COVID-19 numbers on islands down, except in St. Maarten

The number of COVID-19 infections in the Dutch Caribbean went down in the week August 19 to 25, except for St. Maarten, according to the Netherlands Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM. In its weekly update, released on Friday, the RIVM reported that in the week of August …

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Saba Conservation Foundation presented itself at Tropics Cafe

Tropics Café in Windwardside was the venue of a well-attended event, jointly hosted by Tropics Café / Juliana’s Hotel and the Saba Conservation Foundation (SCF). The evening started with a presentation on the new “Visual Identity” of the foundation. According to Managing Director, Kai Wulf, after more than 30 years, …

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Two properties searched in ongoing fraud investigation

Searches were conducted at a property in The Bottom and another in Zion’s Hill in Saba on Wednesday morning, Au­gust 25, in connection with an ongoing fraud investigation. Under the supervision of the Prosecutor’s Office for Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, the National Detectives (“Rijksrecher­che”) have, for some time, been …

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Saba government building closed after water leakage

A water leak at the Government Administra­tion Building in The Bot­tom led to a closure of the facility. The water leak occurred Tuesday in the server room at the Government Administration Building. As a re­sult, the network had to be turned off so as to not burn the equipment and …

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Goat Removal – Core Gut, Wiber Hole & the High Cliff

As part of the Nature and Environment Policy Plan for the Caribbean Netherlands, the Public Entity Saba continues to remove free-roaming goats for its goat control project. The method to remove free-roaming goats is through shooting. For this, the Public Entity Saba has appointed invasive species experts, Mr. Peter Haverson …

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