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Not all parents receive child allowance as yet

There are still families in Bo­naire, St. Eustatius and Saba who are not re­ceiving child allowance (kinderbijslag). Fami­lies will be encour­aged to register their children, so they can receive this allowance. Dutch State Secre­tary of Social Affairs and Labour Tamara van Ark stated this in a letter she sent to …

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Saba plans to buy modern waste-processing system

Saba Commissioner of Infrastructure and Waste Management Bruce Zagers signed a letter of intent for the purchase of a new, state-of-the-art waste-processing installation for the island while in Canada last week. The finalisation of the purchase is pending further negotiations on the final construction of the installation and approval from …

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Information security RCN will be tackled

The objection made by the Court of Audit (in Dutch: Algemene Rekenkamer) against the information security of the Rijksdienst Caribisch Nederland has been withdrawn. In response to the objection, the Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations (BZK) immediately took measures to remove the most urgent risks. An RCN information …

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Central Committee and Island Council meet on Thursday, May 24

Public Notice The Central Committee of the Public Entity Saba will meet on Thursday May 24th at 10:00 am at the Government Administration Building. The agenda for said meeting is 1. Opening 2. Approval of the agenda 3. Approval of the Minutes from the Central Committee meeting on Oct. 19th, …

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Saba positive example of social housing cooperation

Saba’s efforts to address social housing were mentioned as a positive example by Dutch State Sec­retary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops in his response to the struggle with Bonaire’s social housing foundation FCB and its director Ben Oleana. “In Saba, the public entity, the Own Your Own …

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