All about Autonomy

Rhuggenaath1
By Edition On Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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Prime Minister: ‘Day of Autonomy in the sphere of civil responsibility’

WILLEMSTAD - October 10 is Day of Autonomy. This year, the government paid attention to the responsibility that the concept of autonomy entails for the citizens of Curaçao and the importance of the celebration More...

autonomy
By Edition On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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U.S. Government congratulates the people of Curaçao

WASHINGTON - On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, we send congratulations to the people of Curaçao on the anniversary of Curaçao Day. We thank the Government of Curaçao for its steadfast More...

autonomy
By Edition On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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Curaçao’s 7th anniversary as an autonomous country in the Kingdom; is there really something to celebrate?

WILLEMSTAD - Since 10 October 2010, the Kingdom of the Netherlands has consisted of four countries: the Netherlands, Aruba, Curaçao and St Maarten. The Netherlands Antilles has been dissolved and its constituent More...

Willemstad
By Edition On Monday, October 9th, 2017
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Punda commences Autonomy Day

WILLEMSTAD - Today begins the celebration of Autonomy Day. Two days of celebration. The kick-off is at Handelskade this evening. The retailers' association Downtown Management, together with the government, has More...

KFO
By Edition On Monday, October 9th, 2017
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KFO protests in WTC against autonomy

WILLEMSTAD - The group that advocated for an independent Curaçao, the KFO is organizing a demonstration against autonomy at 6 o’clock this evening. This will take place in the World Trade Center (WTC). According More...

Council of States
By Edition On Friday, April 7th, 2017
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Autonomy not meant to relax on essential values

THE HAGUE - Autonomy provides the Dutch Caribbean countries the tools to tackle social issues in the manner that they wish to do so. However, autonomy is “not meant to do nothing when the essential values of More...

giselle-mcwilliam
By Edition On Thursday, January 12th, 2017
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Curaçao: “Not enough autonomy”

WILLEMSTAD - Partido MAN has left a strong mark on the opening of the Kingdom Inter-Parliamentary Consultation (IPKO). That is now being held in Curacao. Delegation Chief Giselle Mc Williams of the blue party claimed More...

Kerry
By Edition On Friday, October 9th, 2015
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Statement by Secretary Kerry – Curaçao Day

WASHINGTON D.C., WILLEMSTAD - On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I wish the people of Curaçao a joyous Curaçao Day. This has been an important year for the U.S.-Curaçao partnership. More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Thursday, October 8th, 2015
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Latinization of Curacao

High emotions filled 10-10-10-autonomy expectations. "Freedom at last, delivered from slavery, liberation from colonial oppression.” Political leader Helmien Wiels ---as Moses, divinely anointed---" was leading More...

Government center
By Edition On Wednesday, October 7th, 2015
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Anniversary, but no celebration (part 2)

WILLEMSTAD - The question arises as to whether a country of only 40 thousand inhabitants has the capacity of a full-fledged system of government. Curaçao had experience with governing - all ministries of the Netherlands More...