Green Force angry with gas station owners

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WILLEMSTAD - Green Force is angry with the owners of gas stations on the island. They would want to stop driving electrically. According to the Environmental and Recycling Organization, the gasoline vendors only think about their own wallets. They are not allowed to determine what the consumer wants to drive. Electric driving also offers a lot of employment, More...

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By Edition On Friday, June 1st, 2018

Hotels to invest 50 million

WILLEMSTAD - The hotels in Curaçao will invest almost 50 million guilders (30 million dollars) in the next one and a half years in the renovation and expansion of the hotel sector. Approximately 188 new rooms will More...

By Edition On Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Gasoline, diesel and water considerably more expensive in June

WILLEMSTAD - The new rates for fuel, electricity and water have been announced. First of all that of fuel, which starts on 5 June, as usual, the first Tuesday of the month. Gasoline and diesel prices are increasing More...

By Edition On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Nevada casino offered links to Curaçao online gambling sites

NEVADA, WILLEMSTAD - Nevada gaming regulators have accused a Reno casino operator of steering its customers to internationally licensed online gambling sites. On May 11, the Nevada Gaming Control Board (GCB) filed More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

Genoil receives approval to continue in Curaçao

Genoil and Pemex agree on upgrading and desulfurization demonstration procedures for upcoming testing to be performed at UFA Scientific Research Institute of Petroleum Refining and Petrochemistry. WILLEMSTAD - Genoil More...

By Edition On Monday, May 28th, 2018

Ten times the same order: ten times different taxes

WILLEMSTAD - Order the same package ten times from the United States and pay ten times a different amount of taxes. That happened to research agency RE-Quest. They did research on the costs of online shopping. From More...

By Edition On Thursday, May 24th, 2018

RBC becomes the first bank to launch contactless payment technology for merchants across the Caribbean

RBC contactless-enabled point-of-sale devices across the Caribbean will allow merchants to accept contactless-enabled payment cards, enhancing the overall point-of-sale experience for their customers. PORT OF SPAIN More...

By Edition On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Conocophillips a PDVSA much discussed during visit Martina to the Netherlands

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - Minister of Economic Development Steven Martina was in the Netherlands last week and spoke with his colleague Sigrid Kaag about economic diplomacy. Curaçao will be more explicitly on the More...

By Edition On Monday, May 21st, 2018

Minister Martina: Economy is at the turning point

WILLEMSTAD - Minister Steven Martina of Economic Development is not too worried about it. “Curaçao is in a perfect storm. What could go wrong went wrong”, it sounds ominous. Nevertheless, the minister is optimistic. More...

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By Edition On Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Venezuela’s creditors are cutting its crude-oil lifeline

As President Maduro competes in a Sunday election in which he seems likely to prevail, ConocoPhillips and others target the country’s oil shipments Venezuela’s leader, Nicolás Maduro, may well retain power More...