All about Venezuelan Refugees

By Edition On Thursday, December 20th, 2018

Dutch First Chamber wants the Netherlands to aid with the reception of Venezuelans

WILLEMSTAD - The First Chamber of the Dutch Parliament wants their government to act in consultation with Curacao and Aruba to ensure that Venezuelan refugees receive a humane treatment when they arrive on the islands. The More...

By Edition On Friday, December 14th, 2018

The Hague cannot ignore refugees from Venezuela

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD – According to the Members of the First Chamber (Senate) of the Dutch Parliament, Tineke Strik and Frits Lintmeijer, it is time that the Netherlands commits itself to the protection of refugees More...

Prison Curacao
By Edition On Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Seven Venezuelans escaped from SDKK

WILLEMSTAD - Yesterday morning seven Venezuelans escaped from the foreigners' barracks of the Curaçao Prison (SDKK). Among them also a few that were intercepted early this week in a boat with 37 undocumented. The More...

By Edition On Thursday, December 6th, 2018

UN seeks $738M to help Venezuela’s neighbors handle migrant flood

GENEVA - The United Nations said on Tuesday it was seeking $738 million in 2019 to help neighboring countries cope with the inflow of millions of Venezuelan refugees and migrants, who have “no prospect for return More...

Dutch Parliament
By Edition On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

The Netherlands will no longer help the islands with the refugee issue

THE HAGUE - The Netherlands no longer needs to do more to help the islands with the sheltering of refugees from Venezuela. This was adopted by a majority of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament. The Dutch More...

By Edition On Friday, November 16th, 2018

Minister Blok: No deal about deporting Venezuelans

THE HAGUE - Kingdom Minister Stef Blok of Foreign Affairs has once again denied that the expulsion of Venezuelans fled to Curaçao was part of the agreement he concluded in April with the authorities in Caracas More...

By Edition On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

The number of Venezuelan women on boats is decreasing

WILLEMSTAD - The number of women intercepted on boats from Venezuela is decreasing. That is what the Public Prosecution Service (OM) says. The OM is currently conducting an active discouragement policy in Venezuela More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Three million Venezuelans have already left their country

CARACAS - Since 2015, three million Venezuelans have fled from the economic and political crisis in their country. That is what the United Nations (UN) says. Neighboring country Colombia received by far the most More...

By Edition On Thursday, November 1st, 2018

The Dutch Parliament debates on Venezuelan situation on the islands

THE HAGUE - The Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament is still going to debate the refugee problem on the islands. A majority has opposed such debate, but a minority of the Chamber can still call a meeting through More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Parliamentary questions from SP: Will the Netherlands help Curaçao in the refugee crisis?

THE HAGUE - The Dutch SP party wants to hear from Minister Blok (Foreign Affairs) and Undersecretary Knops (Kingdom Relations) whether the Netherlands is prepared to assist Curaçao in the reception of Venezuelan More...