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Island Council to Bonaire

The Island Council will be visiting Bonaire from Tuesday, September 3 to Saturday, September 7. Bonaire’s national holiday, Bonaire Day on Friday, September 6 is the main reason for the visit, but the Saba delegation will also have a number of meetings and pay some working visits. The five-member delegation, …

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Opinion Koos Sneek: Time to evaluate ZVK

As a result of a growing skepticism over the functioning of Zorgverzekeringskantoor Caribisch Nederland (ZVK), the island council members of Saba travelled to Bonaire to discuss their concerns with officials of the BES healthcare insurer. This came almost at the same time as the publication of the report of the …

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Central Voting Bureau ascertains candidates lists

The Central Voting Bureau came together in a public meeting on Friday, February 8 to ascertain (“vaststellen”) the lists that were submitted on Nomination Day, Monday February 4, 2019. Chairman of the Central Voting Bureau Island Governor Jonathan Johnson announced that no irregularities were found in the three candidates lists …

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Legal Desk kicks off February 23

The Legal Desk will open its doors on Saba for the first time on February 23, 2019. Nathalie Tackling, a legal professional from St. Maarten, will be visiting Saba one weekend per month, with office hours on Saturdays from 8:00am until 12:00pm for walk-ins and from 1:00pm until 5:00pm for …

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No visit of PCN representative in September

PCN would like to inform all persons on SABA that there will be no work visit in the month of September. PCN representative Ingra Bennett will be on Saba again on Monday October 15, 2016. All persons interested in meeting with her can make an appointment by calling 4166860 or email saba-office@pensioenfondscn.com. PCN  

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Police arrest man suspected of theft

Members of the Caribbean Netherlands Po­lice Force KPCN searched a house on Coble Street in The Bottom on Friday, in relation to a suspicion of theft. During the house search – a 30-year-old man with the initials C.T.O.D. was arrest­ed, KPCN said. The Daily Herald.

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Two vehicles damaged during one day on Saba

On Wednesday, January 3, two reports were filed with the Police con­cerning the damaging of two vehicles. At about 7:30am, there was a report of destruction of the rear window of a car at Steep Road in St. John’s. The act of destruction was committed between Janu­ary 2, at 10:30pm …

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GIS Saba : Community Update 2 – October 3rd

Two weeks ago a second category 5 hurricane passed our shores. We were fortunate that the majority of the island sustained minimal damage from Hurricane Maria, but the Fort Bay harbor was severely affected. While the community continues to be challenged by mother nature, Saba is proving that it is up for …

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KNMI: TROPICAL CYCLONE BULLETIN NO. 12 – Maria

Listen to the latest address of the Lieutenant Governor, Jonathan Johnson, to the Saba residents:   TROPICAL CYCLONE BULLETIN NO. 12 WARNING MESSAGE NO. 7 Date: Tuesday September 19, 2017 Time: 04:54 local time Watches/warnings: The Strike Phase of the Tropical Storm Warning and a Hurricane Watch continue to be …

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KNMI: TROPICAL CYCLONE BULLETIN NO. 11 – Maria

Listen to the latest address of the Lieutenant Governor, Jonathan Johnson, to the Saba residents:   TROPICAL CYCLONE BULLETIN NO. 11 WARNING MESSAGE NO. 6 Date: Monday September 18, 2017 Time: 22:53 local time Watches/warnings: A Tropical storm Warning and a Hurricane Watch are in effect for Hurricane Maria for …

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KNMI: TROPICAL CYCLONE BULLETIN NO. 8 – Maria

Listen to the address of the Lieutenant Governor, Jonathan Johnson, to the Saba residents: TROPICAL CYCLONE BULLETIN NO. 8 WARNING MESSAGE NO. 3 Date: Monday September 18, 2017 Time: 06:12 local time Watches/warnings: A Tropical storm Warning and a Hurricane Watch are in effect for Hurricane Maria. At 05:00 AST …

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Improving the position of victims in the Caribbean Netherlands

Survivors or victims of violence in the Caribbean Netherlands will be able to claim compensation from the Schadefonds Geweldsmisdrijven (Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund) in the future. The Minister of Security and Justice, Van der Steur, announced this today during his working visit to Bonaire. “This is an important step to …

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