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gijsbertha
By Edition On Thursday, June 7th, 2018
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Gijsbertha: Curaçao is not bankrupt

WILLEMSTAD - The Minister of Finance, Kenneth Gijsbertha, announced that Curaçao is not bankrupt. Several other politicians made this statement but the Minister denies it. The government is in serious financial More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 4th, 2018
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Aruba gets two years for balanced budget

THE HAGUE - The Aruba government has been granted a period of two years to get its finances in order. The Kingdom Council of Ministers took this decision on Friday. Aruba Prime Minister Evelyn Wever-Croes announced More...

RBC
By Edition On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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RBC becomes the first bank to launch contactless payment technology for merchants across the Caribbean

RBC contactless-enabled point-of-sale devices across the Caribbean will allow merchants to accept contactless-enabled payment cards, enhancing the overall point-of-sale experience for their customers. PORT OF SPAIN More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Government cannot have dividend UTS at its disposal

WILLEMSTAD - For the time being, the government will not be able to have the dividend from 2016 of the public company UTS at its disposal. This is according to the regulator SBTNO. Important documents are missing, More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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It’s time to make the move with CIBC FirstCaribbean

WILLEMSTAD - Many people dream about acquiring their own home or upgrading their current home in accordance with their stage of life. It’s a big step but the time is right to do it with a CIBC FirstCaribbean mortgage.   More...

moneylaundering
By Edition On Monday, April 30th, 2018
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Big steps towards full compliance anti-money laundering regulations

WILLEMSTAD - Significant steps have been made in Curaçao’s efforts towards combatting money laundering and terrorism financing. Currently, the internet gaming laws are being revised and this year an Anti-Money More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
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Has the Board of Financial Supervision been asleep or is it a toothless tiger?

THE HAGUE - The public finances of Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten and St. Eustatius are worse than in 2010 despite financial supervision. Bonaire has a balanced budget, but there are doubts about the quality of financial More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
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Boards of financial supervision visit the Netherlands

THE HAGUE - From March 26th to 28th the Boards of financial supervision visited the Netherlands. There they spoke with State Secretary of Internal Affairs and Kingdom Relations, the Minister of Finance, members More...

andrebosman
By Edition On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
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Cft confirms concerns Dutch Parliament on finance Caribbean countries

THE HAGUE - The Dutch Parliamentary Committee for Kingdom Relations has been updated today by the Financial Supervision Council (Cft) on the state of public finances of the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom. The conversation More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
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CBCS raises pledging rate

WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG - The United States (US) Federal Reserve raised the federal funds rate to 1.50-1.75 percent on March 21. This is the sixth increase since the historically low level of 0.00-0.25 percent from More...