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By Edition On Monday, May 21st, 2018

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...

By Edition On Monday, May 21st, 2018

The Netherlands has confidence in Curaçao again

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The Rhuggenaath Cabinet seems to have regained the confidence of The Hague in Curaçao as a cooperation partner. After the relationship between the two countries fell to well below freezing More...

By Edition On Monday, May 14th, 2018

The Netherlands refuse to buy AF-KLM shares

THE HAGUE - The Dutch Minister of Finance Wopke Hoekstra has said that the government of the Netherlands does not plan to buy equity in Air France-KLM despite the growing concerns about the group’s future and More...

By Edition On Saturday, May 5th, 2018

The Hague says yes to new Venezuela consul in Aruba

THE HAGUE, ORANJESTAD - After initial hesitation, the Dutch Government has given the green light for the appointment of former general Carlos José Mata Figueroa as the new Consul General of Venezuela in Aruba. Aruba More...

By Edition On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

Curaçao decor for celebration 190 years of diplomatic relations with Mexico

THE HAGUE - Curaçao is the setting for the celebration of 190 years of diplomatic relations between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Mexico. According to Rene Zwart of ABC Online Media, that was agreed today More...

By Edition On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Dutch FIOD looks for black money at a bank in the Caribbean

THE HAGUE - From hundreds of Dutch customers of a bank in the Caribbean is suspected that they have deposited black money there. The Fiscal Intelligence and Investigation Service (FIOD) has started a criminal investigation More...

Dutch Communities
By Edition On Friday, April 20th, 2018

Dutch Municipalities Association helps St. Maarten with disaster management

THE HAGUE - Committed to assist St. Maarten and its Government in the reconstruction phase following Hurricane Irma, the international unit of the Association of Netherlands Municipalities VNG International has More...

Dutch Representative
By Edition On Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Search for new Representative of the Netherlands

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - For a while there is no Representative of the Netherlands and now a vacancy has been posted. If previous Representatives were appointed through an internal procedure, the vacancy is now public. More...

Dutch Kingdom
By Edition On Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Free admission right throughout the Kingdom or at least between the 6 islands

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - In January 2018, a case was filed with the UN Court of Human Rights, in which the free right of admission is discussed throughout the Kingdom or, at the very least, between the six islands. Background In More...

By Edition On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Record holder Martina confirms participation in 200 meters at FBK Games

WILLEMSTAD - Churandy Martina will return to Hengelo for the FBK Games in early June. The 33-year-old sprinter from Curaçao participates in the 200 meters at the athletics event in the Fanny Blankers-Koen Stadion. Martina More...