Consultation open on BES Aviation Act amendment

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management IenW is preparing an amendment to the BES Aviation Act. This amendment provides a legal basis for establishing a public service obligation (PSO) on certain aviation routes. Anyone can comment on the bill until July 26. With the proposed leg­islative change, the IenW Minister …

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Saba’s first microbrewery celebrates signing of dots

The initial share­holders of Deep Dive Brew­ing Co., Saba’s first micro-brewery, have signed the company’s corporate docu­ments, paving the way for locally-brewed craft beers in October. Located in Fort Bay, the microbrewery’s founders are Chad and Katy Nuttall (own­ers of Sea Saba dive centre), Wim Schutten (co-owner of Juliana’s Hotel), …

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Opinion: Neocolonialism

Dear editor, Did we choose neocolonialism during the referendum in the early 2000’s? I don’t think so. For anyone who does not know what the word means, the dictionary says the following: “the use of economic, political, cultural, or other pressures to control or influence other countries, especially former dependencies.” Strikes a cord? …

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Caribbean students inform members of parlement

A group of about twenty students from Curaçao, Aruba, Sint Maarten, Bonaire and Saba entered into discussions with Caribbean parliamentarians. They did this during the Inter-Parliamentary Kingdom Consultation (IPKO) that is taking place these days in The Hague. The students shared their experiences and called on parliamentarians to pay more …

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