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By Edition On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
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IMF: Weak growth, vulnerabilities persist in St. Maarten and Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD, PHILIPSBURG - Weak growth and underlying structural vulnerabilities persist in both Curaçao and St. Maarten, magnified further by large negative external shocks, including spill-overs from one of Curaçao’s More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
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IMF approves US$41m for Haiti

WASHINGTON — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is providing US$41.6 million to Haiti under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF) in the wake of the damage caused by Hurricane Matthew last October. The Washington-based More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
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IMF chief found guilty in Paris trial

PARIS - Managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde was found guilty of negligence with public money in a French court on Monday in connection with an over €400 million arbitration More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
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IMF chief Lagarde goes on trial

PARIS - The first female managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, went on trial on Monday in a French court for alleged misuse of public funds. The charge of negligence stems More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 21st, 2016
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Suriname economy in deep recession, says IMF

PARAMARIBO - The economic outlook for Suriname remains challenging, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said at the conclusion of its regular 2016 Article IV consultation. For 2016, a GDP contraction of 9 percent More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
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IMF praises Eastern Caribbean for tackling correspondent banking issues

WASHINGTON - As the International Monetary Fund (IMF) wrapped up its annual meeting in Washington, DC, this weekend, managing director Christine Lagarde praised the Eastern Caribbean on its effort to address problems More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 26th, 2016
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Suriname not withdrawing from IMF loan agreement, says president

PARAMARIBO - The Suriname government has refuted claims made in an article published by the Associated Press (AP) that the country may move to withdraw from a multi-million dollar loan agreement signed earlier this More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016
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IMF completes reviews of Curaçao and Sint Maarten

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation Discussions with the Kingdom of the Netherlands-Curaçao and Sint Maarten WILLEMSTAD - On July 27, 2016, the Executive Board of the International Monetary More...

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By Edition On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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Kingdom of the Netherlands—Curaçao and Sint Maarten: Concluding Statement of the 2016 Article IV consultation discussions visit

WILLEMSTAD – At the end of their official visit, the staff of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) presented their Concluding Statement describing their preliminary findings. These visits are undertaken as part More...

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By Edition On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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Caribbean countries urged to focus on tourism value

NASSAU - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has published its Regional Economic Outlook: Western Hemisphere and recommends that tourism economies like The Bahamas use what the fund deems a “tourism upswing” More...