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Kingdom Concert
By Edition On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Premiers former Netherlands Antilles boycott Kingdom Day

WILLEMSTAD – The Prime Ministers of Curaçao, Aruba and St. Maarten are boycotting the celebration of Kingdom Day. They refuse to travel to Amsterdam to attend the traditional Kingdom Concert in the presence More...

Wiels and Asjes
By Edition On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Dutch Premier does not want to burn his fingers on Wiels

Van Raak: Is the Dutch Prime Minister scared of Marvelyne Wiels? THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD – The Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte feels nothing for an interview with Marvelyne Wiels, the Minister Plenipotentiary of More...

By Edition On Friday, September 19th, 2014

Dutch Prime Minister: Kingdom relations subject of evaluation

WILLEMSTAD – The Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte emphasized that the relations between the four countries of the Dutch Kingdom, including the three islands of the Caribbean Netherlands (Bonaire, Sint Eustatius More...

Mark Rutte
By Edition On Monday, March 31st, 2014

Rutte says sorry for comments on ‘Zwarte Piet’

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD – Prime Minister Mark Rutte has apologized to Prime Minister Ivar Asjes Curacao for his statements about Zwarte Piet (the Black Pete who assists the traditional Dutch Saint Nicholas). His More...

Giovanni Atalita
By Edition On Monday, March 24th, 2014

Atalita: ‘Asjes should demand an apology from the Dutch Prime Minister Rutte for his racist comment’

WILLEMSTAD – Vice-Chairman of the opposition party MAN, Mr. Giovanni Atalita indicated that the Prime Minister of Curacao, Ivar Asjes, should demand an apology from the Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte for More...

Mark Rutte
By Edition On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Rutte: ‘Not all Antilleans are the same’

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD – The Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte believes that not all Dutch Caribbean citizens should be evaluated by the misconduct of a minority group of the so called risk youth from More...

Marvelyne Wiels
By Edition On Friday, January 24th, 2014

Council of States looks into Minister Plenipotentiary’s position

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD – The Council of State will take a look into the position of the Minister Plenipotentiary in the Kingdom Council of Ministers. This was decided by the Parliamentary Committee for Kingdom More...

Mark Rutte
By Edition On Monday, January 13th, 2014

Rutte will not respond to fuss about Wiels

WILLEMSTAD – Prime Minister Mark Rutte will not substantively respond to the outcry over the Minister Plenipotentiary of Curacao, Marvelyne Wiels. She came into disrepute because of cronyism and resume fraud. Rutte: More...

Mark Rutte
By Edition On Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Dutch Parliament wants Rutte’s opinion on Marvelyn Wiels’ debate

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD – The Lower Chamber in the Dutch Parliament wants know from the Dutch Prime Minister what his opinion is on the recent debate in the Curacao Parliament on the Minister Plenipotentiary, Marvelyne More...

Minister Plasterk
By Edition On Thursday, November 28th, 2013

Plasterk: ‘No fumbling with the Kingdom’

THE HAGUE – “No one will tamper with the Dutch Kingdom. The former Netherlands Antilles do not want a looser cooperation and thus it is not going to happen.” These are words spoken by the Minister of Kingdom More...