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By Edition On Monday, October 8th, 2018

Blok is going to demand attention for Venezuela in Europe

WILLEMSTAD - The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Dutch Kingdom Stef Blok is going to draw attention to the influx of Venezuelan refugees to Curaçao and Aruba. He will do this at the meeting of all Ministers More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 7th, 2018

Blok wants more active stance in ‘Venezuela case’

WILLEMSTAD - Kingdom Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok wants the European Union to be more active in the 'Venezuela case'. The minister has argued for this during a meeting with his EU colleagues. Today he will More...

By Edition On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

EU ban of Halogen light bulbs

Halogen light bulbs will be banned in Europe starting September the first 2018 as a step forward to switch over to a more energy-efficient light-emitting (LED) technology that  consume one-fifth of the energy of More...

By Edition On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

Two new initiatives underway to tackle air connectivity between the Caribbean, Europe and the Americas

CASTRIES - A delegation from Martinique met with representatives of the Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority (ECCAA) at the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission to discuss the implementation More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Dutch MPs pass law banning face veils in public buildings

New law bans veils and other items that hide the face in government buildings, public transport, schools and hospitals. THE HAGUE - The Dutch upper house of parliament has passed a law banning face veils in public More...

By Edition On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

European Parliament wants more help for the Caribbean islands

BRUSSELS - The President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, wants the European Commission to give more support to Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao. The islands are currently being flooded with refugees from More...

By Edition On Friday, January 12th, 2018

Grenada to be removed from EU Tax Haven list

ST GEORGE’S - Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell says Grenada is expected to be removed from the European Union Blacklist by the end of January. The decision to remove Grenada, one of 17 countries blacklisted by More...

By Edition On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Four Caribbean countries on new EU tax haven blacklist

BRUSSELS - The European Union (EU) has released a blacklist of 17 countries which it says are tax havens, and four Caribbean countries are included. Barbados, Grenada, St Lucia, and Trinidad and Tobago are on the More...

By Edition On Thursday, November 16th, 2017

European and Caribbean Banks commit millions to reconstruction in hurricane-ravaged islands

BONN - The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) have set up an emergency post-disaster reconstruction financing initiative to help the region recover from recent hurricanes. The More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

“Discover Curaçao” on the Dutch RTL 4 Channel

Getting viewers in the Netherlands to fall in love with Curaçao … WILLEMSTAD - White sand, blue water, sunshine and plenty of nature as you relax on a terrace or dance, feeling free … It’s the ideal vacation More...