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State secretary hammers on need for building a strong foundation

THE HAGUE — While the three BES-islands (Statia, Saba and Bonaire) receive millions from the Dutch government, the autonomous countries St. Maarten. Aruba and Curacao have to make do with observations from State Secretary Alexandra van Huffelen (Kingdom Relations) about their well-known problems and about their responsibilities based on their More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, March 10th, 2022
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BES-islands get millions from the Netherlands

THE HAGUE — State secretary Alexandra van Huffelen (Kingdom Relations) makes €35 million available for the preservation and restoration of nature on the BES-islands. This comes on top of the structural More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 8th, 2022
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Twenty-year old conviction valid reason to block Eduard Braam’s nomination as minister of justice

WILLEMSTAD — Old sins cast long shadows. That became once more clear from a court ruling against MFK-parliamentarian Eduard Braam’s attempt to wipe a 20-year old conviction for a sexual offense off the More...

By The Publisher On Friday, January 21st, 2022
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St. Maarten benefits from increased traffic to St. Barths

PHILIPSBURG — The important role of Princess Juliana International Airport as a hub, and that of local airline Winair as the main carrier for flights to and from St. Barths were confirmed by data released More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 8th, 2021
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CX Pay B.V. partners with Cybersource

MIAMI/WILLEMSTAD — Curaçao based CX Pay B.V. announced that the FinTech company has selected the payment and anti-fraud platform CyberSource, a Visa solution, to broaden its service offering, while further More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, October 17th, 2021
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Ansary’s attorneys: No evidence of solvency deficit at ENNIA

WILLEMSTAD — “The plaintiffs present circumstances that are incorrect, in violation of the law or otherwise simply made up,” attorneys Karan Doekhi and Mirto Murray said on the second day of the lawsuit More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 13th, 2021
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CIBC FirstCaribbean to sell its banking assets in four OECS countries and Aruba

Bridgetown, Barbados 12th October 2021. FirstCaribbean International Bank Limited has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, FirstCaribbean International Bank (Barbados) Limited (“FCIB More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, September 18th, 2021
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Ferry-service to Saba and Statia could start in November

PHILIPSBURG — Saba and Statia have jointly selected Anguilla-based Blues and Blues as the preferred operator of a ferry connection between the two islands, St. Maarten and St. Kitts. The service could be More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, September 18th, 2021
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United Group buys Banco di Caribe

PHILIPSBURG — Banco di Caribe has been sold to the Curacao-based United Group Holdings for an undisclosed amount of cash, the Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten (CBCS) announced in a press release. The More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 15th, 2021
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Curacao violates constitution by excluding same-sex couples from marriage, court rules

WILLEMSTAD — By maintaining that marriage is only possible between a man and a woman is unlawful and in doing so, the government of Curacao violates article 3 of the constitution (the equality-principle), More...