Fifth EZK compensation for affected entrepreneurs

For the fifth time, entrepreneurs in the Caribbean Netherlands can receive a fixed-cost compensation from the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate (EZK). The amount of support can range from $500 to $400.000 and is calculated based on turnover figures. An application can be made starting the 3rd of May …

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April was the international Autism month

Everyone should have an open heart when it comes to autism. The students of Sacred Heart School showed their understanding and awareness by coloring their heart puzzles. The poster is finally completed. The students learned more about the characteristics children may have who are living with autism. Teacher Helen said, ” We …

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Saba’s Covid Testing Center is open

As of May 1st, The Public Health Department has opened a central testing center. The testing center will be used to test children (10 yrs. and younger) on arrival, persons finishing quarantine, and persons needing tests for travel purposes. The testing center is located behind M&A Snack Bar (Topogigo) and …

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Youth Council Saba established

Effective May 1, Saba will have its own, very first Youth Council with six Saban youngsters having been installed by the Executive Council. The group consists of high-potential students of the Saba Comprehensive School (SCS). Because they wish to contribute more to Saba and to have the voice of the …

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Meet the “new” Dutch on Saba

Recently several persons have obtained Dutch nationality during a short ceremony with the Island Governor. The candidates had to comply with several conditions to qualify for Dutch nationality. These persons can now apply for a Dutch passport. GIS Saba

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Dutch Caribbean airports sign cooperation agreement

BES-Reporter communicated that, during a virtual ceremony on April 28, 2021, the CEO’s / Managing Directors of all six commercial Airports of the Dutch Caribbean signed a Cooperation Agreement that formalized the “Dutch Caribbean Cooperation of Airports” (DCCA). DCCA’s objective is to improve the general quality of each individual airport …

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Man detained for public intoxication

  Police report of Friday, April 23rd until Wednesday, April 28th 2021 On Friday, April 23rd , a 49-year-old man, with initials H.M.H., was arrested on Saba for public intoxication and destruction. The suspect deliberately ran into another car. KPCN

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