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Positive result employment examination new fireworkers

Recently 11 cadets of the Caribbean Netherlands Fire Department (BKCN) have successfully passed the appointment verification. The trainees, 7 from Bonaire, 3 from Saba and 1 from St. Eustatius, are busy with the training for Manschap-A since January 28th .They learn all about fire control, technical aid and accidents involving …

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The Public Entity Saba expands annual clean up campaign

Annually the Island Government host a one-day island-wide clean-up in June. As of this year, the initiative will be expanded to an annual weekly event. The last week of May will officially be dubbed “Keep Saba Clean Week.” The hope is that during this week the community at large can …

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Not all parents receive child allowance as yet

There are still families in Bo­naire, St. Eustatius and Saba who are not re­ceiving child allowance (kinderbijslag). Fami­lies will be encour­aged to register their children, so they can receive this allowance. Dutch State Secre­tary of Social Affairs and Labour Tamara van Ark stated this in a letter she sent to …

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Saba plans to buy modern waste-processing system

Saba Commissioner of Infrastructure and Waste Management Bruce Zagers signed a letter of intent for the purchase of a new, state-of-the-art waste-processing installation for the island while in Canada last week. The finalisation of the purchase is pending further negotiations on the final construction of the installation and approval from …

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Information security RCN will be tackled

The objection made by the Court of Audit (in Dutch: Algemene Rekenkamer) against the information security of the Rijksdienst Caribisch Nederland has been withdrawn. In response to the objection, the Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations (BZK) immediately took measures to remove the most urgent risks. An RCN information …

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