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CFT: financial position of Saba poses a high risk

The financial position of the Public Entity Saba poses a high risk. This is what the Financial Supervision Board writes in a response to the 2020 financial statements. “The resilience was lower than the desired level in 2020 and the liquidity position needs to be improved, in particular, in order …

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SCS celebrated Freedom with shared breakfast

A mix of students, teachers and staff members of the Saba Comprehensive School (SCS) gathered at different locations on Thursday, May 5, Liberation Day, to enjoy the Freedom Breakfast. Organized locally by the SCS, freedom breakfasts were held at eight locations on Saba from 8:00 to 10:00 am: the Flight …

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New traffic ordinance approved 

The Island Council on Thursday, May 5 approved the new Island Ordinance containing rules for traffic and road safety on Saba. The new ordinance, which goes in effect one month after approval by the Island Council, regulates alcohol in traffic, speed limits, seatbelts and child seats, helmets, car window tint, …

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Local sea urchins dying mysteriously around Anguilla

The Fisheries and Marine Resources Unit has determined that sea urchins around the island are dying. Reportedly the same is happening in other islands such as the US Virgin Islands, Dominica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Saba. The Fisheries Unit is joining regional and international fisheries and coral reef-monitoring bodies …

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Salary adjustment for civil servants with lower income

The Public Entity Saba has raised the salary of a group of employees who earned below the minimum amount that is needed to cover their monthly costs. The few dozen civil servants earned less than the amount that was calculated in a report by the Regioplan as the necessary minimum …

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Renovated Saba Johan Cruyff Court reopened

The Johan Cruyff Court in The Bottom was reopened in a festive manner on Wednesday evening, May 4 in the presence of a large, enthusiastic crowd that included many parents and children. As part of the extensive renovation, the turf was replaced, the field was leveled and the backwall was …

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Speech Kingdom Representative on Commemoration of the Dead

Ladies and gentlemen, It is special that after two years of adapted commemorations, we can now come together again to do and experience this together. The restrictions we all experienced in the past period have (almost) disappeared. Today, we have come together to commemorate the victims of the Second World …

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Saba observes Memorial Day

As is customary on May 4, Memorial Day, the victims of World War II were remembered at the war monument in The Bottom. On the monument are the names of 130 persons of the Netherlands Antilles, including 12 Sabans, who perished during the 1940-1945 war. Formerly, there were 129 names …

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