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BES Islands - According to figures released today by Statistics Netherlands, inflation in the Caribbean Netherlands in terms of the consumer price index (CPI) continued to fall in the first quarter of 2015.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The government of St. Maarten regulates the prices of petroleum products by imposing a maximum price at which wholesalers and retailers can sell these products on St. Maarten.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – On Friday, April 10, Prime Minister Hon. Marcel Gumbs attended the grand opening of Caribbean Auto's Audi Center St. Maarten, a new state-of-the-art dealership, the first of its kind on the island.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Five of the eight registered political parties submitted their annual reports and accompanying financial reports to the Electoral Council before the deadline on March 31, 2015.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Following some minor adjustments to the 11-form questionnaire, as well as to some back-end processes, coming out of the PILOT last February, STAT and its interviewers are fully prepared to start the Household Budget Survey on April 1st 2015.

ORANJESTAD, St. Eustatius - One of the biggest challenges that the PLP led government of St. Eustatius faces is that of finances, echoed leader of government of that island, Councilman Clyde van Putten.

PHILIPSBURG, St.Maarten – Chief Risk and Administrative Officer Colette Delaney of CIBC FirstCaribbean visited St. Maarten recently on a one day working visit, while on island Delaney meet with CIBC FCIB, Country Manager, Robert Judd as well as Staff at both of the Bank's Branches.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On Friday, March 27th, 2015, in keeping with the National Ordinance on the General Pension Fund Sint Maarten, the General Audit Chamber issued their report on the review of the 2012 financial statements of APS to Parliament and to the Minister of Finance.

SIMPSON BAY, St. Maarten - The Princess Juliana International Airport, SXM, has presented a proposal that it considers a win-win-win situation for all concerned which, in particular, would pave the way for Government to charge some concession fee.

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao – According to the 2nd semiannual report for 2014 of the Board of financial supervision the public entities develop themselves at different paces.

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