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By Edition On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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Breaking News: Majority of 12 concedes; Elections continue unhindered

WILLEMSTAD – During a press conference the majority in Parliament consisting of MFK, KdNT, MP, PS and the two independent MPs announced that they will not stand in the way of the upcoming elections of April 28. The More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Parliamentary majority seeks protection of the European Court of Human Rights

WILLEMSTAD - Last Friday 24th February, a group of MP of the Dutch Caribbean Island, Curacao, have applied to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg (France), seeking the annulment of the recent decision More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Amerigo Thode is new President of Parliament

WILLEMSTAD – The Member of Parliament for the biggest coalition party MFK, Amerigo Thode has been elected as the new President of Parliament. Until today, Amerigo Thode was not a Member of Parliament but since More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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Elections bring about shift in Kingdom Relations Committee

THE HAGUE – Wednesday’s elections brought major disappointment for two members of the Permanent Committee for Kingdom Relations of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament: Committee Chairman Jeroen Recourt More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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Group of 12 MPs: Next stop European Court

WILLEMSTAD - The “new majority” in Curaçao’s Parliament wants the European Court to give a correct interpretation on articles 29 and 53 of the country’s Constitution, they announced during a press conference. The More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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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...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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It’s raining motions; Parliament adopts 10 motions during public meeting

WILLEMSTAD - The majority of 12 adopted ten motions during yesterday’s public meeting of parliament. These motions range from no more addition of fluoride to drinking water, the elimination of the one guilder More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
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Parliament increases its own budget from 19.8 million to 22.6 million

WILLEMSTAD – Yesterday morning during the Central Committee meeting of Parliament, several agenda items were discussed including parliament’s own budget for the year 2018. One of the Members of Parliament noted More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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MFK has prepared plan A, B, C, and D to stop elections

WILLEMSTAD – The MFK party and its leader Gerrit Schotte believes that in the current political situation, it is better to come up with plan A, B, C, and D to stop the upcoming elections. The party has the energy More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
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Schotte: “Stop all negotiations with Guangdong Zhenrong”

WILLEMSTAD - Gerrit Schotte has ordered to stop all talks with the Chinese State Company Guangdong Zhenrong Energy. As the new leader of the majority in the Parliament of Curaçao, the MFK leader finds that these More...