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Saba signs agreements with three US schools

Saba’s Commissioner of Education Bruce Zagers and Island Secretary Tim Muller recently returned from their extensive tour of United State colleges and universities which included visits to six schools in five states. Agreements that will benefit Saba students were signed with three schools. The institutions visited were: St. Thomas University …

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WIPM calls for more constructive debate in Island Council meetings

On the heels of Tuesday’s Island Council meeting concerning the recent pension reduction, the WIPM party is calling for more constructive debate on the floor of the Island Council. The meeting which saw the passage of a motion urging the Executive Council to work with stakeholders to solve the pension …

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Number of foreigners working with proper permits down slightly

Foreigners are frequently employed in the Caribbean Netherlands and such employment is regulated by law. The “Wet arbeid vreemdelingen” for Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba (BES) forbids foreigners to work in the Caribbean Netherlands without a valid work permit TWV. The law is intended to protect the local labour market …

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