Press Release: ‘New law for disbursement sick days is bad for the inner city and tourist product’

Willemstad

WILLEMSTAD - DMO (Downtown Management Organization) fully supports the views of the Curaçao Business Association (VBC) and the Curaçao Hotel and Tourism Association (CHATA) regarding the new law to increase the number of sick days paid by the employer from 2 to 6 days. The last thing the economy of the inner city needs is extra costs for the retailers. In More...

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Peter-van-Leeuwen
By Edition On Friday, June 22nd, 2018
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Generic drugs must be registered more quickly and be prescribed more

WILLEMSTAD - Cheap generic medicines should be registered more quickly, more should be used by the Social Insurance Bank (SVB) and more should be prescribed by a doctor. This is according to Peter van Leeuwen of More...

Blokhuis
By Edition On Friday, June 22nd, 2018
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Care and prevention themes of Undersecretary Blokhuis’ visit

Undersecretary of Public Health, Welfare and Sport Paul Blokhuis. THE HAGUE - Dutch Undersecretary of Public Health, Welfare and Sport Paul Blokhuis will visit a number of care facilities in Saba, St. Eustatius More...

Central Bank
By Edition On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Announcement of the Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Maarten

WILLEMSTAD - The Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) will soon launch new strategic goals and plans for the period 2018-2020. ‘Openness, agility and customer-friendly’ are terms that the CBCS More...

Peter Wong
By Edition On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Local Chinese community also strives for peaceful reunification of China and Taiwan

Peter Wong WILLEMSTAD - A delegation of eight representatives of the Chinese community in Curaçao was recently in Panama to attend the conference on peaceful reunification of China. This conference focused on the More...

Goisco
By Edition On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Smoke at Goisco

WILLEMSTAD - The wholesale giant Goisco had to keep its doors closed yesterday after a fire alarm in the early morning. Upon arrival of the fire department, there was smoke coming out of the kitchen area. One of More...

Cft - 1
By Edition On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Cft chairman Raymond Gradus: “Budget control and related risks is insufficient; without additional measures a new deficit for 2018 is unavoidable”

WILLEMSTAD - During its visit to Curaçao, the Board of financial supervision of Curaçao and Sint Maarten (Cft) indicated that more insight and better management are needed in the execution of the budget. The financial More...

svb building
By Edition On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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SVB checks whether pensioners are still alive

WILLEMSTAD - The Social Insurance Bank (SVB) starts an investigation to see if pensioners with an AOV benefit (general pension) are still alive. The elderly are invited by letter to the SVB. This happens on the More...

Jiwan Gonesh, Elisabeth Kok, Gisgard Felida, Steven Martina, Janine de Wind
By Edition On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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Screening festival promoters to become stricter

WILLEMSTAD - The screening for promoters of events is becoming stricter. This is what Minister Steven Martina of Economic Development said in a reaction to a letter from the Member of Parliament for the coalition More...

Venezuelan boy
By Edition On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Little boy of four can stay on the island

WILLEMSTAD - The boy of four who was going to be deported, still gets a residence permit. The mother heard this on Friday last week. The government was going to deport the Venezuelan boy while his Venezuelan mother More...