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Friday’s Quake a Reminder to be Earthquake/Tsunami Ready

By   /  November 16, 2020  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Environment, Weather  /  Comments Off on Friday’s Quake a Reminder to be Earthquake/Tsunami Ready

National Disaster Coordinator/Fire Chief Clive Richardson said on Sunday, that Friday’s, November 13th earthquake with a magnitude of 4.7 at 4.35pm, is a stark reminder that members of the community have to be earthquake/tsunami ready. According to the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre, the earthquake was measured at a depth of 31 […]

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Domestic Violence Awareness

By   /  November 8, 2020  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Social  /  Comments Off on Domestic Violence Awareness

Domestic violence awareness month 2020 is here. Domestic violence was already an epidemic before COVID-19, but the health crisis has caused an alarming spike in incidents of abuse. Domestic violence and abuse can happen to anyone regardless of race, religion, culture or social status. It’s not just hitting but also stalking, threats, manipulation, shouting, etc. […]

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November 17 is the deadline for applying for a fireworks license

By   /  November 2, 2020  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Local News  /  Comments Off on November 17 is the deadline for applying for a fireworks license

Those who are interested in importing, transporting, selling, or having a firework show at year-end needs to apply at the Fire Department at least six weeks before the activity. Those interested in applying for a Fireworks license for this year’s end celebrations should do so before November 17, 2020. Permits are needed to carry out […]

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Electrical Inspection Open Day

By   /  October 29, 2020  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Local News  /  Comments Off on Electrical Inspection Open Day

POND ISLAND — The Department of Inspection at the Ministry of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment & Infrastructure (VROMI) will be hosting an open day to assist electricians with creating their online electrical profile. The general public is reminded that the electrical inspection application form is now online. Electricians are encouraged to follow the link […]

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Community Reminded to remain Proactive in Removing Mosquito Breeding Habitats after Rainfall events

By   /  October 20, 2020  /  Bulletin Board Notices  /  Comments Off on Community Reminded to remain Proactive in Removing Mosquito Breeding Habitats after Rainfall events

PHILIPSBURG — Over the weekend there was substantial rainfall, and the Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a government department under the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, is reminding the community to remain proactive in removing mosquito breeding habitats in and around your yard or place of business. Source reduction is the key to […]

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MINISTER Panneflek shares the importance of Handwashing on Global Handwashing Day

By   /  October 15, 2020  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Health  /  Comments Off on MINISTER Panneflek shares the importance of Handwashing on Global Handwashing Day

PHILIPSBURG— Global Handwashing Day, recognized on October 15th, is dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. This year’s theme, “Hand Hygiene for All” seeks to raise awareness of making soap and water available globally, especially in public […]

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Central Bank issues warning about Pyramid Schemes

By   /  October 14, 2020  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Community, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on Central Bank issues warning about Pyramid Schemes

Willemstad/Philipsburg – The Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten (CBCS) hereby warns the public about pyramid-like schemes. These schemes are currently promoted using the anxiety created by the economic stagnation and downturn caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. These schemes are used as a cover to victimize unsuspecting or vulnerable persons trying to make […]

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Due to hot weather, CPS urges population to prevent heat related illnesses

By   /  October 2, 2020  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Public Service Announcements, Weather  /  Comments Off on Due to hot weather, CPS urges population to prevent heat related illnesses

With the extreme heat that the country has been experiencing during the past couple of weeks, residents and visitors are requested to take measures to prevent heat-related illnesses, the Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department within the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, said on Thursday. Heat-related illnesses are heat exhaustion or heat […]

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Workshop on ‘Applying to Schools in the Netherlands’ to be held on Sept. 24

By   /  September 22, 2020  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Education, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on Workshop on ‘Applying to Schools in the Netherlands’ to be held on Sept. 24

PHILIPSBURG — Student Support Services Division (SSSD) of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport is continuing to equip students, who want to continue their studies abroad, with the proper information despite the global pandemic. On Thursday, September 24, 2020, a free online workshop entitled ‘Applying to Schools in the Netherlands’ will be held […]

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Income Support and Unemployment Support Deadline Approaches

By   /  September 10, 2020  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Finance  /  Comments Off on Income Support and Unemployment Support Deadline Approaches

Income and Unemployment deadline is September 15th The Ministry of Finance would like to remind you to apply to the ‘Income Support for Sole Proprietors, Vendor License Holders, Bus and Independent Taxi and Tour Drivers’ and COVID-19 Unemployment Support. Both programs pay ANG. 1,150 per month to qualifying individuals. In order to receive continued Income […]

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