WIPM appoints members for Central Committee, Presidium

In keeping with the procedures outlined in the Rules of Order for the Is­land Council of the public entity Saba, the faction of the Windward Islands Peo­ple’s Movement (WIPM) informed Island Governor Jonathan Johnson, in his capacity as chairman of the Island Council, in a letter of Wednesday, May 17, …

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Journalists take critical look at Dutch govt annual reports

Why are the in­comes lower in the Caribbean Netherlands and how can the coor­dination of policy be improved for the islands so the money that The Hague spends can be more effec­tive? Regional journalists, including the correspondents of The Daily Herald and the Amigoe newspaper from Curacao, on Monday brain­stormed and …

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Volleyball development coach to visit Saba 

The Saba Volleyball Association in collaboration with the Eastern Caribbean Volleyball Association and NORCECA Federation has secured a Volleyball Developmental Coach for the island of Saba. The volleyball coach Mr. Patricio Bridgewater, who is from the island of Curaçao is a level 3 FIVB volleyball coach and that’s only one …

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D66, GroenLinks submit social minimum motions

Two mo­tions were submitted in the Dutch Second Chamber of Parliament on Wednesday to speed up the introduc­tion of a social minimum in Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba. Members of Parliament (MPs) Jorien Wuite of the Democratic Party D66 and Kauthar Bouchallikh of the green left party Groen­Links each presented …

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SEC struggling with weekly power outages

Saba Electric Company (SEC) has been experi­encing a minimum of one power outage per week since April 7. The outages are caused primarily by the inad­vertent shutdown of the battery energy storage system (BESS), when carrying most of the island’s load. “These incidents are extremely concerning to us as we …

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DCNA’s Big Live Nature Quiz—Winners in the Dutch Caribbean

On May 13th 2023, the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA) hosted its Big Live Nature Quiz for residents on Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, St. Eustatius, and St. Maarten. A total of 164 individuals in teams consisting of 1-4 persons participated in the online, live and interactive quiz. After many exciting …

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