Anne-Marie Pietersz-Powell on being awarded an MBE in the More...

RFA
By Edition On Monday, January 29th, 2018
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Royal Navy in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - The support ship that is now moored in the harbor at Otrobanda is not the famous Karel Doorman, but the RFA Mounts Bay of the English Royal Navy. The 176-meter-long ship is here for maintenance. The More...

john_rankin
By Edition On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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UK stalling on Bermuda same-sex marriage u-turn

HAMILTON - The governor of Bermuda, John Rankin, has still not signed a bill from the territory’s Senate that overturned the islands’ previous and short-lived same-sex marriage legislation, replacing it with More...

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By Edition On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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Departure of the British Vice Consul in the Dutch Caribbean

LONDON, WILLEMSTAD - The British Embassy in The Hague announces with regret that the British Vice Consul in the Dutch Caribbean, Mrs Anne-Marie Pietersz-Powell, will be leaving her post on 14 December 2017 after More...

tariq-ahmad
By Edition On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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British Minister wants Caribbean to focus on cooperation instead of reparations

KINGSTON - A visiting Minister from the United Kingdom has virtually heaped scorn on the idea of reparations, suggesting that Jamaica and the rest of the Caribbean would be better off looking ahead and not peering More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
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From Great Britain to Little England

Reactionary forces do not like the new global connectivity communication revolution. They deny the enormous influence of social media, of FaceBook and Twitter on social development and try to reverse its influence. Billions More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Statement by the Secretary-General, CARICOM Ambassador Irwin Larocque On the Manchester bombing

GEORGETOWN - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) strongly condemns the vicious terrorist attack perpetrated in Manchester, United Kingdom, on Monday evening. The fact that the majority of the victims were children More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Pippa Middleton got married

Nominated as the society event of the year, Philippa Middleton a 33 year old, known to most as Pippa the middle child of the three Middleton children , Catherine Duchess of Cambridge, and James William Middleton, More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Barbados still has the most powerful passport in the Caribbean

LONDON – Barbados has the most powerful passport in the region and the 25th most powerful on the planet, according to the results of the latest world travel rankings. Barbados’ position in the Henley & Partners More...

Hollobone
By Edition On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
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UK Parliamentarian blasts Jamaica for rejecting Britain’s prison offer

KINGSTON  – The Jamaican Government is yet to respond to a scathing rebuke by a British parliamentarian who criticized the island’s rejection of a £25 million (US$30.5 million) offer from the United Kingdom More...