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Knops
By Edition On Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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Kingdom government keeps last say

THE HAGUE - The Kingdom Council of Ministers will maintain the final word where it comes to decisions affecting the Dutch Caribbean with which the countries do not agree. The new law proposal for a Dispute Regulation More...

Dutch Parliament
By Edition On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
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Dutch Parliament wants to know about agreements between Venezuela and the Netherlands

THE HAGUE - The Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament is not satisfied with the response of the Undersecretary of Kingdom Relations, Raymond Knops, to the questions about Venezuelan refugees. The Socialist Party More...

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By Edition On Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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Curaçao asks the Netherlands for expertise in getting public finances in order

WILLEMSTAD, THE HAGUE - The government of Curaçao called in the help of the Netherlands to get public finances in order. Due to an imminent financial shortage, an urgent measure from the Kingdom Council of Ministers More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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Intentions confirmed for BZK Ministry to assume larger role

THE HAGUE - The Dutch government confirmed on Tuesday its intentions to give content to the paragraph in the governing accord which says the Ministry of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations BZK will get a bigger role More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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Knops dismisses re-colonisation talk, says ‘We help with the best intentions’

THE HAGUE - The Netherlands is assisting St. Maarten with the best intentions to recover after Hurricane Irma. The preconditions the Dutch government tied to the 550 million euros it made available for the island’s More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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The Netherlands has no legal obligation to intervene in Curaçao

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao itself is responsible for implementing an adequate migration policy, says Undersecretary for Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops today on a critical report from Amnesty International More...

Knops
By Edition On Monday, September 3rd, 2018
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Knops in St. Maarten and Statia next week

THE HAGUE - Dutch Undersecretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops will arrive in St. Maarten on Monday, September 3, for a one-day visit. In St. Maarten, Knops will have meetings with local authorities More...

Dutch passport
By Edition On Thursday, July 12th, 2018
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Passport error can cause delays

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - There is an error in about 5000 recently made Dutch passports and identity cards. One of the electronic security features does not work and that can cause delays. At an airport, for example, 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...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Decision-making on islands’ child allowance is pending

THE HAGUE - The decision-making process regarding an increase in the child allowances for Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba has not been concluded as yet, and should be seen as separate from the one billion euros More...