New board central bank CBCS almost complete

WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG - --The Supervisory Board of the Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Maarten (CBCS) now consists of six new members (including the chairman) and is now almost complete.
The screening of the seventh candidate, whose name is not yet known, will be completed within short.
 
The Supervisory Board comprises Chairman Etienne Ys; members Jeannette Hagen and Rignaal Francisca of Curaçao and Dennis Richardson, Ahmed Bell and Ajamu Baly of St. Maarten.
 
The country decisions for the appointment of the new board members have been signed by the Governors of Curaçao and St. Maarten.
 
The members were sworn in on Monday by St. Maarten Governor Eugene Holiday. They are to be sworn in by Curaçao Governor Lucille George-Wout on Wednesday.
 
Board members Tom Kok and Miriela Carolina have been fired in the meantime and the country decisions involving their resignation have already been signed by both Governors.

Kabinet verlengt steunpakket voor Caribisch Nederland

DEN HAAG - Het kabinet heeft besloten om het steun- en herstelpakket voor inwoners en bedrijven op Bonaire, Sint-Eustatius en Saba, vanwege het coronavirus, met nog eens negen maanden te verlengen tot 12 juli 2021.

CFT warns St. Maarten that loan is illegal

THE HAGUE--The Committee for Financial Supervision (CFT) on Monday admonished St. Maarten Finance Minister Ardwell Irion for issuing a loan on the local capital market without prior permission.

Saba and Sint Eustatius can submit court petitions through e-mail

SABA/STATIA - Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic it is currently not possible for the Court to travel to Saba or Sint Eustatius.