All about Austerity

By Edition On Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Aqualectra plans to reduce its workforce by 180

WILLEMSTAD – The utility company Aqualectra wants to reduce its workforce. They plan to dismiss 180 employees. This is according to a leaked report which is in the hands of the media. The majority of the group More...

By Edition On Friday, February 21st, 2014

Utility Company Aqualectra in perilous times

WILLEMSTAD – Utility Company Aqualectra is at a crossroads.  A transformation of the organization is urgent and necessary. This is according to Director Darick Jonis this morning during the meeting of the Central More...

By Edition On Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Government warns of potential crisis levy

WILLEMSTAD - If no measures are taken now to structurally reduce the personnel expenses of the government then the government will be forced to take other measures such as adjusting the salary system for civil servants More...

Curacao Government Center
By Edition On Monday, December 16th, 2013

PAIS: ‘Politicians and Ministers should also contribute’

WILLEMSTAD – The member of the current government coalition, PAIS, wants to propose a retrenchment of wage indexation, holiday pay and pension of politicians. PAIS also proposes a maximum reimbursement of telephone More...

Ministry of Finance
By Edition On Saturday, September 1st, 2012

Jamaloodin: Amended 2012 budget has surplus

WILLEMSTAD -  The Government has earlier than indicated turned in the second supplementary budget for 2012. This was confirmed by Minister of Finance George 'Jorge' Jamaloodin (MFK). According to him, the budget More...

Prime Minister's Office
By Edition On Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Appeal against instructions dismissed

WILLEMSTAD – The government should continue to the end of the month with the current austerity plans. This can be concluded from a decision of the Council of State today. Curaçao received an instructions from More...