Saturday , July 20 2019

Saba News Archive: News Items

‘Anger gets a voice’: What the Dutch papers say about the referendum

Wednesday night’s Ukraine treaty results dominate the front pages on Thursday. The Volkskrant opens with the headline ‘Anger gets a voice’. In its analysis the paper says the referendum reveals yet again the ever-deepening divide in Dutch society. ‘The polls couldn’t have been clearer: two-thirds of people with lower or …

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Scout's Place Restaurant & Bar

Scout’s Place Hotel, Bar, Restaurant, Lounge & Terraces Front Street # 9, P.O.Box 543, Windwardside, Saba, Dutch Caribbean Web: www.scoutsplace.com E-mail: info@scoutsplace.com Telephone: + 599 / 416 2740 Fax: + 599 / 416 2741 Skype: scouts.place Scout’s Place Hotel, Restaurant, Bar, Lounge & terraces is a unique Caribbean Inn on …

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World Health Day, free blood-sugar testing on Saba

On World Health Day, Thursday, the Public Health Department Saba along with Child Focus Foundation; Body, Mind and Spirit; ASGS Foundation; Saba Health Care Foundation; and Saba Fit held free blood-sugar testing in The Bottom and Windwardside. This was in line with this year’s World Health Day theme: Beat Diabetes. …

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How did Saba vote on the Ukraine referendum?

GIS Saba has published the results of the 1st Advisory Referendum on the Association Treaty with the Ukraine held last Wednesday, April 6, 2016. There were 885 eligible voters. Number of votes in favor of the treaty: 44 Number of votes against: 33 Number of abstentions: 1 Number of invalid …

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Steady progress on children's rights, PvdA wants more speed

The Dutch Government, in consultation with United Nations Children Fund UNICEF and the public entities Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, makes progress on the improving of children’s rights on the islands, but it is a matter of a long-term effort, said Dutch Minister of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Ronald …

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Former SUSOM student faces nine months for arson

A 29-year old former student of Saba University School of Medicine (SUSOM) is facing nine months for attempted arson, reports The Daily Herald. The Court of First Instance sentenced Peyman Homayouni- Nejad to four months. According to the Prosecutor’s Office he had mistreated and threatened his former girlfriend during an …

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High regard for Saba finances, less so for Statia, St.Maarten

A reward for Saba for its solid financial management. Member of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament Roelof van Laar of the Labour Party PvdA on Thursday asked about this possibility. Critical remarks towards St. Maarten and St. Eustatius came from André Bosman of the liberal democratic VVD party. …

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Welcome to the updated Saba news site

As technology evolves, we received requests to update the structure of the Saba News site to better support Pads and Smartphones. The required the restructuring of the site. We used the opportunity to adapt the presentation of the information. The Classifieds Ads section is again online. It offers the posting of …

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Med School students open Foot Check Clinic

The Primary Care and Paediatrics Coalition (PCPC) of Saba University School of Medicine (SUSOM) has partnered with The Honourable Henry Carlyle Every Home for the Aged on a Diabetic and Elder Foot Check Clinic. The Clinic is the brainchild of SUSOM’s fourthsemester students Lara Kirkpatrick and Chelsea Beveridge. “We love …

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EC2 holds Autism Awareness Month

Expertise Center Education Care EC2 on Saba is observing Autism Awareness Month this April, which is showcased on their Facebook page. Teachers, parents and the general public are invited to visit the page and read up on daily new entrees, this month specifically about autism. Apart from interesting articles, EC2 …

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CBP BES holds intensive awareness sessions on labor relations

During the past few weeks, the BES Commission for the Protection of Personal Data Privacy (the Commission) organized interactive information sessions for employers on how to deal with workers’ personal data on St. Eustatius, Saba and Bonaire. Awareness The main purpose of the information sessions in March on the three …

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