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By Edition On Monday, March 27th, 2017

The Governor of Curaçao: “Elections must take place!”

WILLEMSTAD - The Governor of Curaçao, Her Excellency Lucille George-Wout, believes that it is very important for the development of the democratic life of Curaçao that the elections of April 28, 2017, take place. More...

By Edition On Monday, March 20th, 2017

Kingdom Govt says no to Curaçao petition

THE HAGUE - The Curaçao Parliamentary delegation stands no chance at having a meeting with the Kingdom Council of Ministers to discuss the National Decree to dissolve the Parliament and to convene elections on More...

By Edition On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Cijntje: “If the Governor wants us to go to the Netherlands, we will go!”

WILLEMSTAD – During his dissertation in Parliament, the Pueblo Soberano faction leader Melvin Cijntje says that if the Governor, in her letter to Parliament, gives the suggestion to go to the Netherlands to talk More...

By Edition On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
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Plasterk: “Governors serve the interests of The Hague”

WILLEMSTAD – The Governors of the countries of Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten serve primarily the interests of The Hague and not that of the country where they are. They are representatives of the King, who More...

By Edition On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Kingdom somewhat like Greek tragedy

THE HAGUE – The Dutch Kingdom is a bit like a Greek tragedy: everyone does what he is expected to do, in good faith and often with good intentions, and yet the relations turn sour every time with parties forced More...

Dutch Parliament
By Edition On Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Dutch Parliament: Solid Isla motion in the making

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD – The Dutch House of Representatives will continue with their debate on the Curaçao oil refinery with the Minister of Kingdom Relations, Ronald Plasterk tomorrow. The MPS will then submit More...

Gerrit Schotte
By Edition On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Kingdom Government cannot force Curaçao to take over sanctions

WILLEMSTAD – In a letter to the parliaments of the Netherlands, Sint Maarten and Aruba, the Curaçao MPs Gerrit Schotte and Hensly Koeiman indicate that the Kingdom Council of Ministers cannot force Curacao to More...

By Edition On Monday, July 7th, 2014

Schotte: “Financial designation for Curaçao was politically biased”

WILLEMSTAD - Former Prime Minister Gerrit Schotte states that the financial designation of the island done by the Kingdom Council of Ministers in 2012 was a political move with the aim to overthrow his government. “Aruba’s More...

By Edition On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

The Netherlands cannot call Wiels to order

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD – The Dutch government cannot call the discredited Minister Plenipotentiary of Curacao, Marvelyne Wiels to order. This is according to an advice given by the Council of State. The MP for More...

Jose Jardim
By Edition On Friday, March 7th, 2014

Curacao is now free to handle its own finances

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD – Just as we have announced before, the Kingdom Council of Ministers has dismissed the financial instructions given to the Curacao Government (Cabinet Schotte) in July 2012, during a meeting More...