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Summit
By Edition On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
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Competitive procedures for the economy, projects and youth employment measures

WILLEMSTAD - At the conclusion of the economic summit held today, the private sector agreed in taking steps to alleviate youth unemployment while politicians agreed to cooperate for more flexible procedures for More...

Government center
By Edition On Thursday, January 23rd, 2014
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VBC: ‘Professionalize the government’

WILLEMSTAD - The VBC (Curaçao Business Association) makes a call to professionalize the government. According to the organization the government is not optimal, because the civil service is too large. At the same More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
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VBC: ‘Rescue businesses and adjust severance pay’

WILLEMSTAD – The Curacao Business Association (VBC) opposes the current system of severance pay. The reason is partly the redundancy scheme at the public company United Telecommunication Services (UTS). This company More...

Curacao Government Center
By Edition On Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
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VBC supports government austerity plans

WILLEMSTAD – The Curacao Business Association (VBC) supports the plans presented by the Minister of Policy, Planning and Government Services, Etienne van der Horst. The Minister wants to cut back on personnel More...

Curacao Government Center
By Edition On Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
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None flexible labor laws stimulate unemployment

WILLEMSTAD - In times of economic downturn and the contraction it is of utmost importance for companies that they are in a position to adapt as quickly and effectively to the changed market conditions in order to More...

Willemstad
By Edition On Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
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VBC: Realistic look at Curaçao economy is necessary

WILLEMSTAD – The Curacao Business Association (VBC) finds that opinion about the Curaçao economy are divided. Minister Stanley Palm of Economic Development shows positivism because of smaller expected economic More...

Willemstad
By Edition On Thursday, August 1st, 2013
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The Curacao economy shrunk with 0.1% in 2012

WILLEMSTAD – The recently published 2012 annual report of the Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten (CBCS) reported that the economy of Curaçao has shrunk with 0.1% in 2012. This confirms the report which More...

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By Edition On Thursday, February 21st, 2013
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VBC: Government not considering national dialogue results

WILLEMSTAD – The Business Association Curaçao (VBC) is very disappointed about the plans to amend the Ordinance AOW General Retirement Insurance and General Widows and Orphans Insurance AWW. This was stated More...

Ministry of Finance
By Edition On Friday, February 1st, 2013
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VBC: No convincing motivation for sales tax increase

WILLEMSTAD – The Association Business Community Curaçao (VBC) doesn’t find the government’s motivation to increase the sales tax (ob) very convincing. The VBC wrote this in its recent newsletter. The government More...

Court house
By Edition On Saturday, January 26th, 2013
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Also hold parliamentarians and senior officials liable

WILLEMSTAD – The VBC (Association Business Community Curaçao) is pleased with the Parliament’s decision to hold administrators liable for mismanagement, squandering of public funds and violating the law. More...