Gas explosion at dormitory in Saba

Saba’s emergency services were rushed to a dormitory building on Thais Hill Road in The Bottom around 7:30am Saturday, for a gas explosion that left one man severely burned. A loud crack was heard throughout The Bottom that morning and a large plume of white smoke was seen coming out …

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No transfer of authority for work permits to Saba

A practical solution is being sought with all stakeholders to speed up the issuing of work permits in Saba. For now, there will be no transfer of this authority to the public entity Saba. Dutch State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops informed the Second Chamber of …

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Soft opening of refurbished library

The project to refurbish the Queen Wilhelmina Library in The Bottom has successfully concluded. The results are neat: a cozy reading area, including a small coffee bar with drinks and snacks for purchase, a revamped computer area and a modern meeting space. On Thursday, October 10, the soft opening took …

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Partners in Parenting – Interest Questionnaire

Partners in Parenting is a collaborative initiative by Expertise Center Education Care (EC2), the Department of Community Development and Public Health. This program is geared towards providing practical support for parents and creating a platform where parents can come together and share their experiences and advice on various topics. In …

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Start of campaign “Surrender and disarm”

Reducing illegal possession of (fire) arms is in the interest of everyone, in order to achieve this, in the period of October 21 to October 27 on Saba and Statia and October 28 to November 3 on Bonaire, there will be a turn-in campaign of (fire) weapons. The aim of …

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Johnson signs destination marketing MOU with Saba

Tourism, Economic Affairs, Trans­port and Telecommunica­tions (TEATT) Caretaker Minister Stuart Johnson recently signed a memo­randum of understanding (MOU) with Saba Com­missioner of Tourism Bruce Zagers that aims to foster a closer working relationship in tourism development and joint promotion of St. Maarten and Saba. The MOU was signed in Saba …

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