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Winair returns to commercial flights

Windward Islands Airways International Winair has resumed flying to some of its destinations on a limited basis, starting today, Thursday. The airline’s commercial flights have been grounded since late March due to the COVID-19 crisis and related travel restrictions. Starting today, the airline will have four direct flights per week …

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St. Maarten airport remains closed for US flights for 2 weeks

The Council of Ministers of St. Maarten decided Tuesday, June 30, to postpone all commercial flights to and from the United States (US) for the next two weeks. Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT) Ludmila de Weever said on Tuesday afternoon that the government made this decision …

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Keep Saba Clean campaign will kick off on Friday, July 3

The Executive Council has extended an invitation to all citizens, businesses and organisa­tions to participate in the Keep Saba Clean island-wide clean-up, which will take place July 3-25. The public entity Saba or­ganises a Keep Saba Clean campaign every year, not only in the preparation for the hurricane season, but …

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Island Governor of Saba Jonathan Johnson was sworn-in Monday

Island Governor of Saba Jonathan Johnson (left) was sworn-in Monday for an additional six-year term by acting Kingdom Representative Jan Helmond (right) in the pres­ence of members of the Executive and Island Councils and family members at the Government Administration Build­ing in The Bottom. The Daily Herald.

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Vector control strategy for mosquitoes proves to be efficient on Saba

A 2018 study of mosquito populations on the islands of Sint Maarten, Saba and Sint Eustatius documented eleven different species, including two new species for Sint Maarten, a number of which are known to spread mosquito-borne diseases. Understanding mosquito populations can help local governments prepare themselves against the spread of …

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Saba opens doors for leisure travel from low-risk islands

— Transit in St. Maarten not allowed — Leisure travel be­tween Curacao, Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba will he possible as of Wednes­day, July 1, if passengers do not transit in St. Maarten, because these islands have a similar epidemiological situation and are very low risk. Because St. Maarten and …

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