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Average monthly salary in the BES is by far the highest on Statia

In 2017, the average remuneration per employee job on Bonaire amounted to 2,050 US dollars gross per month. On Saba and St Eustatius, the average monthly pay stood at 2,285 and 3,150 US dollars, respectively. In this calculation, no adjustment has been made for part-time jobs. Statistics Netherlands (CBS) reports …

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PCN representative visits Saba on January 21-22

Pension funds Caribbean Netherlands (PCN) Would like to inform the public of Saba that their representative Ingra Bennett will be on Saba on January 21-22, 2019 to answer questions, listen to concerns or handle issues pertaining to a PCN pension. To schedule an appointment please contact PCN office on Statia at 318-3218|416-6860 PCN

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BES(t) 4 Kids child care program agreement signed for Saba

Commissioner of Social Affairs Rolando Wilson and State Secretaries Tamara van Ark of Social Affairs and Labor, and Raymond Knops of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 signed an agreement for the BES(t) 4 Kids, a program to strengthen the day care and after school care …

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Knops and Van Ark conclude visit to Saba

State Secretary of Interior and Kingdom Relations (Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties), Raymond Knops  and State Secretary for Social Affairs and Labour (Sociale Zaken en Werkgelegenheid), Tamara van Ark, have concluded their working visit to Saba with much optimism for a continued good working relationship with the Public Entity. Besides visits …

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State Secretary Knops impressed with harbor project

Dutch State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops received an update on the Fort Bay Harbor project on Monday, January 7. The Dutch delegation also visited the harbor where Commissioner Bruce Zagers provided additional information. The State Secretary said he was impressed with the progress that has …

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