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Nine persons received swimming diplomas

Last week from May 26th to May 29th, The Public Health Department hosted swimming lessons for children and adults in collaboration with St. Eustatius Swimming Association. Instructors were Carlos Lopes and Coach Alejandro Londono Garcia with the assistance of Casey Lopes. It is evident there is strong interest from the …

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Saba organizes Expo Event in St. Maarten.

On June 4th, the Saba Tourist Bureau, in partnership with Aqua Mania Adventures, will be organizing a Saba Expo event, which will showcase various Saba Hospitality & Tourism partners. Aqua Mania Adventures has a longstanding relationship with the island and has been running trips since 1993. The Expo will showcase …

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RCN starts application allowance for school supplies SZW

In the Caribbean Netherlands, parents of school-going children can qualify again for a contribution towards the costs of school supplies such as uniforms, shoes and stationery. For children who are going to secondary school (after the coming summer holidays), parents can contact the RCN-unit SZW for the allowance. Saba and …

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Public Entity Saba and pension fund PCN are looking at partnership

The Public Entity Saba and Stichting Pensioenfonds Caribisch Nederland (‘PCN’) have signed a Letter of Intent on May 20 to jointly explore the development of childcare facilities on Saba. By signing the Letter of Intent, the parties confirmed their intention toward a partnership in the form of an investment agreement …

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Saba and Statia further their collaboration

The public entities Saba and St. Eustatius during a meeting in St. Eustatius on Monday, May 23 agreed to further strengthen the cooperation between the two islands. A small delegation from Saba, headed by Commissioner Bruce Zagers, traveled to St. Eustatius for a meeting to further the collaboration with St. …

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Anti-bullying Week closed at the SHS

In the week of the 16th to the 20th of May 2022, the Department of Community Development organized the Anti-bulling week, and with the support and help of our stakeholders, we had a week full of activities. The goal of the anti-bullying week was to bring awareness to the community …

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What is the process for releasing containers and cargo?

Regularly, the Douane CN receives questions about the process of releasing containers and cargo that enter the island. Below they explain the procedure from the arrival of the container in the port to the release of the container/cargo by Customs. After arrival at the port, the containers and cargo are …

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