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Number of foreigners working with proper permits down slightly

Foreigners are frequently employed in the Caribbean Netherlands and such employment is regulated by law. The “Wet arbeid vreemdelingen” for Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba (BES) forbids foreigners to work in the Caribbean Netherlands without a valid work permit TWV. The law is intended to protect the local labour market …

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Traffic controls Saba

On Thursday April 13th , between 11 AM and 12 noon a traffic check was held on the J.Z. Ridgeroad. A total of 56 vehicles were checked and 6 fines were written out for, among others, driving without a driver’s license, driving without a valid driver’s license and driving without …

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Islands file more complaints at National Ombudsman

The Dutch National Ombudsman received some 210 requests of Caribbean Netherlands residents in 2016. People of Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba are increasingly finding their way to the Ombudsman. The 2016 annual report of the National Ombudsman, which was presented on Wednesday, states that many people know how to find …

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Heleen Cornet exhibits in Arti Legi, Gouda, The Netherlands

Arti Legi presents from April 6 to May 7, 2017, the exhibition “Weide en Wildernes” (Meadow & Wilderness).  The works of three Dutch artists are presented. They use different techniques to express the beauty of meadows and wilderness. For decades, Heleen Cornet lives on Saba. Her source of inspiration is the …

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