Executive Council had good visit to the Netherlands

The Executive Council looks back at a good working visit to the Netherlands. From May 22 to June 1, Commissioners Bruce Zagers and Eviton Heyliger visited a number of ministries and entities, and spoke with several members of the Second Chamber and members of the Dutch Government about Saba’s challenges, …

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Information session on Saba about Spatial Development Programme

Ministry of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations senior policy advisor Hendrik Kats will be visiting Saba June 7-9. He will meet with the Executive and Island Councils and also wishes to meet with interested parties from the public, the business sector and non-governmental organisations. Kats will hold a general information …

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Start application for school supplies allowance SZW

This year also, parents or guardians of school-going children in the Caribbean Netherlands may qualify for an allowance for the costs of school supplies such as uniforms, shoes and stationery. For children going to secondary school (after the upcoming summer holidays), parents or guardians on Bonaire and Sint Eustatius can …

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Saba Island Council on working visit in the Netherlands

The Island Council starts its two-week working visit today, Monday, June 5. The program is very diverse and will take the Island Council to meetings in The Hague and Amsterdam, attending a congress in Groningen and visiting Schiermonnikoog. All five Island Council Members, Vito Charles, Rolando Wilson, Elsa Peterson, Saskia …

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Saba Electoral College votes for First Chamber

Saba’s Electoral College on Tuesday, May 30th voted for the Dutch First Chamber. All five votes went to Labor Party (PvdA) Senator Jeroen Recourt. PvdA and the green left party GroenLinks have combined their forces in the Senate. Three of the five Members of the Electoral College, Elsa Peterson, Rolando …

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