Chicken farmer gets an exemption to sell eggs more expensive

free range eggs

WILLEMSTAD - Happy Chicken Curaçao can still sell its free-range eggs more expensive. He receives an exemption from the existing maximum price. Earlier, the Inspectorate of Economic Affairs had intervened. Eggs from the battery hens are still tied to the maximum price of 41 cents each. The free-range egg can now be sold for 63 cents each.  More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

Islands to receive more EU funds after Brexit

BRUSSELS - The Brexit has a positive effect on the French and Dutch overseas territories, the so-called OCTs. Instead of 152 million euros, both countries will soon receive 159 million from the European Union. With More...

By Edition On Friday, July 20th, 2018

Great interest for Curaçao oil refinery

WILLEMSTAD - According to a press release emitted by the government, a so-called 'non-disclosure agreement' was signed between 15 interested parties and the public company Curaçao Refinery (RdK) to ensure the continuation More...

By Edition On Monday, July 16th, 2018

Curaçao boasts double-digit growth in US visitors

WILLEMSTAD - Curacao's 2018 tourism numbers through May reflected an 11% growth in U.S. stayover arrivals, topping the 29,000 mark. The next biggest increases were 10% from Dutch visitors and 7% from Canadian visitors. The More...

Court of Audit
By Edition On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Subsidized institutions often have high debts

WILLEMSTAD - Most institutions that receive government subsidies have high debts. This is according to a research conducted by the Court of Audit. Many of these institutions are in arrears with the tax authorities More...

By Edition On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Popular store to leave main street Punda

WILLEMSTAD - For years the popular store Boolchands has been part of main street Punda. Now, according to the company, they have made the difficult decision to leave Breedestraat 50. Since 1930 and throughout its More...

By Edition On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

Venezuela secures oil-sector funding from China

Venezuela's oil sector will get a much-needed injection of cash from China, tightening Beijing's grip on the country's state-owned oil company PDVSA which is struggling to maintain deliveries to the Asian powerhouse. CARACAS, More...

By Edition On Monday, July 2nd, 2018

262.5 million US dollars generated from Tourism in first five months

7% more stayover arrivals in May 2018 WILLEMSTAD - During the first five months of 2018 a total of 74,371 Dutch visitors were welcomed. Last year in the same period 67,560 Dutch visitors were counted, an increase More...

By Edition On Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Curoil announces less profit this year

WILLEMSTAD - The profit of the Oil Distribution Company Curoil's was halved in 2017. The year before it was 39 million, last year 22 million remained. The decrease is mainly due to the fact that 2016 was so profitable. But More...

By Edition On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Cooperation protocol BTP-FTAC

WILLEMSTAD - Bureau Telecommunicatie en Post (BT & P) and the Fair Trade Authority Curaçao (FTAC), both supervisory authorities In Curaçao, have made agreements in a cooperation protocol about the way in which More...