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BZK supports Saba

CARIBBEAN NETHERLANDS – On Tuesday November 28th the State Secretary of the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations (BZK), Raymond Knops, began a first familiarization visit to Saba. Upon arrival he spoke with Island Governor Jonathan Johnson, the commissioners and members of the Island Council. The talks were constructive. As a result of hurricanes Irma and Maria the Windward ...

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Curvin George new Director Youth and Family

CARIBBEAN NETHERLANDS – As of January 2018, Curvin George has been appointed as the new director of Youth care and Family Supervision Carbibbean Netherlandsafter a thorough selection procedure. He is currently director of the Guardianship Council CN. He has fulfilled this position since July 2013, before that he worked as senior council researcher at the Guardianship Council. In recent years, ...

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Angel Bermudez new Head of Health Insurance Office BES (ZVK)

CARIBBEAN NETHERLANDS – As of December 1st 2017, Mr Angel Bermudez will assume the function as the new Head of the BES Healthcare Insurance Office (ZVK). Mr. Bermudez is no stranger to the BES islands. Between 2011 and 2014 he was director of the Tax office for the Caribbean Netherlands. In recent years, Mr. Bermudez was Minister of Finance in ...

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Coast Guard holds twenty undocumented south to Curacao

WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao – Friday at dawn detected the radar operator of the Rescue Coordination Center and the Coast Guard a suspicious contact on radar south and Bull Bay, Curaçao. The Dash-8, the maritime patrol aircraft was directed to the specified location in order to examine the vessel. Spot came they found a suspicious vessel with many passengers on. A Super-RHIB ...

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Police officers Bonaire support colleagues on Saba

CARIBBEAN NETHERLANDS – On Thursday November 23rd , in the late afternoon, a group of 6 police officers from Bonaire who are giving support to their colleagues on Saba, carried out a traffic check on the Lambert Hassell Road. During this check, 72 cars, 1 scooter and 2 motorcycles were checked. A total of 9 fines have been issued for ...

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Sr. Ms. Pelican place more buoys STENAPA

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao – Sr. Ms. Pelican Tuesday six new mooring buoys under water placed around the island of St. Eustatius. The buoys are used for mooring vessels for marine ecological research. The buoys are also used by the dive centers that generate a source of income for the island. The monsters weigh five tons each and offer a good opportunity ...

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