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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 ...
STATIA RECORDS BETTER THAN EXPECTED FISCAL PERFORMANCE
St. Eustatius – The Government of St. Eustatius today announced that its financial performance for 2022 exceeded expectations, ...
Residents of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba share their ideas about amendments to two laws: WolBES and FinBES
The laws governing the administrative and financial relations between the European Netherlands and the Caribbean Netherlands are ...
Thirteen trained to spot domestic violence and child abuse
More than a dozen professionals from different organisations on the island are now better able to spot cases of child abuse and ...
Statia’s first qualified job coach
Statia now has its first fully trained job coach. Maxine Spanner-Suares has completed a nine-month training programme aimed at ...
Report: significant improvements needed in licences, supervision and enforcement for construction, environment, and nature in the Caribbean Netherlands.
A study into the implementation of licences, supervision and enforcement as it relates to construction, the environment and ...