Tag archive for ‘Venezuelans’
Bank Credit Card swipe
By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
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Prosecution settles with accountants in card-swipe fraud

WILLEMSTAD – KPMG Meijburg & Co Caribbean has accepted a settlement of 140,000 guilders ($78,212) from the Public Prosecutor’s Office to prevent criminal prosecution. A manager of the company pays 65,000 More...

Good Samaritans donating food boxes
By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 6th, 2020
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Group of Good Samaritans to the rescue

PHILIPSBURG — There is a small group of people organizing and delivering food boxes to people in the communities. Since late March, they have been out silently helping. The group started the initiative when More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 6th, 2020
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Venezuelans continue to cry for help

PHILIPSBURG – A little more than a week after some of them received help from some Good Samaritans, scores of Venezuelans on Dutch St. Maarten are without food still and begging for help. A group in Cay Hill More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, April 24th, 2020
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Venezuelans in St. Maarten are hoping for quick repatriation

PHILIPSBURG — Because of the coronavirus, Venezuelans are stuck on St. Maarten, without money and without prospect of help. “In Venezuela we have more chances of survival than here,” said Carlos, More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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Corruption follows the Venezuelan diaspora

PHILIPSBURG – According to Venezuelans in St. Maarten, corruption at home prevents Venezuelan emigrants from gaining legal status abroad. Many have requested necessary documents from Venezuela without success. More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, January 9th, 2020
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Hundreds of illegal Venezuelans leave St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — Four months before the introduction of the planned visa requirement for Venezuelans in the Dutch Caribbean, more than half of the group of illegal Venezuelans on St. Maarten has left to return More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
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Man robbed of his scooter in Retreat Estate

ST. PETERS — KPSM Detectives are at this time investigating another robbery with the use of violence which took place on Monday July 8th after 8 p.m. in the Retreat Estate and St. Peters area. According to More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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Government seeking ways to address the influx of Venezuelans

PHILIPSBURG — There are ongoing discussions between the Netherlands and the governments of the French and the Dutch sides of the island on the influx of Venezuelans. According to reports millions of Venezuelans More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
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Zero requests for asylum from Venezuelans

PHILIPSBURG – While the French side of the island already saw an influx of refugees from Venezuela back in 2016, Minister of Justice Cornelius de Weever said on Wednesday that no requests for asylum had come More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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Venezuelans find their way to Saint Martin

MARIGOT – The deteriorating situation in Venezuela started having its effect already in 2016 on the French side of the island. According to data released by the prefecture, there were 345 requests for asylum More...