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Letter to the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment: Statia proposes an increase of 10% minimum wage

With the support of the Central Dialogue and the input of the Island Council of St. Eustatius, the public and private sector ...

News item | 21-10-2021 | 22:50

Nearly 2 percent fewer employee jobs in the Caribbean Netherlands in 2020

In 2020, the number of salaried jobs in the Caribbean Netherlands fell by almost 2 percent year-on-year. The number of jobs was ...

News item | 21-10-2021 | 16:36

Inflation rate up again in the Caribbean Netherlands

In the third quarter of 2021, consumer goods and services on Bonaire were 4.3 percent more expensive than one year previously. ...

News item | 20-10-2021 | 17:21

Statia introduces shelter for victims domestic violence and child abuse

The Public Entity St. Eustatius and the Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports (VWS) signed a 3-5 months contract with ...

News item | 18-10-2021 | 22:42

Directors Childcare visit the Netherlands

As part of the twinning program, four directors of the childcare centers on Statia are currently in the Netherlands to visit the ...

News item | 08-10-2021 | 23:00

Wijziging procedure Attestatie de Vita (in Dutch only)

Per 1 november vindt er een belangrijke wijziging plaats voor ontvangers van de Algemene Ouderdomsverzekering (AOV) die wonen op ...

News item | 06-10-2021 | 18:15

Statian Cookbook: Statian Nutrition Recipe Booklet and Food Based Dietary Guidelines (FBDG)

The Directorate of Social Domain is currently creating a Statian Nutrition Recipe Booklet to encourage a healthy lifestyle and ...

News item | 22-09-2021 | 21:16

Statia joins training and inspiration week in the Netherlands

Over 40 professionals from St. Eustatius, Saba and Bonaire will be in the Netherlands from September 19th until September 25th, ...

News item | 19-09-2021 | 23:00

Statia host ‘Color Rush’ cycle-thon

The Youth Workers from the Directorate of Social Domain is hosting a cycle-thon for youngsters. The cycle-thon dubbed ‘Color ...

News item | 10-09-2021 | 20:52

Statia launches vocational training program for youngsters

Financed by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment. The Public Entity St. Eustatius launched a Vocational Training Job ...

News item | 09-09-2021 | 23:02