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Three secondary schools join Technique Region

In October, the directors of Gwendoline van Putten School in St. Eustatius, Scholengemeenschap Bo­naire SGB and Saba Com­prehensive School signed a collaboration agreement to proceed together as a Tech­nique Region. These three schools join hands to make youngsters acquainted with technique and to encourage more stu­dents to choose a technique …

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Caribbean Netherlands: income inequality lowest on Saba

Of the three Caribbean islands, Saba had the lowest income inequality in 2016. According to Statistics Netherlands (CBS), the distribution of incomes was most uneven on St Eustatius, whilst Bonaire was in the middle range. The disparities in standardised disposable income – income adjusted for differences in household size and …

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Coralita: pretty in pink or pretty out of control

Coralita: if nothing is done, biodiversity may be gone, that is the winning slogan from a contest held by the Coralita Girls during Science Cafe hosted by Ca­ribbean Netherlands Sci­ence Institute (CNSI) last week Thursday. Botanist Elizabeth Haber and social scientist Jetske Vaas, jointly known as The Coralita Girl, presented …

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Police warns: Be careful buying a car online in USA

The Dutch Caribbean Police Force has received several reports of fraud via the internet in recent months. On the internet there are several advertisements of good and affordable cars from the United States. The cars are offered for sale at a good price. In the advertisement, all information about the …

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Saba Electric Company starts its second solar park project

Months of planning, scheduling and preparation culminated past Friday in the start of the installation of Saba Electric Company’s (SEC’s) second solar park project. With a 1.142 Megawatt peak (MWp) solar park already in place, this second park is a continued effort by SEC to increase its shares in renewable …

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