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By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 31st, 2022
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Details of Schotte’s agreement with Prosecutor’s Office remain confidential

PHILIPSBURG — The Public Prosecutor’s Office has made an agreement with Curacao’s former Prime Minister Gerrit Schotte about the payment of 1.8 million guilders (a bit more than $1 million). The payment More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, June 9th, 2022
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Supreme Court confirms Jamaloodin’s conviction

THE HAGUE — Curacao’s former Minister of Finance George Jamaloodin’s conviction to 30 years of imprisonment for ordering the murder of Pueblo Soberano-leader Helmin Wiels on May 5, 2013, has become irrevocable, More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 1st, 2022
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Central Bank President Doornbosch: “Promote job creation through public investments”

PHILIPSBURG — “Unlock private investments and promote job creation through public investments.” That is one of the recommendations Richard Doornbosch, President of the Central bank of Curacao and St. More...

By The Publisher On Monday, December 20th, 2021
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Draft COHO-law hits another stumbling block

PHILIPSBURG — Contrary to earlier optimistic reports, the draft consensus kingdom law COHO (Caribbean Development and Reform Organization) is not ready to be sent to the parliaments of the four countries 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 Friday, October 8th, 2021
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Gambling industry-reform stalls in Curacao but is on schedule in St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — Curacao is not making any progress with the reform of its policy for games of chance, the third-quarter report about the execution of the country packages states. Prime Minister Gilmar Pisas 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...

By The Publisher On Sunday, September 5th, 2021
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St. Maarten shows strong growth in stay-over arrivals

PHILIPSBURG — The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the tourism industry to its knees, but the latest numbers issued by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) show that St. Maarten is getting out of this slump More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, May 16th, 2021
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Curacao also puts liquidity support at risk

WILLEMSTAD — Just like St. Maarten, Curacao is also playing a poker game with Dutch liquidity support. If incoming Prime Minister Gilmar Pisas sticks to his refusal to participate in the Caribbean Development More...

By The Publisher On Friday, April 2nd, 2021
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PM Jacobs refuses to sign implementation agenda and demands liquidity support first

PHILIPSBURG — Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs demands that the Netherlands provides 39 million guilders ($21.8 million) in liquidity support to St. Maarten before she signs the implementation agenda of the More...