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Quality at Caribbean Netherlands schools good, vulnerable at some

The level of quality at schools in Bo­naire, St. Eustatius and Saba is generally good, but there is still room for improve­ment and the situation at some schools remains vul­nerable. Dutch caretaker Minis­ters of Education, Culture and Science Ingrid van En­gelshoven and Primary and Secondary Education and Media Arie Slob …

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The Saba Reach Foundation started Saba Clean

The Saba Reach Foundation started Saba Clean! They picked up a lot of trash but were happy to see, that it seemed a bit cleaner than last year. They hope to see this continue so next year there is even less trash! Thank you Public Entity Saba for organizing everything …

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Community Officer Melaan meets Commissioner Wilson

On Tuesday, July 6th, Commissioner Rolando Wilson met with Community Officer Melaan to discuss the tasks of the Community Officer and what she hopes to contribute to the community, especially with the youth. The task of a Community Officer includes; Being visible in the community Interacting with the community by …

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Town hall meeting on draft Traffic Ordinance

The Executive Council invites the general public to the public town hall consultation of the new draft Traffic Ordinance. Come out and let us know the community’s views on the various traffic-related topics such as tint, driving under the influence, driving without seat belts, and speeding. The draft Traffic Ordinance …

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New Vacancy Opportunity at DCNA Secretariat- Increasing Fundraising Capacity for Dutch Caribbean Biodiversity Conservation 

This last year has provided a number of challenges for the Protected Area Management Organizations of the Dutch Caribbean. These parks have not only had to withstand increased pressures of climate change and deteriorating environmental conditions but also the economic challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The severely underfunded parks almost did not survive …

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