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Economic contraction on Bonaire and Saba in 2017

In 2017, the volume of gross domestic product (GDP) declined on Bonaire and Saba, by 1.3 and 1.4 percent respectively. On St ...

News item | 12-12-2019 | 16:47

RCN Communication provides training in Curaçao

At the request of the government of Curaçao, two employees of the RCN communication department provided a training last week to ...

News item | 11-12-2019 | 00:00

Extra AOV for elderly people with a low income

From January 1st 2020, the old age pension (Algemene Ouderdomsverzekering, AOV) will be supplemented for elderly people with a ...

News item | 28-11-2019 | 00:00

Four-Country Consultation Education, Culture and Science now annually

The ministers of Education, Culture and Science of the Kingdom held a ministerial Four-Country Consultation for the second time ...

News item | 19-11-2019 | 13:49

Child Protection Board on working visit in the CN

At the invitation of the Guardianship Council Dutch Caribbean, the Child Protection Board (RvdK) is on working visit on Bonaire ...

News item | 18-11-2019 | 20:18

47 Applications filed with Schadefonds CN

Since April 1st, 2019, victims of violent crime on Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba are eligible for a one-off compensation ...

News item | 14-11-2019 | 16:51

Minimum wages and benefits increase as of January 1st, 2020

Income in the Caribbean Netherlands continues to rise as of January 1st, 2020. The Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment ...

News item | 12-11-2019 | 15:43

New MBO training must reduce scarcity of IT specialists

On Thursday, October 31st , a meeting took place on Bonaire with governments and the business community about an MBO ICT training ...

News item | 01-11-2019 | 19:56

Temporary nuisance due to demolition of former prison

On Monday, October 28th, the demolition of the former Correctional Institution Caribbean Netherlands (JICN) started. The ...

News item | 29-10-2019 | 13:38

Prices on Bonaire 1.2 percent up

In Q3 2019, consumer prices on Bonaire were 1.2 percent higher than one year previously. Prices also rose on St Eustatius and ...

News item | 16-10-2019 | 17:13