No increase yet on airport tax

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WILLEMSTAD - The Minister of Traffic, Transport, and Urban Planning Zita Jesus-Leito has not yet made a decision to increase the airport tax. The evaluation required for this is not yet complete. With the airport tax, all costs to run the airport are paid. This includes the control tower and the civil aviation organization. The debate about raising More...

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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...

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By Edition On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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List of alternative medicines

WILLEMSTAD - There will be an official list of alternative medicines that must be introduced. That list is currently being discussed with the relevant authorities. This is according to Serving Keli, Director of More...

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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...

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By Edition On Friday, June 15th, 2018
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More attention for alternative medicines

WILLEMSTAD - The Minister of Public Health Suzanne Camelia-Römer wants to introduce alternative medicines on the island. She said this during a press conference this week. The Minister wants to focus more on wellness More...

Willemstad
By Edition On Friday, June 15th, 2018
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Curaçao and the Netherlands organize Bon Bini for Business

WILLEMSTAD - To stimulate more investments from the Netherlands in Curaçao, an investment conference was organized on the initiative of Prime Minister Eugene Rhuggenaath and Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark More...

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By Edition On Friday, June 15th, 2018
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RvA negative about MFK’s tinted car windows proposal

WILLEMSTAD - The Advisory Council has negatively advised on the MFK's proposal to allow tinted car windows in traffic. The law now indicates that 70 percent light must go through, the MFK wants to reduce that to More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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UTS still has to pay the government 37 million

WILLEMSTAD - The government still has to receive another 37 million guilders from the telecommunication company UTS. This is according to the Minister of Finance, Kenneth Gijsbertha. It is a dividend for the years More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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Press Release: Curaçao International Financial Association

WILLEMSTAD - The Curaçao International Financial Association (CIFA) has for many years, and together with other organisations such as the VAB (Association of Antillian Tax Advisors), cooperated with the Curaçao More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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The government is ready for hurricane season 2018

WILLEMSTAD - The Minister of General Affairs, Eugene Rhuggenaath, in his role as commander in chief during a calamity, met with the members of the Permanent Disaster Staff. This organization is comprised of national More...