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By Edition On Friday, April 6th, 2018
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The Netherlands supports Curaçao with processing the influx of Venezuelans

WILLEMSTAD - The Netherlands will deploy the Immigration and Naturalization Service (IND) to Curaçao in the processing of the influx of refugees from Venezuela. The IND will separate the real refugees from the More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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Kingdom must assist in Curaçao with the issue of Venezuelan refugees

WILLEMSTAD - “If the Venezuelan refugee situation escalates, then the Kingdom of the Netherlands should automatically assume its responsibility for Curaçao.” This is according to Lesley Fer, Risk Management More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
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Prime Minister: “UNHCR must take into consideration Curaçao’s limited resources to take Venezuelan refugees”

WILLEMSTAD - In light of the continuing outflow of Venezuelans to neighboring countries and beyond, The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the UN Refugee Agency, has released new guidance for More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 9th, 2018
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Assessing progress and challenges for Caribbean recovery six months after massive hurricanes

NEW YORK - Six months after two of the most powerful hurricanes recorded over the Atlantic wreaked havoc in the Caribbean, women and men in island countries like Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, British Virgin Islands More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 9th, 2018
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UN Agency says Latin America and Caribbean must radically transform food habits to combat obesity

KINGSTON - A “radical transformation” of food systems and food habits is critical to combat the growing scourge of overweight and obesity in Latin America and the Caribbean, the United Nations food security More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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Council of State says intervention in St. Eustatius is in accordance with UN Charter

ORANJESTAD - The Council of State has involved the Charter of the United Nations (UN) in the assessment of the administrative intervention on St. Eustatius. The Council’s communications department said this in More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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UN chief offers Colombia help with Venezuela migration crisis

Colombia's president has warned of an unfolding "humanitarian crisis" on the border with Venezuela. Nearly half a million Venezuelans have fled to Colombia to escape economic deprivation and a crackdown on dissent. BOGOTA More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 4th, 2018
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New UN Mission to take innovative approach to strengthening rule of law in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE - The head of the new United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti, known as MINUJUSTH, has said the operation will carry out its work in an innovative in the island nation – complete with More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 4th, 2018
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Curaçao is deporting more Venezuelans than ever before

WILLEMSTAD - More and more Venezuelans apply for asylum in Curaçao. More and more are also being sent back. In 2017, this involved 200 asylum applications via UNHCR, the United Nations refugee organization and More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018
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Kingdom of the Netherlands in U.N. Security Council

NEW YORK - The Kingdom of the Netherlands, including Aruba, Curaçao and St Maarten, took up its seat on the United Nations (UN) Security Council for a one-year tenure as of January 1. The Kingdom will chair the More...