Wednesday , January 17 2018

Saba News Archive: News Items

Representatives of the Caribbean Netherlands meet on St. Maarten

Monday and Tuesday, May 18th and 19th, all island representatives (Island-Governors, Commissioners, Island Secretaries, Registrars and Island Council members) of the Caribbean Netherlands came together in St. Maarten. There they discussed at length with each other, exchanged knowledge and experiences and followed work sessions in the context of administrative development. …

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New guidelines for robbery with violence in effect June 1

The Attorney- General has issued new guidelines to the Prosecutor’s Offices of Curaçao, St. Maarten and the Caribbean Netherlands regarding “robbery with violence”, writes The Daily Herald. According to the new guideline, which goes into effect as of June 1, if a suspect commits extortion or robbery with violence within …

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Opinion: Saba Guru gives update on SCS situation

Dear Editor, After a period of quietness, it is time for an update on the SCS issues. Last time I wrote on Saba News was February 6th. Since then a lot of things have occurred, probably without noticing them since they want to keep things quiet. I mentioned the care …

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RCN and P-Direkt offering a total of 15 new jobs

Rijksdienst Dutch Caribbean and P-Direkt are offering 15 new jobs to create more employment on Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba. The 15 vacancies for contact centre assistant are open as of today. P-Direkt stands for delivering an efficient and high-quality payroll and personnel administration for the 120,000 civil servants (of …

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Saba medical students receive threatening e-mail messages

For over a week, students of Saba University School of Medicine (SUSOM) have been receiving e-mails and I-messages from an unidentified individual, who often impersonates as one of the deans of the school, reports The Daily Herald. The first false e-mail was sent May 9 with the sender’s name “Pether …

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Public Health Department has started Facebook page

The Public Health Department of Saba now has a brand new Facebook page. Visit this link to read the introduction and to like this new page to receive its updates. The link is also available in our Saba-Online section. My name is Koen Hulshof, I am a Public Health Doctor. …

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First step for islands' free-trade zone at Kingdom Conference

The Daily Herald writes that the four countries of the Dutch Kingdom are planning to sign a cooperation agreement in the area of competition at the Kingdom Conference in Curaçao on June 16 in anticipation of a Dutch Caribbean freetrade zone. The website “Doing Business in the Kingdom” will be …

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Police continues investigation into homicide of student (2)

The 14-member Hector-team of Caribbean Netherlands Police Force is still investigating the homicide of 24-year-old-student Kavya Guda from the United States in Saba, writes The Daily Herald. The lifeless body of the student of Saba University School of Medicine was found in her apartment in The Bottom on April 15. …

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SMART hosts 14th annual tradeshow

The on-going fourteenth St. Martin/St. Maarten Annual Regional Tradeshow (SMART), dubbed the most important tradeshow of the Northeastern Caribbean, hosted its main day of activities at Sonesta Maho Beach Resort and Casino yesterday, May 14. Although attendance was not as high as the 2014 event, which boasted one of the …

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Saba nurses celebrate their accomplishments

Several days of activities were held leading up to and on Nurses Day on Saba, writes The Daily Herald. At the centre of the celebrations were nurses of Henry C. Every Home for the Aged and A.M. Edwards Medical Center. The kick-off was on Friday, May 8, with a pre- …

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Judge Mans appointed Court vice-president

The Daily Herald writes that St. Maarten based Judge Katja Mans has been appointed Vice-president of the Joint Court of Justice of Aruba, Curaçao, St. Maarten and of Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba. The Kingdom Council of Ministers on Wednesday approved Mans’ appointment per August 1, based on a proposal …

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Saturday, May 23: BMS Movie Night

The Center for Youth and Family, Body Mind & Spirit, Saba Lions Club, and the Saba Comprehensive School are herewith cordially inviting all teenagers and parents to an interactive movie night. When: Saturday, May 23rd, 2015 Where: Eugenius Johnson Center, Windwardside Time: 6:30 PM to 11 PM   FREE ENTRANCE! …

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BMS Newsletter January – March 2015

Body, Mind & Spirit (also known as AIDS Support Group Saba) is happy to share its quarterly newsletter, which keeps the Saban community up to date about ongoing activities and events of the organization, and the latest news in the field of Sexual Health. Click the picture to download the …

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