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Everyt’ings and Five Square Art Gallery Grand Opening


Despite showery conditions, a good crowd of more than 50 people gathered to celebrate the opening of the new Everyt’ings gift shop and Five Square Art Gallery shopping complex at the old police station in Windwardside last Thursday. The doors opened at 5 o’clock precisely, with some people having been waiting …

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Islands possibly added to Compensation Fund


Victims of violent crimes in Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba might very well become entitled to damages from the Compensation Fund of the Dutch Government in the future. Dutch Minister of Security and Justice Ard van der Steur on Thursday promised to look into this possibility and discuss this next …

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Focus on youth organisations at Saba Day award ceremony

Commissioner Wilson (left) with young pilot Luis Alverna.

As is customary, a number of persons and organizations were awarded tokens of appreciation by the Government of the Public Entity Saba during the official Saba Day 2016 celebrations Friday in St. John’s for their dedication to Saba and its inhabitants. Governor Jonathan Johnson gave an award to board members …

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Reflections and future prospects on Saba Day

Island Governor Jonathan Johnson, assisted by students, hoisting the flag for Saba Day 2016.

Saba marked its national holiday Saba Day during an official ceremony Friday morning at St. John’s. Thursday evening an ecumenical service was held in The Bottom. On that occasion Island Governor Jonathan Johnson delivered his traditional Saba Day speech. In his official address for the 41st celebration of Saba Day, …

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Coral reef assessments conducted in Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Maarten

The coral reef assessment in progress.

Conservation organisations from Saba, St. Eustatius and St. Maarten recently joined a research expedition organised by the Scripps Institute of Oceanography and the WAITT Foundation. The research aims to monitor coral reefs around the windward Dutch Caribbean islands, gathering valuable data on coral reefs and fish populations. From November 7 …

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