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By Edition On Wednesday, December 27th, 2017
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National budget approved by parliament without debate

WILLEMSTAD - After just two days of hearing the nine ministers of the government, the national budget for the year 2018 was adopted with 12 votes in favor and no votes against. The entire opposition was not present More...

Elsa-Rozendal
By Edition On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017
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MAN wants general pension

WILLEMSTAD - The MAN faction in parliament wants to present a bill proposal for a general pension. In the first place to fill a pension gap nowadays for the employee who reaches the age of 60. After all, the pension More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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No parliamentary meetings due to Christmas recess

WILLEMSTAD - The Parliament of Curaçao will be in recess. From December 18 until January 3 there will be no parliamentary meetings. The budget meetings are held the week before the recess. After the Christmas break, More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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MPs want pension

WILLEMSTAD - The President of Parliament William Millerson wants the government to regulate the pension of the Members of Parliament. The previous bill proposal which was presented on October 10, 2010, was annulled More...

Roelof-van-Laar
By Edition On Monday, November 20th, 2017
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Van Laar writes of obstruction in his battle against poverty

THE HAGUE - “Poverty must stay.” It is the painful conclusion and the title of the chapter on Kingdom relations in the new book by former Member of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament Roelof van Laar More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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Prime Minister: Guangdong Zhenrong Energy gets two weeks’ time

WILLEMSTAD - According to the Prime Minister of Curaçao, Eugene Rhuggenaath, as soon as the Chinese State Company Guangdong Zhenrong Energy (GZE) receive the letter from the Government requesting them proof that More...

Clift-Christiaan
By Edition On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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Uncertain future oil industry Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - The future of the oil industry in Curaçao is uncertain and precarious. This is according to the Chairman of the Multidisciplinary Project Team (MDPT) Clift Christiaan during a presentation in Parliament. It More...

giselle-mcwilliam
By Edition On Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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McWilliam: “Violence against women impedes positive development of Curacao”

WILLEMSTAD - On average 10 women a month are victims of domestic violence on our island and they are being held at an unknown address for their protection, said the Member of Parliament Giselle McWilliam. According More...

philip-davis
By Edition On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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Bahamas government wants to increase parliamentarians’ salaries but the opposition says no

NASSAU - The Dr Hubert Minnis administration will get no support from the Opposition Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) in its move to hike the salaries of members of Parliament. About five months after making sweeping More...

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By Edition On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Update St. Maarten: MPs pass motions to meet Dutch conditions

PHILIPSBURG - Having no objections to the conditions for aid from the Dutch government and amending the draft national ordinance on the Integrity Chamber to include the matters raised by the Dutch Government were More...