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Top ministry official visits

A director general in the Dutch Ministry of Infra­structure and Water Manage­ment and her two-man delega­tion were on Saba last month for a working visit. Director General Afke van Rijn was accompanied by Sebe Buitenkamp and Milton Horn for the visit April 16-17. Their visit began on April 16 with …

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Dutch Supreme Court and ECHR reps visit SSS islands

Repre­sentatives of the Dutch Supreme Court and the European Court of Hu­man Rights (ECHR) paid a working visit to St. Maarten, Saba and St. Eu­statius last week. The delegation consisted of Dutch Supreme Court Attorney-General Edwin Bleichrodt and ECHR judge Jolien Schukking, who is appointed to the Strasbourg, France-based human …

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May 4th: Memorial day

The Department of Community Development and Culture on behalf of the Public Entity Saba, is inviting the Public to attend the May 4th Memorial Day Ceremony at “the Bunk” Memorial Site in The Bottom. The Ceremony will begin at 1:30pm. Later that evening at 6pm, the department will host a …

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Hydroponics Team visits Happyponics in Aruba

During the week of April 15th, Commissioner of Agriculture, Bruce Zagers, and the Saba hydroponics team, Camilo Usuga and Sam Frederick, visited Happyponics, a hydroponics Farm in Aruba. Within 6 years, the “Happyponics”  farm achieved a production of over 4,000 lettuce heads per week. Appyponics supplies restaurants, hotels, and the …

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Roaming livestock keep causing issues

The Executive Council has received several complaints about goats roaming in inhabited areas, the Public Entity Saba would like to remind the public that based on Article 2 of the 2004 Island Ordinance on identification and registration of livestock and pets, livestock owners are obliged to keep their livestock fenced …

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Karel Sorton receives Royal Decoration

On April 26th, Rupert Karel Nathaniel Sorton received a Royal Decoration for his tremendous musical contributions to Saba. Mr. Sorton is well-known for his steelpan performances, having also been one of the founders of the Saba Spice Steel Orchestra in 1987, and his participation in numerous calypso shows. He is …

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