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Plaza Hotel
By Edition On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

SVB and Tax Collector help in sales Plaza Hotel

WILLEMSTAD - The Social Insurance Bank (SVB) and the Tax Collector of Curaçao as the largest creditors of the Plaza Hotel have agreed to assist in finding a buyer. "The idea is that a group is formed that will More...

By Edition On Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Hotel Plaza seized by Tax Collector and Social Insurance Bank

WILLEMSTAD – The Director of the Social Insurance Bank (SVB), Phillip Martis confirms that the Hotel Plaza, located in the heart of downtown Punda was seized by the Tax Collector and the SVB for outstanding debts. More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Salaries SVB insured will not be seized

WILLEMSTAD – The Prime Minister of Curacao, Ivar Asjes stated to the media that no burden will be placed on the salary of those who are insured at the Social Insurance Bank (SVB) and who have not complied with More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

No increase in pension payment on January 1

WILLEMSTAD - This is the first time in years that the payment of the General Old Age Insurance (AOV) was not increased on January 1. This is evidenced by the announcement made ​​recently by the Social Insurance More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 16th, 2013

Stricter rules for pharmacists

WILLEMSTAD – Starting January 1, 2014, the public insurer, the Social Insurance Bank (SVB), will intensity its inspection on the invoices sent by the pharmacists. If a (family) doctor has not completely filled More...

Jean Marie Francisca
By Edition On Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Francisca wants to use surplus SVB to help the less fortunate

WILLEMSTAD - Minister of Social Affairs, Jeanne-Marie Francisca wants to use the potential surplus of 40 million guilders of the Social Insurance Bank for the people living below the poverty line. A large part of More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

No compensation abroad with basic health insurance

WILLEMSTAD – Former medical consultant of Health Services Bureau, Hans de Haan warns people who have a basic health insurance that medical costs made abroad will not be covered by the insurance. According to De More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Cost Social Insurance too high

WILLEMSTAD - The Social Insurance Bank (SVB) - led by director Philip Martis - must now turn itself to annual cost reduction. To have control once again of the health care expenses of Curaçao, the Government must More...

Dr. Whiteman
By Edition On Friday, April 5th, 2013

Whiteman: “Actions BZV management is shame”

WILLEMSTAD – The way in which the management of the Medical Services Agency (BZV) has acted for the past 2.5 years, is a disgrace. That is according to outgoing Minister Ben Whiteman of Health yesterday during More...

By Edition On Monday, March 25th, 2013

Important Information: Basic health care insurance, changes in AOV

Introduction of the general health care insurance Recently it was announced that the health care insurance system on Curaçao has been changed substantially from 1 February 2013 onwards. The different ways in which More...