Teens learn about coral restoration on Saba

The Youth Environmental Leadership Program (YELP) on Saba recently wrapped up its summer teen program whereby a small group of youngsters completed a PADI Project Aware Coral Restoration course. Last year the youth project prepared them to dive with scientists at the annual Sea & Learn on Saba program in …

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Property acquired for domestic violence shelter 

With the recent signing of the official documents at the notary to acquire a building, the Public Entity Saba set the next step in establishing a permanent shelter for domestic violence victims on the island. The Public Entity Saba on Monday, July 10 signed the deed of transfer for a …

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Successful launch of Hospitality Initiative project

Better career opportunities with a recognized international hospitality certificate. That is what the Hospitality Initiative project is working hard on. And with success! A total of 15 participants passed the course and received their certificates. The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) and the National Institute for Professional Advancement …

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Island Council adopts social minimum, salary minimum motions

Two motions were presented to the Island Council by Island Council Members Elsa Peterson and Vito Charles, both of the WIPM party, one motion addressing the continued urgency to establish the social minimum and a second motion on the minimum salaries of the Public Entity Saba with a cost-of-living adjustment. …

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Promising Outcomes Achieved through Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance’s Education Standards and Strategy Workshop

The Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA) recently organized an Education Standards and Strategy Workshop, bringing together esteemed park and conservation authorities from the Dutch Caribbean region. The workshop focused on developing educational standards and devising effective educational strategies for park organizations, Aruba National Park Foundation, Saba Conservation Foundation, Nature Foundation …

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Foundation must be in order for digitisation

The focus of digitisation in the com­ing period in the Carib­bean part of the Kingdom is on getting the necessary foundation in order. This means the introduction of the Citizen Service Number BSN in Bonaire, St. Eusta­tius and Saba, and giving Dutch Caribbean students a BSN prior to coming to …

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