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Venezuelan refugees
By Edition On Monday, December 24th, 2018
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Denying protections for asylum seekers denies them opportunities to seek safety

I’ll never forget the day Pedro and Sandra Ramírez (names changed) first came to my office. Soft-spoken and kind, the elderly Venezuelan couple radiated grace and warmth — a welcome contrast to the dreary November More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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Caribbean islands can expect greater influx of Venezuelans

WILLEMSTAD - Aruba and Curaçao must be prepared for even more refugees from Venezuela. In Aruba, Curaçao, the Dominican Republic, Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago together there are now an estimated 147,000 Venezuelan More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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Venezuela creditors demand payment on defaulted $1.5 billion bond – lawyer

CARACAS - A group of creditors has demanded payment on a $1.5 billion Venezuelan bond that is in default, their lawyer said on Monday, kicking off a long-awaited showdown between creditors and the crisis-wracked More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 17th, 2018
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Russia announces plans to set up its first ever military base in the Caribbean

MOSCOW, CARACAS - Russia has announced plans to set up its first ever military base in the Caribbean after striking a deal with cash-strapped Venezuela. The state-sponsored TASS news agency reported that Russian More...

Venezuelan refugees
By Edition On Monday, December 17th, 2018
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UNCR presents plan for Venezuelan refugees

NEW YORK - 95 organizations from 16 countries have presented a large-scale plan to deal with the flow of refugees from Venezuela. This is according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCR) who More...

Refugees
By Edition On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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The Hague cannot ignore refugees from Venezuela

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD – According to the Members of the First Chamber (Senate) of the Dutch Parliament, Tineke Strik and Frits Lintmeijer, it is time that the Netherlands commits itself to the protection of refugees More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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The Netherlands: Europe must take islands into account

THE HAGUE - The Netherlands wants Europe to consider the Caribbean islands at the inauguration of Nicolas Maduro on 10 January. The President of Venezuela will then be sworn in for his second term. Europe wants More...

Ieteke-Witteveen
By Edition On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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Islands have their own human rights watchdog

WILLEMSTAD - Aruba, Curaçao and Bonaire have their own 'human rights watchdog' since yesterday. The Human Rights Caribbean Foundation. The foundation was created by concerned citizens as a result of the humanitarian More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Former owner of Dominican Republic Bank jailed for scheme involving bribing Venezuelan Government officials

FLORIDA - A former owner of the Banco Peravia bank in the Dominican Republic has been sentenced to three years in prison for his role in a US$1 billion money laundering scheme involving currency exchange. Gabriel More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Will Russia keep its $6bn promise to Venezuela?

CARACAS - Russian officials have cast doubt on multibillion-dollar pledges to Venezuela touted by its president Nicolás Maduro, whose crisis-wracked country has become increasingly dependent on Moscow as its most More...