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Small business sales in Puerto Rico rise by up to 33% – Caribbean Business

Small business sales in Puerto Rico rise by up to 33%Caribbean BusinessSAN JUAN – Small and midsize businesses (SMBs) in Puerto Rico reported a 13% rise in retail sales for March and 33% for April, Ricardo Llerandi, executive director of Trade & Ex...

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Puerto Rico Central Recovery & Reconstruction Office publishes draft plan – Caribbean Business


Puerto Rico Central Recovery & Reconstruction Office publishes draft plan
Caribbean Business
SAN JUAN – The executive director of Puerto Rico's Central Recovery & Reconstruction Office (COR3), Omar Marrero, announced Tuesday that a draft of the Economic and Disaster Recovery Plan of Puerto Rico is available for public comment.

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IEEFA Update: PREPA privatization law invites more contracting scandals – Caribbean Business


IEEFA Update: PREPA privatization law invites more contracting scandals
Caribbean Business
Editor's note: The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) conducts research and analyses on financial and economic issues related to energy and the environment. The Institute's stated mission is “to accelerate the transition to a ...

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PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN – The Daily Herald (press release)

The Daily Herald (press release)PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTENThe Daily Herald (press release)This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Partly cloudy to cloudy, hazy and breezy with brief local showers possible. Forecast High: 31°C / 88°F Forec...

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Emmanuel threatens to take Van Raak to court

THE HAGUE – St. Maarten Member of Parliament (MP) Christophe Emmanuel of the National Alliance (NA), through his lawyer Roland Duncan, has summoned Dutch MP Ronald van Raak of the Socialist Party (SP) to immediately withdraw his remark in a May 25, 2018, column in The Daily Herald and on ThePostOnline website about Emmanuel committing […]

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27 in Pietermaai continues as normal

WILLEMSTAD – Café / bar / restaurant 27 continues with live music in Pietermaai. Spokesman Enrico Stenacker indicated that he has a license. Moreover, not one of the neighbors has ever complained about music that is too loud. The police have forbidden all catering establishments in Pietermaai this past weekend to have live music. Tomorrow […]

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Central Bank of Curaçao & Sint Maarten sets course for a ‘state of the art’ central bank which can be relied upon

WILLEMSTAD – The Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) has taken a new strategic course. The strategic plan 2018-2020 reflects the CBCS’ transformation to a “State of the Art” central bank, on which can be relied. This is the result of a dynamic environment, trends and developments worldwide and changing expectations from the financial […]

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Civil aviation is doing its utmost for Category 1 in 2019

WILLEMSTAD – The Civil Aviation Curacao is looking forward to returning to category 1 of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in 2019. This is according to Hans de Jong, director of the Civil Aviation Curacao. Adaptation of laws and regulations has become a big project and not a job that can be done easily. De […]

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