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COVID-19 Delta variant dominant in St. Maarten

The Delta variant of COVID-19 has been the dominant variant in St. Maarten in the past two weeks with 71.4 per cent of the positive tests being attributed to this variant, the Dutch Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM stated in its latest report. According to the RIVM …

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Saba Summer Festival well attended

Saba Summer Festival, which kicked off last Wednesday evening with a well-attended opening Jump Up, concluded Sunday with an equally well-attended Grand Parade, after which King Momo was burned at the stroke of midnight. Saba’s 45th Carnival was celebrated under the theme “Hear the Riddim, Feel the Vibes”. (Voltaire Simmons …

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Man arrested for insulting official

L.L.R.W. (29) was arrested in Saba on Wednes­day, July 21, for insulting an official in function. He had insulted a Customs Department officer while the official was performing his duties, the Caribbean Nether­lands Police Force KPCN explained in a statement issued on Friday, July 23. The Daily Herald.

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Reforestation and waste management proposals submitted

During his recent visit to The Hague, Commissioner of Infrastructure Bruce Zagers submitted two proposals for funding with regard to waste management and reforestation. Zagers presented the reforestation proposal to the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality (LNV) and the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management (IenW). The waste …

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