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By Edition On Friday, November 24th, 2017

Kingdom Council of Ministers wants Premier St. Maarten gone

THE HAGUE - The Governor of Sint Maarten must do everything in his power to ensure that Prime Minister William Marlin is deposed. Until then, the Netherlands cannot support the island affected by Hurricane Irma. This More...

By Edition On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

“Elections under supervision is a shame”

WILLEMSTAD – “It's a shame that the elections that will be held on Friday are under the supervision of the Governor.” This is according to political analyst, Gilbert Cijntje. He wondered how it got so far More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 31st, 2017

Coalition MP: “Let them send a firing squad!”

WILLEMSTAD – Will the Netherlands take over in Curaçao or not? That was the question this morning as the Kingdom Council of Minister met in The Hague to discuss the free elections in Curaçao on April 28 this More...

By Edition On Friday, March 31st, 2017

Kingdom Council of Ministers: “Elections in Curaçao should continue on April 28”

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The Kingdom Council of Ministers, on a proposal presented by Minister Ronald Plasterk of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, decided to seek urgent advice from the Council of State of the More...

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...

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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...