Dutch doctors work on better skin cancer treatment

Dutch doctors believe that they have found a more successful way to treat people with skin cancer, according to newspaper the Telegraaf on Friday. It reports that doctors from the Antoni van Leeuwenhoek (AVL) cancer institute in Amsterdam, who registered 50 of their melanoma patients for an international study, say …

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Contract signed for Saba airport runway

  The Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Wa­ter Management and Rijk­swaterstaat have signed a contract with the combina­tion Saba Roads and Con­struction and Den Ouden Aannemingsbedrijf for the renovation of the runway of Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport on Saba. The con­tractor was selected after a bidding process executed by Rijkswaterstaat. …

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Worries about outdated criminal law on islands

Members of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament Chris van Dam and Joba van den Berg, both of the Christian Democratic Party CDA, find it unacceptable that an out­dated criminal law can lead to acquittal of certain crimes in Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba. The case in question con­cerns …

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Caribsky brings Winair, LIAT and Air Antilles together

It often takes less time and a more competitive price to cross the wide Atlantic Ocean from the Caribbean than to get from one corner of the archipelago to another. These two facts are expected to take a hit with the launch of Caribsky, a new code-sharing of three regional …

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The Public Entity Saba to address car wrecks on the Island

The Public Entity Saba has been working on a project to address car wrecks on Saba. The Public Entity Saba, together with the Police Force of the Caribbean Netherlands, made an initial scan of the situation. This scan showed that there had been numerous car wrecks that are either discarded …

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Survey: What is Saban culture?

The Government of Saba will, on the initiative of Commissioner Rolando Wilson, conduct a so-called Cultural Survey. According to Government, Saba’s cultural environment is based on the people who have successively inhabited the island in the past, the present and will be shaped by those in the future. What is …

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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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