Wednesday , January 17 2018

Saba News Archive: News Items

PCN not positive about pension indexation in the next few years

The Daily Herald writes that the pension fund for the public, education and health care sectors in the Caribbean Netherlands PCN has taken measures to secure its financial position as much as possible under difficult circumstances. Due to the low funding ratio the outlook for indexation of pensions in the …

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Kingdom Representative delivers 4th progress report (corrected)

Fourth Progress Report 2014 concerning the public entities Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba in the Dutch Caribbean G.P. Isabella Kingdom Representative Introduction Before you is the fourth progress report of the Kingdom Representative for the public entities Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba. This report discusses the developments that took place …

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Student Support Group Saba creates Facebook page

Three Saban students have formed a support group in particular for students from Saba who are already studying in Holland or are planning to go there shortly. One of the founders is Nataly Linzey. In 2011 she went to Netherlands all by herself. “As a ‘free-mover’ I understand now how …

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Recycling on Saba, four months later

The Daily Herald writes that the recycling plant in Fort Bay harbour area on Saba was opened Friday, February 27. From that moment Saba was the first of the three Dutch Caribbean islands to recycle waste material. Four months later The Daily Herald met with Government Information Service Officer Vito …

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SLP holds Students First conference

Island Council Member Monique Wilson and Pamela Meijvogel organised a “Students First” informational conference on Wednesday at Eugenius Johnson Centre in Windwardside, writes The Daily Herald. The event was sponsored and hosted by Saba Labour Party (SLP), although it did not have any political motive. Goal of the event was …

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Second baby born on Saba in 2015

The Daily Herald writes that the second baby born on Saba in 2015 is named Nolan Samuel Johnson. On Tuesday, proud parents Island Governor Jonathan Johnson and Rosalyn Johnson Hassell went to the Government Building in The Bottom to register their new-born son. Nolan was born on Saturday, July 4, …

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Five students receive maintenance certificate

Employment Opportunities Saba (EOS) handed out certificates of completion for the Basic Technical Maintenance Assistant course, writes The Daily Herald. Acting Island Governor Franklin Wilson handed out certificates to five graduates on Tuesday. During five months, from February 2 to June 24, the five received training required to certify them …

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Students prepare for studying abroad

From the 6th until the 8th of July  prospective students, who are going to study abroad, attended the VOBESS course (VOBESS stands for Preparation BES students). This course, which is organized annually by RCN Studiefinanciering, consists of two parts: the orientation and self-reliance course. During the orientation course attention is …

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