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Tag archive for ‘The Netherlands’
By The Publisher On Friday, September 2nd, 2022
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Law office loses fight for Dutch bank account

AMSTERDAM – ABN AMRO is entitled to terminate the Dutch bank account of VapEps, a law office established in Curacao with offices in Curacao, Aruba, Bonaire, Sint Maarten and the Netherlands. VanEps wanted More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 24th, 2022
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Caribbean students don’t do well in the Netherlands

PHILIPSBURG — Every year around 1,600 students from the islands of the former Netherlands Antilles travel to the Netherlands to study at institutions for MBO, HBO or WO-diplomas. Those journeys do not always More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 26th, 2022
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Slikken of stikken

By Hilbert Haar I don’t want to cause any trouble but this statement from the International Labor Organization (ILO) is too good to keep from the good citizens of St. Maarten and in particular from all those More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, April 14th, 2022
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Round table debate about Kingdom Charter: “Not correct to state that we are still a colony of the Netherlands”

PHILIPSBURG — Next week Tuesday, April 19, the parliamentary committee for Constitutional Affairs and Decolonization organizes a round table panel discussion with four experts about the Kingdom Charter, its More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, February 10th, 2022
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The trouble with dualism in St. Maarten (and in the Netherlands)

PHILIPSBURG — When St. Maarten became an autonomous country in the kingdom of the Netherlands on October 10, 2010, the Island Council disappeared and was replaced by the Parliament as we know it today. The More...

By The Publisher On Monday, September 27th, 2021
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Progress Committee appreciates Minister Richardson’s trip to the Netherlands

PHILIPSBURG — Between September 20 and 23 Minister Anna Richardson (Justice) visited several judicial institutions in the Netherlands and she also met with State Secretary Raymond Knops and the mayor, police More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 28th, 2021
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Political mess in the Netherlands potentially good news for Caribbean countries

StMaartenNews.com publishes a review of the present political situation in The Netherlands and how this potentially can be good news for the Dutch Caribbean countries of the Kingdom. This article is published exclusively More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, November 22nd, 2020
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Pro Soualiga: A People Under Authority Cannot Exercise Genuine Free Will

Dear Editor, More than fifty years after gaining independence in 1968, Mauritius, an island nation located in the Indian Ocean, was not fully decolonized according to The International Court of Justice (ICJ). More...

By The Publisher On Friday, November 13th, 2020
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The Netherland’s International Declaration Supporting Decolonization

In February of 2018, the Kingdom of the Netherlands submitted a Written Statement to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague regarding the Chagos Islands and their struggle for a full measure of More...

By The Publisher On Friday, October 16th, 2020
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The limitations of our kingdom relationship

Dear Editor, In trying to understand the relative failure of the first decade of Country Sint Maarten, I keep getting directed to the strange lack of vision of many leading politicians regarding the relationship More...