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By Edition On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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Haiti ‘laden with challenges’ but also hope, UN Security Council told

NEW YORK - Haiti is “laden with challenges, but also hope”, the head of the UN mission in the country told the Security Council on Wednesday, against the backdrop of ongoing political unrest in the Caribbean More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 2nd, 2018
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The Hague takes steps to reduce poverty in Caribbean Netherlands

THE HAGUE - Residents of Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba need to get it better. For many residents of the islands the cost of basic expenses such as rent, food and drink are high in relation to their income. That More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Poverty high on Saba delegation’s agenda

THE HAGUE - Poverty and establishing a social minimum for Saba are high on the agenda of the Saba Island Council delegation visiting The Hague this week. Creating more awareness of Saba’s social ills among Members More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
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First steps in the fight against poverty are now a fact

WILLEMSTAD - When they took office, the ministers of the Rhuggenaath Cabinet attached their fate to the fight against poverty in Curaçao. Four neighborhoods have been chosen as part of a plan where the government More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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Latin America and Caribbean focus on attacking pockets of rural poverty

SANTIAGO - Identifying territories where rural poverty is most entrenched in Latin America and the Caribbean to apply new tools and innovative policies to combat hunger is the new strategy that will be discussed More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 19th, 2018
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Economists to talk about poverty

WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch Caribbean economists will talk about poverty in Curaçao next Saturday. It seems to have increased, the economists say. The conference should provide more insight into the poverty issue and More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 4th, 2017
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The Netherlands gives 900,000 guilders for poverty reduction

WILLEMSTAD - The Netherlands gives 900,000 guilders for poverty reduction in Curaçao. The support for the National Development Plan of Curaçao had already been promised by former Minister Ronald Plasterk. The More...

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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, October 12th, 2017
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SER: Curaçao Government needs to address poverty

WILLEMSTAD - According to the Social Economic Council (SER), the Government and Parliament of Curaçao must map out poverty on the island and make policies to address it as soon as possible. According to the SER, More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
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Government’s urgency plan still needs 3 million guilders

WILLEMSTAD - The Government’s urgency plan will officially be presented on Wednesday, September 6 to the public. But a number of members of the press already received this plan yesterday. When going through the More...