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By Edition On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
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Curaçao flooded by refugees: ‘crisis unacceptable’

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao is currently being flooded with refugees from Venezuela, but there is a total lack of help on the island. "The situation is worrisome and unacceptable," says Tineke Ceelen, director of Refugee More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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HRW: The Netherlands must protect Venezuelan refugees

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao is falling short in its policy towards Venezuelan refugees. This is according to human rights organization Human Rights Watch. Due to the severe political and economic crisis in More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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Letter to Curaçaoan and Dutch Authorities on Venezuela Asylum Seekers

To Kajsa Ollongren, Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relation Raymond Knops, State Secretary Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations Stef Blok, Minister of Foreign Affairs of The Kingdom of the Netherlands Quincy More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 8th, 2018
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Girigorie: Violation of human rights more in neighboring countries than in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - The Minister of Justice Quincy Girigorie disputes that the illegal immigration problem in Curaçao is more complex than on Aruba. During his recent visit to our neighboring island, he and his Aruban More...

Refugees
By Edition On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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The Netherlands has blood on its hands

It seems strongly that the Netherlands knowingly participated in human rights violations. Minister Stef Blok of Foreign Relations has signed a document in Caracas in which the Netherlands intends to return 100% More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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Minister of Justice: ‘Curaçao will no longer separate children from their parents’

WILLEMSTAD - Temporary relief will be provided for women with children who are being deported. This is according to the Minister of Justice Quincy Girigorie during his turn in parliament. There was a lot of criticism More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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10% of the population is Venezuelan

WILLEMSTAD - The Minister of Justice Quincy Girigorie indicated during a debate in parliament that 26,000 Venezuelans live in Curaçao. Almost 10,000 of them have a residence permit and are legally on the island. 16,000 More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
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McWilliam MP: “Curaçao must request help from the Netherlands for refugees problem”

WILLEMSTAD - Curacao must seek the help of the Netherlands in the refugee problem on the island. The Member of Parliament for the coalition party MAN, Giselle McWilliam calls on the Curaçao government to do this. More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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The Netherlands looks away, and the Venezuelan refugee is the victim

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - People in need are the victims of a political conflict between the Netherlands and Curaçao, according to Irene Broekhuijse, assistant professor at VU University Amsterdam. The Netherlands More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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The Netherlands has no legal obligation to intervene in Curaçao

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao itself is responsible for implementing an adequate migration policy, says Undersecretary for Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops today on a critical report from Amnesty International More...