Start internet consultation regulation social initiatives slavery past

The internet consultation for the regulation of social initiatives is now online. The regulation that goes into internet consultation aims at supporting social initiatives in the European Netherlands that contribute to the awareness, recognition, commemoration, or continued effect of the Trans-Atlantic slavery past. Starting February 16th, people can respond to …

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The delegation of the First Chambers visited Saba

On Sunday, February 11, 2024, the First Chamber arrived on Saba with a delegation of 17 members. The purpose of the visit was to get an understanding of the many issues that the population of the island faces but also to gain insight into what could be done from their …

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On-the-job training in professional goat butchering

This week marks the beginning of a new learning opportunity on Saba as a professional butcher started working alongside a team of local enthusiasts eager to refine their skills. Butcher Herman ter Weele will provide on-the-job training in professional goat butchering, enabling the local team to master the craft of …

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Saba to get 5.4 million euros to improve quality of life

St. Eustatius and Saba will be receiving a financial stimulus of fifteen million euros from the so-called “region deals” — equivalent to more than US $16 million. This was announced during the recent Kingdom Council of Ministers on Friday, February 9. In total, 22 Dutch regions will receive funds to …

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Delegation of the First Chamber visits Caribbean Netherlands

Members of the Permanent Committee for Kingdom Relations KOREL of the First Chamber of the Dutch Parliament are visiting the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom February 9-19. The senators arrive in St. Maarten tonight, Monday evening. The senators visit Aruba, Curacao, St. Maarten, Bonaire, St. Eustatius, and Saba to learn …

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Police looking into apparent sabotage of the harbor crane.

The Caribbean Netherlands Police Force KPCN is investigating an apparent case of vandalism after acid was thrown onto mechanical parts of the only government-owned crane in Saba’s harbor last Wednesday, rendering it inoperable. KPCN spokeswoman Genesis Saragoza confirmed that an investigation had started following an official complaint filed by the …

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