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By Edition On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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Kura Hulanda hotels bankrupt but possibly not the definitive end

WILLEMSTAD - The Kura Hulanda hotels in Otrobanda and Westpunt are bankrupt, but this may not immediately mean the end. The trustee and the lenders are going to look at whether the real estate and business activities More...

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By Edition On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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Former Howard Johnson Hotel sold at auction

WILLEMSTAD – One of the hotels at the entrance of the harbor has been sold. The new owner of the former Howard Johnson Hotel is now the 33-year-old real estate developer Akash Soemeer. The entire complex was sold More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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Increased airlift to the Caribbean fuels new opportunities for the region

MIAMI - The Caribbean’s private sector has a unique opportunity to generate strong profits in the new year with the unprecedented quantity of airlift coming into the region. Director general and CEO of the Caribbean More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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New director CTB: 2018 good year for tourism

WILLEMSTAD - According to Paul Pennicook, the new director of the Curaçao Tourism Agency CTB, 2018 is a good year for tourism on Curaçao. The number of regular visitors has so far increased by 7 percent compared More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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Auction hotel Otrobanda halted

WILLEMSTAD - The auction of Hotel Otrobanda has been stopped temporarily. It was supposed to take place today, but the judge put a stop to it yesterday. The owners, the Eustatia family itself has found investors More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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Port of Rotterdam wants shares in Curaçao port

WILLEMSTAD - In September this year it became known that the Port of Rotterdam consciously opted for a shareholding in a partnership with the Curaçao Ports Authority (CPA). The Dutch company stated that they do More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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Central Bank presents its financial statements and annual report 2017

WILLEMSTAD, PHILIPSBURG - The 2017 financial statements of the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) have recently been adopted by the meeting of Entitled Asset holders. A condensed version of these More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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12.5 million guilder vehicle tax still to be collected

WILLEMSTAD - The plan to collect vehicle taxes with new license plates next year is going to be put on hold for the moment. The tax authorities will not be ready on time. An additional 12.5 million Dutch guilders More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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New CTB Director: “I’m very excited about being in Curaçao”

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao Chronicle had the honor to interview the new Director of the Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB), Mr. Paul Pennicook. This is the first of many interviews with the new Director seeing how important More...

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By Edition On Saturday, December 8th, 2018
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CIBC FirstCaribbean takes the lead on key development discussions at major conference

Financial institution discusses trends related to monetary and climate resilient infrastructure. WILLEMSTAD - CIBC FirstCaribbean headed two key sessions at this year’s Caribbean Infrastructure Forum (CARIF 2018), More...