Health Dept. personnel of Saba and Bonaire on Statia for training

Vector controllers from the Saba and Bonaire health depart­ments are on St. Eusta­tius this week for training together with colleagues from the local health de­partment. The training is focused on the implementation of a computer programme that would help them get better insight into what is going on with mosquitoes …

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Three-quarters of Caribbean Dutch feel healthy

On all three islands of the Caribbean Netherlands – Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba – approximately three-quarters of the population aged 15 years and over said they were in good or very good health during a survey held in 2017/2018. Men are relatively more positive about their health than women …

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Caribbean Netherlands receives a new Wetboek van Strafvordering

Caribbean Netherlands receives a new Wetboek van Strafvordering. This is what Minister Ferd Grapperhaus of Justice and Security announces in the context of the deliberations in the House of Representatives of a proposed amendment to the current code. The changes provide that it is punishable on the BES islands to …

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‘Dutch as Foreign-Language’ didactic promises better results

On the 6th and 7th of February a network conference ‘Dutch as a foreign language’ took place on Curaçao. Nederlandse Taalunie organised this event, together with the ministries of education of the four countries Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten and the Netherlands. The Dutch Caribbean islands of Bonaire, St. Eustatius and …

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The SCS Social Committee thanks sponsors Xmas party

On behalf of all the staff at the Saba Comprehensive School, the Social Committee would like to express our sincerest gratitude to the following organizations and businesses for helping support our annual staff Christmas party: Belair Beach Hotel Big Rock Supermarket Bizzy Bee Carl and Sons Unique Bakery and Inn …

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Saba Comprehensive bans mobile devices

All mobile devices will be banned from Saba Comprehensive School as of Tuesday, February 12. This ban covers having mobile devices during transportation to and from school, during school hours and school-re­lated activities. The school said on its Facebook page it has seen an in­crease in online bullying and that …

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