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Saba’s Fish Market reopens today

The Saba Fish Market reopens!! Let us start by introducing our new fish market duo. Gina Hassell & Appolonia(Appy) Gumbs. These awesome ladies are ready to bring you fresh local fish (and lobster on special request). Today, Sunday October 10th, 2021 the re-opening is taking place from 4-6PM at the …

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Saba is suffering from Sahara Dust

Saba is currently experiencing heavy levels of Sahara dust. This is expected to affect our area for the next few days. High levels of Saharan dust may exacerbate illness in persons with asthma and other chronic lung conditions. We advise people with lung conditions to not play sports or do …

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Working visit Island Governor Jonathan Johnson to The Hague

Island Governor Jonathan Johnson paid a working visit to The Hague from Tuesday, October 5th to Friday, October 8th. The main reason for Johnson’s visit to the Netherlands was his attendance at the Mayor’s Conference of the Netherlands Association of Mayors which took place this year in Veenendaal on October …

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The need for development of Island agriculture

Continuity in policy and the execution and monitoring of plans to develop agriculture in Bonaire, St. Eu­statius and Saba is a key factor for success in getting the islands to become more self-reliant in growing produce. Dr. Bert Lotz of the Wageningen University & Research (WUR) suggested this during a technical …

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Tender for assisting students from Caribbean Netherlands starts

The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science is conducting a public tender to select a market party for the reception and assistance of students from the Caribbean Netherlands who are continuing their education in the European Netherlands. Since 10/10/2020, the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science has ensured that students …

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Hemp plants seized

On Wednesday, October 6th , some hemp plants were seized at a home on the Airport Road on Saba. This after a few tips were received through the anonymous tip line of the police. Calling the anonymous tip line (+599 717 7251) is completely anonymous because a computer system answers …

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AMENDMENT PROCEDURE ATTESTATIE DE VITA

As of the first of November 2021 an important change will take place for recipients of the General Old Age Pension (AOV) who live on Bonaire, Saba, St. Eustatius, Aruba, Curaçao and St. Maarten. As of that date they no longer have to submit a proof of life (Attestatie de …

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Gov. Johnson opens 18th Sea and Learn

The eighteenth edition of the annual Sea and Learn event kicked off at Eugenius Johnson Commu­nity Centre in Windwardside on Friday night, October 1. Governor Jonathan John­son, who is also the Saba representative of Prins Ber­nhard Culture Fund, the event’s main sponsor, officially opened the month­long event. Speaker at the …

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Sea & Learn: the 2021 Event

From the sky to the ocean floor and all that is between, Sea & Learn on Saba invites you to explore nature and enhance your environmental awareness. 2021 will be the 18th month-long event of this award-winning program.  The 2021 program will be here before you know it! Check out …

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“World Elderly Day” message from Commissioner Wilson

Commissioner of Social Affairs Rolando Wilson took the opportunity to wish all senior citizens a happy World Elderly Day, which is internationally celebrated on Friday, October 1. This year’s theme for World Elderly Day is ‘digital equity for all ages.’ “It is basically stating that we, the people have to …

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