ELECTIONS 2014

Agreement on labor conditions Rijksdienst Caribisch Nederland

Agreement reached The unions reached an agreement with the RCN director, Mr. Sybren van Dam, concerning the labor conditions 2013-2014. This result was reached after a year and a half…

Jan Helmond started in his new position

On Monday September 1st Jan Helmond started in his new position of secretary to the Kingdom Representative/director of RCN/Central. “I expect in my dual function to contribute to the necessary…

UTS completes 200MB Fiber circuit for Coastguard

UTS has completed the delivery of 200 Megabyte (MB) fiber optic cable circuit to the Coastguard headquarters in Simpson Bay. The new connection is a symmetrical 200MB (200MB upload and…

Water Production Plant Pointe Blanche II

Pointe Blanche, St. Martin (August 28, 2014)- Minister Cornelius De Weever, responsible for production and distribution of water, has received word from Seven Seas Water that the equipment and installations…

USFOL Volunteers Donate School Supplies to Goslinga School

Volunteers from the U.S. Forward Operating Location (USFOL) sponsored a school supply collection campaign throughout Curacao. The project was a partnership between the Curacao’s Ministry of Education, Goslinga Middle school…

Mobile Medical Unit on its way

Great Bay, St. Martin (August 27, 2014)- The island of St. Maarten will soon have a Mobile Medical Clinic that will go through the various districts offering basic medical care…

Minister of Justice starts development of new Justice Information System

Fighting crime effectively requires constant cooperation between law enforcement agencies and permanent sharing of information. Using the newest technology can help in achieving this. Friday August 23 the Minister of…

15th Caribbean Jamboree: Life, tracking treasures in Curacao, 2014

About 700 Scouts of 17 countries, including the United States and Denmark, participated in this Jamboree from July 21-28 2014. Scouts were involved in different activities tracking their treasures and…

USM alumni host Youth forum

The “Students Stand Up” Youth Forum was organized by the USM Alumni Foundation on Tuesday evening in order to provide the opportunity for students to voice their perspective and concerns…