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By Edition On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
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US Government expels Cuban diplomats but says no break in relations

WASHINGTON - The United States has expelled 15 Cuban diplomats over Havana’s failure to protect American diplomats from mysterious sonic attacks. Yesterday, four days after warning American citizens not to travel More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Trump slaps travel restrictions Venezuela in expanded ban

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Sunday slapped new travel restrictions on citizens from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad, expanding the list of countries covered by his original travel bans that have been More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 30th, 2015
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Curaçao can export products duty-free to the US

WILLEMSTAD - Minister Plenipotentiary of Curaçao in Washington, Xavier Prens, is proud that Curaçao has managed to export products duty-free to the United States. "Since August, we have qualified. There's a lot More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015
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Washington made a change to its tax law, and Caribbean countries aren’t happy about it

Faced with outrage from over a dozen otherwise placid Caribbean nations, D.C. officials are backtracking on a plan to openly call out countries it says allow big U.S. businesses to skip out on paying local taxes. At More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 22nd, 2015
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U.S. DEA meets with Venezuelan defectors in Curaçao, Panama and Colombia

U.S. probe targets No. 2 official Diosdado Cabello, several others, on suspicion of drug trafficking and money laundering WASHINGTON, WILLEMSTAD -  U.S. prosecutors are investigating several high-ranking Venezuelan More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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Fact Sheet: Fostering a cleaner and more sustainable energy future in the Caribbean

In follow-up to the launch of the Caribbean Energy Security Initiative (CESI) in June 2014, the Vice President, Secretary of Energy Moniz, other senior Administration officials, Caribbean Heads of Government, multilateral More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 18th, 2014
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Washington fines German bank for operations with Cuba

HAVANA, Cuba - For the second time this year, the United States has imposed a billion-dollar fine on a European bank under its extraterritorial economic, commercial and financial embargo of Cuba. This time, Germany´s More...

Ivar Asjes
By Edition On Monday, November 3rd, 2014
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Asjes on official visit to Washington

WILLEMSTAD – The Prime Minister of Curaçao, Ivar Asjes will be in the capital of the United States this coming Wednesday. He will visit the U.S. Department of State and other representatives. The Prime Minister More...