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Raymond-Knops-1
By Edition On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Update: Knops accepts decision OM in Van Putten case

WILLEMSTAD - The Undersecretary of Kingdom Relations, Raymond Knops accepts the decision not to prosecute the member of the St. Eustatius Island Council Clyde van Putten. He reports that in response to questions More...

Statia-De-Quill
By Edition On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Statia has US $39M in hurricane damage

THE HAGUE/STATIA - Hurricanes Irma and Maria caused an estimated $39 million in damage in St. Eustatius. The Committee for Financial Supervision CFT fears the financial consequences for the St. Eustatius Government More...

First Chamber
By Edition On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Constitution change for islands now a fact

THE HAGUE - The amendment to the Dutch Constitution to provide a constitutional basis for Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba and to establish an Electoral College has become a fact with the consent of the First Chamber More...

Van Putten
By Edition On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
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Sint Eustatius politician apologizes for death threats

ORANJESTAD - Politician Clyde van Putten of St. Eustatius has apologized for the earlier death threats he made to Dutch soldiers. On the local radio, Van Putten said his previous comments were dismissive and that More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Statian youth: “Clyde van Putten does not speak on behalf of Statia”

ORANJESTAD - The 18-year-old Statian Lenaria Brown has launched a petition against Clyde van Putten's statements. The political leader of PLP in St. Eustatius (Statia) said during a KFO meeting in Curaçao: “When More...

Van Putten
By Edition On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Politician from St. Eustatius: “We will kill Dutch soldiers”

WILLEMSTAD - A Caribbean politician seriously threatened Dutch soldiers. Clyde van Putten, party leader of the PLP on the Dutch island of Sint Eustatius, said in a speech that they would kill and burn the soldiers More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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InselAir working on possible route Curaçao – St.Eustatius

ORANJESTAD - Statia’s FDR Airport had a special visitor in the form of InselAir’s Fokker50 which executed a directly flight to St. Eustatius. The flight was a charter executed by InselAir on behalf of ZVK for More...

Maria
By Edition On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Hurricane Maria’s damages limited on Dutch islands

PHILIPSBURG - Hurricane Maria pulled past Sint Maarten during the early hours of Wednesday morning, at first sight without causing much damage. Sint Eustatius and Saba got more wind and rain this time around, compared More...

Skyhigh-aviation
By Edition On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Skyhigh Aviation interested to serve St. Eustatius

Oranjestad- Fledgling Dominican-based Skyhigh Aviation has expressed interest to serve the Statian market with flights to the Dominican Republic and also between Statia and surrounding islands. This is what the More...

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By Edition On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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Mark Rutte: A lot of uncertainty about the situation in Sint Maarten

THE HAGUE - Hurrican Irma has not left any fatalities in Saba and Sint Eustatius. Whether there are deaths in St. Maarten is still unclear, said the Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte. The material damage More...