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Consumer protection remains elusive, in spite of existing laws

PHILIPSBURG — Curacao established its consumer foundation almost half a century ago, in 1975. The Fundashon pa Konsumidó provides information about price comparison and the quality of products and services and it also helps consumers access their rights. In St. Maarten the Windward Island Consumer Foundation of President Virgilio Brooks is dormant More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, July 2nd, 2021
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GEBE Supervisory Board allows attorney Jairo Bloem to defend himself with letter to the media

On June 12th, 2021, a letter of the ex-chairman of the Supervisory Board of NV GEBE, Mr. Bienvenido Richardson, became the subject of an online media article. That letter circulated before in the social media. On More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 29th, 2021
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Justice minister happy with court ruling but unions are not impressed

PHILIPSBURG — The Court in First Instance has ruled that the police unions – NAPB and ABVO – cannot organize meetings, work interruptions parades and public manifestations “if those activities More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021
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GEBE-board strikes back and labels Richardson as “disgruntled”

PHILIPSBURG — The former chairman of the supervisory board of directors of GEBE, Bienvenido Richardson, and “an employee with a high function who reports to the  Audit Committee” are responsible for More...

By The Publisher On Monday, June 21st, 2021
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Supervisory Board NV GEBE issues statement

PHILIPSBURG — The Supervisory Board of Directors and the Management Board of NV GEBE took notice of the contents of a letter by a member of the Supervisory Board of NV GEBE addressed to the Prime Minister More...

By The Publisher On Monday, June 14th, 2021
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Corporate Governance Council has reservations about appointment Daniel as GEBE-CEO

PHILIPSBURG -- The Corporate Governance Council expressed concerns in its advice on the possible appointment of Sharine Daniel as the next Chief Executive Officer of utilities company GEBE that are somewhat surprising, More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, June 12th, 2021
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Attorney Bloem refutes allegations from GEBE board member Richardson

PHILIPSBURG -- Attorney Jairo Bloem is preparing his response to allegations of wrongdoing expressed by the former chairman of the supervisory board of utilities company GEBE, Bienvenido Richardson. “I can already More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 18th, 2021
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Pro Soualiga calls for de-colonization summit

PHILIPSBURG — In its latest attempt to promote its de-colonization agenda, the Pro Soualiga Foundation calls in a press statement for an “urgent top summit” of the six islands of the former Netherlands More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 13th, 2021
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ABN-AMRO pacifies clients in St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — The ABN-AMRO bank has temporarily withdrawn its intention to terminate relationships with clients who live outside of the European Economic Area. The measure would have affected account holders More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 13th, 2021
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Court reinstates airport-director Mingo

PHILIPSBURG -- The Court in First Instance reinstated Brian Mingo as director of the Princess Juliana International Airport Exploitation Company (PJIAE) with immediate effect on Wednesday. The airport holding (PJIAH) More...






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