Dutch Prime Minister during investment conference for Curaçao


THE HAGUE - The Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte was present at the investment conference for Curaçao 'Bon biní for business' today. ‘Bon Bini for Business,’ Curaçao is open to business. That is the message that was central in a special conference in The Hague today. Premier Rutte was present with, among others, Prime Minister Rhuggenaath of Curaçao More...

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Chamber of Commerce
By Edition On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Business survey of the Chamber of Commerce: The impact of new technologies

WILLEMSTAD - The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Curaçao will start a survey in the week of June 18, 2018. The survey is a follow-up to last year's survey. Then business owners were asked questions about corporate More...

By Edition On Monday, June 18th, 2018

Venezuela forced to shut down production as operations fall apart

HOUSTON - Every week the crisis in Venezuela takes a turn for the worse. There are now signs that its oil industry is entering a dangerous new phase. Argus Media reports that Venezuela has begun to “proactively More...

Steven Martina
By Edition On Friday, June 15th, 2018

‘In order to realize economic development, you have to affect the environment here and there’

WILLEMSTAD - Minister of Economic Development Steven Martina sees, despite the heavy criticism, the development of the Jan Thiel area still as positive. According to the Minister, there is still a need for hotels More...

By Edition On Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Venezuela eyes first-ever refining of foreign oil

HOUSTON - Venezuela is considering refining foreign crude for the first time to produce fuels, the latest sign of the country's strain to meet its obligations despite having the world's largest crude reserves. State-run More...

By Edition On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Legislative proposal to let employers pay more days for sick employees

WILLEMSTAD - It is possible that employers will soon have to pay not for 2 sick days, but six. This is according to the Director of the Social Insurance Bank (SVB) Philip Martis. The insurance bank is struggling More...

Caribbean business hub
By Edition On Monday, June 11th, 2018

Bonaire and Curaçao International on the map during the Network Meeting of Caribbean Business Hub

THE HAGUE - On Thursday, June 7, 2018, the Network Meeting of Caribbean Business Hub took place in the classic room of the Curaçao House in The Hague. The diverse audience consisting of entrepreneurs, directors More...

By Edition On Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Sagicor rakes in US$115 million in profits despite economic problems in its markets

Sagicor Financial Corporation is flourishing while the Caribbean economies battle fiscal and debt problems. Group chief operating officer Ravi Rambarran earlier this week reported that last year, Sagicor recorded More...

Central Bank
By Edition On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Bridging Financial Innovation and Regulation Seminar 2018

WILLEMSTAD - On the 28th and 29th of June, 2018, the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS), in collaboration with CINEX, will be hosting the Bridging Financial Innovation and Regulation Seminar 2018. More...

electric cars
By Edition On Monday, June 4th, 2018

Green Force angry with gas station owners

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 More...