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By Edition On Thursday, July 12th, 2018
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Prime Minister meets with U.N. Secretary-General

NEW YORK, WILLEMSTAD - Prime Minister of Curaçao Eugene Rhuggenaath had the distinct opportunity and pleasure to meet with the Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres. They discussed several topics More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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Prime Minister Rhuggenaath speaks in the UN Security Council

NEW YORK - Prime Minister Eugene Rhuggenaath today represented the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the debate in the UN Security Council on climate-related security risks. Below his contribution: ,,I am particularly More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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‘Human rights Dutch Antilles not well protected’

THE HAGUE - Human rights in the six Caribbean islands of the Kingdom do not keep pace with those in the Netherlands. The Netherlands needs to do more to ensure it, according to the Advisory Council on International More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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UN team to investigate T&T complaints in controversy surrounding repatriation of Venezuelans

PORT OF SPAIN - A complaint made by Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley about a locally-based United Nations (UN) official’s “misinformed” comments following the repatriation of 82 Venezuelans More...

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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...