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Franco
By Edition On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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Commissioner Franco understands Statians want to see real solutions

ST. EUSTATIUS - How can you improve the current situation on St. Eustatius? How can you fix this? According to newly-appointed Government Commissioner Marcolino “Mike” Franco, this is the first reaction he received More...

dekker_0
By Edition On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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British invasion on Statia

Statia’s delusional political leader, Clyde van Putten, insists that St. Eustatius is an easy prey to be ransacked by Dutch Marines. The incident of 1780, was for van Putten as if it happened yesterday. The worst More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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Clean up

Six months after the van Putten-Statia incident, financial mismanagement, abuse of power, fraud, theft, embezzlement of public funds, widespread corruption and favoritism, personal intimidations, threats and insults, More...

franco
By Edition On Wednesday, February 7th, 2018
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Franco appointed by the Netherlands as government commissioner of St. Eustatius

THE HAGUE, ORANJESTAD - The Curaçao politician Mike Franco has been appointed as the government commissioner on St. Eustatius. This has been announced by the Dutch Ministry of the Interior. Former mayor of Tubbergen More...

Statia-De-Quill
By Edition On Wednesday, February 7th, 2018
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Van Putten wants UN peacekeepers to assist Statia against Dutch ‘state sponsored terror’

ORANJESTAD - Island Councilman Clyde van Putten has filed a request for assistance to the Permanent Conference of Political Parties of Latin America and the Caribbean (COPPAL) in the matter between the island and More...

Senate
By Edition On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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Dutch Parliament unanimously approves state intervention in St Eustatius

THE HAGUE - A law providing for administrative intervention in St Eustatius was adopted today by the House of Representatives and the Senate. On Wednesday morning the State Secretary for the Interior and Kingdom More...

Statia-De-Quill
By Edition On Monday, February 5th, 2018
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Dutch Government intervenes in St. Eustatius due to abuse of power and intimidation

THE HAGUE, ORANJESTAD - Today, Undersecretary Knops (Kingdom Relations) has submitted a bill to the House of Representatives to be able to intervene administratively on St. Eustatius. The bill stipulates that the More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Meeting Parliament Chairs ‘tense but meaningful,’ says Van Putten

ST. EUSTATIUS - The Chairwomen of the First and Second Chambers of the Dutch Parliament paid a working visit to St. Eustatius Sunday. During their visit First Chamber Chair Ankie Broekers-Knol and her colleague More...

winair
By Edition On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017
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CN Express directly connects Statia and Saba with Bonaire

SABA/ST. EUSTATIUS - The Ministry of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management and Dutch Government Service Caribbean Netherlands RCN are to contribute to a temporary More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Update: Knops accepts decision OM in Van Putten case

WILLEMSTAD - The Undersecretary of Kingdom Relations, Raymond Knops accepts the decision not to prosecute the member of the St. Eustatius Island Council Clyde van Putten. He reports that in response to questions More...