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Quincy-Girigorie
By Edition On Monday, September 10th, 2018
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Minister of Justice: Curaçao cannot solve Venezuela’s problems

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - In a reaction, the Minister of Justice, Quincy Girigorie, admits that civil servants in the judicial chain are not sufficiently aware of the legal rules and therefore make mistakes. But according More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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Curaçao can offer protection to refugees

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao has not signed the Geneva Convention on refugees, but must offer protection to Venezuelans who are at risk of deportation by the Immigration Service. This is also recognized by the Ministry More...

Venezuelan refugees
By Edition On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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UN: Estimated 2.3M people have fled Venezuela

UNITED NATIONS - An estimated 2.3 million Venezuelans had fled the crisis-wracked country as of June, mainly to Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Brazil, the United Nations said Tuesday. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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US Coast Guard repatriates 60 migrants to Cuba and Dominican Republic

MIAMI - The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter William Trump repatriated 17 migrants on Monday to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, while the Cutter Joseph Tezanos crew repatriated 41 Dominican migrants and two Haitian migrants More...

Refugees_Colombia
By Edition On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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Venezuelan exodus reaches record levels; UN refugee agency steps up aid

GENEVA - One of the largest population movements in Latin American history is under way from Venezuela, according to the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, which on Friday confirmed that it is increasing assistance to neighbouring More...

Refugees_Colombia
By Edition On Monday, July 23rd, 2018
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Venezuelans fleeing to Trinidad expose cracks in island refugee policy

PORT OF SPAIN - Underneath a sign reading “Jesus was a refugee”, a line of Venezuelan asylum seekers 30 people long stretches in front of a Catholic church in Trinidad’s capital, Port of Spain. They have fled More...

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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...

Refugees_Colombia
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...