Sip Swierstra

New Years message commissioner Wilson

New Years message commissioner Wilson I would like to wish all my fellow Sabans a happy and prosperous 2018.  Last year we faced many challenges together, and it is because we stood together as a community that we have endured the many tests that were sent our way. I am proud …

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New playground Child Focus will open in April

The Child Focus Foundation playground was damaged by hurricanes Irma and Maria. To ensure that children can enjoy outside play as soon as possible, Child Focus started a renovation project. The new playground equipment was selected with the help of drawings that a group of children made. The playground is …

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Sustainable Caribbean’ tastes like more!

Around forty students and fifteen other guests attended the ‘Sustainable Caribbean’ meet-up last Friday (January 12), an initiative of WeConnect Foundation in collaboration with Wageningen University & Research (WUR). It was an afternoon with various presentations from sustainable and green projects in the Caribbean part of the Kingdom, which inspired …

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Saba police reports destructions and seizure

Destruction On Wednesday, January 3rd  at about 7.30 am there was a report of destruction of the rear window of a car situated at The Steep Road, Saba. This act of destruction was committed during 10.30 pm and 06.55am. Later on the same day, at about 2.00 pm there was …

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Statia to get large luxury hotel and residential estate

The largest-ever luxury hotel and residential complex on St. Eustatius will be built on Guyeau Estate at Gu­yeau on the eastern slopes of the island. The development will in­clude a harbour for mega yachts and a heliport. The hotel will comprise up to 120 high-class rooms, it has been announced. …

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