MIAMI – A private banker who until last month was one of Julius Baer Group Ltd.’s wealth managers for Venezuela has been arrested for his alleged role in a billion-dollar scheme to launder funds from the nation’s state oil company PDVSA. Matthias Krull, a German citizen, was charged for his alleged role in using Florida […]Read More »
The results of IATA’s latest survey of airline CFOs and Heads of Cargo, conducted in early-July, suggest that the squeeze on airline operating profit margins intensified during Q2 2018. This is consistent with increased reports of higher input costs, mainly reflecting developments in jet fuel prices. Many of our respondents (54%) expect to see further […]Read More »
Saint Maarten's New JetBlue Mint Flights are a Big Score for Island, Neighbors
JetBlue recently announced several new Mint service routes, including new flights to Costa Rica and St. Lucia, but perhaps none are as important for tourism as the carrier's newest Mint route. The service is not only great news for to St. Maarten, one ...
WILLEMSTAD – On June 14th the Minister of Finance presented the Ordinance reparation preferential tax regimes and subsequent amendments to the parliament of Curaçao The Ordinance and amendments were adopted by Parliament and published on June 29th (P.B. 2018, no 33, (hereinafter referred to as: the “Ordinance”). Through this link you can download a pdf with all the […]Read More »
SCHIPHOL – Customs at Schiphol has made a strange discovery with a traveler from Curaçao. He had an arty tobacco pipe, with a knife in it. The head of the pipe can be taken apart, making it suddenly a stabbing weapon. And passengers are not allowed to take that on an airplane. The man and […]Read More »
WILLEMSTAD – Happy Chicken Curaçao can still sell its free-range eggs more expensive. He receives an exemption from the existing maximum price. Earlier, the Inspectorate of Economic Affairs had intervened. Eggs from the battery hens are still tied to the maximum price of 41 cents each. The free-range egg can now be sold for 63 […]Read More »
Curacao, the Caribbean for that matter, is heavily reliant on tourism for its economic health. The vast majority of tourists arriving travel by air. Supporting air connectivity is therefore a vote for a prosperous future. This is not a textbook exercise. The impact of (a new) air service is grounded in reality. It gives small […]Read More »
HPE Aruba announces new SD-Branch solution TechGenix (blog) Full coverageRead More »
HPE Aruba announces new SD-Branch solution
HPE's Aruba recently announced a new SD-Branch solution intended to help users modernize their branch networks for the ever-evolving cloud, IoT, and mobility requirements. The solution is delivered as part of Aruba Central with subscription-based ...
The Daily Herald (press release)St. Maarten midday weather forcastThe Daily Herald (press release)This afternoon through Friday midday: East-southeast to east with a gentle to moderate breeze of 08 to 16 miles per hour. SYNOPSIS: A relatively drier air...Read More »