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KNMI meets with Saba stakeholders 

A small delegation of the Netherlands Royal Meteorological Service KNMI visited Saba on Tuesday, March 21 and Wednesday, March 23 for talks with the stakeholders and to give a presentation on the work that the KNMI does for the Caribbean Netherlands. Jeroen Dooijenburgh and Jos Diepeveen of KNMI had meetings …

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State Secretary Van Huffelen promises Burger Service Number and Postal Codes

Residents of the Caribbean Netherlands will be assigned a Burger Service Number by 2025 at the latest. The legislation and technical implementation are already in preparation, writes State Secretary Van Huffelen (Kingdom Relations) in her progress letter sent to the House of Representatives today about the administrative agreements with Bonaire, …

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State secretary lists measures to alleviate poverty on islands

Dutch State Secretary for King­dom Relations and Digi­tisation Alexandra van Huffelen said in a response to the Netherlands Institute for Human Rights that the organisation was right to be concerned about poverty in Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, but in her letter she mostly listed the measures that The Hague is …

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Saba increases its liquidity position

The public entity Saba increased its liquidity position in 2022 to US $64.3 million by late December and booked a surplus of $1.4 million. Of this amount, $61.6 mil­lion is earmarked as special allowances from the Dutch government. This means that the public entity Saba has $2.7 million in freely …

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