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By Edition On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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US officials: 16 nations agree to track Venezuela corruption

WASHINGTON - Finance ministers from several Latin American nations as well as the U.S. and Europe have agreed to work jointly to locate and seize the proceeds arising from corruption by Venezuelan government insiders, More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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The US names Curaçao as one of Caribbean’s major money laundering jurisdiction

WASHINGTON, WILLEMSTAD - The US has again named several Caribbean countries, including Curaçao, as ‘Major Money Laundering Jurisdictions’ in its new International Narcotics Control Strategy Report. The report More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 9th, 2018
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How to enjoy being an expatriate and still comply with U.S. taxes in Curaçao

Expat living is exciting, but we don't want to make it too exciting.  The good news is that compliance is relatively simple.  Curaçao is a party to FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act). It's possible that More...

Curacao TRIB
By Edition On Thursday, March 29th, 2018
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Curaçao is an island unto itself when it comes to producing baseball players

WILLEMSTAD - A cruise ship rises into view just beyond the left-field foul line of Curacao's largest ballpark, and a row of tall, thin palm trees provide little shade to keep the diamond's rocky dirt infield from More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 19th, 2018
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The decline in exports of Venezuelan oil to the United States was threatening

The decline in exports of Venezuelan oil to the United States has assumed alarming proportions – he fell to a 15-year low. According to Thomson Reuters, in February, PDVSA and its joint venture sent to the United More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 19th, 2018
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Trump prohibits U.S. purchases of Venezuelan cryptocurrency

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump banned U.S. purchases of a cryptocurrency the Venezuelan government is rolling out, as part of a campaign to pressure the government of President Nicolas Maduro. Trump issued More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
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Venezuela’s neighbors can’t wait for Uncle Sam

WASHINGTON - Venezuela’s refugee crisis is metastasizing. According to the United Nations, 5,000 Venezuelans have fled to Curacao, 20,000 to Aruba, 30,000 to Brazil, 40,000 to Trinidad and Tobago, and more than More...

PDVSA
By Edition On Monday, February 26th, 2018
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U.S. ban on key oil material could choke Venezuelan production and operations at Curaçao refinery

HOUSTON - The outlook for declining oil production in Venezuela may get grimmer if the U.S. bans supply of a key commodity used to help Venezuelan crude flow from oilfields to the coast. Production in the More...

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By Edition On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Citgo Petroleum slows Aruba refinery revamp due to US sanctions

HOUSTON - Houston-based Citgo Petroleum has slowed work on an overhaul of its 235,000-barrel-per-day Aruba refinery due to a lack of financing stemming from U.S. sanctions on Venezuela’s state-run PDVSA, the refining More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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Curaçao “speed dates” its way through North American Travel Media

WILLEMSTAD - Recently, Curaçao participated in the TravMedia's International Media Marketplace in New York City. Ms. Gianina Atalita (CTB) and Ms. Michelle George (Diamond PR) met with 24 top-tier journalists in More...