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By Edition On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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King and Queen to visit Leeward Islands

WILLEMSTAD - King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima will be in Saba, Sint Maarten and St. Eustatius from November 30 to December 2. They will be accompanied by Undersecretary of Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops, More...

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By Edition On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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Rutte III can begin: cabinet was sworn in by King Willem-Alexander

THE HAGUE - The new Dutch government can finally start working now. Al Ministers and Undersecretaries were sworn in before King Willem-Alexander today. The longest government formation process has come to an end. At More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Dutch King pays attention to Hurricane Irma, MH17, terrorism and economic equality in budget day speech

THE HAGUE - On Tuesday King Willem-Alexander opened the Netherlands' parliamentary year with his traditional Budget Day speech. He talked about the devastation Hurricane Irma left of the Caribbean islands that More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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King Willem Alexander flies to Curaçao to inspect coordination relief efforts

WILLEMSTAD - King Willem Alexander will fly to Curaçao on Sunday to inspect the coordination of relief efforts for devastated St. Maarten in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which hit as a Category 5 storm. The More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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Statement by King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima regarding hurricane Irma

THE HAGUE - "St Maarten, St Eustatius and Saba are being ravaged by the destructive forces of nature. Hurricane Irma is taking a heavy toll. Our hearts go out to the people of all the affected islands. They have More...

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By Edition On Friday, June 30th, 2017
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King receives Prime Minister Rhuggenaath at Eikenhorst (photos)

WILLEMSTAD - King Willem-Alexander met with Eugene Rhuggenaath, the new Prime Minister of Curaçao, this morning. His Royal Highness received him at his Eikenhorst residence for an introductory meeting. Rhuggenaath More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 29th, 2017
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King and Prime Minister Rutte receive Prime Minister of Curaçao

THE HAGUE - His Majesty the King Willem-Alexander and the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte will receive the Prime Minister of Curaçao Eugene Rhuggenaath for an official visit. The King receives Prime Minister Rhuggenaath More...

Lintjes
By Edition On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Curaçao’s recipients with Governor Lucille George-Wout 31 royal decorations for Dutch Caribbean

THE HAGUE - A total of 31 persons in the Dutch Caribbean received a royal decoration on Wednesday: three in St. Maarten, ten in Curaçao, thirteen in Aruba and five in Bonaire. There were no royal decorations in More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Silver King Willem-Alexander Commemorative Coin

WILLEMSTAD - The first commemorative coin of the year 2017 has a royal theme. On the occasion of the 50th birthday of HM King Willem-Alexander the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) has issued a More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
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King calls for return to reason in annual Christmas message

THE HAGUE - King Willem-Alexander has called on the Dutch nation to return to reason in his annual Christmas speech. “Christmas 2016 evokes conflicting emotions,” the King said. In the uncertain times in which More...