Month: August 2017

Sorrow in Barcelona, Spain

Dear members,

Due to the heartbreaking recent events in Las Ramblas, Barcelona, Spain, our Executive Vice President, Ramón Soler-Padró Canela, wants to thank all your demonstrations of solidarity and affection. We would like to inform you that he and his loved ones are in perfect health, although obviously frightened. Unfortunately, owing to the threat of subsequent attacks, he remains inside his residence as it is close to the area of the attack.

Such terrorist acts are, and will always be, repudiated by our organization. Likewise, we must be aware that our fight for peace and justice must gain more force in the face of injustice and the illegality of terrorism. In World Jurist Association, we must continue working for our great values and main objective, Pax Obi Ex Jure.

On behalf of the organization I preside, may the people of Barcelona receive our words of solidarity and blesses in these hours of pain and anguish.



Franklin Hoet Linares


World Jurist Association

Call to Canditates for the Board of Governors – World Jurist Association Biannual Congress in Aruba

Last 3rd of July the Board of Governors appointed the Nominating Committee in order for it to receive the petitions of nomination from members in good standing of the Organization. The Election will be hold on the last day of the Congress in Aruba.

Elections 2017

Members of the Board: Franklin Hoet Linares, President; Kim Quarles, 1st Vice President; Glendeline Croes, President of the World Business Center and Aruba National President. Non-members of the Board: Monica Grill, Argentina National President; and Alex Loew, Germany National President.

As expressly established in Art IV, Section 3, each member in good standing shall have the right to nominate candidates for the President, Vice Presidents, and Presidents of the Affiliated Associations. Nominations shall be submitted in writing to the Nominating Committee at any time, but not later than sixty (60) days prior to the Opening of the Congress. The Nominating Committee may also seek candidates on their own. This is a second possibility; voting shall take place by ballot. There is no reserved position, they are all open. Those who during the electoral process obtain the majority of votes will be elected or reelected (following custom tradition of the association).

Candidacies may be sent to prior 18th August by members in good standing (having complied with their annual duties with the association)

Hotel Aruba

Hotels in Aruba

Dear Members of the WJA

Some information regarding Hotels in Aruba:

  • For Airport – Hilton Aruba – Airport transfer reservations at WJA group rate visit: http: //
  • Other hotels nearby:


  • For more information about our wonderful destination visit:
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Requirements for entry into Aruba as a tourist

Dear Members of the WJA,

Please remember that this congress will be held in Aruba, for those who need special VISA please contact us via email as soon as possible, we want everyone in it. 
Notice that nationals of one of the following countries need a visa to travel to Aruba
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde Islands, Central Africa Rep., Chad, China (People’s Rep.), Colombia, Comoros Isl., Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Kinshasa), Cote d’Ivoire, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guinea Republic, Guinee-Bissau, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Micronesia, Moldova (Rep. of), Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Northern Mariana Isl., Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestinian National Authority, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Russian Federation, Samoa, Sao Tomé and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Serbia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Tunisia, Turaku, Turkey, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Additionally you may find attached the requirements for entry into Aruba as a tourist.
Best regards,

Ramon Soler-Padró Canela

(Executive Vice President of the World Jurist Association – Washington)

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