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By Edition On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Bulgarian skimmers have been in custody for 8 months

WILLEMSTAD - Lawyer Peppie Sulvaran does not agree with the court to hold two Bulgarians any longer. They have been in custody for 8 months after they have taken money from an ATM by skimming and using fake bank More...

First Caribbean
By Edition On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Mr. Edward Pietersz new country head CIBC FirstCaribbean appointed for Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - CIBC FirstCaribbean has announced the appointment of Mr. Edward Pietersz as Country Head for Curacao. That appointment took effect from 1st January 2018. Mr. Pietersz reports to Mr. Mark McIntyre, the More...

50 antillean guilders
By Edition On Monday, October 2nd, 2017

The amount of money in circulation is decreasing sharply

WILLEMSTAD - The basic amount of money in Curaçao and St. Maarten increased by just over 2 million guilders after the summer months. Especially because people leave their money in their bank account. The amount More...

By Edition On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Caribbean Association of Banks urges compliance with FATCA

WILLEMSTAD - The Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) has expressed concern about the number of countries in the region which have not yet put in place inter-governmental agreements (IGAs) with the United States More...

George Town Cayman
By Edition On Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Cayman regulator fails to sanction unlicensed bank and its directors

MIAMI - A year after it was notified by victims that B & C Capital Ltd, an exempt Cayman Islands corporation with no banking licence, was accepting funds pursuant to a written instrument that described it as More...

By Edition On Friday, May 13th, 2016

Panama banks lose US correspondent accounts

MIAMI - Multiple sources in Panama City are reporting that several local financial institutions have lost their correspondent accounts in the United States, and American bank clients seeking to transfer funds to More...

By Edition On Monday, May 9th, 2016

Panama banks now refuse to accept foreign checks

MIAMI - In an obvious response to the pressures that have arisen as the result of the publication of the Panama Papers documents, many financial institutions in Panama are now refusing to accept checks drawn on More...

By Edition On Thursday, January 7th, 2016

New look for Banco di Caribe

WILLEMSTAD - Drivers on Schottegatweg would not have missed it: Banco di Caribe’s headquarters has been given a new look. For months, the striking property has been surrounded by scaffolding. The work is now complete More...

Central Bank
By Edition On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Public brings 8 million guilders to the bank

WILLEMSTAD - Nearly 8 million guilders have been brought in June by the public to the bank. This was reported by the Central Bank. Almost 2 million was deposited in the savings account. The public also came to get More...

By Edition On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Location skimming still unknown

WILLEMSTAD - Lately there have been a lot of media reports about skimming on the island. The Curaçao Bankers Association (CBA) has indicated that they still don’t have the exact location where this is taking More...