1,5-year-old drowns in pool (updated)

A 1,5-year-old boy drowned in a pool at his fam­ily home in Saba on Tuesday. His babysitter had lost track of him and found his lifeless body in the water. The deceased toddler is the youngest child of an island doctor and her husband. The couple moved to Saba ear­lier …

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More births in Caribbean Netherlands in year 2020

In 2020, 818 new inhabitants were added to the population of the Carib­bean Netherlands. This was mainly due to foreign migration. Both im­migration and emigration declined due to travel restric­tions related to the COV­ID-19 crisis. The numbers of both births and deaths were up in previous years. The direct effect …

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Saba Red Cross donation drive for St. Vincent

The Saba Red Cross branch has initiated a donation drive to assist residents of St. Vincent who have been affected by the eruption of the La Soufrière volcano. The Red Cross is doing a lot to support St. Vincent and the neighbouring islands. Multiple actions have been taken and continue …

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Saba adopts new entry policy per May 1

Per May 1, Saba’s entry policy will change, whereby the mandatory 10-day quarantine measure will be lifted and the connectivity to the island will be increased. In the new phase, fully-vaccinated persons do not have to quarantine, while for non-vaccinated persons the quarantine period is reduced to five days. More …

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Goat control project awaits rifles and ammunition

The Public Entity Saba’s goat control project is awaiting the arrival of the rifles and ammunition that will be used for the removal of free-roaming goats. The arrival of the rifles has taken much more time than originally planned or expected due mainly to logistical issues and limited cargo space …

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