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Elaine Duke
By Edition On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

US ends temporary protected status for Haitians

WASHINGTON - Haitians living in the United States under the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation have been given 18 months to get out of the country. The Donald Trump administration yesterday announced More...

By Edition On Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Caribbean urged to fight President Trump’s move to scrap program protecting immigrants

WASHINGTON - With thousands of undocumented immigrants facing possible deportation from the United States, Caribbean-American legislators are urging the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to urgently mobilize push back More...

Haiti Port au Prince
By Edition On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Clandestine immigration channel between Haiti and French Guiana dismantled

PORT AU PRINCE - Some 20 people have been arrested after a ten-month investigation into a clandestine immigration between Haiti and French Guiana via the Dominican Republic, Curacao, Panama and Suriname. Following More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Venezuelan boat capsizes: 14 rescued, 2 missing

WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard confirms that the "Rosa Maria" from Vela di Coro with 16 Venezuelan fugitives has capsized in Venezuelan waters. Fourteen people have been rescued by boats back and forth More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Curaçao’s coast is not closed

WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard has not closed the coast of the island. Such a decision has not been made by the Government of Curaçao. This is according to the Minister of Kingdom Relations Ronald More...

Public Prosecution
By Edition On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Update: Minister of Justice – Search at the Admittance Organization

WILLEMSTAD - The National Investigation Team together with the Police Corps searched the offices of the Curaçao Admittance Organization. The Minister of Justice Quincy Girigorie indicated that the Director of this More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Venezuelans: “With the current situation in our country, we will continue trying to enter Curaçao!”

WILLEMSTAD - There are many on the island who complain about the Venezuelans that are coming to Curaçao and staying on the island illegally on a daily basis. This is, of course, something that Curaçao cannot allow More...

By Edition On Friday, June 2nd, 2017

US sticking to decision to end temporary immigration status for Haitians

Human rights advocates and other international non-governmental organizations have been pressuring us authorities to grant Haitians an 18-month extension to get their house in order. WASHINGTON – The United States More...

By Edition On Monday, May 8th, 2017

27 undocumented arrested

WILLEMSTAD – During a recent inspection of the multidisciplinary team, which consists of the police force, immigration, Ministry of Economic Development and Tax Accountants (BAB), 27 undocumented were arrested. The More...

By Edition On Monday, April 10th, 2017

Travel to US while being convicted

US Consulate General Curaçao Dear Sirs, I read about a short visit from former Curaçao Prime Minister Mr. Gerrit Schotte to Miami, last week. I find this strange, as Mr. Gerrit Schotte (whose house was raìded More...