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Three-quarters of Caribbean Dutch feel healthy

On all three islands of the Caribbean Netherlands – Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba – approximately three-quarters of the population aged 15 years and over said they were in good or very good health during a survey held in 2017/2018. Men are relatively more positive about their health than women …

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Caribbean Netherlands receives a new Wetboek van Strafvordering

Caribbean Netherlands receives a new Wetboek van Strafvordering. This is what Minister Ferd Grapperhaus of Justice and Security announces in the context of the deliberations in the House of Representatives of a proposed amendment to the current code. The changes provide that it is punishable on the BES islands to …

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‘Dutch as Foreign-Language’ didactic promises better results

On the 6th and 7th of February a network conference ‘Dutch as a foreign language’ took place on Curaçao. Nederlandse Taalunie organised this event, together with the ministries of education of the four countries Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten and the Netherlands. The Dutch Caribbean islands of Bonaire, St. Eustatius and …

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