Most newcomers to Bonare are "macabas", a white Dutchman. And this can sometimes be confused with the locals. "We have to make sure the Dutchman doesn't have the word again."
According to an introductory text in a Volksrand report by Correspondent Kiz Broure, about the impact of the Netherlands' growing presence on the island that became a separate Dutch municipality in 2010. Click here to read the article.