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Jan-Franssen-Fredis-Refunjol
By Edition On Saturday, July 29th, 2017
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Wise men try to bridge gap between Statia and Holland

ST. EUSTATIUS - The Dutch-Government-appointed Committee of Wise Men consisting of Council of State member Jan Franssen and former Governor of Aruba Fredis Refunjol visited St. Eustatius for a week to speak with More...

Dutch Parliament
By Edition On Monday, July 10th, 2017
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Dutch Parliament debate about tumultuous Statia

THE HAGUE - Thursday’s debate in the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament with St. Eustatius as the sole agenda point turned out to be merely a sum of the voicing of concerns, posing of questions and the responsible More...

Plasterk
By Edition On Thursday, July 6th, 2017
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Plasterk: “Statia’s wish to become autonomous country not realistic’

THE HAGUE - According to the Island Government of St. Eustatius, the Dutch Government is acting in contravention of the United Nations (UN) Charter and several General Assembly resolutions pertaining to the island’s More...

Statia-De-Quill
By Edition On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017
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Cft chairman Age Bakker: “Finalizing financial reports Sint Eustatius is of great importance”

ORANJESTAD - The submission of various financial reports to the Cft is still not up to standard. The chairman of the Board of supervision of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (Cft) reached this conclusion during More...

Stef-Blok
By Edition On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017
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More room for other languages in legal system on the islands

THE HAGUE - Current legislation allows for the use of other languages than Dutch in cases where crime suspects are not well-versed in the Dutch language, caretaker Minister of Security and Justice Stef Blok said More...

Statia
By Edition On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
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Statia earns support at tripartite meeting

THE HAGUE - St. Eustatius got support on Monday, to some extent, from St. Maarten, Curaçao and Aruba. The parliamentary delegations of all three countries acknowledged that any former colony of the Netherlands More...

NuStar-tanks-Eustaius-Statia
By Edition On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
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PDVSA leaves Bahamas oil terminal, expands in St Eustatius

HOUSTON - Venezuelan state-run oil company PDVSA is moving millions of barrels of oil from a Bahamas storage facility after terminating a contract with the owner, U.S. Buckeye Partners LP, according to internal More...

plasterk
By Edition On Saturday, June 3rd, 2017
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Plasterk condemns case against Statia Governor

THE HAGUE – Dutch caretaker Minister of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Ronald Plasterk is not amused by the move of the St. Eustatius Commissioners to take Acting Island Governor Julian Woodley to court. In More...

Age Bakker (2)
By Edition On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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Age Bakker (Cft): “Capacity problems of Finance department Sint Eustatius will be addressed”

ORANJESTAD – During the visit of the Board of financial supervision of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (Cft) to Sint Eustatius, the Executive Council explained in detail the decisions that have been taken to More...

NS-Columbus-Statia-St.-Eustatius
By Edition On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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PDVSA allowed to pump oil out of chained tanker

PHILIPSBURG – A disputed load of oil of Venezuela’s state oil company PDVSA, which is currently on board of crude oil tanker NS Columbus near St. Eustatius, will have to be pumped out and stored in a bunker More...