The Department of Social Support and Labour Market Mediation (MOA) of the Public Entity Bonaire (OLB) and the RCN unit for Social Affairs and Employment (SZW) will be working together to help parents and caretakers of school-age children with the purchase of school supplies and school uniforms. A compensation can be requested at MOA for children attending primary education and at SZW for children attending secondary education (SGB). In order to … [Read more] about OLB and RCN working together to help parents buy school supplies
By Koert Kerkhoff Yesterday, I had a telephone conversation with a good friend who is in The Netherlands. He asked me why does Statia speak with two voices: one voice calling the intervention by The Hague a coup d’état and the other voice calling it a 'late … [Read more] about How to Save Your Porcelain from The Elephant
I am often confronted by my dark skin. Every time I go to the drugstore on the hunt for makeup products I am met with a new version of 66 Shades of Beige. The frustrating part of this is that I know that brands like L'Oréal and Maybelline actually make my … [Read more] about Column by Urisha Blake: We’re too pretty for this!
The BES-reporter aims to publish opinions and other material of young professionals from Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, either living on the islands or abroad. Today we publish our first piece, written by Statia-born Urisha Blake, who currently resides in … [Read more] about Column: the voices of our people