The road for legalization online gambling market is open

First Chamber

THE HAGUE - It is likely that the First Chamber of the Dutch Parliament will soon give the green light to a bill that should legalize remote games of chance or online gambling. Dutch and foreign providers can then apply for a license from the Gaming Authority, with which they can, for example, place bets on sports results or casino or poker games on More...

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Knops
By Edition On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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Knops does not commit to Parliaments’ deadline

THE HAGUE - Dutch Undersecretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops has confirmed that he plans to submit a law proposal to establish a Dispute Regulation for the Kingdom before year’s end, but More...

Willemstad
By Edition On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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Legislative proposal with regards to sick days payment will negatively impact our economy

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao Business Association (VBC) and Curaçao Hospitality and Tourism Association (CHATA) have taken note of the announcement by the Minister of Finance that was confirmed by the director of SVB More...

P1080845
By Edition On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Update: Curaçao refinery runs slow as PDVSA port backlog starts to ease

WILLEMSTAD - The Isla refinery operated by Venezuela’s state-run PDVSA is working at minimum capacity while awaiting new crude shipments and as a tanker backlog in the country’s ports began to ease. PDVSA’s More...

Oil Refinery
By Edition On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Curacao’s Isla refinery working at minimum, awaits Venezuelan crude

WILLEMSTAD - The Isla refinery operated by state-run oil firm PDVSA is working at minimum capacity while awaiting new shipments of Venezuelan crude PDVSA’s operations this year have been mired by problems ranging More...

InselAir
By Edition On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Gijsbertha: InselAir to resume flights to Venezuela

WILLEMSTAD, CARACAS - The local airline InselAir can resume its operations to and from Maiquetía, Valencia and Punto Fijo in Venezuela in the short term. An agreement was reached last week between a Curaçao delegation More...

Delegation
By Edition On Friday, June 15th, 2018
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Local Chinese delegation attends Conference of Guangdong Overseas Chinese Friendship Association in Canada

Peter Wong WILLEMSTAD - On May 24 this year, a delegation comprised of local Chinese traveled to an important conference of the Guangdong Overseas Chinese Friendship Association which was held in Vancouver, Canada. More...

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

Bank notes
By Edition On Friday, June 15th, 2018
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Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Maarten: ‘Banknotes supply’

WILLEMSTAD, PHILIPSBURG - The Centrale Bank van Curacao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) has received questions from the media in response to statements presumably made by the Minister of Finance of Sint Maarten, Mr. Michael More...

Immigration Hall during construction
By Edition On Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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Curaçao Airport starts test phase of new ‘Immigration Hall’

WILLEMSTAD - The Airport Expansion Project at Curaçao International Airport has been steadily progressing towards it completion, which is scheduled for year-end 2018. Curaçao Airport Partners opens and tests More...