Special 2M-euro grant for Saba

The Executive Council of Saba will receive a one-time spe­cial assistance grant of two million euros to cope with the damage caused by Hurri­canes Irma and Maria, Dutch State Secretary of Home Af­fairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops announced during his visit to Saba this week. The one-time special grant …

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The Hague supports Saba

On Tuesday November 28th the State Secretary of the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations (BZK), Raymond Knops, began a first familiarization visit to Saba. Upon arrival he spoke with Island Governor Jonathan Johnson, the commissioners and members of the Island Council. The talks were constructive.  As a result …

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State Secretary Knops visits Saba and Statia

New State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops will be paying a two-day in­troductory visit to St. Eusta­tius today, Wednesday and Thursday. His visit partly co­incides with King Willem-Al­exander and Queen Maxima who will also be in Statia on Thursday afternoon. “togeth­er with the King and Queen, Knops …

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Curvin George new director Youth care and Family Supervision

As of January 2018, Curvin George has been appointed as the new director of Youth care and Family Supervision Carbibbean Netherlands after a thorough selection procedure. He is currently director of the Guardianship Council CN. He has fulfilled this position since July 2013, before that he worked as senior council …

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Ombudsman’s researchers holding open office hours

Two researchers of the Na­tional Ombudsman’s office in the Netherlands are cur­rently paying a working visit to the Caribbean Nether­lands. Daniel Anon Parreia and Yvonne Kraan are hold­ing open office hours on Bo­naire, Saba and St. Eustatius to handle complaints about government. Since 2011, residents of the three islands who …

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Prince Bernhard Culture Fund awards prize to Will Johnson

Every two years the Board of the Prince Bernhard Culture Fund Caribbean Region PBCCG awards a prize on each of the six Dutch Caribbean islands in recognition of outstanding efforts in the fields of art, culture and nature. This year, William “Will” Stanley Johnson was bestowed with the 2017 PBCCG …

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Road closures around Saba Day

No parking alongside Church street and S.A. Charles street in the Bottom from November 30, 4 p.m., until December 2, 12 p.m. due to Saba Day activities (streets from Public Works Building to Governor’s House) . Roads in The Bottom will be closed for traffic for short periods of time on December 1, between 8 a.m. …

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Preventive check of police

On Friday, November 24th , in the evening hours, a preventive check was held on the Park Lane Street on Saba, where several people were checked for compliance with the Opium Act and (fire) Weapons Act BES. Among other things, a small amount of drugs and a pocket knife were …

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