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By Edition On Monday, November 26th, 2018

First study morning corporate governance big success

WILLEMSTAD - At the invitation of the Prime Minister Eugene Rhuggenaath and the Minister of Finance Kenneth Gijsbertha, commissioners and directors of the government and affiliated entities attended a study morning More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 5th, 2018

CFT asks about salary cut of St. Maarten politicians

THE HAGUE - The Committee for Financial Supervision CFT wants to know when the St. Maarten government intends to carry out the earlier promise to cut the salaries of ministers and members of Parliament by ten per More...

By Edition On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

Central Trade Union: ‘Not all trade unions want to cooperate’

WILLEMSTAD - The joint trade unions organized a conference for tomorrow evening to get everyone looking in the same direction. According to trade union leader Edward St Jacobs of the SSK, the Sentral Sindikal di More...

Oil Refinery
By Edition On Saturday, October 27th, 2018

Curaçao close to finding strategic partner for refinery

WILLEMSTAD - The government of Curaçao is close to signing preliminary agreements with at least two US and European companies to resuscitate its 220,000 b/d Isla oil refinery that has been virtually abandoned by More...

By Edition On Thursday, October 25th, 2018

Pharmacists want to get rid of one guilder contribution for prescription paid by patients

WILLEMSTAD - Again in parliament, there are talks about abolishing the one guilder contribution to be paid by patients for prescription drugs. The parliament wants to get rid of that and that is why they adopted More...

By Edition On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

Protestant Schools are fed up with current situation

WILLEMSTAD - The Protestant Christian Education Association (VPCO) is now really fed up with the current situation of their schools. Tuesday morning, the board, management and teachers went to Fort Amsterdam to More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Parliamentary questions from SP: Will the Netherlands help Curaçao in the refugee crisis?

THE HAGUE - The Dutch SP party wants to hear from Minister Blok (Foreign Affairs) and Undersecretary Knops (Kingdom Relations) whether the Netherlands is prepared to assist Curaçao in the reception of Venezuelan More...

By Edition On Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Curacao government wants more responsibility for public finances

WILLEMSTAD - The Curacao government wants more responsibility when it comes to public finances, but does not dare to go so far as to say that it wants to get rid of the possibility given in the Kingdom Act to receive More...

By Edition On Monday, October 22nd, 2018

VPCO: Schools can no longer pay their expenses

WILLEMSTAD - Schools can no longer pay their expenses. The Association for Protestant Christian Education (VPCO) writes this in an urgent letter addressed to the government. There is no more investment in education More...

By Edition On Friday, October 19th, 2018

Cft wants the government to be energetic and decisive

WILLEMSTAD - The Financial Supervision Board, Cft, believes that the implementation of agreements between Curacao and the Cft is an important step towards sustainable public finances. This is what Cft chairman Raymond More...