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VVD seeks clarity on closure WIB in Saba

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The Dutch liberal democratic VVD party is seeking clarity on the announced closure of the Windward Island Bank (WIB) branch in Saba. VVD Members of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament Aukje de Vries and André Bosman submitted written questions to the Dutch Government on Tuesday. The questions by …

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Saba hosted 2nd Annual Tweedaagse Conference

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On August 15th and 16th, Saba was proud to host the 2nd Annual Tweedaagse conference, which is a conference meant for the fostering of cooperation among the islands and to learn how each island has been managing within the new constitutional system. This was a conference for the Governors, Executive …

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Executive Council of Saba Meets with WIB Management

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When the Executive Council of Saba learned of the Windward Islands Bank’s (‘WIB’) intention to close their branch in Saba, they sent a formal letter to the Ministry of Finance in the Netherlands. This Ministry is responsible for a healthy financial market on the BES. Awaiting a formal reply from …

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Bonaire offers $10,000 reward for tips in Dutch cop killer case

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The Public Prosecutor in Bonaire promised a $10 thousand, or around 8,800 euros, reward for the tip that leads to the arrest of the man responsible of shooting and killing a Dutch police officer on the island on Wednesday night, NOS reports. The police officer, Ferry Bakx, was critically injured during …

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