Ground-breaking Shark Research Conducted

During the week of April 11, 2021, members from the Nature Foundation St. Maarten, the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA), the Saba Conservation Foundation (SCF), and Beneath the Waves conducted multiple ‘scientific firsts’ as part of the “Shark Shakedown” project. The research expedition was a part of a wider research …

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Saba councils discuss four main themes during retreat

The Executive and Island Councils of Saba held a retreat to inform, discuss, and allow the Is­land Council members to reflect on developments and priorities set in four theme areas: infrastruc­ture; the social domain; policies, projects, and legis­lation; and public service. During the retreat at Queen’s Garden Hotel, the Executive …

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Fifth EZK compensation for affected entrepreneurs

For the fifth time, entrepreneurs in the Caribbean Netherlands can receive a fixed-cost compensation from the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate (EZK). The amount of support can range from $500 to $400.000 and is calculated based on turnover figures. An application can be made starting the 3rd of May …

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April was the international Autism month

Everyone should have an open heart when it comes to autism. The students of Sacred Heart School showed their understanding and awareness by coloring their heart puzzles. The poster is finally completed. The students learned more about the characteristics children may have who are living with autism. Teacher Helen said, ” We …

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Saba’s Covid Testing Center is open

As of May 1st, The Public Health Department has opened a central testing center. The testing center will be used to test children (10 yrs. and younger) on arrival, persons finishing quarantine, and persons needing tests for travel purposes. The testing center is located behind M&A Snack Bar (Topogigo) and …

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Youth Council Saba established

Effective May 1, Saba will have its own, very first Youth Council with six Saban youngsters having been installed by the Executive Council. The group consists of high-potential students of the Saba Comprehensive School (SCS). Because they wish to contribute more to Saba and to have the voice of the …

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