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Fire Department Commanders discuss developments with Saba Government

Interim General Commander of the Caribbean Netherlands Fire Department (BKCN) Albert Gieling and Chief of the Fire Department on Saba Julio Every met with Island Governor Jonathan Johnson and representatives of the Public Entity Saba on Friday, November 15 to discuss a number of developments. The agenda of the periodic …

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Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease Management Update

Since 2014, a new coral disease has been spreading through the reefs of the Caribbean. Known as Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD), this disease appears to be fast spreading and extremely lethal to the corals that are susceptible to it.  In August a meeting was organized by MPA Connect …

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TEACHING ON SABA EXPLAINED IN SIX PARADOXES

For the past 7 years teacher Rhiannon Jorna has been a high school teacher on Saba. She writes about her life and work in her blog “Island Stories”. In a recent post she explains the complexities of education on this intricate island in six paradoxes without it being a tedious …

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PCN: premiums unchanged and modest indexation per 1/1/2020

Pensioenfonds Caribisch Nederland (PCN) keeps the premium for 2020 at the same level as in previous years, namely at 22% of income. In addition, during their meeting last week, the PCN board decided to grant an indexation of three-quarters (0.75) percent per January 1, 2020. Although the indexation of less …

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Children’s week 2019 November 18-23

On the 20th of November 2019, marks the 30th anniversary of the Children’s Rights Convention. The implementation of this convention has helped improved the lives of children all over the world, including Saba! In order to celebrate this special day, we have worked hard to put together our 4th annual Children’s Week. During this …

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