Coral found to be in healthy state on Saba Bank (Updated photo)

Saba made the headlines in the Netherlands on Thursday with the news that Dutch marine biologists during their research of the Saba Bank discovered a section of coral reef that was in a surprisingly good state. Scientists of Wageningen University and Research (WUR) and the Netherlands Institute for Maritime Research …

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Saba gets approval for finalizing water project

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management (I&W) has approved Saba’s plans for finalizing the water project this year. During a visit from a delegation from Saba to the Netherlands, led by Commissioner Bruce Zagers, the plans for the remaining works were presented. The proposed plans are based on the …

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PCN Establishes Investment Company Caribbean Netherlands

Pension Fund Caribbean Nederlands (PCN) today has founded the so called  Participatiemaatschappij Caribisch Nederland (PMCN) at the office of Notary Public, Kenneth Arends. PCN wants to use the investment company to give shape to its local investments. “For strategic reasons, we have chosen to set up a local investment vehicle”, …

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National Ombudsman to hold consultations in Saba, Statia

At the end of March, the repre­sentatives of the National Ombudsman are coming to the Caribbean Netherlands. During consultation hours they will receive complaints about the Government agencies in Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba. They can assist residents with problems with, for exam­ple, the Dutch Caribbean Tax Authorities, the Prosecu­tor’s …

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The Police notifies:

On Saturday, March 10th a man with initials S.S.J.G. was detained on Saba, regarding (heavy) abuse. On Sunday, March 11th  a man with the initials W.B.G. was detained at a house at Under the Hill Road on Saba, regarding threatening with a weapon. KPCN

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SCS meets WeConnect

Some 15 students of the 5th form of Saba Comprehensive School (SCS) were informed about studying abroad. Dahlia Hassell, a master student Marine Resources Management at Wageningen University and Research, visited her former high school during her holidays to give a personal lecture. She did that on behalf of Stichting …

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Saba starts preparations for big harbour project

Preparations have started for what will be Saba’s larg­est infrastructural project ever: the expansion of the harbour at Fort Bay that in­cludes the construction of a second, larger pier. A so-called sub-soil study, which entails the testing of the sea floor in the direct vicinity of the new pier, is …

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Saba keeps working on better accessibility

The Saba Government keeps looking at ways to increase access to the island by sea and air. Not an easy task with the high airfares, the dependability on hurri­cane-hit St. Maarten and to a certain extent the re­luctance to cater to Saba’s wishes and needs. Accessibility to Saba is a …

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