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Digitalization of land registers on Saba

Currently, the upkeep of land registers on Saba is being done manually. This way of recording real property matters comes with several challenges, for example; difficulty searching for recorded documents and of course always the risk of deterioration of paper by time, fire or hurricane. Now, with the development of …

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Hylkema and van der Horn–Plante Win Saba Day Run

Alwin Hylkema and Sarah van der Horn – Plante won male and female first place, respectively, during Saba’s annual Saba Day Run for the 42nd annual Saba Day celebrations. The race, named “Sea to Scenery” and touted as the single most robust climb in the Kingdom of the Netherlands, had …

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High cost of living remains an issue for families on Saba

It’s been 7 years since Saba’s constitutional change to becoming the smallest special municipality of the Netherlands. With a population of 2000, some persons still continue to fight this island’s high prices, low salaries along with high taxes. Single parents are forced to work two or more jobs to survive …

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Health insurance clients more often make verbal complaints

Clients of the Caribbean Netherlands Health Insurance Office ZVK in St. Eustatius and Saba are less inclined to file a formal, written complaint about ZVK services and decisions. Instead, they often opt to complain verbally at the counter, which adds to the pressure on the staff. This is one of …

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