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SZW starts with applications for school supplies

Parents of children who go to secondary school (after coming summer holidays) can apply with the RCN-unit SZW for a contribution towards the costs of school supplies. The SZW school package consists of vouchers for school uniforms, shoes and stationery. Families on Saba with an income up to $ 1,250 …

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Significant impact of coralita on biodiversity

A study by researchers from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam shows that the invasive plant coralita and urban development have led to large, distinct changes in insect and spider communities on Sint Eustatius. Hence, coralita is not just a result of urban development but are also a driver of change. Recovery …

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Laptops and subsidies for schools Caribbean Netherlands

On the islands of the Caribbean Netherlands (Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba) more than 1000 laptops arrived last week. OCW employees in the Caribbean Netherlands took care of the distribution of these devices among the schools that applied for them. Minister Slob also enables schools in the Caribbean Netherlands to …

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Government starts to address the goat issues

The Public Entity Saba welcomes Mr. Justin Simmons-de Jong as the coordinator for goat control, agriculture, and nature. In this role, he will coordinate the Public Entity’s goat control project as well as other upcoming projects in the fields of sustainable agriculture and nature. Justin comes with a diverse background …

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Saba Lions Club celebrates its 43rd anniversary today

The Saba Lions Club will be celebrating its 43rd anniversary today, Saturday. Saba’s Lions Club has been in existence and serving the community of the “Unspoiled Queen” for more than four decades. “We are proud to be a part of the Lionistic global initia­tive under the banner of “We Serve.” …

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