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Inflation in the Caribbean Netherlands rising

In Q2 2021, consumer goods and services on Bonaire were 0.2 percent more expensive than one year previously. The inflation rate was still -3.2 percent in the previous quarter. On St Eustatius, prices decreased by 1.2 percent year-on-year, after they had fallen by 4.1 percent in the first quarter. On …

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Ants of the Dutch Caribbean 

Between 2015 and 2020, researchers from the Naturalis Biodiversity Center updated the local ant species lists for the Dutch Caribbean. A large number of new species were documented, including 40 new species on Saba and 32 new species on Aruba. Understanding ant populations for these islands puts us one step …

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