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By Edition On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Central Bank looks at new currency by January 2021

WILLEMSTAD - The Interim Director of the Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten Leila Matroos-Lasten gave a lecture yesterday on the bank's strategic plan. She did this during a busy lunch of Curaçao Business More...

Bolivares
By Edition On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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The New Venezuelan Currency Is Just Three Weeks Old and Inflation’s Already 100%

CARACAS - It’s just been a few weeks since the rollout of Venezuela’s new money, and inflation in this new monetary era is already 100 percent. After a week and a half of no changes in the Bloomberg Cafe Con More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
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Same day money transfer imminent throughout Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

BASSETERRE - Clients of commercial banks in the countries of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union will soon be able to send and receive money in EC currency, same day between commercial banks in the ECCU. According More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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Cuba prepares to end dual currency system

HAVANA - The days of Cuba’s dual currency system are numbered. President Raul Castro has given his clearest hint yet that the Spanish-speaking Caribbean nation will adopt a single currency. “This issue has More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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Virtual currency

In December 2017, Nicolas Maduro, President of Venezuela, announced a new currency. This time not in thick wads of paper bills but virtual. Venezuela will have no cash any longer but only virtual currency said the More...

Money
By Edition On Monday, February 15th, 2016
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Banknotes and coins should soon be replaced

WILLEMSTAD – The Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten (CBCS) is currently confronted with some developments and conditions that require the bank to replace all banknotes and coins in a relatively short time. Action More...

Coins
By Edition On Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
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Help shops, spend your pocket change

WILLEMSTAD – There is still a shortage of pocket change on the island. This is according to the Curacao Business Association (VBC). Especially supermarkets and retail stores are camping with this problem. However, More...