The KLM plane, in SkyTeam livery, being loaded at Schiphol this morning. This morning a KLM flight to Curaçao left with a large load of medical equipment, medicines and protective equipment for Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao. With all the items, a total of … [Read more] about 30 Ventilators, Medicines and Protective Equipment on way to ABC islands
Kralendijk- Worries about a lenient quarantine regime for residents returning to Bonaire in the short term, seems to have led to a change of heart with local authorities. While Island Governor Edison Rijna in a live press conference yesterday mentioned the … [Read more] about Change of Heart: Central Housing for Returning Residents
The government wishes all inhabitants of Bonaire happy Easter days, but also wants to remind everybody on the island that a social distance of 1.5 meters remains necessary. Also the emergency ordinance applies during the Easter days. The ban on gatherings … [Read more] about Easter days at a distance of 1.5 meters
On Thursday March 19 last the government of Bonaire reached the decision to close all schools and childcare facilities here on Bonaire. This was and is to prevent coronavirus from spreading, in case it is present on our island. Due to the already mentioned … [Read more] about The Central Government and the Public Entity Bonaire have joined forces to organise emergency care for children.
Oranjestad, St. Eustatius- DP party prominent and former Commissioner Koos Sneek feels that the law for the grandual return to Democracy on St. Eustatius should not be adopted by parliament. Sneek expresses his opinion in a lengthy letter, in which he … [Read more] about Koos Sneek: Law for return to Democracy on Statia should not be passed ‘as is’
Current figures April 3rd Facts and figures on the coronavirus on Bonaire. The current figures on April 3rd. … [Read more] about Facts and Figures update
The San Francisco Hospital in the year 1944. The building today houses Fundashon Forma. Photo: FukuHiBo By Boi AntoinTranslation: Harald Linkels In those days, health care left much to be desired on Bonaire. This changed when the Sisters of Roosendaal, … [Read more] about Villa Jane and the San Francisco Hospital