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Dutch Parliament
By Edition On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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VVD wins on Aruba and Curaçao, D66 wins on St. Maarten

ORANJESTAD, WILLEMSTAD – With 274 votes in Curacao and 112 votes in Aruba, the VVD became the largest party on these islands. In St. Maarten D66 scored 42 votes. At 3:00pm local time the voting boots were closed More...

Rutte
By Edition On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Dutch election: PM Rutte sees off anti-EU Wilders challenge

THE HAGUE - Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte's party has won the most seats in parliamentary elections, exit polls say. Early results confirmed the exit polls, with his centre-right VVD Party on course for 31 out More...

Camelia-Romer
By Edition On Saturday, February 25th, 2017
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Camelia-Römer to Dijksma: “Substantiate, if not, correction!”

WILLEMSTAD – Outgoing Minister of Traffic, Transport and Spatial Planning Suzanne Camelia-Römer asks her Dutch counterpart Sharon Dijksma of Infrastructure to substantiate the conclusions of the Dutch inspectors More...

Insel
By Edition On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Dutch Civil Aviation Inspectorate released damning report on InselAir, CCAA and DCA

THE HAGUE - Civil Aviation Inspectors from the Netherlands (ILT), who traveled to Aruba and Curaçao to conduct an investigation into the air-worthiness of Insel fleet and the competence of the Aviation Authorities More...

Visit
By Edition On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Successful coordination on aviation between Curaçao and the Netherlands

WILLEMSTAD - Minister Eugene Rhuggenaath of Economic Development and Minister Suzy Camelia-Römer of Traffic, Transport and Spatial Planning met with their Dutch counterpart Minister Ronald Plasterk of the Interior More...

ambulance
By Edition On Thursday, February 9th, 2017
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The Netherlands helps Ambulance Service in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD – The Netherlands donates an ambulance to Curaçao. This is according to the Minister of Public Health Zita Jesus-Leito. The ambulance service will receive four in total and one as a free gift from More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Cocaine from Curaçao leads to bloodshed in the criminal world

HAMBURG - Customs in Hamburg, Germany has discovered in a container with more than 700 kilos of cocaine coming from Curaçao. Since there were several deaths among criminals because of the drug transport, customs More...

Glenn-Helberg-OCAN
By Edition On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Glenn Helberg running for Dutch Parliament

THE HAGUE – Former Chairman of the Consultative Body for Dutch Caribbean persons in the Netherlands Ocan psychiatrist Glenn Helberg is running for Parliament. He is a candidate on the slate of new Article 1 party More...

IPKO-2017
By Edition On Saturday, January 14th, 2017
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Delegations satisfied with ‘informal’ IPKO

WILLEMSTAD–Delegation representatives of the Inter-Parliamentary Kingdom Consultation IPKO in which the Netherlands, Curaçao, Aruba and St. Maarten participated, look back at a successful IPKO. That’s what More...

IPKO1
By Edition On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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IPKO without opposition factions

WILLEMSTAD – The Kingdom Interparliamentary Conference (IPKO) has started today. It didn’t start without problems. The opposition parties, or the group of nine, are not present at the meetings. The reason for More...