On Thursday February 16th, Rijksdienst Caribisch Nederland (RCN) launches an information campaign about the Second Chamber elections that will take place on March 15th on Bonaire, Saba and St. Eustatius. The campaign will run for four weeks. Its central theme … [Read more] about Caribbean Netherlands starts with information campaign about Second Chamber Elections
The Hague- Commissioner Nina den Heyer (MPB, Bonaire) this week met in the Hague with State Secretary for Social Affairs and Employment, Jette Klijnsma. Both the commissioner and State Secretary Klijnsma agree on the fact that work is the fastest way out of … [Read more] about Commissioner Den Heyer meets State Secretary Klijnsma
Oranjestad- Coalition partners Reuben Merkman (independent) and Clyde van Putten, leader of the Progressive Labour Party (PLP) have fired off another angry letter towards The Hague, this time directed to Secretary-General of the Ministry of Interior Affairs … [Read more] about Coalition fires off angry letter to Van Zwol (BZK)
Oranjestad- In a press release issued by RCN, the Dutch Government informs that they are asking the opinion of the State Attorney (Landsadvocaat, editor) to look at the agreement which the Government of St. Eustatius meant to sign with Nustar, outlining (among … [Read more] about BZK asks State Attorney to look at Nustar agreement.
Kralendijk- According to information obtained by The BES-Reporter/Bonaire.nu suggests there is a new crisis looming in local government. Information received this morning indicates that James Kroon from the UPB party and Jeanoushka Raphaela (independent), have … [Read more] about New crisis in local government?
Oranjestad - Sint Eustatius National Parks (STENAPA) has never endorsed the reduction of the internationally protected marine park around the island. The nature organization stated this yesterday (Sunday) in a letter to the Executive Council. STENAPA says it … [Read more] about STENAPA: “never endorsed reduction marine park”
Oranjestad- Leader of the Progressive Labor Party (PLP) and island-councilman Clyde van Putten says that the Island Council of St. Eustatius will not cooperate with the appointment of a Dutch acting Lieutenant-Governor on the island. This is stated in a letter … [Read more] about Van Putten (PLP): no cooperation with Dutch interim-governor
As a result of the cooperation between the Dutch Christen Democratisch Appel (CDA) party and DP Statia, DP island councilman Koos Sneek, will be taking part in the elections on the slate of the CDA in the March 15 elections for the Dutch Second Chamber. Sneek … [Read more] about Koos Sneek is CDA candidate #49 for Second Chamber elections
Kralendijk- The Dutch Minister of Justice, Ard van der Steur has had an official meeting with Lieutenant Governor Edison Rijna. A number of topics was discussed. Gezaghebber Rijna said to expect an excellent cooperation with the Justice Minister. Van der Steur … [Read more] about Justice Minister visits Governor Rijna
Kralendijk- Victims or survivors of violence in Caribbean Netherlands will, in the near future, be able to claim a financial compensation. This was announced this morning by Justic Minister Ard van der Steur during his working visit to Bonaire. "This is an … [Read more] about Compensation for victims or survivors of violence possible in near future