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Executive Council on Coronavirus + Q & A

Saba, March 3rd, 2020 Dear All, In light of the recent confirmed cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus in very close proximity to Saba. The Public Health Department has compiled a list of frequently asked questions on the virus to distribute to the community. All of us need to practice good …

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Waste management workshop

The Public Entity Saba, in collaboration with external partners, Cadwell Inc and EJL Services BV, sat down together in an extensive waste management workshop last week to discuss further improvement in the waste management process on the island. The two primary points of discussion during these sessions were quick wins …

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Higher trade deficits on Bonaire and Saba in 2019

In 2019, Bonaire saw the highest increase in trade deficit among the three islands of the Caribbean Netherlands. Saba’s deficit was up as well, while St Eustatius’ deficit was lower relative to 2018. Statistics Netherlands (CBS) reports this based on newly released figures. The Caribbean Netherlands has a structural trade …

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20 million euros for the Caribbean Netherlands

The central government is investing 20 million euros in Saba, St. Eustatius and Bonaire. Thus contributing to the desired strengthening of society and broad prosperity on the islands. The investment is in addition of the 30 million that was made available before from the ‘Regio Envelop’. On a proposal of …

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SHS school board reacts to “opinion” letter

In response to the “Letter to the Editor” of last Friday concerning the possible issues at Saba’s Sacred Heart School, the Board requested to have the following reaction published: Reaction to: “The real Sacred Heart School situation on Saba” The school board and management of the Sacred Heart School on …

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