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Fire Department recruits three young Sabans

The Caribbean Netherlands Fire Department BKCN successfully recruited three young Sabans, Dalton Barnes, Tyanne Nicholson and Noah Matthew, for the training to become part of the Saba team. In need of more personnel, BKCN began the recruiting process for Saba, St. Eustatius and Bonaire during the summer. Through a proactive …

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High fuel price continues to affect electricity bills

The Public Entity Saba is grateful for the support that the Dutch Government has been making available to help mitigate the electricity price. But even with these subsidies, it is unavoidable that consumers will still see the effects of the energy crisis on their electricity bills due to the high …

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Follow-up to DUO’s visit to the Caribbean

In November the Education Executive Agency [Dienst Uitvoering Onderwijs] (DUO) will once again be visiting Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao and Sint Maarten to open temporary service centers on these islands in order to communicate with prospective and former students. DUO is also going to organize information meetings and offer tailor-made on-site …

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Free school meals for primary schools in Caribbean Netherlands

There will be additional funding to provide free school meals at primary schools in the Caribbean Netherlands. This was announced by poverty policy minister Schouten today. It was already announced last week that free school breakfast will be provided at 500 primary schools with many vulnerable pupils in the European …

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Saba promoted in Departure Magazine’s Travel Issue

Saba was recently featured in Departure Magazine’s Travel Issue. Departures is a luxury lifestyle publication for American Express Platinum Card members. Nicola Chilton visited early this year and got to experience what is the allure of the island. These are her observations. Pure Shores The Caribbean isle of Saba has …

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Saba celebrates World Teachers’ Day with two main events

Saba celebrated World Teachers’ Day on Wednesday, October 5 with two main events; a church service in the morning organized by the Saba Comprehensive School (SCS) and a dinner with guest speaker event in the evening, hosted by the Public Entity Saba. Students of SCS and grade 6 students of …

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Cybercrime case study on digital investigation in Dutch Caribbean

As of April 2021, the Dutch Caribbean Police Force KPCN has established a special cyber team with the aim of providing proper cybercrime support in the coming years. Besides the Digital Investigation Teams TDO, the Cyber Crime Unit (CCU) contributes immensely to the develop­ment of digital investigation specialisms within the …

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Saba population gets booster vaccination

People on Saba of 12 years and older have been going to the Public Health Department since Wednesday to get their booster vaccination against COVID-19. Island Governor Jonathan Johnson and his wife Rosalyn Johnson went to get their booster vaccination on Thursday. It concerns the second booster for persons between …

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Van Huffelen says goal to keep electricity affordable

“We hope to keep the electricity bill affordable for everyone in the Caribbean Nether­lands,” said Dutch State Secretary of Kingdom Re­lations and Digitisation Alexandra van Huffelen on Wednesday. The Dutch government announced on Thesday that it will make 15 million eu­ros available for measures to lower the energy cost in …

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