The passing Tropical Storm Karen is causing flight disruptions today. Flights between St. Maarten and the ABC Islands are cancelled. Updates will be provided as soon as it is available.
SABA—Minister of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality Carola Schouten and Commissioner of Agricultural and Social Affairs and Public Health Roland Wilson performed the ground breaking of Rendezvous Farm project on Monday, September 2. As part of this agricultural project, financed by the Dutch government, two regular greenhouses and hydroponic greenhouse along with other infrastructure, construction… [Read more]
Costa Rica – The first liquid terminal was inaugurated in the Roble de Caldera, Puntarenas, Costa Rica which will allow exporters and importers of liquids such as solvents, alcohol and oils (animal and vegetable) to store and handle these products safely and properly. The facilities – located 9 kilometers from Puerto Caldera – will provide… [Read more]
The Bottom, Saba -The Department of Seismology and Acoustics of the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) has been working on Saba for several years to monitor the dormant volcano Mount Scenery. The monitoring of a volcano is best done using multiple techniques to assess the state of activity. One way to monitor is through a… [Read more]
Kralendijk- This week saw the swearing in of 4 new Island Council members during a meeting of the Island Council. The credentials of Renata Domacasse (MPB), Edison Ellis (MPB), Joselito Statia (MPB) and Norbert Silberie (UPB) were all approved by the Council. The vacancies in the island council were the result of the installation of… [Read more]
Oranjestad- Arubaanse Luchtvaartmaatschappij N.V, operating under the name Aruba Airlines, is the latest victim of issues caused by Venezuela, in this case the border closure ordered by President Maduro which has been lasting for over a month now. Aruba Airlines depends, for a great part, on traffic originating out of Venezuela with final destination Miami…. [Read more]