Tag archive for ‘Dutch Caribbean islands’
By The Publisher On Thursday, November 16th, 2023

Climate change: a serious problem nobody talks about

PHILIPSBURG — Climate change is going to be a serious problem for the Caribbean region and in particular for Saba, Statia and St. Maarten. Scientists of the Royal Dutch Meteorological Institute (KNMI) conclude More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, March 10th, 2022

State secretary hammers on need for building a strong foundation

THE HAGUE — While the three BES-islands (Statia, Saba and Bonaire) receive millions from the Dutch government, the autonomous countries St. Maarten. Aruba and Curacao have to make do with observations from More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 21st, 2021

New Dutch government wants to contribute to economic development

THE HAGUE — The fourth Rutte-cabinet wants to contribute to the economic development in St. Maarten, Aruba and Curacao through guarantee regulations of the National Service for Entrepreneurial Netherlands More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, December 19th, 2021

Is St. Maarten’s minimum wage at the bottom of the pile? That depends on the pile

PHILIPSBURG — “A complete revamping for the economy boosting strategy is necessary, because it has not worked for the St. Maarten minimum wage earner.” That is the conclusion of Certified Risk Analyst More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 29th, 2021

Ombudsmen: Poverty in the Caribbean worrisome

GREAT BAY — The situation regarding poverty in the Caribbean part of the Netherlands seems to be “very worry some.” That was the consensus by these High Counsels of State during their deliberations that More...

By The Publisher On Monday, September 28th, 2020

What is the best short term solution for the islands?

Dear Sir, All political positions and posturing are supported by broad supportive beliefs that are held in the communities which the politicians represent. Does this explain how we are ending up with islands in More...

By Desk Editor On Thursday, June 21st, 2018

SFC concludes successful working visit and funding information session on Saba & Statia

Philipsburg — The project advisor of the ‘Samenwerkende Fondsen Caribbean or SFC’ (‘Cooperating Foundations for the Dutch Caribbean’) on Sint Maarten, whom caters to the islands of Sint Maarten, Saba More...