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By Edition On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
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CIFA organizes luncheon on the development of capital markets in Curacao

WILLEMSTAD - On April 6th, the Curacao International Financial Services Association (CIFA) organized a lunch meeting in the Avila Beach Hotel. The lunch was completely sold out. Several people employed in the financial 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...

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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...

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...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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Braam: “Both maintenance expenses and fire insurance must be deductible from income tax”

WILLEMSTAD - According to the Member of Parliament for Korsou di Nos Tur (KdNT) Dr. Edward Braam, a system must be introduced immediately, whereby maintenance expenses and fire insurance can be deducted from income 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...

Freundel Stuart
By Edition On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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As far as debt performance goes, Barbados is now on the same level as Greece

BRIDGETOWN – Barbados’ Prime Minister Freundel Stuart may not think much of the pronouncements of international ratings agencies, but the rest of the world is watching, with respected business publication Bloomberg More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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Caribbean Association of Banks urges compliance with FATCA

WILLEMSTAD - The Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) has expressed concern about the number of countries in the region which have not yet put in place inter-governmental agreements (IGAs) with the United States More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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Many drivers have not paid their road tax yet

WILLEMSTAD - Less than a third of those who pay road tax have not done so yet. This is according to the Receiver of Taxes Alfonso Trona. Officially yesterday was the last day to pay the road tax for this year of More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Changes in leadership BearingPoint Caribbean

José Jardim and Avinash Grootens appointed as Managing Directors WILLEMSTAD - BearingPoint Caribbean announces leadership changes that will position the company for continued long-term international growth. Former More...