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Ms. Carmen Simmons and Lysanne Charles present their books

Carmen Simmons and Lysanne Charles presented copies of their books to the Queen Wilhelmina Library last Friday, July 12. Simmons celebrated the second edition of her book “The Life of Carmen Simmons, Memoires of a Small Island Girl,” while Charles presented her new book “Her(e): A Collection of Queer Caribbean …

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“Keep Saba Clean” campaign was a success

The “Keep Saba Clean” campaign was a success. Some 200 volunteers came out during the four-week period to participate in the island-wide clean-up. In total, over 400 bags of smaller debris were collected and multiple truck-loads of large debris such as galvanize, wood, wire, cable, tires, discarded car parts, steel …

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Towards a Caribbean research agenda

Science asks the opinion of Caribbean residents and institutions The Dutch Research Council (NWO) invites residents and organisations from the Caribbean islands of the Kingdom to submit their questions to science. NWO will use this information to draw up an agenda pinpointing the most important scientific and societal knowledge questions …

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Emergency services need to pass without obstructions

Authorities on Saba have asked people on the island to refrain from parking their vehicle on the road in such a way that they obstruct passing emergency response vehicles. If necessary, fines will be issued. Saba roads are very narrow in some areas. Cars parked along the already narrow roads …

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New Fire Commander Gieling visits

Albert Gieling, the new interim General Commander of the Caribbean Netherlands Fire Department, is on Saba for a few days. Besides meeting with local authorities, he will also be introduced to the Saba Fire Department. On Tuesday, July 16, Gieling, accompanied by local Fire Chief Julio Every, met with Island …

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