CPA wants to be less dependent on Isla Refinery


WILLEMSTAD - The Curacao Ports Authority is trying to become more independent from the oil refinery Isla. This is according to the Director of the Curaçao Ports Authority, Humberto de Castro. He just disclosed a little bit about CPA’s plans for Bullenbaai. According to Castro, this area could be a deep sea port for bulk product shipment. But the More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Tourism: August visitor arrivals & visitor nights 2017

WILLEMSTAD - In August, Curaçao welcomed a total of 12,809 stayover visitors from the Netherlands, a decrease of 8% compared to August 2016. Visitors from Holland stayed longer than previous year.  The average More...

By Edition On Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Why cryptocurrency could soon become big news in the Caribbean

Dealing with currencies when you travel between islands has always been complicated in the Caribbean. With 7,000 islands comprising 12 dependent territories and 13 sovereign island nations, we have a lot of currencies More...

By Edition On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

The Fair Trade Authority Curaçao is now a fact

WILLEMSTAD - The Fair Trade Authority Curaçao (FTAC) is now a fact. The FTAC is responsible for supervising compliance with the Regulation under the Country Ordinance on Competition (P.B. 2016 no.16). To this end, More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 11th, 2017

FTAC is a stimulus to economic growth

WILLEMSTAD - The supervision of the Fair Trade Authority Curaçao (FTAC) on competition stimulates economic development. Because it is raising competition. More fair competition leads to lower prices, better quality More...

By Edition On Thursday, September 7th, 2017

41.9 million US dollars generated from Tourism in July 2017

WILLEMSTAD - The Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) reports a total direct impact of 41.9 million US dollars in July 2017. Data generated from the ‘Turistika Model’ shows that European visitors are responsible for More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 1st, 2017

Wiel’s appointment at CBCS withdrawn

WILLEMSTAD - The February 4, 2016, appointment of former Windward Islands Police Chief Fred Wiel as Supervisory Board member at the Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Maarten (CBCS) has been withdrawn by the Government More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 28th, 2017

Central Bank: Results 0.83% bond per August 25, 2017-2032 of the Country of Sint Maarten

WILLEMSTAD, PHILIPSBURG - The Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten has received subscriptions with respect to the 0.83% loan per August 25, 2017- 2032 of the Country of Sint Maarten for a total nominal amount More...

Chamber of Commerce
By Edition On Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Chamber of Commerce and Holland House with trade mission to Colombia in September 2017

WILLEMSTAD - The Chamber of Commerce & Industry Curacao has recently organized a highly successful business conference on international business - focusing on Export. During this conference, Mr. Jan Willem van More...

By Edition On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Cornerstone ceremony for two new hotels in the first week of September

WILLEMSTAD - The construction of hotels or new rooms mean job creation immediately. First in the construction sector. And when the hotel is finished, there will be more jobs in the hospitality sector. This is according More...