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Formal approval for new nursing home Saba Cares

On Monday, April 4, Saba Cares received formal approval from the Ministry of Public Health, Wellbeing and Sport (VWS) for the project to build a new nursing home and residential facilities. Deputy Secretary-General of the Ministry of VWS Abigail Norville during her visit to Saba Cares personally handed over a …

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Get 2nd booster for 60+ on April 7th

In our Continued efforts to protect individuals from the effects of Covid-19 a repeat vaccination would be offered to persons 60+. A repeat vaccination (also referred to as a second booster vaccination) is an extra dose of vaccine administered 3 months after the last booster vaccination. This booster vaccination improves …

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Saba delegation wraps up successful visit to The Hague

The Saba delegation on Thursday, March 31 wrapped up a successful working visit to the Netherlands which included talks with members of the Dutch Government, Members of Parliament and meetings with the ministries in The Hague. On the agenda of the different meetings were topics such as the free allowance, …

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Presentation harbor project to ministries

Representatives of three ministries in The Hague last week Thursday, March 31, attended a presentation about the Saba harbor project. The Saba delegation, headed by Commissioner Bruce Zagers, gave a presentation to the Ministries of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations (BZK), Economic Affairs and Climate (EZK), and Infrastructure and Water …

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Healthcare assistance for islands remains available

Whenever this is needed and requested, the Dutch Caribbean islands can count on the assistance of the Netherlands and the Ministry of Public Health, Welfare and Sport VWS to mitigate COVID-19 in the long term. Dutch VWS Minister Ernst Kui­pers assured this in a lengthy let­ter to the Second Chamber …

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SCS delegation to the Netherlands

A delegation of the Saba Comprehensive School (SCS) will pay a working visit to The Netherlands from April 15-22. Several practical education schools will be visited, and there will be an Esports training. During the mid-term break this month, a small delegation, consisting of SCS Director Anton Hermans, Madelyn Johnson, …

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DCNA workshop on Importance of Diadema sea urchins – Saba, April 5-6

Coral reef restoration methods are showing promising results in supporting regional efforts for restoring degraded coral reefs in the Dutch Caribbean. Therefore, the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA) organizes a reef restoration workshop led by the University of Applied Sciences Van Hall Larenstein (VHL) between April 5th and 6th on Saba. This …

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Saba delegation had a positive meeting with Minister Jetten

The Saba delegation had a very positive meeting with Dutch Minister for Climate and Energy Rob Jetten on Thursday, March 31. Discussed were Saba’s ambitions to generate electricity in a completely renewable way through solar and wind energy. The Public Entity Saba, the Saba Electric Company (SEC) and the Ministry …

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