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Saba News Archive: News Items

Minister Bussemaker visited schools on Saba

Minister for Education, Culture and Science, Jet Bussemaker, paid a visit Saba on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week and has expressed satisfaction with the progress, which has been made in education. On Wednesday, accompanied by Commissioner of Education Bruce Zagers, Kingdom Representative Gilbert Isabella and a delegation of education …

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Wahoo tournament on Saturday, December 3, 2016

The Saba Rock Sport Fishing Foundation would like to welcome everyone to this years Saba Day Wahoo Tournament taking place Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 Captains Briefing: Friday, December 2nd, 7PM @ Deep End Bar & Grill. Feel free to contact us with any questions!

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Invitation to Saba Day 2016

To All Businesses, Foundations and to the Community of Saba, The Executive Council of the Public Entity Saba would hereby like to invite you to attend the 41st Annual Saba Day Celebration on December 2nd 2016, which will be hosted at the Saba Comprehensive School in the village of St. …

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Second Education Agenda signed on St. Eustatius

Minister Jet Bussemaker of OCW (Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap; Education, Culture and Science) and representatives of the Caribbean Netherlands educational institutions signed the ‘Second Caribbean Netherlands Education Agenda 2017 – 2020– Working Together On The Next Step’ during the Third Education Conference. The signing of this new education agenda was …

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Warning: 2 new cases of Zika on Saba

After a few months without confirmed cases, two new positive results came in this week. The patients have no travel history before getting sick, which means that the Zika virus was transmitted locally. Over the last weeks the family doctors at Saba Health Care Foundation have seen a rise in patients …

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People's Choice Awards winners in Saba known

Sabans again voted for their favourite personalities in the categories of music and art, sports and education, and business and economy in the annual Saba People’s Choice Awards. The awards in music and arts went to: Best Band, Believe In The Youth Academy (BYA); Best Female Singer, Abianne Saul; Best …

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Social security benefits on Saba will increase in 2017

Every year the determination of the amounts of contributions and benefits takes place in the Caribbean Netherlands. This effects, e.g., the legal minimum hourly wage, the General Retirement Insurance (AOV), the Widow and Orphans Act General Insurance BES (AWW), the special relief, the child benefit and the maximum daily wage for …

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Become Saba Fastest man on Family Fun Day – November 27

Sunday, November 27th 2016, the Saba Amateur Boxing and Fitness Association will host “Saba’s Fastest Man and Family Fun Day” on the Johan Cruyff Sports Field. The event will begin at 11am and there will be many activities for families and individuals to participate in! Food, catered by Steve Hughes, …

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Minister Jet Bussemaker (OCW ) visits the Caribbean Netherlands

From November 27th, till December 1st, Jet Bussemaker, Minister of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) pays a working visit to Caribbean Netherlands. On November 28th she will open the third Education Conference of the Caribbean Netherlands on St. Eustatius. Participants in the conference are the commissioners of education of the …

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Cost of internet remains an issue.

Recently, The Daily Herald reported that Dutch Minister of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Ronald Plasterk informed the Dutch Parliament, that the construction of the optic fibre cable that connects St. Eustatius and Saba to the international optic fibre cable in St. Maarten, St. Kitts and St. Barths was successfully …

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Dutch Caribbean archives digitalised

More than half a million historical books, documents and photos from the Dutch Caribbean islands have been digitalised as part of the project Dutch Caribbean Collections up to 1954, and will become accessible for education and research purposes. The project is a cooperation of several institutions in the Netherlands and …

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Open House Police Caribisch Nederland: November 25

In support of the Week of the Rights of the Child the Dutch Caribbean Police Force section Saba is hosting an Open House for the children of Saba. Children who attend this Open House will learn about the Dutch Caribbean Police Force and the work they do. Date : Friday, November …

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