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Saba News Archive: News Items

Support for special care provision public entities

The Dutch Parliament delegation that took part in the Caribbean Netherlands summit in Bonaire on Monday is supportive of setting up a special provision for persons in Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba who require special assistance. The Netherlands has such an arrangement called the Social Support Law (“Wet maatschappelijke ondersteuning” …

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Windward Islands once more unite forces at Holiday Fair

For the second time in a row St. Maarten, St. Eustatius and Saba are uniting forces at the annual Holiday Fair (“Vakantiebeurs”) in Utrecht this entire week. With a combined, large booth, the three Windward Islands aim to get more attention of visitors to Europe’s largest tourism trade fair. Last …

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Get to Know the new Chief of Police KPCN: Jose Rosales

Thursday January 12 is the official installation of José Rosales as Chief of the Police Force Caribbean Netherlands (Korps Politie Caribisch Nederland). To get to know him better, a video production has been produced about the person and professional José Rosales.   RCN

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Poverty discussed at Bonaire summit, in absence of Statia

The Caribbean Netherlands summit on poverty in Bonaire on Monday took place with the delegations of the Netherlands, Bonaire and Saba. Saba Commissioners Bruce Zagers and Rolando Wilson were absent with good reason with the island well represented by Island Secretary Tim Muller and two advisors. St. Eustatius reportedly was …

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Saba represented on Vakantiebeurs in Utrecht, The Netherlands

Commissioner of Tourism Mr. Bruce Zagers and Director of Tourism Mr. Glenn Holm will be representing Saba at the Vakantiebeurs, which is located in Utrecht, The Netherlands and is the largest annual travel fair in the Netherlands. The show will occur from January 10th until January 15th 2017. During the …

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St. Maarten implements automated border control with eGates

Princess Juliana International Airport SXM and the Police Force of Sint Maarten (KPSM) have successfully implemented an automated border control (ABC) clearance e-Gates solution at the Immigration zone of the Airport. The system was installed early this year.   In fulfillment of the organisations’public/private partnership, the introduction of e-Gates is just one of many initiatives to be implemented that are …

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Orange Grove on Saba

Before heading back to the Netherlands, Orange Grove will be giving one last show in the Dutch Caribbean on Saba on Sunday, January 8. The band’s very first performance on the “Unspoiled Queen” will be taking place at Tropics Café in Windwardside, starting at 4:00pm. Saba’s DJ Kevin Hassell will …

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Long Haul Grill

Cuisine:  Multi-Cuisine Specialties:   Serves breakfast, lunch, coffee and drinks Services: Takes Reservations   Walk-Ins Welcome   Good For Groups   Good For Kids   Take Out   Catering   Waiter Service   Outdoor Seating   Call +599 416 2013 Facebook: www.facebook.com/pg/LongHaulGrillSaba

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Hiking Saba's nature trails

Interactive map to Saba’s hiking trails Saba’s hiking Trails offer a nice view of Saba’s flora and unique beauty. Some pass old ruins, some delve into caves, some go around the uninhabited side of the island, some go through the rain forest, and all offer something different. Most trails are …

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Mount Scenery and its cloud forest

A 45 min. guided hike to the top of Mt. Scenery A 45 min. guided hike to the top of Mt. Scenery, a pristine cloud forest on the exotic Leeward Island of Saba. Follow biologist Tom van ‘t Hof and trail manager James Johnson to the top of Mount Scenery. …

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Saba Bank

Saba Bank The Saba Bank is a National Park, situated only 5 kilometres (3 miles) off the coast of Saba. It is a large offshore submerged atoll, the third largest of its kind in the world, and it is spectacularly rich in biodiversity. The total area of the actual Bank itself …

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