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Human Rights Institute calls for more proactive approach in Caribbean Netherlands

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The Daily Herald reports that the Dutch Government and the public entities Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba should assume a more proactive approach to improve human rights for the people of the Caribbean Netherlands. The Netherlands Institute for Human Rights states this in a report that was published on Monday, titled “To a human rights acceptable level of provisions (“voorzieningenniveau”) for Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba” …

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Earth Day Island Clean Up Success

A cross section of participants at the start of the cleanup.
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The Earth Day Island Wide Clean Up held last Friday April 22nd, was deemed a success by organizers. The event which brought together over 150 participants saw volunteers going through the island’s villages picking up discarded litter which had been disposed throughout the built up areas and also below the …

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New board of Saba Festival Foundation ready for Saba Carnival 2016

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Newly appointed President of the Saba Festival Foundation Vito Charles announces the formation of its new board. He announced that the appointed new Secretary of the board is Hazel Durand and Treasurer Bridgette Hassell. Also forming part of the board are Christina Hassell, Alexandria Hassell, Judella Heyliger, Julio Levenstone, Kebba …

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Chris Johnson to become new Dutch Representative

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The Dutch Ministry of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations has appointed Saba Commissioner Chris Johnson (38) as the new head of the Representation of the Netherlands in St. Maarten as per June 1, reports The Daily Herald. In this capacity, Johnson will also be the Acting Representative of the Netherlands …

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