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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...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Minister Zijlstra wants new consultations between ABC islands and Venezuela after EU sanctions

BRUSSELS - The Netherlands together with Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao wants to consult with Venezuela again. This new consultation round will take place after the European Union has imposed sanctions against Venezuela More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Trade and travel ban between Venezuela and ABC Islands remains in force

BRUSSELS - Venezuela continues to block trade and travel with the Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao. According to the Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, who is in charge of foreign relations for the entire Kingdom, Halbe More...

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By Edition On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Grenada asks European Union to take it off tax haven blacklist

ST GEORGE’S - Grenada is asking the European Union (EU) to remove it from the global tax haven blacklist released earlier this week. Grenada was one of four Caribbean countries on the list of 17 non-cooperative More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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EU releases tax haven blacklist; Netherlands not on it

THE HAGUE - The European Union published its black list of tax havens. It consists of 17 countries the EU believes help multinationals and rich people avoid the tax authorities. The Netherlands does not appear on More...