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Saba looking for volunteers in disaster management exercise

Every year the various safety partners come together in Saba to perform a large-scale disaster man­agement exercise. In 2015 and 2016, the practice focused on a hurricane scenario. The exercises helped the emergency service in the preparation for and in the aftermath of Hurri­canes Irma and Maria in September 2017. …

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More foster parents needed for St. Eustatius and Saba

New Director for the Cen­tres for Youth and Family in St. Eustatius and Saba Curvin George has made a plea for more foster par­ents to come forward. “We need to find a local solu­tion for children, who are in a difficult or in an unsafe situation on the islands. Organizing …

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New Chief Prosecutor for Statia, Saba and Bonaire

Bote ter Steege will soon become the new Chief Prosecutor for Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba. Based on the proposal of Minister of Security and Jus­tice Ferdinand Grapperhaus, he was appointed by the King­dom Council, the Prosecutor’s Office announced Friday. Mr Steege (1961) will start his new job on June …

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SZW launches awareness Campaign on Saba and Statia

On Monday April 16th the RCN Unit of Social Affairs and Employment (SZW) will be launching a social media awareness campaign on Saba and St. Eustatius. SZW will be launching two infomercials starring local actors/actresses to increase awareness to the social relief (onderstand) and Special Assistance. These two services provided …

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CBS: 1 in 3 residents of Saba is highly educated

Among the three islands comprising the Caribbean Netherlands, Saba has relatively many highly educated inhabitants: a share of 33 percent among 25 to 74-year-olds. On Bonaire and St Eustatius, the respective shares of highly educated inhabitants are 18 and 20 percent. Popular study programmes in local higher education include law, …

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