STINAPA warns watersporters for jellyfish in the waters STINAPA has received information about a higher than usual amount of jellyfish in the sea. This is due to a combination of plankton bloom, which attracts jellyfish, and strong wind. Because we are now … [Read more] about Jellyfish alert for Bonaire
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The Bottom, Saba- On Tuesday March 20th, 2018, KPCN presented the crime numbers of 2017 to the Island Council of Saba. During the presentation police-registered statistics regarding traffic, property crimes, violent crimes and drugs related crimes were … [Read more] about Crime Figures Saba Show Decrease for 2017
Kralendijk- The Rijksdienst Caribisch Nederland (RCN) has contracted-out the delivery of service vehicles on Bonaire, Saba and St. Eustatius. This has resulted in a contract with 3 suppliers in Bonaire and 2 suppliers in the Windward Islands (St. Maarten) … [Read more] about Contracts Signed for New Service Vehicles RCN
Philipsburg- Students from Howard University (HU) in Washington, DC, spent their “spring-break” in St. Martin volunteering at institutions and foundations bouncing back from last year’s hurricanes Irma and Maria. The students numbered no less than … [Read more] about Howard University Students Volunteer in St. Maarten
Oranjestad- The Crater Trail in the dormant volcano The Quill in Sint Eustatius is open again, after much needed renovation work was completed last week. The Sint Eustatius National Parks Foundation (STENAPA) had closed the trail on the inner slope some … [Read more] about Quill Crater Trail Sint Eustatius Ready to Welcome Hikers Again
Oranjestad- St. Eustatius was in a state of dismay and shock yesterday after information on a 'drive-by' shooting on the island circulated on social media. According to information of the Police Department, yesterday at about 17.30 Police received … [Read more] about Suspects of Drive-by Shooting Statia Arrested
Kralendijk- According to Stinapa Director Arjen De Wolff, investing in early detection and prevention is Key when it comes to dealing with crisis such as last week's Sargassum invasion on the Northern shores of island. This was one of the most important … [Read more] about STINAPA on Sargassum Crisis: Early Detection and Prevention Imperative