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2021 Saba Day celebration sparks positivity

The people of Saba, dignitaries and invited guests came together for the official ceremony on Friday, December 3 for Saba Day 2021. It was an event of positivity where gratitude was expressed for keeping the island safe during the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2021 hurricane season, and Saba’s successes were …

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Saba starts COVID-19 booster campaign Dec. 8

Saba will start its booster COVID-19 vaccination campaign next week Wednesday, December 8 with the vaccination of residents age 60 and older. The Public Health Department has been contacting persons age 60 and up for an appointment to get their booster vaccination with the Moderna vaccine. The vaccination location will …

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Works on road to Black Rocks harbor project

Final preparations are being made to construct the last part of road to the new harbor project at Black Rocks. Also, Saban rock walls will be built along part of the road. Saba Roads & Construction has started to construct the foundation for the rock walls which will be built …

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‘SeaDream II’ visits with 110 passengers

The luxury cruise ship SeaDream II with 110 passengers on board visited Saba on Tuesday, Novem­ber 30. The SeaDream II arrived around 8:00am. Around one hour later, the first pas­sengers disembarked and were taken to shore by the ship’s tender as the ship remained outside Fort Bay Harbour. The cruise …

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Satel presents new directory, calendar

Local customers of the Saba Telecommunications Company Satel NV and Saba fans abroad can look forward to the new telephone directory and 2022 calendar which will become available by the end of this week. The directory and calendar were officially presented to the Executive Council on Tuesday, November 30. Every …

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Inaugural Makana ferry service marks historic moment

Saba and St. Eustatius together celebrated a historic moment with the inaugural of the Makana ferry service on Sunday, November 28. Statia Government officials came to Saba on board of the ferry in the morning hours and after the customary speeches, the tokens of appreciation and a prayer, the Public …

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Delegation visits to discuss Royal Decorations

A delegation of the Chancery of the Netherlands Orders paid a visit to Saba on Thursday, November 25. A meeting was held with Island Governor Jonathan Johnson to discuss, among other things, the nomination of Saban candidates for a Royal Decoration. It has been a while since a Saban was …

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Work progresses at Botanical Garden, opens next year

Works are moving ahead at the Botanical Garden in the Windwardside. A fence has been put up around the property to keep goats and other roaming animals out, a trail has been created and the propagation house, a plant and tree nursery, is under construction. Remaining work before the Botanical …

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