Five December official opening fire station Saba

Have you always wanted to get a close look at a crash tender or one of the other fire-fighting vehicles? This is your chance! The doors of the new fire station on Saba will be opening on  December 5th. The station will be officially opened by the Island Governor Jonathan …

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Signing of Letter of Intent for affordable housing on Saba

The Executive Council of Saba and Alexandra van Huffelen, the State Secretary for Kingdom Relations, will be signing the Letter of Intent for Saba today. The aim is to realize around 50 affordable rented and owner-occupied homes up to and including 2030 and to make self-building more affordable. The government …

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THE SABA COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL AND ROACN JOIN FORCES TO IMPROVE QUALITY INTERNSHIPS AND JOB TRAINING POSSIBILITIES ON SABA

The Saba Comprehensive School (SCS) and the Council of Education and Labor Market Caribbean Netherlands (ROA CN) have announced an increase in their collaboration to streamline the transition from education to the labor market. In pursuit of this shared goal, both institutions have appointed Jarno Knijff as the Internship Coordinator for the …

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CHILD FOCUS FOUNDATION BASKETBALL TEAM-DEFENDS THE HOOP!

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen” Michael Jordan. Coach Miguel ‘Diker’ Chiverton of Diker Sports Training Academy of St. Eustatius and Coach Shawn Skinner of Child Focus Foundation Basketball Team Saba (CFF) made it happen for the Saban youths with collaboration …

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Better protection against discrimination in the BES

On the proposal of Minister De Jonge of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, the Council of Ministers has decided that equal treatment laws should henceforth also apply to Bonaire, St. Eustatius, and Saba. This means that residents of the BES islands, who feel discriminated against on any ground whatsoever (gender, …

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State Secretary Van Huffelen visits Bonaire, Saba and Sint Eustatius

State Secretary of Kingdom Relations and Digitalization Alexandra van Huffelen will visit Bonaire, Saba and Sint Eustatius November 12-17. An important part of the working visit is the establishment of the governmental agreements with Saba and Sint Eustatius: the Saba Package and the Sint Eustatius agreement. Talks will be held …

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Seismic and Volcano Monitoring Team on Saba

Last week, a team from the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) was here on Saba to maintain the modern seismic and volcano monitoring network, under the leadership of volcanologist Elske de Zeeuw van Dalfsen. The team, including seismologist Reinoud Sleeman, geodesist Andreas Krietemeyer, and technician Thomas Ritsma, operates with the …

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