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Parliament adopts Wuite’s social minimum motion

The Dutch Sec­ond Chamber of Parliament on Tuesday adopted a motion to work out a financial scenario for the possible introduction of the social minimum for Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba per January 1, 2024. The motion was submitted by Member of Parliament (MP) Jorien of the Democratic Party D66 during …

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Executive Council in the Netherlands

The Executive Council started its working visit to the Netherlands on Monday, May 23. The delegation will meet with various ministries, members of the Dutch Parliament and several organizations. The Saba delegation consists of Island Governor Jonathan Johnson, Commissioners Bruce Zagers and Eviton Heyliger, Head of Finance Maureen Hassell-van der …

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Concrete step made towards a joint CLA Health Care for the BES islands

The five healthcare organizations and the 3 unions on the BES islands want to establish one joint CLA for the healthcare organization within the BES. During the three-day meeting that took place in mid-May, Fundashon Mariadal, Sint Eustatius Health Care Foundation, Sint Eustatius Auxiliary Home, Mental Health Caribbean and Saba …

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Prosecutors faced with many challenges in 2022

Also in 2022, the Prosecutor’s Office of Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba OM BES was faced with many challenges, in­cluding the investigation and prosecution of criminal offences, in which the im­pact for society as a whole and for victims in particular are an important touchstone, said Chief Prosecu­tor Walter Kupers …

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