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Seedling trials start at Intensive Horticulture project

The Showroom Intensive Horticulture Pilot has completed construction and seedling trials have started. Jim Garza of Gezondheid Farms, the public-private initiative to develop agriculture at Rendez-Vous, aims to have the first round of crops harvested by end of February. “We will be providing a spring salad mix in a 1/2lb …

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Data Protection Day Focusing on Data Breaches

On International Data Protection Day, the Data Protection Authority BES (the Authority) will be focusing on the subject of data breaches. A data breach involves unauthorized/illegitimate access to personal data, such as through the accidental loss of a USB stick, a misdirected email or a criminal hack carried out on …

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Online income tax returns already possible 

Online income tax returns for 2021 can already be submitted. Since last year, this has been possible via the www.MijnCN.nl platform which is more effective and guarantees the security and efficiency of the online services. Last year, a huge number of taxpayers submitted their tax returns online. We hope that …

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Update Covid 19 status, Wednesday, January 26th

Update Covid 19 status, Wednesday, January 26th On Wednesday, January 26th there are no new active cases. 3 people are recovered and out of isolation. Update Covid 19 status, Sunday, January 23th On Sunday, January 23rd, there are no new active cases. 3 people have recovered and are out of …

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State secretary asks to postpone debate

Pending her visit to the six Dutch Carib­bean islands, new State Sec­retary of Kingdom Relations and Digitisation Alexandra van Huffelen has asked the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament to post­pone a meeting scheduled for February 23. Van Huffelen sent a letter to the Second Chamber’s Per­manent Committee for King­dom …

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F3 Fun Free Fitness Center officially opened

It was a proud moment for owner James Granger when his new F3 Fun Free Fitness Center opened in The Bottom on Saturday, January 22. For Saba, the new fitness center is a very welcome addition to the healthy lifestyle that many residents have adopted. Present to perform the official …

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Inflation also rises in the Caribbean Netherlands

In Q4 2021, consumer goods and services on Bonaire were 5.7 per cent more expensive than one year previously. The inflation rate was still 4.3 per cent in Q3. Year on year, the price of electricity rose by 31.1 per cent and the price of water by 6.7 per cent. …

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