Central Bank to cap rates at 27 per cent

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WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG -A maximum annual percentage rate (APR) will be included as of May 5 in the Provisions on the Disclosure of Pricing Information on Consumer Credit (APR provisions), which became effective on May 5, 2015, the Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Maarten announced on Friday. The provisions are designed to protect consumers by providing More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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Press release President of Central Bank Emsley Tromp

WILLEMSTAD - Today, the Public Prosecutor announced that Mr. Emsley Tromp, President of the Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten, will be prosecuted for tax fraud. Though Tromp believes that the legal discussion More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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33 percent of the workforce does not feel safe in the workplace

WILLEMSTAD - A survey conducted by the independent organization About Workplace Harassment (AHW) shows that 33 percent of the workforce on Curaçao is a victim of monthly, weekly or daily physical sexual harassment More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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Ministry continues with registration sessions for work at oil refinery

WILLEMSTAD - There have been more than 2,000 people who registered themselves for work in the modernization of the oil refinery. This was announced by the Ministry of Social Development, Labor and Welfare. However, More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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Helmin Wiels was murdered four years ago

WILLEMSTAD – Today marks the four-year anniversary of the murder of the popular Curaçao politician Helmin Magno Wiels. Hi was killed near the beach of Marie Pampoen. Wiels was the founder of the Pueblo Soberano More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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InselAir’s loan partly transferred

WILLEMSTAD - The interim cabinet Pisas has realized that the previous choice made by the government regarding InselAir's salary payments was not a good choice and therefore transferred a limited portion of the requested More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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During ‘About Legacy and Female Leadership’: Who will be the 12th Outstanding Woman?

WILLEMSTAD - While preparing the final details of the 14th Annual Women Conference in Curaçao on May 27 and 28, 2017, there is also the preparation for the announcement of the 2017 Outstanding Woman. The intention More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Curacao election results reflect will of the people, says CARICOM observer mission

WILLEMSTAD - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) election observation team to Friday’s general elections in Curacao has reported favourably on the conduct of the poll, labelling it peaceful and orderly, and noting More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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InselAir employees are still waiting for their salary

WILLEMSTAD - Employees of the local aviation company InselAir are still waiting in vain for their salary. Interim Prime Minister Gilmar Pisas refuses to transfer the next part of the bridging credit. This would More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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New Prime Minister wants to strengthen ties with the Netherlands

WILLEMSTAD - The Netherlands and Curacao must become big friends again. Eugene Rhuggenaath, who is likely to take over as Prime Minister, wants to strengthen the relationship with the Netherlands, especially after More...