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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...

Quincy-Girigorie
By Edition On Monday, September 10th, 2018
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Minister of Justice: “Curaçao does not violate human rights”

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao has since 2012 sheltered almost 8000 Venezuelans who have been eligible for a residence permit. That is 5% of the total population of the island. In addition, it appears (in anticipation of More...

Quincy-Girigorie
By Edition On Monday, September 10th, 2018
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Minister of Justice: Curaçao cannot solve Venezuela’s problems

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - In a reaction, the Minister of Justice, Quincy Girigorie, admits that civil servants in the judicial chain are not sufficiently aware of the legal rules and therefore make mistakes. But according More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 10th, 2018
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Amnesty International: Curaçao authorities are denying protection to people fleeing the crisis in Venezuela

LONDON - Authorities in Curaçao must protect people who are fleeing the human rights crisis in nearby Venezuela and put an end to the appalling conditions they face upon reaching the island, said Amnesty International More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
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Amnesty International 2018 human rights report: Dominican Republic

LONDON - Amnesty International has published its 2018 annual report, covering the human rights situation in the world during 2017, including a number of Caribbean nations. Dominican Republic 2017/2018 Limited progress More...

Havana
By Edition On Monday, November 2nd, 2015
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Amnesty International joins call for US to lift Cuba embargo

WASHINGTON, United States – The United Nations vote last Friday to lift the US embargo on Cuba is a strong message to the United States President Barack Obama and Congress about the dire human rights impact of More...