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Sinterklaas
By Edition On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
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‘Kick Out Black Pete’ also in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch organization Kick Out Zwarte Piet (Black Pete) wants to hold a demonstration in Curaçao during the arrival of Saint Nicholas. That will be on Saturday, November 17. The action group then More...

Black Pete
By Edition On Monday, November 16th, 2015
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Protest against Black Pete

WILLEMSTAD - Upon the arrival of Sinterklaas in Curaçao next Saturday Museo Tula (Tula Museum) will protest against this, what they call, racist tradition. This was announced by Stanley Quirindongo on behalf of More...

Mark Rutte
By Edition On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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Rutte says sorry for comments on ‘Zwarte Piet’

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - Prime Minister Mark Rutte has apologized to Prime Minister Ivar Asjes Curacao for his statements about Zwarte Piet (the Black Pete who assists the traditional Dutch Saint Nicholas). His remark More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
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Perceived and real racial discrimination

Perceived racial discrimination claims in the West are often used for political gain. With a lot of spin, the smallest possible issues are forcefully interpreted to be racially discriminatory, and in the frenzy More...

Giovanni Atalita
By Edition On Monday, March 24th, 2014
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Atalita: ‘Asjes should demand an apology from the Dutch Prime Minister Rutte for his racist comment’

WILLEMSTAD - Vice-Chairman of the opposition party MAN, Mr. Giovanni Atalita indicated that the Prime Minister of Curacao, Ivar Asjes, should demand an apology from the Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte for his racist More...

ING
By Edition On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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ING describes economics student as ‘crook from Curacao’

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - An economics student from Rotterdam has made a formal complaint against ING after receiving a misdirected email describing him as the 'crook from Curacao'. The 23-year-old, named only as More...

DR
By Edition On Wednesday, November 27th, 2013
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Civil Society presents petition to CARICOM Leaders on Dominican Republic Court Ruling

CARICOM - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has an “historic opportunity” to demonstrate its relevance to, and its caring for, the citizens of the Region by resolving the issue surrounding the effect of the More...

Racism
By Edition On Wednesday, November 27th, 2013
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CARICOM statement on developments in the aftermath of the ruling of the Constitutional Court of the Dominican Republic on nationality

CARICOM - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) condemns the abhorrent and discriminatory ruling of September 23, 2013, of the Constitutional Court of the Dominican Republic on nationality which retroactively strips More...