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Positive result Saba for 2021, financial position still fragile

Saba re­alised a positive result of US $1.3 million for the fi­nancial year 2021, which was mostly caused by the incidental additions to the free allowance, which were made available by the various ministries in The Hague during the COV­ID-19 pandemic. These additional pan­demic-related means were not spent entirely in …

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Saba Culinary Week to take place September 24-October 2

Food lovers can enjoy great lunches and dining experiences during Saba’s Culinary Week. It’s time to dine and discover Saba. The Saba Culinary Week is scheduled to take place during the week of September 24th to October 2nd, 2022. The culinary event provides a spotlight on the participating restaurants of …

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Task force to tackle bottlenecks

Better services provided by banks. Easier access to a notary. These are two of the topics that the task force Bottlenecks Caribbean Netherlands is working on. State Secretary Alexandra Van Huffelen of Kingdom Relations and representatives of the public entities Saba and St. Eustatius made agreements about this on Wednesday …

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Energy subsidy for low-income Saba households

The Public Entity Saba is making a one-time US $1,300 energy subsidy for low-income households available to help this group of Saba residents with their electricity bill during the times of increased energy prices. Residents with a lower income up to a certain amount can apply for this subsidy within …

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Calve peanut sauce jars recalled in Saba

The public entity Saba informed the public via so­cial media on Tuesday afternoon that there is a risk that jars of peanut sauce of the Calve brand may contain flex­ible pieces of rubber. Residents of Saba who have pur­chased one of these products, are advised not to use it. The …

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Extensive check of “Makana” passengers and cargo in Saba

Officials of the Ca­ribbean Netherlands Cus­toms department, the Roy­al Marechaussec KMar, the Caribbean Netherlands Police Force KPCN and the Coast Guard held addi­tional and extensive checks at Fort Bay harbour in Saba on Friday, September 9. During the inspections, luggage of passengers and the cargo on board the ferry Makana …

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SABA Holds annual“SEA & LEARN” Environmental Awareness Month

Saba, a leader of conservation in the Caribbean, and a champion of environmental awareness will hold its 19th annual month-long “Sea & Learn” event throughout October 2022.  Each year the event is organized with the sole purpose of helping others to understand the fragility of the environment and the importance …

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