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What is the process for releasing containers and cargo?

Regularly, the Douane CN receives questions about the process of releasing containers and cargo that enter the island. Below they explain the procedure from the arrival of the container in the port to the release of the container/cargo by Customs. After arrival at the port, the containers and cargo are …

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A big financial step for residents of the Caribbean Netherlands

Various departments have joined forces to further support Bonaire, Saba and St. Eustatius. The investment is meant to give an extra impulse to improve the living standard of the inhabitants of the Caribbean Netherlands. In addition, the free allowance of the public entities will increase considerably. Starting in 2023, the …

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State secretary laments Statia patients’ deaths

Dutch State Secre­tary of Public Health, Welfare and Sport Maarten van Rooijen deeply regrets the recent death of two patients in St. Eustatius, and an­nounced a general investigation into the state of healthcare in the Carib­bean Netherlands. And there will be a pilot for St. Eustatius and Saba to have …

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Construction prefab housing daycare progressing well

Construction of the prefab housing units at the Laura Linzey Daycare Center is going according to schedule. The prefab housing, which will serve as a temporary provision until the new permanent location for childcare is constructed in The Bottom, is scheduled to be ready this summer. The 18 prefab units …

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