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Corona support from SZW unit ends after 19 months

The ‘Tijdelijke subsidieregeling loonkosten en inkomensverlies CN’ (CN Temporary wage costs and loss of income subsidy scheme) and the ‘Regeling subsidie financiering vaste lasten getroffen ondernemingen Covid-19 BES’ (Financing fixed costs of affected enterprises Covid-19 BES subsidy scheme) will end this month. The demissionary cabinet sees no reason to deviate …

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Knops: ‘I am infected by the Caribbean virus’

“I am infected with the Caribbean virus, the vi­rus of warmth, family and friend­ship,” said Dutch caretaker State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops in his final words during Thursday’s handling of the draft 2022 Kingdom Relations budget. “I came to love the people and the islands because I …

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Makana Ferry: A “Gift” to Saba & Statia

Blues and Blues Ltd of Anguilla won the tender for the inter-island maritime connectivity for Saba & Statia with the M/V Makana. Makana is a 72’ Sabre catamaran fast ferry, capable of carrying 150 passengers across two decks: a main lower deck, an upper open sun deck, and an upper …

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