Chris Meijvogel

ZVK town hall meeting at Sunny Valley Youth Centre

Health Insurance Office ZVK will be organiz­ing a town hall meeting at Sunny Valley Youth Centre in The Bottom on Wednes­day, August 29. The meeting is being orga­nized as a result of several agreements made between ZVK and the Public Entity Saba and will highlight the general health insurance and service. …

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Saba to relocate waste burner, end smoke issue

Preparations have started to replace and relocate the current waste burner on Saba. The new location will be Tumble Down Land, an area below the Saba Electric Company (SEC) power plant, west of Fort Bay Road. The main reason for this operation is to solve the smoke issue in the …

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Saba’s harbour project preparations in high gear

The public entity Saba is making progress with preparations for the complete renovation of Fort Bay Harbour. Work behind the scenes continued while the Saba government was seeking additional funding, advice and support from the Dutch government. A sub-soil investigation and coral relocation will start shortly, and a project manager …

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Work started to prevent seaweed at Cove Bay

The Planning Bu­reau, contractor Saba Roads and Commissioner Bruce Zagers met Thursday at Cove Bay to discuss a so­lution for the pond and the incoming seaweed. The sargassum seaweed continues to plague not only Saba but the entire region and the problem seems to be getting increas­ingly worse. Completely preventing …

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Simon Wilson leaving Saba

Simon Wilson will start as Roman Catholic priest in St. Eustatius from September 8. He had been residing in Saba during the past period, but there is currently a vacancy in Statia. The popular pastor in Curacao, who also worked in St. Maarten was sent on a sabbatical by the …

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Trade mission to visit Saba, Statia

In­terExpo Caribbean NV in Curacao will organise its 27th trade mission “Connecting sustain­able businesses from the King­dom of the Netherlands, Carib­bean region and Suriname” to St. Maarten on November 27 and 28 Trade mission partici­pants will make business visits to Saba on November 29 and to St. Eustatius on November …

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CFT again compliments Saba for sound finances

The Committee for Financial Supervision CFT has complimented the public en­tity Saba for yet again achieving a positive result in its financial management. For the fourth time in a row, the island’s annual account, in this case the 2017 finan­cial statements, received an un­qualified audit opinion for both trustworthiness and …

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Johnson continues fight for equal old-age pension

Former politician Will Johnson continues his fight for an equal general old-age pension on the island. In his fight for an AOV pension equal to the Dutch AOW state pension Johnson is being assisted in his quest by lawyer and former politician Michiel Bijkerk from Bonaire. Johnson’s fight is not …

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Alcohol checks on BES islands

During this month the Caribbean Neth­erlands Police Force in col­laboration with the BES (Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba) Prosecutor’s Office is starting alcohol controls for motorists. This will first be done on Bonaire, with the intention to make citizens aware of their responsibility in traffic. The police regularly stop motor vehicle …

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No visit of PCN representative in September

PCN would like to inform all persons on SABA that there will be no work visit in the month of September. PCN representative Ingra Bennett will be on Saba again on Monday October 15, 2016. All persons interested in meeting with her can make an appointment by calling 4166860 or email saba-office@pensioenfondscn.com. PCN  

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