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By Edition On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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World Bank: growth gathers steam in Latin America and the Caribbean

WASHINGTON - The economies of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) have turned the corner after a year of tepid growth and six of stagnation, providing an opportunity for countries to solidify their fiscal positions More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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FirstCaribbean scraps plan to list shares on New York Stock Exchange

WILLEMSTAD - FirstCaribbean International Bank Limited (FCIB) has withdrawn its recent public offering in the United States and is no longer pursuing a listing of its shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). The More...

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By Edition On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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PDVSA cancels plans to import U.S. crude oil for Curaçao refinery amid cash crunch

WILLEMSTAD - Petroleos de Venezuela SA, which relies heavily on U.S. oil to run its refinery in Curacao, canceled plans to import American grades in April and May as sellers demanded payment ahead of delivery. The More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Transit airports in Curaçao and Aruba

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - To strengthen the economy of Sint Maarten, Curaçao and Aruba, the airports of the islands should become an important transfer location for passengers on routes between Europe and Latin America, More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Qredits now also provides microcredits in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Qredits’ fourth branch in the Caribbean is a fact! Today the first establishment is officially opened by the Prime Minister of Curaçao, Eugene Rhuggenaath. At the office in Willemstad, entrepreneurs More...

PDVSA
By Edition On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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PDVSA refineries In Venezuela, Curaçao ran at 31% capacity in 1Q

CARACAS, WILLEMSTAD - Venezuela's oil refineries worked at 31 percent of their combined 1.62 million-barrel-per-day capacity in the first quarter, well below 2017 levels, according to an internal document from state-run More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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ECLAC says economic activity in Latin America and the Caribbean will grow 2.2% this year

SANTIAGO - The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) updated its economic activity growth projections for the region’s countries during 2018 and kept its estimate for average regional More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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CHTA focuses on Caribbean unity, innovation as key industry forum nears

MIAMI - The fourth annual Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF), the premier educational forum for Caribbean hospitality and tourism professionals, is slated for June 22-24, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 9th, 2018
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New docks on the way

WILLEMSTAD - They have to arrive at the end of April and they are ready for use in August. That is according to the planning of Damen Shipyards for the activities of what used to be called the Curacao Dokmaatschappij. Two More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 9th, 2018
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CHATA elects new board of directors

WILLEMSTAD - On April 9th, Curaçao Hospitality and Tourism Association (CHATA) held its Annual General Member Meeting (AGM) at Avila Beach Hotel, where it elected its new board of directors.  A total of 10 candidates More...