“Independence referendum not a priority right now”

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GREAT BAY – A referendum for independence is not a priority for the Democratic Party at this moment,” party leader Sarah Wescot-Williams said yesterday at a press conference she gave in her role as president of Parliament. Wescot-Williams said that there is a lot of legislation that needs the urgent attention of government and Parliament, She once More...

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By webadmin On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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Short term contracts

Dear Editor, It is important to give the public a refresher as to why the process to amend book 7A of the civil code is underway. The intention to amend Book 7A of civil code is to protect the employees or workers. More...

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By Online Editor On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
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Independence

The inevitable I-word is slowly crawling towards the floor of Parliament. The moment where politicians have to show their true colors is approaching – not rapidly, but still. The petitions committee handled this More...

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By Online Editor On Monday, March 6th, 2017
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Police on duty during Parliament meetings

WILLEMSTAD – From now on, two additional police officers will be on duty during meetings of the Parliament in Curacao, José Manuel Dias reports on Caribisch Netwerk. Parliamentarians are forbidden to enter the More...

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By webadmin On Tuesday, November 8th, 2016
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PM Marlin calls for parliament meeting about Captain Oliver’s

GREAT BAY – Prime Minister William Marlin has requested the Chairman of Parliament MP Claret Connor to convene an urgent meeting of parliament to discuss the ongoing problems at the Captain Oliver’s Marina More...

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By webadmin On Tuesday, November 8th, 2016
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MPs take orientation week

GREAT BAY – Members of the new parliament participated in an orientation week last week. After the oath taking ceremony on Monday, October 31, Members of Parliament delved immediately on Tuesday in the orientation More...