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By Edition On Monday, December 17th, 2018
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Rhuggenaath wants emergency law to circumvent bureaucracy

WILLEMSTAD - The government of Eugene Rhuggenaath wants a special mandate from the Parliament of Curaçao to boost the economy. The bureaucracy must be circumvented through ministerial regulations. The Emergency More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 17th, 2018
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Parliament adopts 8 out of 21 motions

WILLEMSTAD - In Parliament, 21 motions have been filed during the last day of the debate on the budget for 2019. Only eight of these motions were adopted. The thirteen other motions - from the opposition - did not More...

Parliament
By Edition On Monday, December 17th, 2018
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Parliament allocates quarter million guilders for social objectives

WILLEMSTAD - By means of an amendment, the Parliament of Curaçao have allocated 250,000 guilders of their own budget for 2019 for the Parliament to make them available for social objectives. It is an initiative More...

Dutch Parliament
By Edition On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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Dutch political parties SP and VVD want to talk with local MPs about independent public broadcasting

WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch political parties SP and VVD want to talk to Curaçao MPs in January next year about the possibility for an independent public broadcaster on Curaçao. The parties are concerned that many More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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Replacement Schotte’s seat in parliament on hold

WILLEMSTAD – Former Prime Minister of Curaçao who is now behind bars for corruption is at it again. He does not want to lose his parliamentary seat. For this reason, he has filed an appeal against the cancellation More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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Schotte notified of loss Parliament seat

WILLEMSTAD - Former Curaçao Prime Minister Gerrit Schotte was informed by Parliament President William “Junior” Millerson via bailiff that the MFK-leader’s membership of the legislature has come to end with More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
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President of Parliament: “Conviction Schotte bad publicity for politics”

WILLEMSTAD - President of Parliament William Millerson thinks Schotte's verdict is not the best advertisement for politics. He says so in response to the ruling of the Supreme Court. The Court sees no reasons to More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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MAN faction wants clarity about alleged corruption at RdK

WILLEMSTAD - In parliament, there is a call for the Minister of General Affairs, Eugene Rhuggenaath to give a more detailed explanation of the case of Roderick van Kwartel, Director of the public company Curaçao More...

Parliament
By Edition On Friday, November 16th, 2018
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Amending Constitution is not a priority

WILLEMSTAD - Foreigners who have lived in Curaçao for more than 10 years will not be able to vote in the parliamentary elections for the time being. The proposal of the opposition party MFK of the former Prime More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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Opposition party MFK wants Parliament to be involved in corruption investigation

WILLEMSTAD - The leader of the opposition party MFK, Gerrit Schotte wants an emergency meeting in Parliament to discuss the situation at the public company Refineria di Korsou, Curaçao Refinery (RdK). Yesterday, More...