Preparations underway for Saba Carnival 2017

On Monday May 8th, members of the Saba Festival Foundation (SFF) met with safety stakeholders facilitated by the Public Entity Saba, to discuss their safety plan. In attendance were Julio Every (Chief of Fire Department), James Hassell (Fire Department), Koen Hulshof (Public Health), Krijn Pons (Policy Advisor for Social Affairs), …

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Motor yacht Elsa declared to be a loss. Update May 6

On Monday, May 8, operations for the salvage of motor vessel Elsa will resume. The 48-metre luxury motor yacht ran aground at Ladder Bay on March 22. Rijkswaterstaat, an entity of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, has hired salvage company Koole-Mammoet to remove the vessel. This is the …

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Memorial Day 2017

Today as we commemorate Memorial Day, Government officials of Saba, civil servants and SCS students gathered at the monument in The Bottom. This is the monument dedicated to those who lost their lives during World War II. Members of the Island and Executive Councils, along with the SCS students laid …

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Grants for children groups in Caribbean Netherlands

Organisations in the Caribbean Netherlands (Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba) which have projects to boost children socially, via sports, culture and at school can apply for grants stemming from the one million euros extra per year made available by the Dutch Cabinet until 2021 to increase opportunities for children. Organisations …

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Job shadowing for SCS students (updated)

Choosing a career can put a lot of pressure on young people when they are trying to study. Most students are unaware of which career path to choose and what qualifications are required for their career choice of interest. That is why Saba Comprehensive School (SCS) promotes job shadowing for …

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