Wednesday , January 17 2018

Saba News Archive: News Items

ZVK started its own magazine "Secure!"

The Caribbean Netherlands Health Insurance Office ZVK has started its own magazine called “Secure!” and director Arnoud Bosten (right) presented a copy to National Representative Gilbert Isabella. The first edition of the monthly publication in English, Papiamento and Dutch is dedicated to the five-year anniversary of ZVK in Bonaire, St. …

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Principal Diane Wilson elected Person of Year

The ninth Annual Saba People’s Choice Award Show was held Saturday at Eugenius A. Johnson Centre in Windwardside, writes The Daily Herald. Organised by Malofi Foundation and Lorsim Productions, and hosted by Lorna Simmons, the programme included a talent and culture show. During the presentation of the awards there were …

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Mysterious illness strikes Saba dogs

A mysterious canine illness has quickly hit Saba, writes The Daily Herald. Seven dogs have been showing similar symptoms in the past four days. “At this time the only common factor is that all of the dogs have been swimming at Cove Bay and or Fort Bay,” Saba’s Veterinary Technician …

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PCN on Saba, December 16, 2015

Pension funds Caribbean Netherlands (PCN) Would like to inform the public of Saba that their representative Ingra Bennett will be on Saba on Wednesday December 16, 2015 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 ushers in holiday season with Christmas tree lighting

The Saba Lions Club held their Annual Lighting of the Christmas Tree at Eugenius A. Johnson Centre in Windwardside on Friday, December 11, writes The Daily Herald. The tree was officially lit at approximately 7:30pm. Despite the intermittent rain showers, carols were sung and a large crowd was in attendance …

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Public Entity Saba releases Standpoint on Constitutional Evaluation

The Public Entity has released their standpoint on the constitutional evaluation. This standpoint is a reaction to the report that was released by the Committee Spies on October 12th 2015. The document is the result of consultations with a large number of stakeholders on Saba, including the Advisory Committee that …

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Island Council adopts evaluation standpoint

On Thursday, The Island Council of Saba discussed and adopted the Public Entity’s standpoint on the constitutional evaluation. The standpoint is a reaction to the report that was released by the Committee Spies on October 12. The document is the result of consultations with a large number of stakeholders in …

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Parliament wants structural funding for Ombudsman

The Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament wants a structural solution for the limited financial resources that the Dutch National Ombudsman has to work with in Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba. Member of the Second Chamber Roelof van Laar of the Labour Party PvdA called it “unacceptable” that the Ombudsman …

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Diver's Alert Network checks Saba's hyperbaric facility

Subsequent to the annual maintenance of the hyperbaric facility at Fort Bay on Saba in early November, a team from Diver’s Alert Network (DAN) visited the island December 1-8, to evaluate the status of the chamber and train the dedicated volunteers under their Recompression Chamber Assistance Programme (RCAP). Saba’s facility …

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VVD against further integration of islands

Further integration of Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba into the Dutch Constellation is not an option for the liberal democratic VVD party, said Member of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament André Bosman (VVD) on Thursday. “I want to tell the people of Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba that …

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Supervision lifted on The Home in Saba

The Dutch Health Care Inspectorate IGZ has revoked the increased supervision on Saba’s home for the elderly, the Honourable Henry Carlyle Every Home. The structural shortcomings have been addressed, the IGZ announced on Thursday. IGZ imposed increased supervision on The Home in October 2014 for a period of six months …

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Central Committee meeting December 11th, 2015 at 10.00 am

Public Notice The Central Committee of the Public Entity Saba will meet on Friday December 11th, 2015 at 10:00 am at the Government Administration Building. The agenda for said meeting is as follows: 1. Opening 2. Approval of the agenda 3. Approval of the Minutes from the Central Committee meeting …

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Public Island Council meeting on Thursday December 10th

The Island Governor of the Public Entity Saba December 3rd, 2015 PUBLIC NOTICE The Island Governor of the Public Entity Saba hereby cares to inform you that a Public Island Council meeting will be held on Thursday December 10th , 2015 at 10:00 am at the Government Administration Building. The …

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RBC launches EZPay mobile payment system

RBC Royal Bank on Tuesday launched its EZPay mobile payment systems, which can be used by entrepreneurs and businesspersons while on the go. The machines accept credit card payments outside of an office environment and are ideal for businesspersons such as taxi drivers, small business owners, delivery drivers, contractors, plumbers, …

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