News - Latest

406 news items

Enter search criteria

Fill in keyword(s) to narrow your search.

Period from
to

Enter a start and/or end date here, using the following format: DD-MM-YYYY.

Sort by: Date / Relevance

Subscribe to latest news

Request from Ms. Zeeland crew to spend leave time on Bonaire is granted

The MS Zeeland crew has submitted an application to spend their recreational time on Bonaire. The 70 crew members have been ...

News item | 15-05-2020 | 21:17

Speech Island Governor Rijna May 12th, 2020

Today, May 12th, is International Nurses Day. Every year, those who work in the healthcare sector are honored on the birthday of ...

News item | 12-05-2020 | 23:31

Caribbean Netherlands population up by over 800 in 2019

On 1 January 2020, the population of the Caribbean Netherlands stood at nearly 26 thousand, i.e. 830 more than one year ...

News item | 12-05-2020 | 21:33

Reappointment Island Governor Bonaire

On the recommendation of the State Secretary for the Interior and Kingdom Relations Mr Edison Rijna was reappointed as the Island ...

News item | 12-05-2020 | 17:41

Reappointment Island Governor Saba

On the recommendation of the State Secretary for the Interior and Kingdom Relations Mr Jonathan Johnson was reappointed as the ...

News item | 12-05-2020 | 17:39

Systematic repatriation of residents from the Netherlands starts

From Tuesday May 12th, 2020 residents of Bonaire are systematically repatriated from the Netherlands. Over 80 people who ...

News item | 12-05-2020 | 14:06

Returning to Bonaire from other islands now possible

Residents of Bonaire who are stuck on Curaçao, Saba and St. Eustatius have the opportunity to return home as of today, May 8th. ...

News item | 08-05-2020 | 17:40

Corona Smart: maximum of 50 people, for adults both social distancing and hygiene important

As of May 6 2020, the new Emergency Ordinance COVID-19 with ‘Corona Smart’ measures applies. The ban on all events and meetings ...

News item | 06-05-2020 | 22:23

Schools to reopen on May 11th, children do not have to maintain social distance

It is not necessary for children up to 17 years old to maintain social distance while playing, doing sports or when they go back ...

News item | 06-05-2020 | 19:47

Progress in repatriating residents

After evaluation of the first group of returnees that arrived on April 17th, a next repatriation flight will arrive on Bonaire on ...

News item | 06-05-2020 | 18:01