New prison Bonaire

KRALENDIJK - The penitentiary facility of the Caribbean Netherlands Judicial Institution in Bonaire has relocated Sunday to the building on Plantation Aruba.
The move, supported by the Police, Customs, Royal Constabulary Marechaussee and the Ministry of Defence, was said to have realized in an “efficient and orderly manner.”
The former building in Kralendijk will be dismantled. A large part of the materials of the old building will be reused, Government Department Caribbean Netherlands said in a statement.

Aruba keeps border with Venezuela shut

ORANJESTAD - While Venezuela reopened its borders with Brazil and Aruba, the latter’s government did not find the timing “opportune” and kept the current trade and travel ban in place for now.

Blokhuis naar Caribisch Nederland om preventieakkoord te ondertekenen

Staatssecretaris Paul Blokhuis (VWS) brengt van maandag 13 mei tot en met donderdag 16 mei een bezoek aan Caribisch Nederland. Blokhuis gaat het Caribisch Sport- en Preventieakkoord voor Sint Eustatius en Bonaire ondertekenen. Ook bezoekt hij verschillende organisaties die werken aan preventie en sport.

Venezuela reopens borders with Brazil and Aruba

ORANJESTAD/CARACAS - Venezuela is reopening its borders with Brazil and the Caribbean island of Aruba, Venezuela's Economy Vice President Tareck El Aissami said on Friday.