Wednesday , November 14 2018

Saba News Archive: News Items

Hiking Saba's nature trails

Interactive map to Saba’s hiking trails Saba’s hiking Trails offer a nice view of Saba’s flora and unique beauty. Some pass old ruins, some delve into caves, some go around the uninhabited side of the island, some go through the rain forest, and all offer something different. Most trails are …

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Mount Scenery and its cloud forest

A 45 min. guided hike to the top of Mt. Scenery A 45 min. guided hike to the top of Mt. Scenery, a pristine cloud forest on the exotic Leeward Island of Saba. Follow biologist Tom van ‘t Hof and trail manager James Johnson to the top of Mount Scenery. …

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Saba Bank

Saba Bank The Saba Bank is a National Park, situated only 5 kilometres (3 miles) off the coast of Saba. It is a large offshore submerged atoll, the third largest of its kind in the world, and it is spectacularly rich in biodiversity. The total area of the actual Bank itself …

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DCNA Birding Trail Guide Training with Dr. Adrian Delnevo

From the 14th to 19th of November 2016, the Saba Conservation Foundation (SCF) hosted bird expert Dr. Adrian Delnevo to lead a bird identification training. Bird watching has become a multi-billion dollar industry in the Caribbean alone, from which the SCF hopes Saba can benefit. With the intent to take …

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Saba Represented at NOAA’s Caribbean Coral Restoration Workshop

Coral reefs are home to more than 1 million species on this earth. They are some of the oldest and most diverse ecosystems on the planet. Reefs are also extremely important for the economy; they protect shorelines from waves and storms that cause flooding and erosion, support commercial and subsistence …

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Saba’s Firework Display December 28th 7 pm at Cove Bay

On Wednesday, December 28th 2016, the annual Saba firework display will occur at 7pm on the Cove Bay. This date was chosen as there are many festivities occurring closer to the new year and the Public Entity wishes to make it possible for everyone to have the opportunity to enjoy …

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LIAT passengers stranded at St. Maarten for days now

Scores of passengers traveling to the various Caribbean islands from St. Maarten are stranded at St. Maarten for the past four days and there is no LIAT agent such as a supervisor on duty to provide passengers accurate information. One passenger Tamara Gumbs who was supposed to leave St. Maarten to …

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Dutch election programmes dedicate attention to islands

Several Dutch parties, but certainly not all, are dedicating attention in different degrees to the Dutch Caribbean islands and the role of the Kingdom in their programmes for the March 2017 Parliamentary elections> The liberal democratic VVD party and the Socialist Party (SP) advocate a commonwealth construction, while the Christian …

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Best wishes from the Royal Family

Merry Christmas and a healthy and prosperous new year Een gezegende kerst en een gezond en voorspoedig 2017 Feliz Navidad y próspero Año Nuevo Folle lok en seine yn it nije jier Un pasku yen di bendishon i un próspero aña nobo WA en Máxima  

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Dutch Museum Saba receives donations

The first instalment of a collection which included antique Dutch tiles and oriental rugs were officially donated to the Foundation Dutch Museum Saba last week, in addition to the substantial investment donated personally by Museum curator René Caderius van Veen for creating and starting the Museum. The tiles date from …

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Saba, Flagler College formalise agreement

Commissioner of Education Bruce Zagers, last Thursday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the President of Flagler College William Abare in St. Augustine, Florida. This MOU is to provide a more affordable opportunity for Saban students who wish to attend Flagler College. Starting in the Fall of 2017, students …

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Statia population going down, growth on Saba and Bonaire

Between January 2011 and January 2016, the population of St. Eustatius declined by 13 per cent to 3,200 residents. On January 1, 2015, Statia still had 3,900 inhabitants. In that year, the Civil Registry of the island was cleaned up and the number of residents was revised downwards as a …

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UTS launches 4G LTE in Saba, St. Eustatius

As of Tuesday, December 20, 4G LTE mobile Internet service is commercially available for Chippie mobile customers in St. Eustatius and Saba. The new service replaces NET ON 2G mobile Internet service in both islands. The launch of the new mobile Internet service will also coincide with the introduction of …

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Integrity still high on KPCN agenda

Dutch Minister of Security and Justice Ard van der Steur will ask the new Chief of the Caribbean Netherlands Police Force KPCN Jose Rosales to keep a keen eye on the execution of the trajectory to further improve integrity in the Police Force. The integrity trajectory has to be given …

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