Saturday , August 17 2019

Saba News Archive: News Items

Wanted:  field interviewers for Saba

Central Bureau of Statistics Caribbean Netherlands is looking for pollsters to conduct the Labour Force Survey (LFS) on Saba  from November until December. Job description: Do you dare to ask questions? As a field interviewer for Statistics Netherlands (CBS) you visit randomly selected respondents with an electronic questionnaire and conduct …

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Saba Health Care signs agreement with SLS

A service level agreement was signed on Saba between St. Maarten Laboratory Services (SLS) and Saba Health Care Foundation (SHCF) on September 30 in presence of the Supervisory Board of SHCF. The service level agreement between the two organizations will enhance the SHCF’s laboratory quality and services provided to the …

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Raymann says: Vote for Saba

Wellknown Dutch comedian Jörgen Raymann is calling on everyone to vote for Saba in the “Most Beautiful Nature Area of the Netherlands” public election. Raymann, who is the ambassador of the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA), said he was impressed by Saba’s nomination as one of the thirteen candidates in …

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Shark Project places first satellite tag on tiger shark

The Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA) “Save Our Sharks Project” started its Shark Research Initiative on St. Maarten two weeks ago, with renowned shark scientists and underwater videographers joining teams from Nature Foundation and Saba Conservation Foundation in researching and tagging various species of sharks in local waters and on …

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Saba Hyperbaric Chamber Operations Transition to a New Committee

The formation of the Saba Hyperbaric Society is complete, concluding a multi-year process to repair and transition Saba’s hyperbaric chamber operations. The creation of the Foundation and the Supervisory Committee was a critical and final step to the reestablishment of a functional hyperbaric program on Saba. “It was great to …

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Dear readers of Saba News: we’re back online

On Thursday, September 29 we were informed by our provider that they had experienced an important break-in into their servers. They could not easily assess the extent of the damage, so they decided to take the websites off-line that might have been compromised. The provider indicated that they have optimized …

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Motions submitted to help combat poverty

The Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament on Thursday showed its commitment to fight poverty in Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba with two motions to introduce the family bound budget (“kindgebonden budget”) and implement a decent social minimum. Poverty on the islands has been a source of concern of the …

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Kingdom complies with WHO health guidelines

The entire Dutch Kingdom, including the Dutch Caribbean, now complies with the international guidelines of the World Health Organisation to fight infectious diseases. Dutch Minister of Public Health, Welfare and Sports Edith Schippers stated this at a large international congress of the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) in Rotterdam on …

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Invitation to Saba Day 2016

Under the distinctive patronage of the Executive Council of Saba, you are hereby cordially invited to attend the official ceremonies marking the 41st anniversary of Saba Day, December 2nd , 2016. The official ceremonies will commence at 8:30 am and take place on the grounds  of the Saba Comprehensive School …

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Saba Day 2016 – the program (updated)

Thursday, December 1″ 2016 7.00 p.m. Eucumenical Church Service at the Wesleyan Holiness Church in The Bottom. Saba Day message by the Right Honorable Island Governor Mr. J.G.A. Johnson. Friday, December 2nd 2016 MC: Mr. Danny Hassell 6.00 a.m. Joy bells and ringing of Church Bells and sirens around the …

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Vote for Saba as the “Most Beautiful Nature Area of the Netherlands”!

Saba, with the highest point in the Netherlands, Mt. Scenery, and its surrounding waters has been nominated for the “Most Beautiful Nature Area of the Netherlands” elections. Mt. Scenery’s Elfin Forest is of exotic, even mystical aura, full of water tripping, moss laden mountain mahogany, bromeliads, ferns, rare orchids and …

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