Kralendijk/The Hague- Members of the permanent second-chamber committee Kingdom Relations would like to see (much) more attention for local food production on the islands, especially agriculture and animal husbandry. The comments about local food … [Read more] about MPs to Plasterk: “Please stimulate local food production”.
On Monday 25th of September, Echo received a DierenLot Pick up Animal Ambulance at Redpalm Village from Leo Dijkgraaf, the Bonarian Ambassador of DierenLot. Echo’s goal is to ensure a stable and growing population of the Yellow-shouldered Amazon Parrot. … [Read more] about Pick-up Animal Ambulance for Echo
Sunday, September 25th at 5.30 pm a group of volunteers from, among others, Rijksdienst Caribisch Nederland arrived at St. Eustatius. The group was welcomed by acting Island Governor Julian Woodley. The volunteers are led by the local fire chief and the … [Read more] about Volunteers from Bonaire on Statia
Last week it was the first timethat the Labour Inspection addressed a private contractor for doing illegal work. This concerns the failure to comply with the “Wet arbeid vreemdelingen BES” (Labour Law foreigner) (WAV BES). At the beginning of 2017, all … [Read more] about Client also responsible for counteracting illegal work
Kralendijk- The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) said that the three islands Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba together have seen more flight movements in the second quarter of 2017. A closer look reveals that both Bonaire and St. Eustatius received more … [Read more] about CBS reports increased flight movements on Bonaire and Statia
Kralendijk- Bonaire International Airport (BIA) seems to have found a new purpose as safe haven for airline companies during extreme weather conditions brought on by hurricanes Irma and Maria. Tonight over 20 aircraft from various companies such as Sint … [Read more] about Bonaire airport finds new purpose as hurricane safe haven
Kralendijk- According to information from the Police Force Caribbean Netherlands (KPCN), a male Dutch tourist has been missing on Klein Bonaire since yesterday afternoon. Other people present on the island on Saturday declared to have seen the man in … [Read more] about Dutch tourist missing on Klein Bonaire
Sea Turtle Conservation Bonaire (STCB) is very excited to be running a Fundraising Auction again this year. The organization has invited artists working on Bonaire and further afield to decorate and donate a plywood version of the STCB turtle image or to … [Read more] about STCB Fundraising Auction: Start Bidding Now!
Friday, September 15, Bonaire will inaugurate a new state-of-the-art Aerodrome Control Tower at Flamingo International Airport. The tower's inauguration will cap off the completion of phase 2a of the 15 year Master Plan for the expansion of the airport. Mr. … [Read more] about Bonaire’s Flamingo International Airport gets new aerodrome control tower
Kralendijk- The Red Cross on Bonaire will coordinate the efforts of citizens who want to contribute with the donation of goods for the victims on the Windward Islands and especially the heavily affected island of Sint Maarten. This is stated in a press release … [Read more] about Red Cross in Bonaire coordinates help efforts for Sint Maarten