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The Week Against Child Abuse

‘See, Say, Stop!’, Is the slogan of Jeugdzorg en Gezinsvoogdij Caribisch Nederland (JGCN) during the week against child abuse that will take place from November 19th until November 25th, 2018. A well-known sound for many, but unfortunately this makes practice for a scary silence. A silence that needs to be broken, because no …

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Knops and Rijna signed Government Agreement for Bonaire

The website BES-Reporter announced that this afternoon, the Government Agreement between The Hague and Bonaire was signed by State Secretary Raymond Knops on behalf of The Netherlands and the Island Governor, Edison Rijna, on behalf of Bonaire. The signing of the agreement was made possible by the approval by the …

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Knops will take measures on Bonaire to improve local government

The Netherlands will actively interfere with the government on Bonaire. A specially appointed ‘program manager administrative agreement’ will reorganize the financial management and the official organization. According to State Secretary Raymond Knops of Kingdom Relations, the current capabilities of local government are far below par. The new administrative agreement covers …

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Police warns: Be careful buying a car online in USA

The Dutch Caribbean Police Force has received several reports of fraud via the internet in recent months. On the internet there are several advertisements of good and affordable cars from the United States. The cars are offered for sale at a good price. In the advertisement, all information about the …

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2nd Edition Vocational & Trade School Conference to be held on Saba

The Caribbean Vocational and Trade Schools network (C-VET) is organizing the second conference about vocational and trade school education. This second conference is the result of the initial conference that was held on Sint Maarten in October 2016. During the conference on Sint Maarten, the desire was expressed to continue …

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