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By Edition On Friday, July 20th, 2018
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Minister of Foreign Affairs must resign

WILLEMSTAD - The recent statement by Minister Stef Blok of Foreign Affairs that a multicultural society cannot exist peacefully has caused great outcry on Curaçao and other parts of the Dutch Kingdom. Several politicians More...

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By Edition On Friday, July 20th, 2018
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Curaçao government strongly regrets Minister Blok’s statements

WILLEMSTAD - The government of Curaçao deeply regrets the statements of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, and in that capacity also Kingdom Minister, Mr. Blok, on multicultural societies. The government absolutely More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Minister Blok: ‘I do not know a multicultural society that is peaceful’

THE HAGUE - The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Dutch Kingdom Stef Blok made statements in a private meeting about ethnicity and multicultural societies. For example, the minister said that he does not know a More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 25th, 2018
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EU sanctions against more Venezuelans

THE HAGUE - In January, the European Union (EU) imposed measures against seven political and military officials from Venezuela. The EU Foreign Ministers decided to add eleven more individuals on Monday to consultations More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 29th, 2018
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Minister Blok: Bankruptcy PdVSA is a realistic option

THE HAGUE - A bankruptcy of the Venezuelan state oil company PdVSA is a real option. This is what Minister Blok writes in a letter addressed to the House of Representatives in preparation for the Wednesday debate 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 Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Minister Martina: Economy is at the turning point

WILLEMSTAD - Minister Steven Martina of Economic Development is not too worried about it. “Curaçao is in a perfect storm. What could go wrong went wrong”, it sounds ominous. Nevertheless, the minister is optimistic. More...

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By Edition On Saturday, May 19th, 2018
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Premier Aruba: The Netherlands ‘too indifferent’ about refugee flow Venezuela

THE HAGUE, ORANJESTAD - The Aruban Prime Minister Evelyn Wever-Croes calls the Dutch attitude towards the refugee flow to the ABC islands 'too indifferent and irritating'. Wever-Croes says this in the run-up to More...

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By Edition On Saturday, May 19th, 2018
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Blok leaves Venezuelan consul on Aruba untouched

THE HAGUE - Kingdom Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok sees 'currently' no reason to disagree to the appointment by Venezuela of former General Carlos Mata Figueroa to return as Consul General in Aruba. The minister More...

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By Edition On Thursday, May 17th, 2018
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Blok: Curaçao economic positioning abroad

THE HAGUE - The Curaçao Minister for Economic Development Steven Martina is on a working visit in the Netherlands. Among other things, he held talks with Chairman Hans de Boer of the employers' organization VNO-NCW More...