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Childcare centres on St. Eustatius share knowledge and experience with colleagues from The Netherlands

Six employees of childcare centre Op Stoom from the Netherlands are working at the childcare centres on St. Eustatius, from ...

News item | 09-12-2021 | 19:33

Minimum wage and social benefits in the Caribbean Netherlands increase as of 1 January 2022

As of 1 January 2022, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment (Sociale Zaken en Werkgelegenheid, SZW) will increase the ...

News item | 09-12-2021 | 18:59

Statia introduces digital nutrition recipe booklet

The Public Entity St. Eustatius presented the digital version of the Statian Nutrition Recipe Booklet today, Wednesday, December ...

News item | 08-12-2021 | 22:00

Governments sign cooperation agreement 13+

On 8 December 2021, the cooperation agreement 13+ was signed by the Public Entities in the Caribbean Netherlands and 5 ...

News item | 08-12-2021 | 21:46

Joint inspection of hospitality businesses and other companies on St. Eustatius

In October and November the Labour Inspectorate once again carried out inspections at companies on St. Eustatius. The focus was ...

News item | 01-12-2021 | 18:11

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