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Budget will make NL stronger, safer and more prosperous: Finance Minister

Budget will make NL stronger, safer and more prosperous: Finance Minister

 Holland-- Finance minister Wopke Hoekstra told MPs on Tuesday afternoon that government policy in the coming years is aimed at making the country ‘stronger, safer and more prosperous’ The minister was outlining the government’s strategy, following the official opening of the parliamentary year by king Willem-Alexander. ‘Our current wealth is no guarantee for prosperity in the future,’ Hoekstra told MPs....

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Open letter to Mr. Knops and Mrs. van Ark

Open letter to Mr. Knops and Mrs. van Ark

To: Mr. Knops, State Secretary of Kingdom Relations Mrs. Van Ark, State Secretary for Social Affairs and Employment September 17, 2018 Subject: Dutch help or recolonization of the former Netherlands Antilles?   Dear Mr. Knops and Mrs. Van Ark, We took notice of several expressions, declarations and publications that came out of the last meetings held in Bonaire and The...

R.I.P Irma Dead

R.I.P Irma Dead

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Today is a day I'd like to forget But all the forgotten  Are wailing from the belly Of the sea From the eerie silence Of the earth above them They all shout out  Like the swearing winds Of Irma: Remember us At least today. How many of you fell Into the tsunami waves Of that monster...

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