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By Edition On Thursday, August 18th, 2016
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Large crowd participated in a protest march

WILLEMSTAD - About two hundred people participated in the protest march of Kòrsou Fuerte i Outónomo (KFO), Curaçao Strong and Autonomous.  The group’s leaders, among others, lawyer Chester Peterson wants a More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 4th, 2016
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Venezuela students protest against Supreme Court ruling

CARACAS - Venezuelan students clashed with police in the western city of San Cristobal on Wednesday. The students were protesting against a ruling by the Supreme Court on Tuesday. The court curtailed the power of More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
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Curaçao fears closure refinery after seizure

WILLEMSTAD - More than a thousand employees of the Isla refinery have demonstrated against the environmental organizations of the island, which have seized the bank accounts of the refinery. Isla has to pay a penalty More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 21st, 2015
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STOP Isla NOW will manifest again

WILLEMSTAD - The action group STOP Isla NOW will manifest again. Saturday, October 17 there will be a get together at the parking lot of Marchena Hardware. A group of doctors is available to investigate residents More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 14th, 2015
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Protesters: “Isla, I want to live normal again!”

WILLEMSTAD – According to a report from the Dutch reporter, Dick Drayer over 250 residents who live under the shadow of the oil refinery and supporters took the streets last Saturday to demonstrate against the More...

Bandabou
By Edition On Friday, July 3rd, 2015
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Bandabou community in revolt against the government

WILLEMSTAD - Residents of Bandabou expressed their dissatisfaction with the facilities on the west side of the island. A group of protesters barricaded the road around Grote Berg. They also lit tires on fire right More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 15th, 2015
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Action group ‘Stop Isla Now’ will protest in August

WILLEMSTAD - Action group Stop Isla Now is organizing a protest march in August against the pollution of the oil refinery Isla. This is according to the group on their Facebook page. Within a week, the new action More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 3rd, 2014
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Unrest in Aruba brings out riot police

ORANJESTAD, Aruba -- Riot police were called out in Aruba in a confrontation with thousands of residents who took to the streets in protest against a 15% increase in electricity rates. The demonstrators called on More...

By Edition On Friday, May 16th, 2014
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Unions: “Government, keep your hands off of the public employees!”

WILLEMSTAD – The Union Alliance, consisting of STrAF, NAPB, ABVO, SAP, STSK and SITEK have made an appeal to all their members to stay calm, especially after Prime Minister Ivar Asjes used the word “escalation” More...