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Islands to receive 33 million euros for slavery projects

Of the 100 mil­lion euros the Dutch government made available for projects com­memorating and remembering the history of slavery, 33.3 million will go to the six Caribbean islands of the Kingdom, caretaker State Sec­retary of Kingdom Relations, care­taker Minister of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Hugo de Jonge and Minister …

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Saba, St. Eustatius to put Region Deals to good use

Both Saba and St. Eustatius will be putting the substantial financial stimulus from the so-called Region Deals to good use. On Saba, the five million euros will be put towards a state-of-the-art auditorium in St. John’s. St. Eustatius will use the ten million euros to restore cultural heritage and boost …

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Site visit Black Rocks Harbor well attended by interested contractors

The official site visit as part of the tender procedure for the construction of Black Rocks Harbor took place on January 31, 2024. The high attendance of twenty representatives from ten different contracting companies from the Caribbean, North America, and Europe shows that several contractors are interested in building Saba’s …

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Start internet consultation regulation social initiatives slavery past

The internet consultation for the regulation of social initiatives is now online. The regulation that goes into internet consultation aims at supporting social initiatives in the European Netherlands that contribute to the awareness, recognition, commemoration, or continued effect of the Trans-Atlantic slavery past. Starting February 16th, people can respond to …

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