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Lt. Governor Johnson meets with politicians in The Hague

Last week Island governor, Jonathan Johnson, visited the European part of The Netherlands. During his visit, he had an introductory meeting with the new Minister of Justice and Safety, Mr. Grapperhaus, to discuss issues such as enforcement, drugs, and domestic violence. The governor also met with State Secretary, Mr. Knops, …

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Geothermal exploration license granted on Saba to Teranov

Teranov, the French geothermal developer based in Guadeloupe, has been recently granted a geothermal exploratory license by the Executive Council of Saba (Caribbean Netherlands). This exclusive permit authorises its holder to explore geothermal resource over the next three years on the island in order to qualify geothermal resource for further …

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PO-Raad organizes training for school management

The PO-Raad, the Dutch sector organization for primary education, who represents the joint interests of school boards in both the European and Caribbean part of The Netherlands, has partnered with Training Professionals International Firm (TPI). The aim of this partnership is to provide coaching for school principals and vice principals …

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The police informs

Police notifications of  Monday, January 29th until Thursday, February 1st 2018 On Monday, January 29th , a man with initials K.G. was detained at a home at Under the Hill on Saba, regarding  abuse and insult. KPCN

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Economic Relief Fund for Tourism sector

Since September, the Public Entity has called attention from the national government for the economic impact of the hurricanes and asked for different measures to alleviate the impact.  As a result, the Ministry of Economic Affairs has set up an economic relief fund for the tourism sector. The fund is …

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Damages fund for crime victims expected to be established in May

A new fund for payment of damages to victims of violent crimes in Bonaire, St. Eusta­tius and Saba will be intro­duced in May, Chief Pros­ecutor Henry Hambeukers said. The Violent Offences Com­pensation Fund, or Schade­fonds Geweldsmisdrijven in Dutch, is a “pot” of money made available by the Dutch Government from …

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