St. Maarten changes currency to Caribbean Guilder -UPDATE

UPDATE The Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint-Maarten (CBCS) apologizes for the wrong date mentioned in the original article below. They now confirm the official introduction date of the Caribbean Guilder to be March 31, 2025. …….. The Caribbean guilder will be introduced in Curaçao and St. Maarten during the …

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BES islands will get postal code in 2026

Residents of Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba (the BES islands) will receive a postal code in 2026. “Unfortunately, a quicker implementation is not possible because the postal code is not separate from the address registra­tion,” said Dutch caretaker State Secretary of Kingdom Relations and Digitisation Alexandra van Huffelen. The necessary …

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Tender for construction of Black Rocks harbor is published

Today the tender for the construction of Black Rocks Harbor on Saba was published on TenderNed. At the end of October, the Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management granted the permit for the operation and construction of the new harbor. The permit was available for public inspection until early December. …

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BES islands will receive BSN and login digital government

The Council of Ministers, on the proposal of State Secretary Van Huffelen (Kingdom Relations and Digitalisation), has endorsed the bill to introduce the Citizen Service Number (BSN) and digital government login tools in Bonaire, St. Eustatius, and Saba. The law aims to strengthen the digital government and society in the …

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