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January 31, 2017

Burglary House

On Saturday, January 28th a burglary at a house on Kaya Pos di Amor was reported.

The Burglary included a black notebook of the brand Access and a photo camera. The burglary took place on Friday, January 27th between 7:30pm and...

After a season of more and heavier rains following a multi-year drought, the loras seem to have dispersed around the island, making them more difficult to find and count.  During the annual parrot roost count, nearly 700 parrots were counte...

Asian food, especially Chinese food has become a commodity worldwide, one of the reasons why we can find so many Chinese snacks on the island and certain items like fresh tuna sashimi and curries are to be found on many menus.

In 2015, Zen R...

January 31, 2017

Sandra Martina is the first female Labor Inspector in the Caribbean Netherlands. After an intensive study she was sworn in as Special agent of the police (BAVPOL). This means that she can take criminal measures in certain situations, for ex...

January 30, 2017

Armed robberies

On Thursday, January 26, at about 11:45 pm, an armed robbery at a dining place at Kaya Andres A. Emerenciana took place. Three masked men, all dressed in black, threatened the staff with a gun and run off with among other cas...

January 24, 2017

As of 1 January 2017, all female employees in the Caribbean Netherlands are entitled to 16 weeks of pre and post maternity leave.

This used to be only 12 weeks. This has been made possible due to a legislative amendment in the Wet ziekteverz...

January 24, 2017

Taste of Bonaire Carnival Edition

Date: Saturday, 4th of February 2017

Location: Wilhelmina Park 

Time: 6 - 10 pm 

Saturday February 4th, 2017 TCB will be organizing the first Taste of Bonaire for 2017 with the theme Carnival. For the first ti...

January 23, 2017

Joanne Balentien-Nicastia has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) as per January 1, 2017. Together with Alfredo Koolman (CEO) she constitutes the Board of Directors of WEB. The appointment is the result of a recruitment and selecti...

January 19, 2017

On January 1st 2017 several legislative amendments were implemented for the AOV [Wet Algemene Ouderdomsverzekering; General Retirement Insurance Act) partner supplement. This means that everyone who has an AOV pension and is married to a yo...

January 19, 2017

Statistics Netherlands (CBS) reports inflation rates remained low on the three islands of the Caribbean Netherlands over Q4 2016, based on the consumer price index (CPI). Inflation on Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba has hovered around 0 perc...

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