Bush Fires on Booby Hill and The Bottom

Police report of Monday, May 31st  until Wednesday, June 2nd 2021 On Tuesday, June 1st , the police station received a report about a fire in a yard on the Booby Hill Road on Saba. It was dry grass that was on fire. There was a house close to the …

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Expertise Center Education Care Saba gets Appeltje van Oranje

Expertise Center Education Care Saba is amongst the winners of the 2021 Appeltjes van Oranje awards announced during a presentation of the Or­ange Fund awards at Noor­deinde Palace in the Neth­erlands. Also among the winners were Ixta Noa from Arn­hem and Vriendendiensten Foundation’s “self-man­agement” housing shelters (“zelfregiecentra”) in De­venter, the …

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Saba Doet: Spring Bay clean-up

On Saturday, the Saba Doet volunteers and Dutch military cleared all the plastic rubbish from Spring Bay that was washed ashore. Collecting the rubbish was a challenge in itself. …. and then it had to be carried up the trail, manually …. Many, many thanks to all the volunteers! Photos …

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Saban athletes recognized at Sports Banquet

The Public Health and Sports Department of the Public Entity Saba on Saturday night, May 29, hosted an inspiring, well-attended All-Sports Banquet for Saba’s athletes. During the event, which aimed to showcase the commitments that the athletes have made towards sports in different ways, 25 youngsters received awards in five …

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Islands’ support package continues in third quarter

The corona-virus crisis support package for Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba will continue in the third quarter of 2021, the Dutch government decided on Thursday. From the point of depar­ture that a similar approach is taken for the Caribbean Netherlands, taking the local situation into account, the Dutch government is …

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Childcare professionals in HighScope training

Twelve participants of the daycare, afterschool care, and kindergarten on Saba are taking part in a two-week HighScope training, provided by HighScope trainer Karalyn Huey from Michigan in the US. In January last year, the group participated in the first part of the training. In October 2020, part two of …

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CBS: Boys happier than girls on Saba and Bonaire

Both on Bonaire and on Saba, boys between the age of 11 and 18 are on average more likely to report being happy than girls. The main leisure activity of young people on Bonaire is gaming, while Saba’s youth also likes to spend time outdoors with friends. On both islands, …

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Traffic control on J.Z. Ridge Road

Officers of the Caribbean Netherlands Police Force KPCN held a scheduled traffic control on J.Z. Ridge Road in Saba in the early afternoon hours of Mon­day, May 24. In total, 25 vehicles were checked for valid driver’s li­cences and vehicle insurance certificates. One driver received a warning and was given …

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