All about Poverty

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Friday, September 1st, 2017
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Poverty’s frustration

The poor see their chances of social and economic mobility eroding; they have become second, or even third choice. The new elite of wealth formation is exclusive, locking out capital poor new comers. Income inequality More...

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By Edition On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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Prime Minister: “Urgency plan is now finished!”

WILLEMSTAD - The first 100 days of the Rhuggenaath government are over which means that the urgency plan must take effect now. With this plan, the government wants to structurally tackle the most fragile cases of More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 28th, 2017
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PAR wants to know from Minister: “What is your definition of poverty?”

WILLEMSTAD - What is poverty in Curacao? That is what the leader of the PAR faction in Parliament, Mrs. Ana Maria Pauletta MP wants to know from the Minister of Labor, Social Development and Welfare, Hensley Koeiman. According More...

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By Edition On Saturday, August 26th, 2017
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The Prime Minister’s urgency plan is ready

WILLEMSTAD - The urgency plan of the government of Rhuggenaath is ready. This is according to the Prime Minister to the media. Meanwhile, the plan has already been discussed with the Curaçao Business Association More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 30th, 2017
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How to fight poverty

Mr. Eugene Rhuggenaath, the new PM of the Island State of Curacao, said that his priority is fighting poverty. ”We will be training the unemployed, so they can eventually work in construction and hospitality.“ Beach More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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CDB approves US$10 million to support Belize poverty reduction agency

BRIDGETOWN - The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) will assist the government of Belize in strengthening an institution that is a key partner and important vehicle for providing services to poor and vulnerable communities More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
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Quarter of households live below poverty line

WILLEMSTAD – In 2011 a research done by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) showed that a quarter of all households on the island lived under the poverty line. The exact number was 25.1% of the households. More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 9th, 2015
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World Bank warns of increased poverty in Latin America and Caribbean due to climate change

WASHINGTON, United States – Without climate-informed development in Latin America and the Caribbean, 2.6 million more people could fall into extreme poverty by 2030, largely as a result of the health impacts More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 19th, 2015
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SOAW Minister wants to end poverty and discrimination

WILLEMSTAD – “The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on 17 October this year was particularly important,” said Ruthmilda Larmonie Cecilia, Minister of Social Development, Labor and Welfare (SOAW). This More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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CBS presents the first results on income distribution and poverty, based on the Census 2011

WILLEMSTAD – Once again the Central Bureau for Statistics (CBS) publishes new information from Census 2011 on its website. These are the first results of the 2001 Census regarding income distribution and poverty. A More...