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More buying power for Caribbean Dutch residents in 2019

In 2019, the purchasing power of the Caribbean Dutch population increased compared to the previous year. This was mainly due to ...

News item | 08-06-2021 | 22:37

NWO organises Dutch Caribbean research week

In the week of June 14th 2021 NWO (Dutch Research Council) will be organising the first edition of the Dutch Caribbean Research ...

News item | 04-06-2021 | 22:26

Parental contribution for childcare will be reduced for many parents

As of July 1, 2021, childcare organizations on Bonaire and St. Eustatius will receive more subsidy from the Central Government so ...

News item | 04-06-2021 | 16:52

Start application allowance for school supplies SZW

In the Caribbean Netherlands, parents of school-going children can qualify again for a contribution towards the costs of school ...

News item | 03-06-2021 | 19:15

Boys happier than girls on Bonaire and Saba

Both on Bonaire and on Saba, boys between the age of 11 and 18 are on average more likely to report being happy than girls. The ...

News item | 01-06-2021 | 19:39

Drug smuggling identified at Bonaire International Airport

On Sunday the 23rd of May, 2021, two persons were arrested at Flamingo International Airport on suspicion of possession or ...

News item | 25-05-2021 | 12:44

Breast cancer screening resumes on Bonaire after COVID-19 hiatus

Women aged 50 to 75 years on Bonaire can participate in the breast cancer screening programme again as of Wednesday, May 26, ...

News item | 25-05-2021 | 12:42

New CAO and pension scheme for RCN civil servants

On Thursday May the 20th, 2021, negotiators from the unions and RCN signed an agreement on adjustment of the pension scheme and ...

News item | 20-05-2021 | 21:54

Start childcare pilot project for children with special needs

As of May the 17th, 6 childcare organizations on Bonaire will start an inclusive childcare pilot project for children that need ...

News item | 19-05-2021 | 14:50

Unions and RCN have reached a negotiation result

On Wednesday May the 19th, the unions of the organized consultation (ABVO, ACOM, NAPB and STrAF) and the mandated employer on ...

News item | 19-05-2021 | 00:00