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By Edition On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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3 Caribbean nations added to EU tax haven list, 1 removed, 4 put on gray list

BRUSSELS - European Union (EU) finance ministers have added the Bahamas, the US Virgin Islands and St Kitts and Nevis to a tax haven blacklist, while removing St Lucia from the list. And Trinidad and Tobago remains More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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The EU behaving like gangsters on blacklisting

The former leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) and Member of the European Parliament (MEP), Nigel Farage, in a speech to the EU parliament said the EU was acting like the Mafia. He was chastised More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
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Curaçao can still claim almost 17 million euros from EU funds

WILLEMSTAD, BRUSSELS - There is still almost 17 million euros from the European Development Fund waiting for sustainable projects to be submitted by the Curaçao government. But time is running out, because the More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
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Dutch OCTs meet with European Commissioner for Development Cooperation

BRUSSELS - The Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs) of the Kingdom of the Netherlands also held Kingdom talks with the European Commissioner for Development Cooperation, Mr. Neven Mimica, on Friday 23 February More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Kingdom coordination meeting 4 countries: NL / BES – Curaçao – Aruba – St. Maarten

BRUSSELS - The Prime Minister of Curaçao, Eugene Rhuggenaath is on an official visit in Brussels this week. On Monday, February 19, 2018, the Kingdom delegation met at the office of the Permanent Representative More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 19th, 2018
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Prime Minister Ruggenaath with delegation to Brussels

WILLEMSTAD - Prime Minister Eugene Rhuggenaath is going to Brussels today to lead the ministerial delegation to participate in the EU-OCT Forum and the OCT Ministerial Conference. The Ministerial meeting represented More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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Three neighborhoods to get facelift with EU support

WILLEMSTAD - Sapaté, Tera Kora and Kortijn / Otrobanda will get a well-deserved facelift with € 5 million in EU support. Contractors Curaçao Road Construction Company, MNO Vervat and Curcon Holding will, among More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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Central Bank: EU sanctions

WILLEMSTAD - On 13 November 2017 the Council of the European Union (EU) adopted restrictive measures in view of the continuing deterioration of democracy, the rule of law and human rights in Venezuela. Travel restrictions More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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Innovation-driven prosperous Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Implementation of the systemic innovation to generate growth and prosperity was the focus of Milan Jezic von Gesseneck, OCTA Innovation Team Leader, mission to Curaçao in the week January 22-26. Mr. More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Barbados, Grenada removed from EU tax haven list

BRIDGETOWN - Barbados and Grenada are among eight jurisdictions have been removed from the EU’s tax haven blacklist released late last year, following commitments made at a high political level to remedy EU concerns. The More...