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RBC_August report
By Edition On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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RBC launches Extraordinary Platinum Rewards Visa Card

RBC’s new premium Visa Platinum credit card offers extraordinary and flexible rewards program WILLEMSTAD - RBC Royal Bank N.V.  today announced the launch of its new premium RBC Rewards Visa Platinum credit card More...

Cft Bonaire Sint Eustatius Saba
By Edition On Monday, February 5th, 2018
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Cft chairman Raymond Gradus on Bonaire: “Tangible steps are necessary to improve financial management and governmental stability”

KRALENDIJK - During its visit to Bonaire on January 30th, the Board of financial supervision Bonaire, Sint Eustatius en Saba (Cft) requested the Executive Council and the Island Council to take the necessary steps More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 5th, 2018
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CAft chairman Raymond Gradus: ”The financial situation of Aruba is of concern; compliance with the LAft norm 2018 getting out of sight”

ORANJESTAD - The year 2017 is expected to be closed with a financial deficit of 3.1% GDP. According to the National Ordinance on temporary financial supervision (LAft) a financial deficit of 0.5% is allowed. In More...

gijsbertha
By Edition On Monday, February 5th, 2018
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Government wants to set up economic fund of 1 billion

WILLEMSTAD - The government assumes that there is no more space to economize than is already planned. The Minister of Finance, Kenneth Gijsbertha has now stated that the government intends to save money and to invest More...

gijsbertha
By Edition On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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Government wants to maintain free education only for low income families

WILLEMSTAD - The free education will be eliminated. That will, if it is up to the cabinet-Rhuggenaath, take place starting next school year. Only parents with low incomes who really need support are still eligible More...

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By Edition On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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Cft Chairman Raymond Gradus on Curaçao: “Minister met most requests Cft, majority of objections rectified”

WILLEMSTAD - During its visit to Curaçao the Board of financial supervision Curaçao and Sint Maarten (Cft) once again emphasized that sustainable measures are necessary in order to achieve a balanced budget once More...

InselAir MDI
By Edition On Thursday, January 25th, 2018
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Uncertainty about InselAir’s future

WILLEMSTAD - Flights by the local airline InselAir seem no longer a given, now that the company is increasingly plagued by operational issues, a lack of planes and a lack of spare parts to keep their 3 operational More...

First Caribbean
By Edition On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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Mr. Edward Pietersz new country head CIBC FirstCaribbean appointed for Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - CIBC FirstCaribbean has announced the appointment of Mr. Edward Pietersz as Country Head for Curacao. That appointment took effect from 1st January 2018. Mr. Pietersz reports to Mr. Mark McIntyre, the More...

Sint Maarten
By Edition On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Depletion of St. Maarten’s liquid assets worries CFT

THE HAGUE - The Committee for Financial Supervision CFT is warning against the complete depletion of the St. Maarten Government’s liquid assets as a result of the additional financial expenditures due to Hurricane More...

Banco-di-Caribe
By Edition On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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Banco di Caribe selects Accuity to optimise its transaction and account screening

MIAMI, WILLEMSTAD - Banco di Caribe (BdC), the third-largest bank in Curaçao, has selected Accuity, the leading provider of financial crime compliance, payments and Know Your Customer (KYC) solutions, to optimize More...