Introduction of US dollar on Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba as from 1 January 2011

Information for enterprises, retail businesses and institutions In view of 10 October 2010, the date on which the Netherlands Antilles will cease to exist, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba have chosen to adopt the US dollar as their new currency. As from 1 January 2011, De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) will be responsible for payments on  … Continue reading Introduction of US dollar on Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba as from 1 January 2011

Constitutional restructuring of the Netherlands Antilles 10/10/10

On October 10, 2010, the Netherlands Antilles as a jurisdiction within the Kingdom of the Netherlands will be dissolved. Instead, two separate new jurisdictions, Curaçao and Sint Maarten, will come into existence. The other three islands of the current Netherlands Antilles (Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, known collectively as the BES islands) will become overseas … Continue reading Constitutional restructuring of the Netherlands Antilles 10/10/10