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Lintjes
By Edition On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Curaçao’s recipients with Governor Lucille George-Wout 31 royal decorations for Dutch Caribbean

THE HAGUE - A total of 31 persons in the Dutch Caribbean received a royal decoration on Wednesday: three in St. Maarten, ten in Curaçao, thirteen in Aruba and five in Bonaire. There were no royal decorations in More...

Coin
By Edition On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Silver King Willem-Alexander Commemorative Coin

WILLEMSTAD - The first commemorative coin of the year 2017 has a royal theme. On the occasion of the 50th birthday of HM King Willem-Alexander the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) has issued a More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
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King calls for return to reason in annual Christmas message

THE HAGUE - King Willem-Alexander has called on the Dutch nation to return to reason in his annual Christmas speech. “Christmas 2016 evokes conflicting emotions,” the King said. In the uncertain times in which More...

Koning beëdigt gouverneur Aruba (POOL)
By Edition On Saturday, October 29th, 2016
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Netherlands cannot determine who will be Governor

THE HAGUE – Minister Ronald Plasterk of Kingdom Relations won’t explain why the Netherlands had so much haste to swear in Alfonso Boekhoudt as the new Governor of Aruba. Although he will start his tenure as More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
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The Hague spends 291.8M on Kingdom Relations in 2017

THE HAGUE -The 2017 Kingdom Relations budget of the Dutch Ministry of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations shows an expenditure of 291.8 million euros, an increase compared to the 257.4 million euros of the 2016 budget. An More...

prinsjesdag
By Edition On Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
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Dutch King: “Netherlands is a strong country in an unstable world”

THE HAGUE - While the Netherlands is facing many challenges at this time, the financial crisis is behind us and the country is doing better, King Willem-Alexander said in his fourth Budget Day speech from the throne More...

Governor
By Edition On Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
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Royal decorations for outstanding citizens

WILLEMSTAD - The Governor of Curaçao, Her Excellency Lucille George-Wout, on behalf of His Majesty the King Willem-Alexander decorated 16 citizens with the Royal Honor for their years of special merits in favor More...

King_UN
By Edition On Monday, September 28th, 2015
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King Willem-Alexander is preparing for historic speech at UN

NEW YORK - King Willem-Alexander is experiencing a scoop today. The first Dutch Head of State to address the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN). The Netherlands wants to get a seat next year in the UN Security More...

web-dutch-king
By Edition On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015
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Speech from the Throne 2015

Members of the States General, The Dutch have always had the ability to set a new course if circumstances require. During the crisis of the past few years that strength has once again come to the fore. And it has More...

King and Queen
By Edition On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015
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Refugee crisis is causing tensions within Europe, says King in budget speech

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - King Willem-Alexander focused on economic recovery in his speech to parliament on Tuesday, but also spoke of the ‘integrated approach’ needed to tackle the refugee crisis which is ‘creating More...