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Bonaire Hosts International Meeting on Protection of Sharks

From November  20-24th, 2017 a group of international shark experts is gathering at Captain Don’s Habitat on Bonaire to discuss measures for the international protection of sharks. Countries ranging from the Philippines to Saudi Arabia, from the United States to Australia and from Costa Rica to Chile have sent experts …

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Van Laar writes of obstruction in his battle against poverty

By Suzanne Koelega “Poverty must stay.” It is the painful conclusion and the title of the chapter on Kingdom relations in the new book by former Member of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament Roelof van Laar of the Labour Party PvdA, who was deeply committed to fight poverty …

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Building materials and durable goods for Saba have arrived

During the course of last week and this week two flat racks of building material and one container of durable goods have arrived on Saba. The building material is for the repair of homes that were severely damaged by hurricanes Irma and Maria. The cargo consists of besides wood, zinc …

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Shoreline repairs Fort Bay Harbor started

This week a start was made with the repairs of the shoreline at For Bay Harbor. Part of the coastline on the east side of the big harbor dam was heavily damaged during the passing of hurricane Maria. The Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management has offered to assist with …

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