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By Edition On Monday, December 24th, 2018

Curaçao has the first smart LED street lighting

WILLEMSTAD - The street lighting in Julianadorp is working again. And that is special for more than one reason. The lampposts are equipped with smart LED lights, which can be operated remotely. Also, the neighborhood More...

By Edition On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

Income tax must be online as of January 1

WILLEMSTAD – As of January 1, 2019, all taxpayers must file online income tax returns. There is a portal available at If you need help, you can contact a special helpdesk at the tax More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 17th, 2018

Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten announces a new bond issue on behalf of the government of the country of Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - On Friday, January 11, 2019, there will be a bond issue on behalf of the country of Curaçao. The bond will have a semi-annual coupon as follows: NAf 69,100,000 bond with duration of 30 years. Interest More...

svb building
By Edition On Monday, December 17th, 2018

Minister Camelia-Römer: Government through SVB spends too much on private medical specialists

WILLEMSTAD - Minister of Health Suzanne Camelia-Römer explained in parliament recently that according to her, the reimbursement of medical specialists has grown unevenly. Currently, half of the total number of More...

By Edition On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Parts of Punda closed this morning due to manifestation

WILLEMSTAD - The police closed parts of Punda this morning for motorized traffic. The closed roads were the entrances to the downtown area. This had to do with a call for a peaceful demonstration by the Forsa Revolushonario More...

By Edition On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Sections of the new hospital to be delivered this month

WILLEMSTAD - This month the first part of Hospital Nobo Otrobanda (HNO) will be delivered. This involves four departments of which the construction, including the electricity cables and water pipes, have been fully More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 10th, 2018

Cft: significant deterioration finances in third-quarter

WILLEMSTAD - The Board of Financial Supervision (Cft) announced in a letter to Minister of Finance Kenneth Gijsbertha that the financial situation of Curaçao in the third quarter has deteriorated considerably. The More...

Coral Cliff area
By Edition On Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

Government signs agreement for the development of Coral Cliff at Santa Martha

WILLEMSTAD - On December 4, the Government of Curaçao has signed an important agreement with four local companies to develop the Coral Cliff area in Santa Martha. In addition to this agreement, the Minister of More...

Oil Refinery
By Edition On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

BOO operational again soon

WILLEMSTAD - The Build Own and Operate (BOO) plant will soon start up again. Five of the six boilers that produce steam for the refinery are not in service. Two boilers will be operational again this month, the More...

Refineria di Korsou
By Edition On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

RdK selects preferred bidder for long term lease oil refinery

WILLEMSTAD - In a press release, the Refineria di Kòrsou, Curaçao Refinery (RdK) indicated it has selected a preferred bidder, a preferred candidate, to further negotiate for the acquisition and modernization More...