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Grand opening of renovated A.M. Edwards Medical Center

After several years of preparation, a lengthy financing process, a slow-down in the execution of plans due to the 2017 hurricanes and a reconstruction that was carried out in phases, the renovated, state-of-the-art A.M. Edwards Medical Center was officially opened on Tuesday, January 15. With eight beds in two wards …

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Expert hired to assist with connectivity plan for Saba

Determined to improve the connectivity to Saba, the Public Entity Saba has decided to hire an expert company to assist in achieving a higher and more affordable transportation capacity by air and ferry, and to draft a connectivity plan. The Executive Council on January 9 approved a proposal of Commissioner …

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Support for construction of new nursing home

Members of the delegation of the First and Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament which visited Saba on Saturday, January 12, showed support for the plans of the Benevolent Foundation Saba (BFS) to build a new nursing home for the eldery and disabled, also known as ‘The Home.’ The Parliamentarians …

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Parliament demands transfer of work permit authority to Saba

The Public Entity Saba must be enabled to handle work permit requests, the Dutch Parliamentarians unilaterally agreed during a meeting with the Executive Council on Saturday, January 12. The transfer of this authority has been pending for too long and needs to happen pronto. “This same matter came up in …

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