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Ombudsman
By Edition On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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Dutch First Chamber discusses ‘devastating’ situation at St. Maarten police cells and refugee crisis in Curaçao and Aruba

THE HAGUE - The St. Maarten police cells became a point of discussion during a meeting of experts with the First Chamber of the Dutch Parliament on Tuesday about Venezuelan migrants and refugees in Curaçao and More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
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Destructive report on dealing with Venezuelans

WILLEMSTAD - Curacao violates the human rights of Venezuelans coming this way illegally in many areas. That became clear in a devastating report from human rights organization Human Rights Watch. Human Rights Watch More...

Quincy-Girigorie
By Edition On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
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Crisis plan for refugee flow

WILLEMSTAD - There is a crisis plan for when a large flow of Venezuelans comes to the island. That plan was drawn up by the taskforce of undocumented migrants, says the Minister of Justice Quincey Girigorie The More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
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Former Venezuelan military formally requests asylum

WILLEMSTAD - Through a local lawyer the Venezuelan military who illegally arrived on the island by boat last Friday requested political asylum. According to the asylum request (seen by Curaçao Chronicle), the man More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 28th, 2018
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Destructive report ombudsman on refugee policy Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao violates the European Convention on Human Rights with its deportation policy. This is what the local ombudsman concludes in a devastating report. This mainly concerns Venezuelans who flee the More...

Evelyn
By Edition On Saturday, May 19th, 2018
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Premier Aruba: The Netherlands ‘too indifferent’ about refugee flow Venezuela

THE HAGUE, ORANJESTAD - The Aruban Prime Minister Evelyn Wever-Croes calls the Dutch attitude towards the refugee flow to the ABC islands 'too indifferent and irritating'. Wever-Croes says this in the run-up to More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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UN team to investigate T&T complaints in controversy surrounding repatriation of Venezuelans

PORT OF SPAIN - A complaint made by Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley about a locally-based United Nations (UN) official’s “misinformed” comments following the repatriation of 82 Venezuelans More...

A Venezuelan woman shows her passport and identity card at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state
By Edition On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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UNHCR regret at deportations of Venezuelans from Trinidad and Tobago

GENEVA - UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, deeply regrets the deportation this past weekend by Trinidad and Tobago of 82 Venezuelan nationals. The 82 include registered asylum-seekers and individuals who had declared More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 26th, 2018
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Knops: “No money from the Netherlands for Venezuelan problem”

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The Undersecretary of the Interior and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops reiterates that the Netherlands does not provide financial aid when Venezuelans leave their country en masse and come More...

Bosman
By Edition On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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Dutch ruling party VVD: ‘Prevent Venezuelans from traveling to the Netherlands’

THE HAGUE - The Dutch ruling party VVD wants its government to take steps to prevent Venezuelans living in Curaçao and Aruba from traveling to the Netherlands. This appears from written questions asked by the Member More...