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SXM Airways now able to execute Saba flights

SXM Airways, Sint Maarten’s youngest airline is now also able to execute flights to Saba. In order to get certified for operating to Saba Juancho Irausquin Airport, the airline had to file a request with both the transportation department in The Netherlands (ILT) as with the local aviation authorities in …

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Saban sentenced for stabbing man during funeral on Statia

A 28-year old man from Saba was sentenced by the Court in Bonaire to twelve months, three of which were suspended, on three years probation, for stabbing a man during a funeral procession on St. Eustatius on March 13. Kyle Wycliffe Rawlins stood trial recently, his lawyer Marlon Hart informed The Daily …

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Construction of new helipad at Saba airport starts Monday

Construction com­pany Saba Roads will begin the excavation of the des­ignated area for the new helipad behind the apron at Juancho E. Yrausquin Air­port on Monday, August 6. The helipad will be con­structed with the same type of concrete that will be used to repave the airport runway. Construction of …

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Woman hit by truck in Saba

A woman was hit by a truck on Church Street in The Bottom in Saba on Thursday. The woman was walking on the left side of the road leading down towards the centre of The Bottom when she was hit by a truck that was driving in the direction of …

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11 new firefighters for the Caribbean Netherlands

On Monday July 30th, 2018 the Fire Department of the Caribbean Netherlands (BKCN) completed the training ‘ELO Manschap A’ with it’s final practical exam covering Technical Assistance / Incidental Control of Hazardous Substances (THV / IBGS). All 11 participants completed the aforementioned exam with a positive result. In January 2018, …

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