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This Week’s Stories

Constitutional Status Views 3
Help for Galactics Baseball 5
Swim Lessons– Thomas 5
Obersi 30 Years 5
Swim To Klein Bonaire 6
BES Police HQ Opens 8
Inflation Down and Up 8
Young Solar Challenge 9
Barracudas Ace Klein Bonaire Swim 9
World’s Top Windsurfers 9
Driven By The Wind (Silverland) 10
Regatta-Best Time of the Year 11
Fire Fighting & SCUBA –BHM 12
Did You Know–Fish Smell Sense 12
Thomas Tangvald Lost At Sea (part 2)19
Departments
Flotsam & Jetsam 2
Born on the Island-Tirzo ‘TT’ Cicilia 4
Sudoku Puzzle, Answer 5
Picture Yourself (Roatan, Honduras, South Africa) 7
Letters (Remembering Bad Event, Praise, Donkey Comments Suppressed) 8
Classifieds 13
Masthead 13
Tide Table, Sunrise & Sunset Times, Moon Phase 13
Shopping & Dining Guides 14
What’s Happening 16
Bonaire Sky Park (Stars are not Always What They Seem) 17
The Stars Have It ( Astrology) 17
Pet of the Week – Abel 18
Shelter News– Gifts, Need Volunteers 18
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The  October 13-27 edition of the Bonaire Reporter is on-line  now at www.bonairereporter.com and available via Facebook.

 Read about the Referendum progress, opening of the new Police station, Klein Bonaire swim, Obersi 30 year anniversary, inflation, visiting yachts, latest about donkeys, Tangvald shipwreck, windsurfers and of course all about the Bonaire Regatta including the new solar boat class plus a whole lot more..

 

The  September 29- October 13 edition of the Bonaire Reporter is on-line  now at www.bonairereporter.com and available via Facebook.   Read about what's happening to the donkeys, police actions, the value of the island's imports and exports, gardening on Bonaire, street rumors, art activities, reforesting Klien Bonaire, Sunfish sailors, Litter collections

Thomas Tangvald Lost At Sea, the Animal Shelter and much much more


The  September 1-29 edition of the Bonaire Reporter is on-line  now at www.bonairereporter.com and available via Facebook. 

Read about Bonaire's more Pro Active Police, Plantation Bolivia, Compassionate Care, Panchito’s Kreative Kids, Art From Behind Bars, Wounded Warriors’ Week,
Karate Wins in Surinam, and write why You Proud Of Bonaire, plus lots more.  


The  August 18-31 edition of the Bonaire Reporter is on-line  now at www.bonairereporter.com and available via Facebook. Read about the extension of police powers to stop a wave of armed robberies, Bonaire's Chef of the year for the entire Caribbean, the fish farm failure, significant donations from Rotary, arrival of the Wounded Warriors, Sailors who never left. TWRs 50 years on Bonaire, gardening on Bonaire, Bonaire dream house, cheese bargains at Bonaire's co-op market, what's going on at the Animal Shelter and much, much more.

 

Be at Flamingo Airport at 6:50 pm (18:50) on Saturday,16 August, to meet the United Airlines flight carrying the Wounded Warriors to our island. These disabled soldiers and their families will be on Bonaire as guests of the island's businesses for the next week and will earn their SCUBA diving certification. Do your best to be at the airport and welcome them .