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Social Affairs and Labour expands provisions

The Unit of Social Affairs and Labour (SZW), in recognizing the needs of residents of Saba, St. Eustatius and Bonaire, is hard at work to expand its provisions to the fullest extent possible within the limits of the law. Because of this, special provisions are being made. One of the …

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Labour Inspection increases number of extraordinary police officers

On Thursday, October 12th the Chief of Police Mr. J. Rosales swore in Mr. D. Frans BSc and Mr. L. de Jong  as Extraordinary Police Officer [Buitengewoon agent van politie, also known as Bavpoller] for the Caribbean Netherlands.  As result, the number of Labor Inspection inspectors who also are extraordinary …

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Dutch charity event to support St. Maarten, Saba & Statia

The singer, songwriter, Kizzy, was the initiator of ‘Schiedam Steunt St. Maarten’, a charity event she set up to collect donations and goods for Saba, St. Eustatius and especially St. Martin which was hit the hardest by hurricane Irma. The show hosted by Marco Spruit Bleeker aired LIVE on Popup …

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St. Kitts could be promising supplier for Saba, Statia

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis seems to be an attractive and realistic alter­native to St. Maarten when it comes to importing food items. This emerged from a recent study carried out by consultants of Ecorys and Curconsult, as commissioned by Minister Henk Kamp of Economic Affairs. St. Kilts …

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