Chris Meijvogel

Saba Comprehensive wins Student Skills Competition

Saba Comprehensive School (SCS) emerged win­ner of the first ever Skills Competition for students from Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba. The “Unspoiled Queen” hosted the premier of this battle of carpentry skills between students. Students from Bonaire were not able to attend, but the battle between SCS students and those …

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Commissioner Wilson outlines his plans for Saba for this year

New homes, the opening of phase-one of the solar park and an im­proved standard of living for all in habitants are part of Commissioner Rolando Wilson’s plans for 2018. In highlighting devel­opments in his portfolio Sabans may expect in 2018, Wilson said the Island Government of Saba is “always striving …

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Multiple projects in 2018 will make Saba more sustainable

The year 2018 will bring about multiple proj­ects and opportunities that will not only help Saba to recover from the hurricanes, but will also assist in build­ing stronger and to make the island more resilient for the future, Saba Commissioner Bruce Zagers announced in a provided outline. Some of the …

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Commissioner Wilson visits restoration of historic well

Commissioner of Culture Rolando Wilson, accompanied by Head of Economic Affairs Dave Levenstone, visited the well down at Well’s Bay on Tuesday’s morning. Commissioner Wilson congratulated and thanked the construction group of Public Works for the great work they have carried out in restoring the well. Wilson reminded them that the well …

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Customs Department has jobs for Sabans

The Caribbean Neth­erlands Customs Depart­ment is seeking three new of­ficers from Saba to increase diversity within the organiza­tion. One of the main bones of contention since Saba became a public entity of the Netherlands, is that high-paying jobs in Government departments such with Cus­toms, the Police and Fire De­partment are …

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PCN visits Saba on January 24-25, 2018

Pension funds Caribbean Netherlands (PCN) Would like to inform the public of Saba that their representative Ingra Bennett will be on Saba on January 24-25, 2018 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 email at: …

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Police arrest man suspected of theft

Members of the Caribbean Netherlands Po­lice Force KPCN searched a house on Coble Street in The Bottom on Friday, in relation to a suspicion of theft. During the house search – a 30-year-old man with the initials C.T.O.D. was arrest­ed, KPCN said. The Daily Herald.

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Two vehicles damaged during one day on Saba

On Wednesday, January 3, two reports were filed with the Police con­cerning the damaging of two vehicles. At about 7:30am, there was a report of destruction of the rear window of a car at Steep Road in St. John’s. The act of destruction was committed between Janu­ary 2, at 10:30pm …

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Winair quits CN-Express due to financial constraints

After Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Saba and St. Eusta­tius developed an urgency for air transportation to revive the tourism sector, for medical referrals and work-related traffic. Due to financial constraints Windward Islands Airways International Winair, how­ever, stepped out of the agreement with Caribbean Netherlands CN-Express to establish direct flight con­nections …

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Dutch renovating airports in Caribbean Netherlands

The Rijkswaterstaat De­partment of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management I&W is busy renovating the airports of the Caribbean Netherlands. This is considered a special project, because the Minis­try of Infrastructure’s De­partment normally does not engage in aviation. More­over, this is considered a worldwide cooperation, Ri­jkswaterstaat is stating on …

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