All about Human Rights

By Edition On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

“Crossdressing” Case Raises Deep Issues of Human Rights and Social Justice for Region

The four litigants had their final day in court in a constitutional challenge lasting over 8 years On Thursday, June 28, 2018, a five-member panel of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), chaired by Justice Adrian More...

Fort Amsterdam
By Edition On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

‘Human rights Dutch Antilles not well protected’

THE HAGUE - Human rights in the six Caribbean islands of the Kingdom do not keep pace with those in the Netherlands. The Netherlands needs to do more to ensure it, according to the Advisory Council on International More...

By Edition On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Amnesty International 2018 human rights report: Dominican Republic

LONDON - Amnesty International has published its 2018 annual report, covering the human rights situation in the world during 2017, including a number of Caribbean nations. Dominican Republic 2017/2018 Limited progress More...

European Commission
By Edition On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

EU sanctions against Venezuela bad for ABC Islands

BRUSSELS - Restricted sanctions which were unanimously proclaimed by the European Union against Venezuela threaten to reinforce the blockade of the Latin American country against Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao. Venezuela More...

Francesco Corallo Interpol
By Edition On Friday, June 16th, 2017

Corallo files complaint with European Human Rights Court

PHILIPSBURG - On April 20, the lawyers of businessman Francesco Corallo filed an official complaint with the European Court of Human Rights in Strassbourg, France, considering what they hold for “inhuman conditions” More...

By Edition On Friday, April 28th, 2017

Lack of freedom of expression in Cuba criticised at human rights meeting

WASHINGTON - Miguel Henrique Otero, editor of the Caracas, Venezuela, newspaper El Nacional, represented the Inter American Press Association (IAPA) at a meeting on Wednesday before the Inter-American Commission More...

By Edition On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

European Court of Human Rights rejects petition made by Gerrit Schotte and others

WILLEMSTAD – Former Prime Minister of Curaçao Gerrit Schotte and the other applicants who requested the European Court of Human Rights to review their case have received an answer from the court. The request More...

Curacao Government Center
By Edition On Monday, March 27th, 2017

Press release: “No collision between Curaçao and the Netherlands”

WILLEMSTAD - The government of Curacao denies that a collision with the Netherlands is imminent or that there is a need for any confrontation with the European kingdom partner. Reports suggesting otherwise are biased More...

By Edition On Monday, March 27th, 2017

Parliamentary majority seeks protection of the European Court of Human Rights

WILLEMSTAD - Last Friday 24th February, a group of MP of the Dutch Caribbean Island, Curacao, have applied to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg (France), seeking the annulment of the recent decision More...

Havana Cuba
By Edition On Friday, June 10th, 2016

Cuba-EU human rights dialogue moves forward despite differences

HAVANA - A round of talks on human rights between Cuba and the European Union (EU) was held in Havana on Sunday, June 6, when, despite profound differences, both parties agreed they had made advances. According More...