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By Edition On Thursday, April 26th, 2018

23 Caribbean Dutch people receive royal decorations

WILLEMSTAD - Almost 3000 Dutch citizens received a royal decoration on the eve of King's Day. 23 of them live in the Caribbean part of the Kingdom. 8 on Aruba, 4 on Bonaire and 11 on Curaçao. Among them are Sydney More...

By Edition On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Mexico paves the commercial ground for its companies in the Dutch Kingdom

THE HAGUE - The president of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, today strengthened commercial ties with the Netherlands in a meeting with the business community of this country, which highlighted the willingness of both More...

King's games
By Edition On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

17,000 students from Curaçao participate in King Games

WILLEMSTAD - This year, more than 17,000 children from Curaçao are participating in the King Games. Since the inauguration of Willem Alexander as King of the Netherlands on April 30, 2013, the King's Games have More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 16th, 2017

King and Queen to visit Leeward Islands

WILLEMSTAD - King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima will be in Saba, Sint Maarten and St. Eustatius from November 30 to December 2. They will be accompanied by Undersecretary of Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops, More...

Dutch government
By Edition On Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Rutte III can begin: cabinet was sworn in by King Willem-Alexander

THE HAGUE - The new Dutch government can finally start working now. Al Ministers and Undersecretaries were sworn in before King Willem-Alexander today. The longest government formation process has come to an end. At More...

By Edition On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Dutch King pays attention to Hurricane Irma, MH17, terrorism and economic equality in budget day speech

THE HAGUE - On Tuesday King Willem-Alexander opened the Netherlands' parliamentary year with his traditional Budget Day speech. He talked about the devastation Hurricane Irma left of the Caribbean islands that More...

By Edition On Friday, September 8th, 2017

King Willem Alexander flies to Curaçao to inspect coordination relief efforts

WILLEMSTAD - King Willem Alexander will fly to Curaçao on Sunday to inspect the coordination of relief efforts for devastated St. Maarten in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which hit as a Category 5 storm. The More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Statement by King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima regarding hurricane Irma

THE HAGUE - "St Maarten, St Eustatius and Saba are being ravaged by the destructive forces of nature. Hurricane Irma is taking a heavy toll. Our hearts go out to the people of all the affected islands. They have More...

By Edition On Friday, June 30th, 2017

King receives Prime Minister Rhuggenaath at Eikenhorst (photos)

WILLEMSTAD - King Willem-Alexander met with Eugene Rhuggenaath, the new Prime Minister of Curaçao, this morning. His Royal Highness received him at his Eikenhorst residence for an introductory meeting. Rhuggenaath More...

By Edition On Thursday, June 29th, 2017

King and Prime Minister Rutte receive Prime Minister of Curaçao

THE HAGUE - His Majesty the King Willem-Alexander and the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte will receive the Prime Minister of Curaçao Eugene Rhuggenaath for an official visit. The King receives Prime Minister Rhuggenaath More...