Who are the Latent Dutch and why are some of them not allowed to live in Holland?

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This article is part of the RNW archive. RNW is the former Radio Netherlands Worldwide or Wereldomroep, which was founded as the Dutch international public broadcaster in 1947. In 2011, the Dutch government decided to cut funding and shift RNW from the ministry of Education, Culture and Science to the ministry of Foreign Affairs. More information about RNW Media’s current activities can be found at https://www.rnw.org/about-rnw-media.

Curious Orange - 7 December 2009:

  • They speak Dutch, they look Dutch, often they even think Dutch. But many of those Latent Dutch are not allowed to live in Holland.
  • Sex tourists visiting Amsterdam might need to keep their clothes on. Those lenient Dutch prostitution laws could be changing.
  • Winter is near and hardcore Dutch men and women are hoping for the magical 11 city skating tour. We talk about the movie of that event: the hell of 1963.
  • And we'll listen to music by C-mon and Kipski.

Photo: Flickr/Robert Voors