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By Edition On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
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Emmanuel threatens to take Van Raak to court

THE HAGUE - St. Maarten Member of Parliament (MP) Christophe Emmanuel of the National Alliance (NA), through his lawyer Roland Duncan, has summoned Dutch MP Ronald van Raak of the Socialist Party (SP) to immediately More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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MAN wants an explanation about Klein Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - The MAN faction in parliament wants clarification on two business activities on Klein Curaçao, the small island east of Curaçao. The MPs themselves took a look at what is taking place on the small More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 2nd, 2018
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Political crisis looms as governing coalition remains two MPs short

PHILIPSBURG - St. Maarten is facing yet another unique political and constitutional crisis. The governing coalition is two Members of Parliament (MPs) short of a majority. This leaves the two opposition parties More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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Parliaments’ cooperation on waste management and elections lauded

THE HAGUE - Dutch State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops welcomed the initiative of the four Parliaments of the Kingdom for more cooperation to tackle the urgent waste-management issue More...

Alcala Walle
By Edition On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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Funds available for sport facilities

WILLEMSTAD - In a press release, the government announces that is has made funds available for the maintenance of the four facilities managed by the Curaçao Sports Development Foundation (FDDK). These are Curaçao More...

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By Edition On Friday, June 22nd, 2018
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Interview with thirteen year old did not go down well

WILLEMSTAD - Member of Parliament for the coalition party PAR Anamaria Pauletta still has many questions that were not answered in response to the child abuse that took place at the boarding school Kinderoorden More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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Screening festival promoters to become stricter

WILLEMSTAD - The screening for promoters of events is becoming stricter. This is what Minister Steven Martina of Economic Development said in a reaction to a letter from the Member of Parliament for the coalition More...

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By Edition On Friday, June 15th, 2018
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RvA negative about MFK’s tinted car windows proposal

WILLEMSTAD - The Advisory Council has negatively advised on the MFK's proposal to allow tinted car windows in traffic. The law now indicates that 70 percent light must go through, the MFK wants to reduce that to More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
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MFK wants vote rights for foreigners

WILLEMSTAD - The opposition party of former Prime Minister Gerrit Schotte, MFK also wants foreigners older than 18 to vote for during parliamentary elections. An initiative bill has been submitted for this purpose. More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
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IpKo delegations feel displeased with Undersecretary Knops

THE HAGUE - The delegations taking part in the Interparliamentary Kingdom Council feel themselves to be insulted by Undersecretary of Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops. The reason for the shared indignation is the More...