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Saba disaster plan serves as example

  Saba’s suc­cessful implementation of the island’s disaster man­agement plan will serve as an example of how to act in times of crises during the annual congress of the As­sociation of Dutch Munici­palities VNG in Maastricht late June. Saba Island Governor Jonathan Johnson and Saba crisis management advisor Fanny de …

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Packed programme during Rutte’s visit

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has several field visits and meetings as part of the packed programme when he and State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops are in the Wind­ward Islands on Sunday and Monday, May 13-14. The empha­sis will be on the islands’ recovery after Hurricanes …

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Cultural Heritage Inspectorate visited Caribbean Netherlands

The Cultural Heritage Inspectorate visited Bonaire, Saba and St. Eustatius from April 16th to 26th. This Inspectorate supervises the management of public records and archives in both the European and Caribbean Netherlands. The purpose of the visit to the Caribbean Netherlands was to investigate the quality of public records management; and …

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Disaster management exercise

A disaster management exercise will take place on Saba during the week of May 7th through May 9th; the objective of such activities is to learn. This year we will be tackling infectious diseases. On May 10th, plans and procedures will be adapted based on the learning experience. All emergency …

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SCS organises the first annual Mr. and Miss Pageant show

The Saba Comprehensive School (SCS) organizes the first annual Mr. and Miss Pageant show that is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 23, at 6:30 p.m. The pageant competition was designed to critically assist the team at (SCS) institution in building the self confidence of their students, while working …

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Public entities must play role in agriculture development

The Dutch Government is willing to invest in an innovative ag­riculture programme in the public entities Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, but only if the local governments are truly committed to structur­ally developing this sector on their island. State Secretary of Home Af­fairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops alluded to …

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