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Battle of Islands being held in Statia and Saba

A group of 22 youths and adults from Saba arrived in St. Eustatius on Sunday, July 10, to compete in the Battle of the Islands event. The initiative is a collabo­ration of the St. Eustatius Health Department and A+ Academic and Pro­fessional Training Centre (APTC). The event will be a …

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Cases of COVID•19 went down slightly on islands

At a total of 4,688, the number of positive COVID-19 test results slightly decreased in the Dutch Carib­bean in June 2022. The vast majority of the number of positive test results, 3,551, was registered in Aruba. The num­ber of positive test results in the Dutch Caribbean was 4,949 in May, …

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Storytellers shoot scenes of action film “Invasion” on Saba

Filming for a new feature action film ‘Invasion’, by Storytellers will take place between July 13-19th, 2022. Saba was selected by Dutch film producers for its beautiful jungle scenes. The film is starring Tarikh Janssen, Gijs Blom, Fedja van Huêt and Gijs Scholten van Aschat. Director Bobby Boermans and producer …

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EY to conduct Socioeconomic Impact Assessment new harbor

The Public Entity Saba recently contracted Ernst & Young Consulting (EY) to carry out the Socioeconomic Impact Assessment for the new harbor at Black Rocks. The Socioeconomic Impact Assessment will examine the broader impact that the new harbor will have on the island in relation to job creation, economic development, …

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Shooting of roaming animals on Statia to start on Monday

People who have complained for years about the level of damage caused by roaming animals will begin getting some relief from next week. The shooting of roaming animals will commence on Monday 11 July 2022 as efforts begin to enforce the laws governing the keeping of animals on Statia. The …

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Covid 19 testing transition from Testing Center to Saba Cares

A message from Island Governor Jonathan Johnson with a Covid-19 update for Friday, July 8th, 2022 : As the world and the region move forward with eliminating testing requirements and other COVID measures, Saba has also scaled back its Covid-19 requirements and eliminated entry requirements in recent months. The next …

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SCS and SHS school boards intensify collaboration

The boards of the Sacred Heart School (SHS) and the Saba Comprehensive School (SCS) have decided to intensify their collaboration and to make a few changes that should contribute to a further improvement of the quality of education on Saba. Since the signing of the second educational agenda in 2017, …

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