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Man arrested in Saba for growing marijuana

Officers of the Caribbean Netherlands Police Force KPCN in Saba arrested a 47-year-old man around 9:30am on Tuesday, February 22. The police said Monday that the man C. A. P. was ar­rested in connection with the cultivation of hemp plants. KPCN did not provide more details about the arrest. KPCN.

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Saba receives EU funding to expand renewable energy

The European Commission recently adopted the Multi-annual Indicative Program for Saba, setting the joint priorities for cooperation for 2021-2027 and providing a dedicated financial envelope from the European union (EU) budget of 4.1 million euros in the form of grants. The funding will go towards investments in renewable energy. The …

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First Chamber arrives on Saba

A delegation of the First Chamber of the Dutch Parliament arrived on Saba on Sunday morning, February 27. Upon their arrival from St. Maarten, the 13 Senators, who are all members of the Permanent Committee for Kingdom Relations, were met by Island Governor Jonathan Johnson, Island Secretary Tim Muller, Director …

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KNMI installs fourth GNSS station at Whale’s Tail

The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Service KNMI has been on Saba since February 11 to, among other things, install a new Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) on Parish Hill and to do regular maintenance of the monitoring equipment that is already there. After bringing up the construction materials and equipment to …

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