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Read all about the consequences of the development of Plantation Bolivia in our blog. This blog will be updated regularly

PRESENTATION JUNE, 2022  

PRESENTATION JUNE, 2022  

Thanks for attending our presentation on Friday, June 17, 2022! If you would like to reread (or read if you could not make it) you can find the sheets here. The sheets are in Dutch, a summary of the key points in English you can find here. Resúmen di presentashon na...

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PARLIAMENTARY QUESTIONS ABOUT PLANTATION BOLIVIA  

PARLIAMENTARY QUESTIONS ABOUT PLANTATION BOLIVIA  

Partij voor de Dieren ‘Give Plantation Bolivia the destination of Nature’ (Antiliaans Dagblad, May 19, 2022) Members of Parliament Lammert van Raan, Eva van Esch and Leonie Vestering from Partij voor de Dieren (PvdD) have asked no fewer than 24 questions to three...

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A NEW ZONE PLAN: IS BREEMHAAR IN CHARGE?

A NEW ZONE PLAN: IS BREEMHAAR IN CHARGE?

Employees of Rho consultancy (Rho) from Rotterdam have recently been commissioned by the OLB to work on a new version of the Zone Plan Bonaire. The previous version dates from 2010. So, it is time to develop a new version. Recently we were able to view the concept of...

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REALITY DAWNS NOW BREEMHAAR’s MOST RECENT PLANS ARE KNOWN

REALITY DAWNS NOW BREEMHAAR’s MOST RECENT PLANS ARE KNOWN

Only after the Breemharen signed the letter of intent with OLB reality dawns now their most recent plans are known. 1.900 not affordable houses (also no social housing as was promised in 2020); 5 eco resorts etc. destruction of nature by fragmentation and annihilation...

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LETTER OF INTENT PLANTATION BOLIVIA

LETTER OF INTENT PLANTATION BOLIVIA

Freedom of Information act (WOB) We did a WOB request a few months ago, below see the letter of intent between OLB and Bonaire Properties. One of the things standing out in the letter of intent is that it seems that the developer has a dominant position in the...

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STACKING THE DECK

STACKING THE DECK

There is a significant obstacle keeping the Breemhaar family (“Breemhaar’) from building 1500 houses, a resort, and a golf course on Plantation Bolivia (“Bolivia”). Bolivia currently has an “open space” designation under Bonaire’s 2010 Spatial Plan. With this...

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AGAIN NEW PLANS.

AGAIN NEW PLANS.

Breemhaar couple presented again new plans. A reason to send the following letter to the Island Council. Papiamentu Nederlands Dear members of the Island Council: Bolivia is not a ‘barren eaten mess’ anymore   In January 2020, shortly after the purchase of plantation...

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FROM WATCHDOG TO LAPDOG

FROM WATCHDOG TO LAPDOG

A good cause has become a “product” that has to be sold   INTRODUCTION  Over the last two decades activist organizations have increasingly come to look, think, and act like corporations. Only a select few of the fringes, in the words of Greenpeace cofounder Bob...

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