RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to several reliable reports, the government of the Netherlands has deployed soldiers on the Dutch Antilles island of Curaçao. As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the island has experienced severe social upheavals.
Last week there were two consecutive days of social protests, which escalated into an uprising. In particular, youths and waste collectors protested against announced social cuts. Protesters set up barricades, started fires, and raided the government palace.
Curaçao, located 75 kilometers off the Venezuelan coast and part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands with local autonomy, is suffering heavily from . . .