Executive Council meets Plasterk

The Daily Herald writes that the Executive Council of Saba has presented visiting Minister of Interior and Kingdom Affairs Ronald Plasterk with the Saba Development Plan on Tuesday, a press release stated. The establishment of a development plan has been a priority of the Executive Council since it was embraced …

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Dutch soccer coach on Saba

In the past week, Frank Nolles, who is a 27-year-old staff member of top Dutch professional soccer team Feyenoord, located in Rotterdam, came to Saba. This writes The Daily Herald. In Rotterdam he coached a total of 34 children, ranging from seven to 12 years old. In cooperation with Child …

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Stabbing incident in apartment in Zion’s Hill

The Police reported that a stabbing took place in an apartment on Airport Road in Zion’s Hill Monday morning at approximately 8:30. Police officers went to the scene and detained a 28-year old male suspect with initials P.H.N. for physical abuse and abuse with a weapon. The suspect was questioned …

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Workshop Intangible Cultural Heritage

Recently The Daily Herald reported on United Nations Educational and Scientific Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) representative Himalchuli Gurung coming to the Dutch Caribbean islands and in particular to St. Eustatius. Gurung’s mission is to coordinate and give support to representatives on each island on safeguarding local culture through the Intangible Cultural …

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PUM assists businesses

Country coordinator Marja Hendriksen of “Programma Uitzending Managers,” (ManagerDeployment Programme-PUM) visited St. Eustatius and Saba from January 8 till January 16. After her introductory visit in September last year, this was her second visit to the islands. This reports The Daily Herald. Assisted by PUM’s local representative Koos Sneek, she …

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Saba Labour Party announces programme and list of candidates

The Daily Herald writes that Friday, the Saba Labour Party (SLP) announced its programme and list of candidates to the public at Topo Gigio’s bar and restaurant in the Bottom. The event started with the introduction of the board members, Joseph Louimaire, Kenneth Hassell, Pamela Meijvogel, Damaris Barnes, Eddie Peterson, …

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Chikungunya will have new peaks in the future

The chikungunya epidemic in the Dutch Caribbean has passed its peak point, but is expected to periodically return to the region in the coming years, probably in a smaller format, Dutch Minister of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Ronald Plasterk informed the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament earlier this …

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Two new judges

As per January 1, the Court of First Instance welcomed two new judges: Mauritsz de Kort and Maria Paulides. With their arrival, the St. Maarten branch of the Joint Court of Justice of Aruba, Curaçao and St. Maarten and of Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba now has five judges. This …

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