Inflation up on Bonaire, down on St Eustatius and Saba

In Q4 2023, consumer goods and services on Bonaire were 4.2 percent more expensive than one year previously. The inflation rate was still 1.9 percent in Q3. This is reported by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) on the basis of the Caribbean Netherlands consumer price index. On St Eustatius, prices rose by …

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Internet is still too slow and expensive in Caribbean Netherlands

Though the digital infrastructure on Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba has improved, the in­ternet services are too slow and too expensive. This was stated by Caretaker Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy EZK Micky Adriaansens in a letter to the Dutch Second Chamber of Parliament on Monday, January 22. …

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SEC celebrates ten years as a stand-alone electric company

Saba Electric Com­pany NV (SEC) is celebrat­ing its tenth year as a stand­alone electricity company, after being officially divided from NV GEBE on January 1, 2014. To mark the occasion, an official ceremony and gath­ering for the public was hosted outside SEC’s main office in The Bottom last Friday. SEC …

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Ombudsman walk-ins to be held next week

From Monday, January 29 to Saturday, February 3, a team from the Dutch Nation­al Ombudsman and the Om­budsman for Children will once again visit St. Eusta­tius and Saba. Here, they will hold walk-in sessions with residents, who are welcome to drop by free of charge with any questions or complaints …

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Teachers in Saba complete inclusive education training

Sacred Heart School teachers posing for a photo after receiving their certificates. More than twenty teachers from Sacred Heart School (SHS), Saba Com­prehensive School (SCS) and Expertise Center Edu­cation Care EC2 received certificates last Monday for completing a training pro­gramme on inclusive edu­cation. The programme, facilitat­ed by trainers Lilian Feller …

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Students Form2A visited Waste Processing Facility

On January 17, 2024, Form 2A of Saba Comprehensive School visited our Waste Facility to express their gratitude to the diligent staff through the presentation of Tokens of Appreciation. The visit was attended by Roxanne Simmons, Patrick Hassell, and a select team of dedicated personnel who were on duty. During …

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