Sip Swierstra

New baggage scale installed at the airport

A new baggage scale was placed at the Juancho Yrausquin Airport on Friday afternoon. The scale at the check-in counter was inspected by calibration specialist Head of the Economic Affairs Department Dave Levenstone and was found to be in good working order. After its installation and inspection, the new scale …

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March 21 is World Down Syndrome Day

March 21, 2019 is World Down Syndrome Day.The students, faculty, staff, and visitors (Lipscomb University) at Sacred Heart School on the island of Saba showed their support, respect, understanding, and acceptance for those who have Down Syndrome and especially for our student Jayden. They wore mismatched socks and the color …

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Landslide victory for WIPM

The Windward Islands People’s Movement WIPM secured all five seats in the March 20 Island Council elections on Saba with 779 votes of the total number of 984 valid votes that were cast. The preliminary voting results announced shortly after 11:00pm on Wednesday showed that the Saba Labor Party (SLP) …

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Saba artists participate at Curacao’s Plein Air Festival

Artists from Saba are currently in Curaçao for the Plein Air Festival 2019, a large art event with local and international participants that involves a lot of outdoor painting. Heleen Cornet (seen in photo), Angelita Peterson and Mary Thielman are attending the art festival with the financial support of the …

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Attention: No campaign material inside voting stations

Voters may not wear or display promotional material inside the two voting stations on Saba during Election Day this Wednesday, March 20. Wearing for example a t-shirt or a cap stating the political party and/or candidate will not be allowed when a person enters the voting station to cast his …

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PCN representative visits Saba on March 25-26

Pension funds Caribbean Netherlands (PCN) Would like to inform the public of Saba that their representative Ingra Bennett will be on Saba on March 25-26, 2019 to answer questions, listen to concerns or handle issues pertaining to a PCN pension. To schedule an appointment please contact PCN office on Statia at 318-3218|416-6860 PCN

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