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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...

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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...

Oil refinery
By Edition On Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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Curaçao selects US company to restart refinery

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao has selected a US company as the preferred bidder for a long-term contract to run its oil refinery, stepping in before Venezuelan state-owned PdV's lease expires in December 2019. RdK, the More...

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro attend a news conference in Caracas
By Edition On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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Turkey’s Erdogan slams Venezuela sanctions, Maduro defends gold exports

CARACAS - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday criticized sanctions on Venezuela during a visit to Caracas, while President Nicolas Maduro defended the country’s right to export gold after U.S. sanctions More...

KTK
By Edition On Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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KTK wants to dismiss part of its staff

WILLEMSTAD - Towing Company KTK offers a part of the staff the opportunity to leave voluntarily. Those who submit their resignation will receive a golden handshake. Due to the crisis at oil company PDVSA, the activities More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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Court-ordered sale of PdV oil cargo on hold

WILLEMSTAD - The court-ordered auction of a Venezuelan crude cargo in Curaçao has been postponed on a petition filed by the original purchaser, Thai bitumen trader Tipco, according to sources on the island. The More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
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Troya case again in court

WILLEMSTAD - After three years and including a referral back to the examining magistrate for further investigation, there will again be a pre-trial session in the Troya case on Friday. It is the Curaçao sequel More...