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Saba to host First Tourism & Marketing Conference – August 14-15

Saba’s Commissioner of Tourism, Bruce Zagers is proud to announce that on August 14th and 15th, Saba will host its first Tourism and Marketing Conference. This conference is intended to bring together the various stakeholders of Saba’s tourism industry to stimulate the industry with knowledge from experts in the fields …

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Saba to participate in Beach Clean-up Tour

Saba Conservation Foundation (SCF) and Save Our Sharks Saba are teaming up with North Sea Foundation in contributing to their annual Boskalis Beach Clean-up tour of the entire coastline of the Netherlands and of the Dutch Caribbean islands. This event takes place on Saba at Cove Bay, the coast near …

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Fire Departments trained in climbing and rescuing

The Fire Departments of St. Eustatius and Saba have joined forces this week and the next to carry out mountain-rescue training on the “Historical Gem.” Two fire fighters from each Department are being instructed by Ron Mobly and Dwayne Strawn of Caribbe­an Emergency Responders ‘training Academy in Tortola, British Virgin …

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Plasterk on farewell visit to all six islands

Dutch caretaker Minister of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Ronald Plasterk will travel to St. Maarten on August 13 for a six-day farewell visit to the Dutch Caribbean. He will meet government officials on all six islands, starting with the Windward Islands. The main focus of the visit are the …

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CFT praises Saba, Statia gets extra time for annual account

The Committee for Financial Supervision CFT has commended the Saba Government for accomplishing a sound 2016 annual financial statement in a timely manner. The CFT has advised granting an extension to the St. Eustatius Government which has yet to present its 2016 annual account. In a recent letter to Dutch …

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