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More buying power for Caribbean Dutch residents in 2019

In 2019, the purchasing power of the Caribbean Dutch population increased compared to the previous year. This was mainly due to ...

News item | 08-06-2021 | 18:40

Parental contribution for childcare will be reduced for many parents

As of July 1, 2021, childcare organizations on Bonaire and St. Eustatius will receive more subsidy from the Central Government so ...

News item | 04-06-2021 | 17:16

Start application allowance for school supplies SZW

In the Caribbean Netherlands, parents of school-going children can qualify again for a contribution towards the costs of school ...

News item | 03-06-2021 | 19:15

Statia hosts High Scope Curriculum Training

The B4Kids program has organized a training in HighScope Curriculum for Daycare Center educators. The program will last 4 weeks ...

News item | 02-06-2021 | 16:52

Kingdom taskforce for children's rights launches new website

The Kingdom Taskforce for Children's Rights launches a new website which goes live, Tuesday, June 1st, ...

News item | 01-06-2021 | 17:30

Statia introduces electronic child database

The Public Health Department will use an electronic child database as of tomorrow, June 1st. 2021. Using this electronic system ...

News item | 31-05-2021 | 19:33

Oasis Golden Rock Dive & Nature Resort - Golden Opportunity Graduation celebrated

The Public Entity St. Eustatius, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment, the New Challenges Foundation and the Oasis ...

News item | 20-05-2021 | 17:16

Social activities at the Community Center: Letter of intent signed with Social and Welfare Work Foundation

The Public Entity St. Eustatius and the ‘Sint Eustatius Social and Welfare Work Foundation’ signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) last ...

News item | 11-05-2021 | 00:20

Foundation for Lodi project completed

Contractor IBS, in collaboration with Merkies, completed the foundation for the assisted living and emergency housing project in ...

News item | 20-04-2021 | 21:55

Covering of Cruyff Court under construction

The Cruyff Court will soon be covered with a roof.  Construction started in March this year with the poring of the foundation for ...

News item | 14-04-2021 | 16:57