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Parliament
By Edition On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Motion adopted to condemn Dutch intervention on St. Eustatius

WILLEMSTAD - A motion has been adopted today in the Curaçao parliament to condemn Dutch intervention on St. Eustatius. The motion emphasizes the right to free elections on St. Eustatius, because the government More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Rutte and Knops pay working visit to Statia

ORANJESTAD - Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Dutch State Secretary for Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops paid a working visit to St. Eustatius on Sunday. The visitors were met at F.D. Roosevelt More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Packed program during Rutte’s visit

PHILIPSBURG - Rutte and Knops, accompanied by a delegation of civil servants, will start their visit in St. Eustatius early Sunday afternoon. Right after their arrival, a meeting is scheduled with National Government More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
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Grapperhaus, Knops committed to the betterment of St. Eustatius

ORANJESTAD - Minister of Security and Justice Ferdinand Grapperhaus and State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops visited St. Eustatius on Sunday and Monday. Both Dutch Cabinet members More...

Franco
By Edition On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Commissioner Franco introduces ‘Statia 2025’

ORANJESTAD - The second public meeting hosted by Dutch Government Commissioner Mike Franco and Acting Commissioner Mervyn Stegers was a calm and informative affair, attended by a sizeable cross-section of the community More...

Dutch Parliament
By Edition On Monday, April 9th, 2018
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Statia projects take off soon

THE HAGUE - Preparations are in full swing for several larger infrastructural projects in St. Eustatius, State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops informed the Second Chamber of the Dutch More...

Van Putten
By Edition On Monday, April 9th, 2018
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Knops responds to Van Putten warning

THE HAGUE - Dutch State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops seems unimpressed by the warning of dismissed Member of the St. Eustatius Island Council Clyde van Putten of the Progressive More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
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Commissioner Franco orders upgrade in Statia’s finances

ORANJESTAD - Central Government Commissioner Marcolino “Mike” Franco has ordered a concerted improvement programme in the government finances of St. Eustatius. To this end, he has recalled former interim Head More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Knops stands behind Commissioner Franco

THE HAGUE - Dutch State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops will not honour a Party for Freedom PVV request to have a person from the Netherlands serve as the Dutch Government Commissioner More...

Franco
By Edition On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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Mike Franco had expected criticism

WILLEMSTAD - Former chairman of the Curaçao Parliament, Mike Franco, expected nothing more than criticism for his appointment as government commissioner for St. Eustatius. That he would join the enemy comes from More...