All about Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert

Sint Maarten
By Edition On Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Rutte, Hennis and Rhuggenaath to visit St. Maarten

THE HAGUE - Dutch caretaker Minister of Defence Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert will visit St. Maarten early October and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte will follow suit early November. This was announced by the Dutch More...

oil refinery
By Edition On Thursday, September 14th, 2017

“Air around oil refinery Isla is not so clean after all”

WILLEMSTAD - The air quality around the oil refinery Isla is not as good as was announced by the Minister of Public Health, Suzanne Camelia-Römer last week. This is according to the environmental organization SMOC. According More...

By Edition On Monday, September 4th, 2017

Navy ship to remain in the Caribbean

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch government is not in favor of withdrawing its navy ships from the Caribbean part of the Kingdom to stop refugees in the Mediterranean. This is according to the Dutch Minister of More...

By Edition On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

USA reassures Dutch Minister of Defense about Venezuela

WASHINGTON, THE HAGUE - The US Secretary of Defense James Mattis reassured his Dutch counterpart Jeanine Hennis-Plasscheart with the announcement that there is no chance that the United States will arbitrarily take More...

illegal venezuelans
By Edition On Friday, May 19th, 2017

Minister of Defense: “Number of arrested illegal immigrants rising, bust still no reason for concern”

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The number of Venezuelan refugees being detained by the Coast Guard is rising, but there is no reason for concern. This is according to the Kingdom Minister of Defense, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert More...

By Edition On Friday, September 16th, 2016

Minister opposes re-division of Coast Guard’s expenses

THE HAGUE - Dutch Minister of Defence Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert advised on Wednesday against the two motions of Party for Freedom PVV in the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament to have a new division key for More...

By Edition On Monday, April 25th, 2016

Measures to curb 3M deficit at Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard

WILLEMSTAD - According to a report from the Daily Herald, the Dutch Minister of Defense Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert stated in a letter to the Dutch Parliament on April 21, that a series of measures will have to More...

oil refinery flaring
By Edition On Monday, June 29th, 2015

New air quality monitoring station Julianadorp in 2016

WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch Ministry of Defense begins in January 2016 with measurements of the air quality in Curaçao. This is following the complaints from the defense personnel living in Julianadorp in 2013. The More...

By Edition On Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Dutch Minister of Defense visits Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD – The Minister of Defense of the Dutch Kingdom, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, is on an official visit to the Caribbean part of the Kingdom since yesterday. Her visit will be till April 10 and it will More...

Dutch Parliament
By Edition On Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Hennis-Plasschaert: Situation is Venezuela not a threat

WILLEMSTAD - Although the Dutch government is concerned about the political tensions in Venezuela, there is no reason for increasing the number of military or defense in the Caribbean part of the Kingdom. The Dutch More...