Impasse on extending term of Central Bank Managing Director

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PHILLIPSBURG, WILLEMSTAD - The members of the Supervisory Board of the Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Maarten (CBCS) are at an impasse about extending the term of one of its soon-to-be retiring managing directors. The extension is seen as necessary while a new president and managing directors are sought after for the Bank. CBCS President Emsley Tromp More...

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