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By Edition On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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Minister of Finance addresses budget issues in a letter to the CFT

WILLEMSTAD - During the weekly press conference of the Council of Ministers, Kenneth Gijsbertha of Finance explained about his letter to the Committee of Financial Supervision (CFT). The Minister hopes that the More...

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By Edition On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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CFT: public finances become unsustainable

WILLEMSTAD - The Curaçao economy is in serious decline. The government took into account a growth scenario of 0.3 percent, but that was adjusted by the Central Bank (CBCS) to a contraction of 1.6 percent yesterday. The More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018
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Dutch finance minister stays out of ENNIA issue

THE HAGUE - Dutch Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra is not getting involved in the supervision of the Dutch Caribbean insurance firm ENNIA by the Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Maarten (CBCS). “Curaçao and St. More...

Giro Bank
By Edition On Friday, August 3rd, 2018
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Central Bank: risks Giro Bank under control, but there will be layoffs

WILLEMSTAD - The risks of the Giro Bank are under control, but people have to be fired. This is according to the statements of Deputy Director Supervision Shelwyn Salesia of the Central Bank of Curacao and Sint More...

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By Edition On Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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Additional significant changes to the Curaçao tax legislation

WILLEMSTAD - On June 14th the Minister of Finance presented the Ordinance reparation preferential tax regimes and subsequent amendments to the parliament of Curaçao The Ordinance and amendments were adopted by More...

Dutch Parliament
By Edition On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Dutch Parliament pushes for stringent financial supervision for islands

THE HAGUE - The Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament has again made clear that it wants the financial supervision on the countries Aruba, Curaçao and St. Maarten and on the public entities Bonaire and St. Eustatius, More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 25th, 2018
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Chairman Raymond Gradus: ”Aruba has accomplished the CAft recommendations for the 2018 budget; important to shortly draw up a new legal standards framework aimed at sustainable finance”

ORANJESTAD - With the purpose to speedily reach the path towards sustainable public finance, the Board of financial supervisoion for Aruba (CAft) has made three recommendations. During its visit the CAft observed More...

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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...