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Knops faced with willing Saba and unwilling Statia

During his visit to St. Eustatius and Saba last week, Dutch State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations was directly confronted with the large differences in approach between the governments of these two public entities. In Saba, the State Secre­tary found a committed government and a commu­nity that has …

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Saba receives temporary electricity cost alleviation

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) has approved a request to reduce the fixed tariff cost of electricity on Saba. Shortly after hurricanes Irma and Maria, The Saba Electric Company applied to EZK for interim relief for a large part of the non-subsidized kVA connections on Saba. …

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Man held in custody for hitting woman

On Sunday, De­cember 3, a man with initials R.R.J.J. was ar­rested at Fort Bay in Saba for disrupting pub­lic order and for physical abuse. The Caribbean Neth­erlands Police Force KPCN on Saba said the man had been taken into custody because he had hit a woman.

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Roy Smith person of 2017 in People’s Choice Awards

The Malofi Foun­dation and Lorsim Produc­tions presented the 2017 People’s Choice Awards Thursday evening at Sun­ny Valley Youth Centre in The Bottom. Awards were handed out in a host of categories with Roy Smith being elected Person of the Year. Former employee of utility company GEBE Smith was presented with …

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61.3 pound catch wins Wahoo Tournament

Nicholas Johnson and crew of Briana Jamie, from Saba, won the Saba Day Wahoo Tournament with a 61.3 pound catch. A total of 21 boats feature 100 crew of which 90 were male, three female and seven were juniors com­peted in the tournament. The fleet included 10 boats from Saba as …

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