Kralendijk - In 2018, 72 percent of the 15 to 74-year-olds in the Caribbean Netherlands were in paid employment. Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba had 11.2 thousand, 1.9 thousand and 1.2 thousand people in work respectively. The share of employees with a … [Read more] about Caribbean Netherlands: relatively many temporary workers on Saba
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Kralendijk/Oranjestad- The Public Entity Bonaire has issued a new emergency ordinance, making a 14 day quarantine also mandatory for travelers out of St. Eustatius. The decision to add the quarantine obligation for travelers out of Statia has to do with the … [Read more] about Statian Residents must now also Quarantine in Bonaire
Willemstad - Last night, the Coast Guard radar system in the Caribbean had a suspect contact and it was heading towards Curaçao. The contact was a suspicious vessel sailing towards the island from the territorial waters of Venezuela. Upon arrival of the … [Read more] about Curacao Coast Guard intercepts boat with 43 undocumented people
Willemstad - The NH90 helicopter that disappeared into the sea on July 19 in the Caribbean has been salvaged. The aircraft has been surfaced in 2 parts in recent days. The tailpiece and hull arrived this afternoon in the port of Curaçao and are now going to … [Read more] about Crashed NH90 Helicopter Recovered
Kralendijk - As of October 1st, Belastingdienst Caribisch Nederland will start to visit companies to verify if the data that is registered for the loonheffing (payroll tax), corresponds to the persons ostensibly employed in the company. The employees … [Read more] about Belastingdienst to visit Bonaire companies to check Payroll Tax
Oranjestad, St. Eustatius - As of Wednesday, September 9 2020, the Census Office has the following rules and regulations. Please adhere to these. When you need to meet with a staff member at the census office, please making an appointment by phone. When … [Read more] about COVID-19 Rules And Regulations At Statia Census Office
Oranjestad, St. Eustatius - Rijksdienst Caribisch Nederland (RCN) will launch an information campaign on September 9th, to inform the residents about the voting process for the Island Council elections in St. Eustatius. The elections take place on Wednesday, … [Read more] about RCN Launches Information Campaign on Statia for Elections
By Harald Linkels These days Facebook and other social media are rife with ‘experts’ on how to deal with the Covid-situation, especially since the outbreak on St. Eustatius last weekend. Is the situation serious? Yes, it is serious. Then again, a … [Read more] about Analysis: Does Statia Government deserve so much heat for the current Covid-crisis?
The Board of the St. Eustatius Health Care Foundation (SEHCF)has decided to move the entire hospital operation to the so-called 'Hospitainer' which was initially constructed do deal with Covid-patients on the island. The SEHCF state in a release dated … [Read more] about Hospital Operation St. Eustatius moves to ‘Hospitainer’