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By Edition On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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People and partnership needed to keep Caribbean competitive

CHTA Chairman Richard Doumeng with CHTA President Karolin Troubetzkoy (center) and Lisa Hamilton, President of the U.S. Virgin Islands Hotel and Tourism Association. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The head of the Caribbean More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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Central Bank: Increasing lending rate

WILLEMSTAD - On March 15, 2017, the U.S. Federal Reserve raised the federal funds rate to 0.75 - 1.00%. This was the third increase since the historically low level of 0.00 to 0.25%, which was used from December More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
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CIFA makes progress on many areas

WILLEMSTAD - On March 23rd CIFA, the Curaçao International Financial Services Association, held its annual meeting at the Koetshuis of the Avila Hotel. In a detailed presentation, the board explained to members More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Venezuela increased fuel exports to allies even as supply crunch loomed

CARACAS - A gasoline shortage in OPEC member Venezuela was exacerbated by an increase in fuel exports to foreign allies such as Cuba and Nicaragua and an exodus of crucial personnel from state-run energy company More...

Chamber of Commerce
By Edition On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Chamber of Commerce and Holland House launch mission to Colombia in May 2017

WILLEMSTAD - The Chamber of Commerce & Industry Curacao recently organized a very successful business conference on international business - with a focus on export. During this conference, both Mr. Jan Willem More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Clarinda: “The future of Curaçao’s tourism looks bright!”

WILLEMSTAD – In a recent interview with the Interim Director of the Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB), Hugo Clarindo, he indicated that under his leadership the CTB has seen many positive developments during the last More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Caribbean Tourism officials undertake high-level mission to Brussels in a bid to strengthen relations with European partners

BRIDGETOWN – With the United Kingdom scheduled to officially advise the European Union next Wednesday of its intention to leave the EU, triggering two years of Brexit negotiations, Caribbean tourism officials More...

Curacao Statistics
By Edition On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Consumer prices in Curacao: January 2017, prices 0.5 percent higher than in the month of December 2016; Inflation rate 0.0 percent

WILLEMSTAD - The consumer price index (CPI) of Curaçao increased in the month of January 2017 by 0.5 percent, from 124.2 in December 2016 to 124.8 in January 2017. The most notable changes in prices for January More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Airport’s traffic figures show decline due to InselAir’s situation

WILLEMSTAD – The airport traffic figures for 2016 show that the precarious financial situation of the local aviation company InselAir certainly had its negative impact. The number of passengers that used the Hato More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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InselAir to dismiss 250

WILLEMSTAD - InselAir on Wednesday sent out dismissal letters for some 250 employees as a result of the ongoing crisis facing the Curaçao-based carrier. The union UGTK/Cadmu that is currently seeking representation More...