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Henk Kamp
By Edition On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Henk Kamp appointed as member of Boards of financial supervision

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - As of on July 1, 2018 former Minister Henk Kamp will sit on the Board of Financial Supervision (Cft) Curaçao and Sint Maarten and Cft Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba. For the Board of More...

By Edition On Monday, May 7th, 2018

Animal protection still has funds for a maximum of three months

WILLEMSTAD - The Animal Protection can only cover half of the costs with the subsidy from the government. That is according to the chairman of the foundation Gregory Berry. On a monthly basis, the foundation for More...

By Edition On Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Banking costs more money

WILLEMSTAD - Banking costs more and more money. In 2017 the costs for Maduro & Curiel’s Bank (MCB) increased by 12 percent, about 37 million guilders. Especially because of higher salaries and writing off More...

By Edition On Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

Education has lost 27 million guilders

WILLEMSTAD - The Ministry of Education has lost 27 million guilders. Money that was reserved in 2010 for maintenance of schools. After the Schotte cabinet took office, that money was no longer used for that purpose, More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Dutch MPs to receive information from Cft

THE HAGUE - The Dutch Parliamentary Committee for Kingdom Relations will receive information from the Financial Supervision Council (Cft) next week. This happens annually, but given the current situation this time More...

Central Bank_front
By Edition On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Strategy plan Central Bank

WILLEMSTAD - At the beginning of this year the Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten (CBCS) started the process to formulate the strategy that will be adopted in the coming years which will be used as a guideline More...

By Edition On Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Venezuela’s PDVSA battered by Maduro’s “Economic War”

CARACAS - Venezuela is producing less oil every day with 1.6 million barrels per day, or nearly half when the so-called “eternal Commander” became President in 1999. The information is official, and it comes More...

By Edition On Monday, January 15th, 2018

Kingdom measures against Curaçao is looming

THE HAGUE - A measure from the Kingdom Council of Ministers is hanging over Curaçao’s head. The Financial Supervision Board has already corresponded with the Minister of Finance Kenneth Gijsberta. Basically, More...

Chamber of Commerce
By Edition On Friday, November 17th, 2017

Small decline in Curaçao’s economy

WILLEMSTAD - The Chamber of Commerce expects a drop in the economic climate for the whole of 2017. In the two previous years there was still a slight recovery. The first half of this year was disappointing with More...

Curacao Government Center
By Edition On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Trade unions demand higher Christmas bonus

WILLEMSTAD - The unions want a net Christmas bonus of 500 guilders. Now it is 135 guilders gross. The unions believe find that the civil servants have already sacrificed enough, the 135 guilds was supposed to be More...