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Volunteers cleaned up Saba

Volunteers gathered during the five days for Saba’s annual island clean-up from Friday to Sunday, August 19-21, and on Friday, August 26 and Sunday August 28. Employees of the Public Entity Saba, the Saba Electric Company (SEC), the Fire Department, Saba Conservation Foundation (SCF), representatives of the Saba Reach Foundation, …

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WINAIR keeps two daily flights to Saba

The decision of Windward Islands Airways International (WINAIR) to maintain its two daily flights, seven days per week during September and October is very good news for Saba. Usually, WINAIR reduces its flight schedule during the low season months, and initially, the airline had informed the Public Entity and Saba …

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Royal Family will visit Caribbean part of the Kingdom

His Majesty the King, Her Majesty Queen Máxima and Crown Princess Amalia will visit the Caribbean part of the Kingdom in late January and early February 2023. For the Princess of Orange, the trip means an introduction to the countries of Curacao, Aruba and St. Maarten and the special municipalities …

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Caribbean Chambers of Commerce aim at more cooperation

Last week the members of the Association of Dutch Caribbean Chamber of Commerce (DCCC), met in Curaçao to discuss various matters pertaining to the economies of the Dutch Caribbean and to interchange ideas on servicing their members. DCCC consists of the Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, …

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New chief prosecutor for Caribbean Netherlands

Walter Kupers will be the new Chief Prosecutor for the Caribbean Netherlands. The Kingdom Council of Ministers decided on Friday to nominate him for appointment on the proposal of Minister of Justice and Security Dilan Yesilgöz-Zegerius. As of October 1, Kupers will start as chief of the Pros­ecutor’s Office for …

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Subsidy to mitigate electricity price is in effect

Consumers on Saba who received their July electricity consumption bills were able to note that even though their bill did go up, the increase was mitigated due to a subsidy provided by the Public Entity Saba. Consumers in cycle 1, The Bottom and St. John’s, and consumers in cycle 2, …

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Saba is a Caribbean leader in sustainability and recycling

Starting with the complete elimination of frequent open landfill fires several years ago, Commissioner Bruce Zagers vision for a “Green Saba” continues to set the example to inspire the rest of the Caribbean. Saba’s most recent recycling project completed this month included 179 tons of waste collected throughout June. The …

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Commissioner Zagers welcomes children back to school

Commissioner of Education Bruce Zagers was present at the Sacred Heart Primary School (SHS) on Monday to welcome students and teachers back to school. “I hope that our kids will embrace the challenges of the new school year as they continue to learn, grow, mature, and, of course, to have …

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