SP asks about ‘absurdity’ of dentist issue in Saba

The absence of a dentist in Saba was brought up by the Socialist Party (SP) during a debate in the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament with three state secretaries on Thursday. Member of Parliament (MP) Ronald van Raak (SP) explained that while visiting Saba in January this year, the …

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More support for islands from Dutch municipalities

The initiative whereby Dutch municipalities made personnel available to assist St. Maarten after Hurri­cane Irma will be expanded and become more structural for the entire Dutch Canbbean. Dutch State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops confirmed, in a letter he sent to the Dutch Parliament’s Second Chamber …

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Repeated call to reduce cost of living, bureaucratic rules

The Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament, during a general debate on Thursday with three state secretaries present, repeated its call for a reduction of the high cost of living in the Caribbean Netherlands, and to arrange less bureaucracy and more leeway for Saba. All Members of Parliament (MP) present …

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Invitation to the Public Island Council meeting on Tuesday June 25th

PUBLIC NOTICE The Island Governor of the Public Entity Saba hereby invites the you to attend a Public Island Council meeting on Tuesday June 25th, 2019 at 9:00 am at the Government Administration Building. The agenda is as follows: 1.            Opening and announcements 2.            Approval of the agenda 3.            Island …

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Saba Lions Club marks 42 years of community service

The Saba Lions Club celebrated its 42nd anniversary on Thursday, June 6. The Lions Club has been serving the community of Saba under the Lions Club International motto “We Serve”. The club has been actively combatting blind­ness and poverty, bringing joy to the children of Saba at Christmas time by …

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Defence minister forced to cancel visit to islands

Dutch Minister of Defence Ank Bijleveld-Schouten had to cancel her visit to St. Maarten, St. Eustatius and Saba because the aircraft on which she travelled was stranded in the Azores on Monday due to technical problems. Bijleveld and Dutch Naval Forces Commander Rob Bauer were scheduled to visit St. Maarten …

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