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SXM Airways now able to execute Saba flights

SXM Airways, Sint Maarten’s youngest airline is now also able to execute flights to Saba. In order to get certified for operating to Saba Juancho Irausquin Airport, the airline had to file a request with both the transportation department in The Netherlands (ILT) as with the local aviation authorities in …

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Saban sentenced for stabbing man during funeral on Statia

A 28-year old man from Saba was sentenced by the Court in Bonaire to twelve months, three of which were suspended, on three years probation, for stabbing a man during a funeral procession on St. Eustatius on March 13. Kyle Wycliffe Rawlins stood trial recently, his lawyer Marlon Hart informed The Daily …

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Construction of new helipad at Saba airport starts Monday

Construction com­pany Saba Roads will begin the excavation of the des­ignated area for the new helipad behind the apron at Juancho E. Yrausquin Air­port on Monday, August 6. The helipad will be con­structed with the same type of concrete that will be used to repave the airport runway. Construction of …

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Woman hit by truck in Saba

A woman was hit by a truck on Church Street in The Bottom in Saba on Thursday. The woman was walking on the left side of the road leading down towards the centre of The Bottom when she was hit by a truck that was driving in the direction of …

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11 new firefighters for the Caribbean Netherlands

On Monday July 30th, 2018 the Fire Department of the Caribbean Netherlands (BKCN) completed the training ‘ELO Manschap A’ with it’s final practical exam covering Technical Assistance / Incidental Control of Hazardous Substances (THV / IBGS). All 11 participants completed the aforementioned exam with a positive result. In January 2018, …

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Update on Material Transport for Airport Renovation Project

The Public Entity has received messages from concerned citizens about the transport of materials in preparation for the renovation of the airport runway. The Ministry responsible for the execution of this project has been informed about the concerns and is currently discussing the matter with the contractor. The renovation of …

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Saba Restaurant Week to take place September 2-9

This year’s second Saba Restaurant Week is scheduled to take place September 2 to 9. The first Week of this year was held April 29 through May 6. Since September 2016, Restaurant Week is a recur­ring culinary event with the intention of spotlighting the restaurants of Saba and encouraging all inhabitants …

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Public Entity Saba thankful for ‘safe and enjoyable’ Carnival

The Public En­tity Saba thanked the community for contrib­uting “to an overall safe and enjoyable” Carnival 2018. During Carnival, which ended Sunday, a zero-tolerance policy was in place. On June 11, it was communicated that persons causing public disturbances before or during Carnival would be banned from attend­ing any of the …

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Bugs lead to commotion with two Saba students

An unfor­tunate incident temporarily clouded the guidance trajec­tory of the 48 newly-arrived students from Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba in the Netherlands this week. The reason: a bug or bugs in a hotel room and overreacting parents of two students. The incident took place in the night of Tuesday to …

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Six Saba students to further their education in Holland

Six students departed from Saba this weekend to further their education in the Netherlands. Commissioner of Youth Affairs Rolando Wilson and Acting Island Governor Franklin Wilson bade them farewell at Juan­cho E Yrausquin Airport. As Commissioner of Youth Affairs, Wilson wished them “much success” as they embarked on another chapter in …

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