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Security Alert: Heightened Middle East Tensions

Location: Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Saba, Sint Eustatius, Sint Maarten Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. U.S. Consulate General personnel and U.S. citizens in the Dutch Caribbean are encouraged to review their personal security practices and contact local authorities ...
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VOTING IN 2020 U.S. ELECTIONS

Your vote counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for house and senate have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters? All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot receipt ...
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U.S. Consular Officer to Hold Appointments in Aruba on January 31, 2020

The U.S. Consulate General Curaçao is pleased to announce that a Consular Officer will visit Arruba on January 31, 2020. Appointments will be held at Aruba Directie Buitenlandse Betrekkingen (DBB) Office, Wayaca 33-E, Oranjestad from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. The officer will provide U.S. Citizens Services and accept applications for U.S. passports, Consular Reports of Birth ...
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A specter is haunting the Western Hemisphere – the specter of democracy.

Editorial by Michael Kozak, Acting Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs, U.S. Department of State Sometimes-violent protests have recently filled the streets of cities across the Americas.  Some critics once again seek to cast the United States as a convenient foil, using an outdated Cold War-era ideological framework.  The United States may not always agree ...
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Consul General Greenberg enjoyed Museo Ka’i Orgel experience

On October 8, Consul General Allen Greenberg visited the Museo Ka’i Orgel where he viewed and experienced one of Curaçao’s traditional musical instruments. ”I enjoyed the opportunity to learn about the history of the Ka’i Orgel and saw how the instrument is made by autodidact Serapio Pinedo. I liked playing the waltz and mazurka on the Ka’i Orgel ...
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