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Chamber of Commerce updates fees

Due to the amendment to legislation for the Chamber of Commerce and the Commercial Registry, registration fees, as well as an annual contribution, have changed. By Law, both fees are determined by the legal form and not by the invested capital anymore. Registration Fees and Annual contribution as of January …

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Public service contract ensures connectivity between islands

The two-year Public Service Obligation (PSO) between the Makana ferry operator and the Public Entities Saba and St. Eustatius ensures that connectivity and service level between St. Maarten, St. Eustatius and Saba are maintained. The ferry operator Blues & Blues from Anguilla has signed a public service contract with the …

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Statia will open up on Jan 3rd despite the risk of deaths

BES-Reporter writes that the Public Entity St. Eustatius will introduce its long-term COVID-19 strategy on January 3rd, 2022 by further opening up its borders and having a less strict entry policy in place. This is needed to recover the economy and the tourism sector to avoid an economic crisis in …

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Survey for the the need to construct middle-class homes

PCN is considering the possibility to support the construction of middle-class homes on Saba. Your Voice is important to us. Please complete the survey (scan QR code) and tell us what you need. Here are the details: Survey Saba: https://form.jotform.com/213353424865861 Open: 16 December 2021 | Close: 31 January 2022

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Posthumous honor for Saba-born Jewish nurse Thelma Polak

Thelma Esther Polak, the Saba-born Jewish nurse who was murdered at concentration camp Sobibor in 1943, was honored posthumously on Sunday, December 19 with the unveiling of a plaque in her commemoration at the World War II memorial site in The Bottom. Organized by Judith Meijer, in daily life Director …

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Launch of renewed website Politiecn.com

With great pride and satisfaction, the Dutch Caribbean Police Force (Korps Politie Caribisch Nederland, KPCN) is launching the renewed Police CN website today. In addition to a new look & feel, the renewed website offers even more options for getting in touch with the police and the possibility to highlight …

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Saba played a major role in Dec. 14 sea rescue

In response to a press release that the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard issued on Tuesday, December 14 about the sea rescue close to Saba, Island Governor Jonathan Johnson added that Saba played a major role in bringing the yacht, with onboard 27 persons, to safety. On Tuesday morning before 5:00 …

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