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Saba News Archive: News Items

Party for the Animals votes for Saba nature

The Party for the Animals in the Dutch Parliament has voted for Saba in the public elections of the Most Beautiful Nature Area in the Netherlands, stated Senator Christine Teunissen during a plenary debate on Tuesday. She encouraged others to do so as well. Teunissen made mention of Saba’s nomination …

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Constitutional basis public entities has Senate's consent

The constitutional securing of the position of Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba as part of the Netherlands and the arranging the voting rights of Dutch nationals residing in the Caribbean Netherlands for the Senate are now one step closer. On Tuesday, the First Chamber of the Dutch Parliament, the Senate, …

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Statistics Netherlands: Higher inflation on Saba and Bonaire

The rate of inflation increased marginally on Bonaire and Saba in Q3 2016, but decreased on St Eustatius. The rates on Bonaire and Saba rose to 0.6 and 0.2 percent respectively. The CPI-based inflation rate on St Eustatius fell to -1.0 percent, according to Statistics (CBS). Saba The inflation rate …

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Saba in finals of Most Beautiful Nature Area

Saba is one of the thirteen nominees for the prestigious “Most Beautiful Nature Area of the Netherlands” elections. The nomination of “Saba and surrounding sea” was announced during the popular talk show “De Wereld Draait Door” DWDD on Dutch national TV Monday evening. Saba was one of twenty entries that …

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Accident with motorcycle

On Friday, October 8th a unilateral collision with a motorcycle took place on the Lambert Hassell Road. The driver lost control of the steering wheel and crashed. During this he hit his head against a wall. The victim was taken to hospital by ambulance for medical treatment and was later …

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Laura Linzey Day Care Center on Saba Celebrates 20 Years

The Laura Linzey Day Care Center celebrated its twenty year anniversary on October 1st 2016. Twenty years ago, the commissioner at the time, Christina Woodley Charles, along with the Foundation of Early Childhood Care Saba, whose members were Dave Levenstone, Amorelle Granger, Franklin Wilson and Edwarda Richarson, made the dream …

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PCN visits Saba on Tuesday, December 6th

Pension funds Caribbean Netherlands (PCN) Would like to inform the public of Saba that their representative Ingra Bennett will be on Saba on Tuesday December 6th, 2016 to answer questions, listen to concerns or handle issues pertaining to a PCN pension. To schedule an appointment please contact PCN office on …

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Saba's Dutch Museum organizes activities in October, "The Month of History"

October is the “Month of History” 2016-October Programme “THE MONTH OF HISTORY” in the Dutch Museum, Saba The Dutch Museum organizes presentations as part of the annual National Dutch initiative “De Maand van de Geschiedenis” “West India Company” Presentation about the West India Company and other Dutch crossing the Atlantic Ocean …

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Sea & Learn – October 2016

Welcome to Saba and the Sea & Learn 2016 program Click here to access the Sea & Learn website. The island of Saba rises majestically from her clear azure waters, stretching her summit to caress the clouds… She is like no other Caribbean destination. Untouched by the quickening pace of …

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KNMI expects Windy Wednesday

KNMI weather forecast Wind Severe wind gusts (>=75 km/h) From Wednesday afternoon there’s a risk of severe gusts around 75 km/h. Especially during (thundery) showers these gusts may exceed 75 km/h up to 100 km/h. Thursday during daytime period winds will decrease. Wind direction is easterly. Issued: Wednesday September 28, …

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Positive Developments for Tourism in Saba

September 27th 2016, is World Tourism Day, and as a part of this special day, we would like to highlight some positive developments in the tourism industry of Saba. In August, a Tourism Action Plan was finalized, which outlined goals for the upcoming two years in this industry. Already there …

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Public notice: Shooting of roaming goats in Zion's Hill

PUBLIC NOTICE Please be advised that Charles Hassell has permission to shoot the unregistered free roaming goats that are claimed by Hendrik in Zion’s Hill. Above-mentioned is based on articles 2, 7, and 16 of the Island Ordinance on Identification and Registration of Livestock and Domestic Animals. Mr. Charles Hassell …

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Zika Update for Saba, week 38

Since the last update in early August 4 more patients tested positive, adding up to a total of 9 confirmed Zika cases; 4 imported and 5 local transmissions. The graph shows that a few weeks have passed without new confirmed cases. Even though this promising, it is too soon to …

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