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Statia officially a Child Friendly Cities Candidate
The stage is now set for the voices, needs and priorities of Statian children to be considered in the development of public ...
Minimum wage, social benefits and child benefits to rise as of January 2024
Minimum wage, social benefits and child benefits to rise as of January 2024, with an additional increase as of 1 July 2024, as ...
STATIA FIRST DUTCH MUNICIPALITY TO SIGN ON TO UNICEF CHILD FRIENDLY CITIES PROGRAMME
ORANJESTAD, St. Eustatius (27 October 2023) – Statia is the first island in the Caribbean Netherlands to participate in UNICEF’s ...
Second Chamber Elections 22 November 2023
The Census Office wishes to remind voters that they may vote by proxy in the upcoming Second Chamber elections on Wednesday 22 ...
MISSING MAN FOUND AFTER MASSIVE SEARCH AND RESCUE OPERATION; RESCUERS ATTACKED BY BEES
ORANJESTAD, St. Eustatius (19 Oct 2023) – A search and rescue operation for a missing hiker ended on Thursday when the rescue ...
Child benefits to rise, utility rates to fall in 2023
The Statia government welcomes the announcement from The Netherlands that child benefits will rise by $90 dollars a month next ...
Nursing Assistants to Undergo 15-Week Level 2 Training
Over 20 Statian nursing assistants are to begin a level two training programme next month as part of the Statia Government’s ...
Fish Stock in Healthy State, Ready for Cautious Growth
The fish stock in Statian waters is in good shape, with the lobster, reef fish and conch populations all in a healthy state, ...
Statia In Charge of Its Own Budget Again
The Statia Government has regained full authority to draft and implement its own budget. This came into effect on 20 June 2023, ...
EMANCIPATION DAY 2023 SPEECH GOVERNMENT COMMISSIONER ALIDA FRANCIS SATURDAY 1 JULY 2023 THEME: THE BEGINNING - FOSTERING THE DIALOGUE
“We are striving to forge our union with purpose. “To compose a country committed to all cultures, colours, characters, and ...