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Positive tests on islands going up

The number of coronavirus infec­tions registered on the six Dutch Caribbean islands grew last month. This was announced on June 3 by National Institute for Public Health and the Environ­ment RIVM in the Netherlands. In total, almost 5,000 positive test results were re­ported during May, about 1,000 more than in …

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Saba welcomes Olympians home

A large crowd of family, friends, and support­ers gathered at the Juan­cho Yrausquin Airport to welcome the three Saban participants of the Special Olympics Netherlands held in the Twente region June 10-12, on Tuesday evening. The Executive Council, also a part of the welcoming par­ty, invited the community to welcome …

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Canon aims to document Saba history for future generations

Recently, the Members of the Executive and Island Councils were invited to a presentation of the first version of the Canon of Saba’s history. The draft Canon addresses cul­tural and historical subjects deemed by the community sufficiently necessary to be archived and made easily accessible to be transmitted to future generations, new …

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Saba and the Central Government continue to improve the island’s social security

Alexandra van Huffelen, State Secretary for Kingdom Relations and Digitalisation, and Commissioner Bruce Zagers signed the multi-year administrative agreement “Saba Package 2.0”. This contains concrete agreements between Saba and the Central Government about the further development of a sustainable and self-sufficient Saba. To achieve this goal, the agreement includes 4 …

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