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Bonaire

(bônĕr`), island (1990 est. pop. 11,000), 112 sq mi (290 sq km), a special municipality of the Netherlands, in the West Indies off the coast of Venezuela. It was formerly part of the Netherlands AntillesNetherlands Antilles,
former autonomous country in the Kingdom of the Netherlands consisting of several islands in the West Indies. Earlier known as the Dutch West Indies and Netherlands West Indies, the island country consisted of Bonaire and Curaçao, both lying off
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. Kralendijk is the chief town. Tourism is the economic mainstay, though salt mining is also a significant industry. The island is known for its fine beaches, skin diving, and pink flamingos.

Bonaire

an island in the S Caribbean, in the E Netherlands Antilles: one of the Leeward Islands. Chief town: Kralendijk. Pop.: 10 185 (2004 est.). Area: about 288 sq. km (111 sq. miles)
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Caption: LifeWaters scuba divers look out over the ocean at the Divi Flamingo Beach Resort on the island of Bonaire.
For the above reasons, we do not consider that roost counts provide an adequate measure of abundance for monitoring and modelling the dynamics of Bonaire's parrot population.
If it does not deliver the plan requested by Bonaire's Living Environment and Transport Inspectorate (ILT), it will have to start emptying the terminal in early February, she said, and cease operations.
Pese a la vinculacion territorial con Holanda, Bonaire tiene una importante relacion social y economica con sus anteriores integrantes de la epoca colonial, por lo que en conjunto estas islas son conocidas como las ABC (correspondiente a Aruba, Bonaire y Curazao), integrantes del tambien conocido como las islas de Sotavento.
Siempre atrevida, la Reina eligio el color amarillo que puso tambien de manifiesto lo mucho que cuida los detalles, pues ese es uno de los colores de la bandera de la isla caribena de Bonaire.
Bonaire is a provider of revenue and expense management software solutions for asset managers, mutual funds and capital markets firms.
The Star Flyer sails from Barbados to Balboa on November 9, calling at the Grenadines, Grenada, Venezuela, Curacao, Bonaire, Aruba, Cartagena and the San Blas archipelago, before entering the Canal as far as San Cristobal.
17 July 2013 a[euro]" US investor communications solutions provider Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc (NYSE:BR) on Wednesday said it had concluded its purchase of fee calculation, billing and expense management firm Bonaire Software Solutions LLC.
ContourGlobal, a New York based international power-generation company, has acquired 100 percent of the shares in the company that holds the wind and diesel power generation assets on the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire, from the company's shareholder administrator.
At 3,966 square feet the Bonaire would fall under Perrone's “Jewel Box” distinction, that is homes under 4,000 square feet that incorporate all of the fine finishes and amenities of the builders larger homes.
I am here to visit the ABC Islands - Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao - which form part of the Dutch Caribbean.