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Highest point Under the Hill buildings celebrated

The highest point of all three apartment buildings of the Under the Hill project was celebrated with the workers on Tuesday, July 19th. The principal of the project, housing corporation Bazalt Wonen from the Netherlands, Public Entity Saba and the main contractor Van Boekel, invited the close to 40 construction …

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Saba promoted as environmental education island

A one-minute educational commercial about the Sea & Learn program and Saba as an environmental learning destination is featured during primetime hours on US national TV throughout July. Taking place during all of October, the annual event features an impressive line-up of hands-on activities, lectures and discussions all designed to …

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Inflation in the Caribbean Netherlands rising further

Saba recorded 2.8-percent q-o-q price increase In Q2 2022, consumers on Saba paid on average 2.8 percent more for goods and services than in the previous quarter. This is reported by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) based on the consumer price index for the Caribbean Netherlands. Food prices rose by 3 percent …

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Survey of Saba’s labor market

The Public Entity Saba has contracted Ernst & Young Consulting (EY) to conduct a labor market survey to assess the current state of the labor market on Saba. The work by EY will comprise a detailed survey to get a comprehensive picture of the current state of the labor market …

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Wilson announces Leerorkest pilot for Saba

A youth orchestra pilot will be launched at the beginning of the upcoming academic year on Saba, Commissioner of Culture Rolando Wilson announced on Wednesday, July 13. Commissioner Wilson and Franklin Wilson, board members of the Saba Association of Caribbean States Foundation, on Tuesday, July 12, met with Director of …

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Caribbean Netherlands airports only partially ICAO-compliant

Manage­ment and maintenance of airports in Bonaire, St. Eu­statius and Saba are not in order, as a result of which these aviation facilities are not completely compliant, or threaten to be non-com-pliant, with International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) regulations. This is stated in a national safety assessment by Neth­erlands Aerospace …

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Saba Youth Council travels back home

As the Saba Youth Council travelled back home, the delegation looked back on a wonderful week and good meetings in the Netherlands. The Saba Youth Council had high tea in Rotterdam with Tanja Fraai and Fou­zia Kassi of WeConnect on their last day, Thursday. Kassi and Fraai facilitated a workshop …

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Battle of Islands being held in Statia and Saba

A group of 22 youths and adults from Saba arrived in St. Eustatius on Sunday, July 10, to compete in the Battle of the Islands event. The initiative is a collabo­ration of the St. Eustatius Health Department and A+ Academic and Pro­fessional Training Centre (APTC). The event will be a …

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