Thursday , July 18 2019

Saba News Archive: News Items

Child Focus ends summer activities

Child Focus ended its two-week summer activities programme on Friday with its annual barbeque at Cove Bay for all participants, volunteers and youth leaders, writes The Daily Herald. A total of 103 participants ages six to 18 took part in various activities. Children between the ages of 6 and 7 …

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More participants in Saba Children Parade

On the fortieth anniversary of Carnival in Saba, the island saw the participation of more children groups than usual in Sunday’s Children’s Parade, writes The Daily Herald. There were a total of three groups, namely Saba Cultural Mix, Tropical Fusion and Children of the Caribbean. The children had the streets …

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'Man Bob' Saba's 2015 Calypso King

‘Daddy Slim’ retains Road March title After a brief hiatus Bob “The Man Bob” Morgan came back and reclaimed the title of Calypso King at the 2015 ‘Best of the Best Calypso and Road March Competition’ Saturday night. Morgan’s song “Man”, which blamed mankind for all the world’s troubles, scored …

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Saba Carnival 'forty years long, still jamming strong'

From Saturday, July 25, up until and including Sunday, August 2, Saba will be celebrating 40 years of Carnival under the slogan “40 years long, still jamming strong.” writes The Daily Herald. Starting with Saturday’s Calypso Showdown and running up to the Second Day Parade of Sunday, August 2, Sabans …

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Statia's Island Council objects to financial supervision

The Daily Herald reported that Statia’s Island Council has released the objection letter, signed by Chairman Rueben Merkman and sent to Minister of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Ronald Plasterk in the Netherlands, dated July 17, in response to his call for the island to be placed under higher financial …

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HYPE agendas for new academic school year

The Daily Herald writes that high school students in St. Maarten, Saba and St. Eustatius will have easy access to a range of useful data, inspirational stories and lots of space to note down their important school related information and reminders in the 2015-2016 HYPE Agendas, coordinators said on Wednesday …

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Controls on labor by foreigners

In early May, the Dutch Caribbean Police Force (KPCN) together with the Labour Inspectorate of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour (SZW) and the Belastingdienst Caribisch Nederland (B/CN) carried out controls on labour by foreigners. The checks focused on the detection of illegal employment of foreigners and the conditions …

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English version Multi-Annual Program Caribbean Netherlands 2015- 2018

The Multi-Annual Plan that you find below can also be downloaded here as a pdf file. Multi-Annual Program Caribbean Netherlands 2015-2018 The Public Entity of Saba has indicated during the CN Week that, as for matters relating to content which specifically concern Saba, the Multi-Annual program (MAP) underlines the importance …

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Airport renovation project on Saba progressing as planned

The Daily Herald writes: The renovations of Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport on Saba are going as planned, said project manager of the renovation of the airports of the Caribbean Netherlands Ton Franssen. The experienced engineer, working for the Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, and his team of experts have been …

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'Days of Slavery' exhibition travels to St. Maarten, Saba

The “Days of Slavery on St. Eustatius” exhibition, put together by St. Eustatius Historical Foundation (SEHF) and St. Eustatius Centre for Archaeology (SECAR) for the Historical Museum, is travelling to St. Maarten and Saba, writes The Daily Herald. A scaled-down travelling version of the exhibition will be on show, first …

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Contract signed for a 2 MW solar park on Statia

The Daily Herald reports that the St. Eustatius Utility Company STUCO signed a contract Wednesday, with Sunshine Real Estate for the engineering, procurement and commissioning of a two-megawatt solar park. For this project Sunshine partnered with ECO Energy, SMA and Schletter to deliver a turnkey project. “With this project STUCO …

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