Thursday , July 18 2019

Saba News Archive: News Items

Helen Hassell promotes Autism Awareness

Saba Remedial/Special Education Teacher Helen Hassell of Sacred Heart School (SHS) is doing her part to promote Autism Awareness in April. With the cooperation of Government and businesses, the Autism Awareness puzzle ribbon, the internationally recognized symbol for Autism, will be displayed around the island beginning April 1. The ribbons …

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Saba ranks three on Condé Nast list

Saba is number three on the most recent Condé Nast Traveller list “The most beautiful Caribbean islands,” published on the Fox News website on Monday. Saba received much praise: “It may not be the largest or best-known Caribbean island, but Saba’s unspoiled and undeveloped environment makes it memorable. Located in …

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Clarification: Vitens to provide technical support

The Dutch water supply company Vitens Evides will not be carrying out the actual installation of the water pipe from the Fort Bay Harbour to The Bottom and Windwardside and the two filling stations. Saba Commissioner of Public Works and Finance Bruce Zagers on Tuesday clarified an article that appeared …

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New Law regulates electricity and drinking water BES

On March 22th, the Senate adopted the law electricity and drinking water BES. The law contributes  to an affordable, reliable and sustainable power- and water supply on Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba. The law is drawn up jointly by two ministries: the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Ministry of …

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Central Committee Meeting on March 24th, 2016

Central Committee Meeting on March 24th, 2016. This meeting will also be live on www.q939fm.com (93.9 fm Saba Radio) Public Notice The Central Committee of the Public Entity Saba will meet on Thursday March 24th, 2016 at 10:00 am at the Government Administration Building. The agenda for said meeting is …

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Job Shadowing For SCS Students

In order to give the students at the Saba Comprehensive School a better idea about what some careers entail, it was decided to organize Job Shadowing for Forms 2, 3 and 4. Job Shadowing allows students the opportunity to acquire a better sense of the various job options available and …

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Press release of the Saba Educational Foundation (SEF)

Today the board of the Saba Educational Foundation updated its stakeholders of the current developments regarding the (unofficial) complaint by students of the school about inappropriate behavior by a teacher of the school. On Tuesday 1 March 2016, two (unofficial) complaints were made about inappropriate behavior by a teacher of …

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Police union against Bouman's job in Caribbean Netherlands

The police union NAPB BES is not amused with the news that former Chief of the National Police of the Netherlands Gerard Bouman will be doing an advisory job for the Police Force of the Caribbean Netherlands KPCN. The union sent a letter to Minister of Security and Justice Ard …

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Lipscomb fourteen years coming to Saba

Lipscomb University celebrated its fourteenth year of coming to Saba for missions with a choreographed “Battle of the Island” dance competition Saturday evening at Princess Juliana sports field in The Bottom, writes The Daily Herald. Lipscomb University is a private, coeducational, liberal arts university in Nashville, Tennessee. It is affiliated …

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Saba seeks ways to solve lack of maintenance funds

During their visit to The Hague last week, Saba Commissioners Bruce Zagers and Chris Johnson worked on creative, structural solutions with the Dutch ministries to get funding for social and economic development projects for the island within the tight budgetary parameters. Both the Dutch Government and the Saba Government have …

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Two water filling stations for Saba

Water pipes will be installed in Saba this year to two filling stations, one in The Bottom and the other in Windwardside. The Saba Government and the Dutch water supply company Vitens signed an agreement last week. Commissioner of Public Works and Finance Bruce Zagers, on behalf of the Saba …

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