All about Independence

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
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Independence

“My name, my reputation, and determination to do more for St. Maarten are constantly covered in fog, a fog not of my doing. The fog is created by the Dutch Government as the premise for their ongoing call for More...

Premier
By Edition On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Prime Minister during celebration 71st Independence Day of India: “Curaçao is on the same path as India”

WILLEMSTAD - During the celebration of the 71st Independence Day of India, the Prime Minister of Curaçao, Eugene Rhuggenaath congratulated the Indian community with the fact that on that day - 70 years ago - India’s More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
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Dos Santos: “Curaçao must become independent!”

WILLEMSTAD – There are several political leaders who are expressing their opinion about the political future of the island. In a recent statement to the media, the leader of the opposition party Korsou di Nos More...

SXM Parliament
By Edition On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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George: Independence yes, but Dutch passport for 150 years after

PHILIPSBURG – With the retention of the Dutch passport weighing heavily in debates about St. Maarten going independent, National Alliance (NA) Member of Parliament (MP) George Pantophlet has come up with a proposal More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Independence dreams

National liberation and socialist change under “working class leadership” was a dream of many islanders but in fact created the biggest problem for Caribbean Island States.  Working class leadership’s inability More...

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By Edition On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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MFK wants an independent Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD – The ruling party MFK headed by former Prime Minister Gerrit Schotte wants independence from the Netherlands. Both Schotte and former Minister of Public Health and current Member of Parliament for More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 14th, 2016
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Call for completion of independence trajectory

THE HAGUE -The trajectory to achieve full independence for Aruba, Curaçao and St. Maarten should be completed. The Dutch Government should approach the United Nations (UN) to discuss this. The liberal democratic More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 26th, 2016
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15% of the Curaçao voters want out of the Kingdom

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao has to step out of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. 15% of voters had taken that view in 2012, according to a study of voting behavior in that year by GrootZ. The research was commissioned by More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016
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St Maarten government MPs support call for a referendum on independence

PHILLIPSBURG - A majority of St Maarten parliamentarians present at the reconvened meeting of the Central Committee of Parliament held on Friday, September 2, 2016, with a delegation of the Independence for St Martin More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 4th, 2016
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Call for independence by MPs

WILLEMSTAD - During the celebration of Dia di Bandera (Flag Day), Members of Parliament Jaime Cordoba for Pueblo Soberano (PS) and Charles Cooper (Independent MP) have both called for Curaçao’s independence from More...