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New ambulance for Saba Health Care Foundation

On December 11th, the new ambulance for the Saba Health Care Foundation has arrived on the island. It has top-class facilities which were demonstrated to Grade 1 of the Sacred Heart School. They were the first to get a special show and tell treat. Thank you for having us Grade …

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National Ombudsman delves into dilemmas of Caribbean students

It is a known fact that a major­ity of the Dutch Caribbean students going to the Neth­erlands to further their edu­cation end up in problems. The Netherlands National Ombudsman has now inves­tigated the challenges that these students face and is urging governments to take action. Each year, some 1,600 am­bitious …

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St. Maarten is back to code orange, Aruba, Bonaire too

The negative travel advisory of the Dutch government has been reinstituted for St. Maarten, Aruba and Bonaire. Curaçao was already on orange and on Wednesday evening, the three other islands became the same colour code. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced during a plenary debate about the coronavirus crisis and …

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Youth finalize the UNICEF “My New World” project’

Dozens of young people between the ages 13 and 18 from Curacao, Aruba, Bonaire, Sint Maarten, Sint Eustatius and Saba have participated in the UNICEF ‘My New World’ project these past few months. Central to their advice was how their ideal world should look like in light of the corona …

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“DIFFERENT TASTE” restaurant re-opens its doors on Saba

Since the inception of Saba Comprehensive School’s (SCS) Vocational Education, there is a need for proper training facilities that are current with industry standards. Due to the size of the island and local businesses, it is challenging to find for each interested student a place where they can learn. “We …

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Arrest on Saba for violation of the Opium Act BES

On Tuesday, December 15th , a 33-year-old man with the initials J.R.O.H was arrested for violating the BES Opium Act. On December 9th, the suspect went to ask for a package at Customs that was in the name of someone else. Customs later found narcotics in this package. After this, …

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Certificate ceremony civil servants

On Monday, December 14th, a ceremony was held at the Government Administration Building for handing out the certificates of PEP training (Personal Effectivity Program) to (acting) Department heads and Project leaders. During this short ceremony, Island Secretary Tim Muller handed out the certificates to all participants. This training was led …

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