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AVSEC speaker-Ralph Blanchard
By Edition On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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CAP Aviation Security Conference explores terrorism and its economic impact

AVSEC speaker-Ralph Blanchard WILLEMSTAD – The 4th annual Curaçao Airport Partners Aviation Security Conference (AVSEC Conference) takes place on May 18, with presentations that focus mainly on the threat of More...

Supermarket
By Edition On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
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Inspection at Mangusa Hypermarket

WILLEMSTAD – Another popular supermarket, Mangusa Hypermarket was also visited by the Inspectorate of the Ministry of Economic Development (MEO). Here, MEO also found several expired products that were still on More...

Centrum
By Edition On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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Centrum Supermarket caught selling expired meat

WILLEMSTAD – The popular supermarket Centrum is now the center of attention after an inspection from the Ministry of Economic Development (MEO). Authorities have discovered that the supermarket is selling a large More...

CPA_ASP
By Edition On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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CPA signs LOI with Air Sea Port

WILLEMSTAD – For the development of the Valentijns bay area in Schottegat, Curaçao Ports Authority (CPA) signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Air Sea Port (ASP). In this LOI, the parties discuss the development More...

Central Bank
By Edition On Saturday, May 6th, 2017
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Cooperation needed

Today’s news that the Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Maarten (CBCS) amended the annual percentage rate (APR) is quite interesting. It regards all costs charged for credit. The move is intended to protect consumers More...

Central Bank_front
By Edition On Saturday, May 6th, 2017
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Central Bank to cap rates at 27 per cent

WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG -A maximum annual percentage rate (APR) will be included as of May 5 in the Provisions on the Disclosure of Pricing Information on Consumer Credit (APR provisions), which became effective More...

amazon
By Edition On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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The near future of retail

The largest retailer in the world, amazon, is investing in traditional brick and mortar outlets. Many experts and industry pundits are predicting the demise of retail in the face of digitalization. But the notion More...

Willemstad
By Edition On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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CBS: “Light inflation in Curaçao”

Consumer prices on Curacao: March 2017. Prices 0.2 percent lower than in February 2017; Inflation in March 2017 was 0.4 percent. WILLEMSTAD - The Curaçao Consumer Price Index (CPI) decreased by 0.2 percent in March More...

CPA
By Edition On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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Everything is ready for the 16th edition of the CSEC 2017

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao Ports Authority (CPA) held a press conference recently at the Renaissance Resort Curaçao to announce the 16th Caribbean Shipping Executives Conference in Curaçao. During the press conference More...

ECLAC
By Edition On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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ECLAC report considers use of blockchain technology to combat de-risking

PORT OF SPAIN - A newly published report prepared by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean has found that recent developments in the field More...