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Consultant delegation EU program visits Saba

A delegation of European Union (EU) associated consultants visited Saba this week for meetings with the Public Entity Saba, Saba Electric Company (SEC) and the Saba Conservation Foundation (SCF). The visit of the consultants of Expertise France from St. Maarten had to do with the Resilience, Sustainable Energy and Marine …

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Marechaussee Commander Hans Leijtens visits Saba

Commander of the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee Lieutenant-General Hans Leijtens visited Saba on Tuesday, January 21 to meet with local authorities, the police force and, naturally, the six members of the Marechaussee who work here. Three of the six support the police force and three carry out border control tasks. Leijtens …

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Saba Doet 2020 is seeking projects

Six projects have been entered so far for the 2020 SABA DOET volunteering initiative March 13-14. Organisations are encouraged to register their projects before January 31 to qualify for funding. Six projects in the areas of cleaning, planting, painting, food and gift baskets were filed by Saba Comprehensive School (SCS). …

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Man arrested for attempted homicide

A 35-year-old man with initials W.G.T. was ar­rested on Saba in connection with mistreatment with a weapon, public violence, attempted manslaughter and at­tempted murder on Saturday, January 18. Police Force Caribbean Netherlands KPCN reported the violent incident in a brief statement on Monday, but did not provide any details about …

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2020 Saba Triathlon: bigger than ever

~Gregory Pigeon wins for 7th time~ Saba’s 2020 triathlon took place on Saturday, January 18 with more participants than ever, 73 in total and with 50 starters. For the seventh time in a row, the Saba Triathlon was won by Gregory Pigeon from St. Martin, followed by Alwin Hylkema and …

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Funding for “Saba Doet” projects is now available: apply!

Again Saba is part of the biggest volunteer event in the kingdom! Register those projects that make a difference in the community NOW! You can apply for funding for those projects until January 31st 2020. The actual volunteer event will be 13&14 March 2020. More info? Visit www.sabadoet.com, email us at sabalionsdoet@gmail.com or check our …

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Crispeen Trail works completed

Much-needed renovation works on the Crispeen hiking trail, the track that connects The Bottom and St. John’s, were completed late last year, and the trail is now back in use. The Crispeen Trail, an old, historic track of almost 1KM, suffered severe erosion to the point where the safety of …

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