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By Edition On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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Dutch Senate discusses Venezuela with Minister and Undersecretary

THE HAGUE - The crisis in Venezuela and the illegal migration to Aruba, Curaçao and Bonaire was the topic of a meeting that the First Chamber of the Dutch Parliament had with Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Venezuelans with status want to work

WILLEMSTAD - Venezuelans who have been given a status to remain In Curaçao via refugee organization UNHCR cannot provide for their own income. A number of them ask for attention from the government. So far, Curaçao More...

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By Edition On Friday, June 15th, 2018
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Venezuelan ladies arrested at snack bar

WILLEMSTAD - The police have arrested an unknown number of Venezuelan ladies yesterday. They did not have any valid residence papers with them. This police action took place at a snack bar on the Avesweg in Buena More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 7th, 2018
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Europe tries saving Venezuela, gives ‘Dictator’ Maduro $47 million

BRUSSELS - The European Commission will give the government of sanctioned Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro around $47 million. The EU called Venezuela's elections unacceptable, exclusive, and undemocratic. The More...

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By Edition On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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Knops: No massive influx of refugees in Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao

THE HAGUE - Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao do not suffer from a large influx of refugees from Venezuelans. There are illegal immigrants on the islands, but that was true even before the start of the crisis in Venezuela. More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
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‘Asylum for Venezuelans must be Kingdom affairs’

THE HAGUE - The care of Venezuelans in Curaçao must become a Kingdom affair. That is the conclusion drawn during the tripartite meeting between the parliaments of Curaçao, Aruba and Sint Maarten. According to More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 28th, 2018
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OM demands 15 years against captain

WILLEMSTAD - The Public Prosecution Office (OM) has demanded 15 years of prison against the captain of the boat that hit the cliffs and killed at least five Venezuelans. That incident took place in January this More...

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By Edition On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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Dutch MP not satisfied with the answer from Undersecretary Knops

THE HAGUE - Member of the Dutch Parliament André Bosman (VVD) is not satisfied with the answer of Undersecretary Raymond Knops of the Interior and Kingdom Relations that the number of Venezuelans who are staying More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
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Blok: The Netherlands will not accept refugees from Venezuela

THE HAGUE - There can be no question of refugees from Venezuela continuing to the Netherlands. Minister of Foreign Affairs says that the Netherlands has offered technical support to Aruba and Curaçao, to help with More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 8th, 2018
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UN Food Relief Agency seeks urgent funds to help Venezuelan migrants

BOGOTÁ - The United Nations emergency food relief agency has issued an urgent appeal for nearly US$46 million to feed some 350,000 impoverished migrants who crossed the border from Venezuela into Colombia, as More...