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  1. WarawaraRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | TrekEarth

    Warawara is the name in Papiamentu for this mighty bird that flies around large parts of the America's. Papiamentu is the language spoken on the ABC-islands 60 km north of the coast of Venezuela and formerly belonging to the Netherlands Antilles.

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  2. Now Available: Caribbean Insurance Report Q1 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | PR-inside.com

    ... has introduced a new and unified brand for the entire region, following acquisitions in the (former) Netherlands Antilles. Sagicor Financial has announced the sale of its European operations, which should eventually free up more capital that may be ...

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  3. Premiers of former Netherlands Antilles boycott Kingdom Day event in HollandRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Caribbean News Now!

    Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here . The Caribbean is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming.

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  4. Venezuela, Not Russia, Will Be The First Domino To Fall With The Price of OilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Daily Caller

    ... 2. Refugee crisis: Thousands of Venezuelans could flee fighting and shortages for Colombia, Panama, the Netherlands Antilles and Trinidad. Accompanying legitimate refugees would be criminals, drug smugglers, and paramilitary forces. Such a crisis ...

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  5. Hassink: Country operating in financial 'crisis management'Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Daily Herald

    ... The premium currently stands at 22 per cent of earnings. This has been the level since the days of the Netherlands Antilles, although the estimate had put the percentage at 25. A recent study by APS is said to put the premium at 28 per cent. Total ...

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  6. Four candidate ministers in St Maarten fail controversial screening processRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Party, is under investigation for public violence. Richard Gibson, a lawyer and former minister of the Netherlands Antilles, is suspected of domestic violence and also of sexual harassment of a young girl. Lawyer Peggy Lee Brandon is linked to the ...

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  7. The Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund, Inc. Announces Results of Heavily Oversubscribed Rights OfferingRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Market Wire

    ... of Cuba, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, the Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, Barbados, Aruba, Haiti, the Netherlands Antilles, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala, Belize, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela and the ...

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  8. The European Lottery Guild Kicks Off the New Year with the El Nino Spanish LotteryRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 7 | PR.com

    ... culture, with whole towns forming lottery syndicates in the hope of sharing a massive jackpot. Zaandam, Netherlands Antilles, December 07, 2014 --( PR.com )-- On January 6th, 2015 the El Nio lottery draw will leave hearts aflutter all over Spain, as ...

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  9. Four minister candidates reportedly fail screeningRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | The Daily Herald

    ... candidate Lucas Berman. According to people close to the issue, attorney and former minister in the Netherlands Antilles Gibson Sr. failed due to a harassment complaint against him, as well as another one brought by his wife. Attorney Brandon has ...

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  10. Objections in Parliament to commonwealth proposalRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Daily Herald

    ... in 1954 had been drafted as a divorce document, paving the way for the Dutch colonies Suriname and the Netherlands Antilles eventually to become independent. Suriname did so in 1975, but the Dutch Caribbean never followed. "We all have to admit that ...

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  11. Dutch MPs at odds over Caribbean territoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... to a proposal of its coalition partner VVD to enter into a new form of relationship with the former Netherlands Antilles. The VVD prepared, together with another party, the SP, an initiative note that was discussed on Monday in the Dutch parliament. ...

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  12. Objections in Parliament to commonwealth proposalRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Daily Herald

    ... in 1954 had been drafted as a divorce document, paving the way for the Dutch colonies Suriname and the Netherlands Antilles eventually to become independent. Suriname did so in 1975, but the Dutch Caribbean never followed. "We all have to admit that ...

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  13. New structure for former Netherlands Antilles under discussionRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... new structure for Curacao, St Maarten and Aruba, with the parties involved indicating that the former Netherlands Antilles islands have to choose whether to tackle their problems of finances and corruption or opt for a commonwealth. This initiative ...

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  14. Holland's 'Zwarte Piet' ProblemRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Commonweal

    ... Piet , I have more than once heard black people from the former Dutch colonies of Surinam and the Netherlands Antilles voice support for the tradition. Clearly, much depends on how the story is told. While there are multiple explanations of Zwarte ...

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  15. Experts develop new regional management and conservation measures for queen conchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... states or dependent territories, including in Bermuda (UK), Cuba, Colombia, Florida (US), Mexico, the Netherlands Antilles, the Virgin Islands (US) and Venezuela. Queen conch is one of the seven species of the family Strombidae that occur in the ...

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  16. So IKEA Is Really A Dutch Tax Shelter With Non-Profit StatusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Crooks and Liars

    ... owner of this Dutch entity is Inter IKEA Holding, registered in Luxembourg. A separate company in the Netherlands Antilles owns it, which in turn is run by a trust registered in CuraA ao. By Justin Elliott, ProPublica Some of the nation's biggest ...

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  17. Immigrants to lose medical aid under pending law amendmentRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | The Daily Herald

    ... the changes will establish a right to medical treatment and care in French St. Martin and the former Netherlands Antilles (islands), based on care contracts. So far, the draft ordinance has been a preparation of ordinance by Ministry VSA, ...

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  18. Central Rand Gold enters MOU with Beijing Ankong InvestmentsRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Live Charts

    ... of 100% of the shares held by Central Rand Gold in its wholly-owned subsidiary, Central Rand Gold (Netherlands Antilles) N.V. to Ankong," the firm said in a statement on Friday. "[This is] for a cash consideration of $148m. The subsidiary owns the ...

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  19. Mr. and Mrs. BudzilekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    Joseph F. Budzilek and Anita M. Budzilek renewed their wedding vows on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, on Simpson Bay Beach, St. Martin, Netherlands, Antilles, surrounded by family and friends. They are celebrating their five year wedding anniversary.

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  20. New Report Available: Caribbean Insurance Report Q1 2015Read the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | PR-inside.com

    ... has introduced a new and unified brand for the entire region, following acquisitions in the (former) Netherlands Antilles. Sagicor Financial has announced the sale of its European operations, which should eventually free up more capital that may be ...

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