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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...

Igor Sechin
By Edition On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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Rosneft chief rebukes Venezuela oil shipments

WASHINGTON, MEXICO CITY - The head of Russian oil company Rosneft, Igor Sechin, flew to Caracas last week to meet Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and complain over delayed oil shipments designed to repay loans, More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
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Venezuela’s former treasurer took $1 billion US in bribes

Alejandro Andrade received properties, platinum and gold Rolex watches and Mercedes-Benz cars thanks to scheme Venezuela’s former national treasurer admitted receiving over $1 billion US in bribes as part of illicit More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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The International Criminal Court must investigate Maduro’s crimes in Venezuela

I often wonder if it would make any difference to the victims of the dictatorship of Nicolás Maduro in Venezuela if the International Criminal Court did not exist. I’m afraid it wouldn’t. But if the ICC were More...

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By Edition On Friday, November 16th, 2018
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Customs detects drugs on Venezuelan fruit boat

WILLEMSTAD - Customs discovered a large amount of marijuana on a Venezuelan fruit boat after a tip this week. The boat sailed in and moored at the Kleine Werf. The drugs were well hidden in the hold below deck and More...

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By Edition On Friday, November 16th, 2018
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Minister Blok: No deal about deporting Venezuelans

THE HAGUE - Kingdom Minister Stef Blok of Foreign Affairs has once again denied that the expulsion of Venezuelans fled to Curaçao was part of the agreement he concluded in April with the authorities in Caracas More...