Public sector and health care are the largest employers on Saba

In 2019, there were nearly 11 thousand employee jobs on Bonaire. The sector accommodation and food services, including hotels and vacation rentals, provides 1.6 thousand jobs, making it the largest employer. The other two largest employers on the island are the sectors trade and business services. As of 2011, the …

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Saba Day Celebration 2020

This December, the island of Saba will be celebrating 45 years of Saba Day and 35 years of the Saba Flag. The theme of this year is “Lessons of the Past and Actions of our Present, Determine our Future”. This year the Saba Day celebrations will be extended and will …

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Transfer of two tasks to Saba

The Dutch government is facilitat­ing two important changes for Saba: the local govern­ment will become in charge of implementing the spe­cial allowance (bijzondere onderstand) and teachers will no longer need a work permit to work in Saba. Dutch State Secretary of Social Affairs and Labour Bas van ‘t Wout informed …

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Dr. Robin de Koning is the new locum island physician

The Saba Health Care Foundation is very happy to introduce their new colleague: Locum Island Physician Dr. Robin de Koning   Originally from The Netherlands, Dr. Robin recently relocated to Saba together with his wife to be our Locum Island Physician for the next five months. Welcome to the team …

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St. Maarten: 14 Covid-19 recoveries

The Min­istry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor VSA has reported fourteen additional recoveries from coronavirus COVID-19 as of Sunday, November 8. However, six new positive COVID-19 cases were also recorded. This brings the total number of active COV­ID-19 cases to 72. The total number of confirmed cases for …

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St. Maarten: 8 confirmed COVID-19 cases within schools

~ Minister says schools not adhering to protocols and safety guidelines ~ The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (ECYS) has confirmed a total of eight active coronavirus COVID-19 cases recorded among staff and students in several schools. This was announced by the ministry in a press release on Sunday, November …

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