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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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2nd Edition Vocational & Trade School Conference to be held on Saba

The Caribbean Vocational and Trade Schools network (C-VET) is organizing the second conference about vocational and trade school education. This second conference is the result of the initial conference that was held on Sint Maarten in October 2016. During the conference on Sint Maarten, the desire was expressed to continue …

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