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Delegation VWS Ministry, RIVM visited Saba

A delegation of the Ministry of Public Health, Wellbeing and Sport VWS and the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM visited Saba on Wednesday, October 19. The four-member delegation, three persons from the Ministry of VWS and one person from the RIVM, came to Saba for one …

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More tourism on  Saba in first half of 2022

In the first six months of 2022, the number of visitor arrivals by air on  Saba was one and a half times as high as in the same period last year. At the same time, air visitor arrivals on Bonaire tripled; the number was 10 percent up in the first …

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Inflation in the Caribbean Netherlands further up

In Q3 2022, consumer goods and services on Saba rose from 8.2 percent in Q2 to 9.7 percent in Q3 2022. The rising prices of food, electricity and motor fuels were the main cause of the inflation increase on the island. Eggs more expensive on Bonaire and Saba In Q2, …

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youth care on the BES islands

A lot has changed over the past 2 years when it comes to youth care on the BES islands. Youth care now falls under the program directorate of the ministry of VWS, Care and Youth Caribbean Netherlands (ZJCN). Maideline Martijn, Head of Youth at ZJCN, explains the structure of Youth …

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Saba to host budget course in trying times

Are you finding it difficult to budget in these financially trying times when all prices have gone up? Are you having trouble finding a balance between the frustrations of living from paycheck to paycheck and planning ahead? This reality for many on Saba will be the focus of a budget …

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Commissioner Wilson to agriculture congress in Curaçao

Saba Commissioner of Agriculture Rolando Wilson is in Curaçao this week to attend the agriculture congress Dutch Caribbean Visioning Process together with colleague commissioners and ministers of the other Dutch Caribbean islands, and with the participation of the Netherlands. Commissioner Wilson on Monday morning attended the opening of the three-day …

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