Majority of “Dutch” Islands Have Approached United Nations. | SMN NEWS

prosoualiga05112020PHILIPSBURG:— While the Parliament of St. Maarten passed a historic motion to finalize St. Maarten’s decolonization process by an overwhelming majority in November of 2020, it is worth bearing in mind that varying governmental, as well as, non-governmental bodies in Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, and St. Eustatius have also expressed their desires to finalize their decolonization.


In July of 2020, the Parliament of Aruba sent a letter to the United Nations Fourth Committee regarding the proposed Caribbean Reform Entity which Aruba’s Parliament claimed: “would tamper with the autonomous status of a free people.”  Aruba’s Parliament declared that the Dutch ...

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