UN does not exercise permanent supervision on Kingdom

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WILLEMSTAD – During a recent visit by a number of representatives of Dutch civil servants in the United Nations Department of Political Affairs in New York, they discussed the political structure of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the scope in which The Hague can make changes. From those discussions, it became clear that the UN does not exercise More...

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Ys
By Edition On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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Formation process new government on track

WILLEMSTAD - The formation process of a new Government for Curaçao is progressing steadily, said “Informateur” Etienne Ys during a press conference. He will report his findings back to Governor Lucille George-Wout More...

European Commission
By Edition On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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Press release: Seeking young OCT entrepreneurs for business training in EU

BRUSSELS, WILLEMSTAD - A not-to-be-missed Learning-By-Doing opportunity is on offer to a national from any Overseas Country and Territory* (name OCT) in Brussels, Belgium, to work with an experienced business person More...

Governor's Palace
By Edition On Saturday, May 6th, 2017
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Names new Ministers announced

WILLEMSTAD – The formation process of a new government for Curaçao is progressing steadily. The three parties that committed to working together already announced the names of their candidate-ministers for the More...

Central Bank_front
By Edition On Saturday, May 6th, 2017
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Central Bank to cap rates at 27 per cent

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 More...

Tromp (1)
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...

Emsley Tromp
By Edition On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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Public Prosecution decides to prosecute President of Central Bank

WILLEMSTAD - The Public Prosecution (OM) of Curacao has decided to prosecute the President of the Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten (CBCS) for tax fraud. The investigation against Mr. Emsley Tromp, called More...

Willemstad
By Edition On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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CBS: “Light inflation in Curaçao”

Consumer prices on Curacao: March 2017. Prices 0.2 percent lower than in February 2017; Inflation in March 2017 was 0.4 percent. WILLEMSTAD - The Curaçao Consumer Price Index (CPI) decreased by 0.2 percent in March More...

Jamaloodin3
By Edition On Thursday, May 4th, 2017
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Jamaloodin refuses to cooperate with his extradition

WILLEMSTAD - George Jamaloodin, former Minister of Finance, refuses to cooperate in his extradition process to his native Curaçao and to be tried as a suspect in the criminal investigation called Passaat. Jamaloodin, More...

The Hague
By Edition On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Political The Hague heaves sigh of relief

THE HAGUE--The elections results in Curaçao, with the PAR emerging as the biggest party, were well-received by political The Hague. Satisfaction was expressed that the MFK party of Gerrit Schotte didn’t win, More...