Kralendijk – Although the island’s inhabitants have traditionally been known as excellent seafarers, a growing army of “home-grown” pilots makes clear that flying also seems to be in the blood of the Bonerians. In the meantime, 9 local pilots are already flying for local airlines EZ Air and Medicair N.V. In addition, there are also… [Read more]
Kralendijk- Harald Linkels has won a court case against the Amigoe newspaper, in which the paper was ordered to rectify incorrect and damaging statements about Linkels. The dispute between Linkels and the Amigoe started after the Amigoe reported that the Executive Council in Bonaire had requested a proposal of Linkels & Partners to provide temporary… [Read more]
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]