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Governor
By Edition On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
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Government continues its course despite challenges

WILLEMSTAD - Yesterday was the opening of the new parliamentary year. As is tradition, the Governor of Curaçao, H.E. Mrs. Lucille George-Wout addressed the nation and gave an outline about what the government’s More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
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St. Maarten: MP Brison to Minister of Finance: Respect our Constitution Follow your own advice

PHILIPSBURG - Member of Parliament MP Rolando Brison for the USP faction, has expressed disappointment in the Minister of Finance for his handling thus far of the country’s 2019 budget. The budget, which as per More...

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By Edition On Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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Opposition MP accused of sexual harassment

WILLEMSTAD - Amparo Dos Santos has been accused of sexual harassment. Apparently, the leader of the Korsou di Nos Tur faction in parliament has blamed female MPs for lack of sex. They have now filed a complaint More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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Dos Santos again last on the attendance list parliament

WILLEMSTAD - Members of Parliament and leaders of their respective political parties Amparo Dos Santos and Gerrit Schotte are the most absent during parliamentary meetings. Both were present at 8 of the 21 meetings. More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 6th, 2018
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MFK: ‘Prime Minister must explain what the Arawak Project is’

WILLEMSTAD - In a press release the opposition party of Gerrit Schotte, MFK stated that a Prime Minister that hides information about the future of a country is not worthy of leading that nation. The press release More...

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By Edition On Friday, August 3rd, 2018
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Coalition partner MAN wants ‘red tape’ on the agenda

WILLEMSTAD - In a press release, the coalition party MAN wants Members of Parliament to come together to get more clarity about the phenomenon of 'red tape' and its consequences for the Curaçao economy. The party More...

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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...