“Go-Fund-Me” page for assisting Saba

Hello, my name is Tamella Hassell. I was on Saba during the hurricane Irma. I just started a GOFUNDME page for Saba, The Unspoiled Queen. You can find the page HERE. I hope that that people who don’t live there , but visit, can make a donation. All proceeds will go …

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Increased food prices in Statia, Saba not due to high margins

Consumer prices in St. Eustatius and Saba increased by respec­tively 17 and 25 per cent since they became Dutch public entities almost seven years ago, but it is a myth that this rise was caused by factors such as transporta­tion and electricity cost, the tax burden and the super­market margins. …

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Grand Case airport on St. Maarten has re-opened

Grand Case Airport is open again for commercial flights, just over two weeks after the passing of Hurricane Irma. Since Irma the airport has only been open for military or evacuation flights. Friday was also the last day for humanitarian flights to leave St. Martin from this airport. New Airport …

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Second Chamber okays change to Constitution

The con­stitutional embedding of Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba is one step closer with the recent go-ahead of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament to amend the Dutch Constitution. The day before Hurricane Irma struck the Windward Islands, the Second Chamber met in a plenary setting to discuss the …

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PCN visit of September is cancelled

By means of this notice PCN would like to inform the general public that the monthly visit for September will not go ahead as planned. This is due to St. Maarten’s airport condition after Hurricane Irma. For urgent matters or concerns please call 4166860 or email at saba-office@pensioenfondscn.com.  

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Reports from Dominca after Maria passage

Message from Dominica:  It’s 4 30am and I Just spoke with Prime Minister Skerrit via Satellite phone. He and family are fine. Dominica is not!! Tremendous loss of Housing and Public buildings. The main general hospital took a beating. Patient care has been compromised. Many buildings serving as shelters lost …

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KNMI: TROPICAL CYCLONE BULLETIN NO. 18 – Maria

TROPICAL CYCLONE BULLETIN NO. 18 Date: Wednesday September 20, 2017 Time: 06:44 local time Weather conditions are still extreme. Residents of Saba are advised to remain inside.  Saba is still experiencing wind and rain from hurricane Maria. So far no hurricane Maria related injuries have been reported to police or …

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