Thursday , July 18 2019

Saba News Archive: News Items

Winair celebrates 55 years of service to surrounding islands

Local airline Windward Islands Airways Winair hosted a cocktail reception in honour of its 55th anniversary at Sonesta Maho Resort and Casino on Friday evening. Governor Eugene Holiday, Prime Minister William Marlin and Member of Parliament Theo Heyliger were among the guests at the event. Managing Director Michael Cleaver said …

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Dozens get free glaucoma tests

World Sight Day, which was observed on October 13, was marked on Saba with a series of free glaucoma tests offered by Saba Lions Club together with Eye Care Optical, Body, Mind and Spirit, Saba Healthcare Foundation, and the Public Health Department from October 15 to 22. Some 58 persons …

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Coast Guard intercepts ten illegal immigrants

The Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard intercepted a transport of illegal immigrants in the vicinity of St. Maarten and Saba. The immigrants have been handed over to the Police and Immigration. The Coast Guard ship Poema stopped a sailing vessel between St. Maarten and Saba on October 31. During the inspection …

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The Kingdom Representative Gilbert Isabella with the first iLanders

iLanders is a project that aims to stimulate young professionals with a Caribbean Netherlands heritage, who live overseas, to return to their roots. With their recently acquired knowledge and competences, iLanders can provide new impulses to the social and economic development of our islands. Last month RCN has welcomed its …

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Saba fails to capture Nature Area award

Saba and surrounding sea did not win one of the three awards of the Most Beautiful Nature Area of the Netherlands. In fact, Saba came out last of the thirteen nominees with a mere 2,666 public votes. The Dutch Wadden Area, the Veluwe and National Park Hollandse Duinen (dunes) were …

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Invitation to Central Committee meeting on November 9, 10 am

PUBLIC NOTICE The Central Committee of the Public Entity Saba will meet on Wednesday November 9th, 2016 at 10:00 am at the Government Administration Building. The agenda for said meeting is Opening Approval of the agenda Approval of the Minutes from the Central Committee meeting on October 17th, 2016 Opportunity …

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Invitation to Public Meeting of the Island Council on November 10, 10 am

PUBLIC NOTICE The Island Governor of the Public Entity Saba hereby invites the general public to attend a Public Island Council meeting on November 10th, 2016 at 10:00 am at Government Administration Building. The agenda is as follows: Opening and announcements Approval of the agenda Island Council Incoming correspondence list September …

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Disaster Management exercise HUREX 2016 was a great success

During October a multidisciplinary hurricane exercise took place on Saba. The Emergency Services and Safety partners trained together with the Dutch Military, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment and the Dutch Weather Services, KNMI. The goal of the exercise was to improve cooperation between various partners. Unfortunately, this year, a …

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Saba volleyball team heading to World Qualification Tournament

The Saba Female National Team will participate in the World Championship Qualification Volleyball Tournament on St. Maarten this weekend. The Commissioner of Sports and Culture was at the airport to wish them well. Jarmila Berkel ,Christina Hassell, Movida Williams, Joyann Robinson, Sheritsa Oleana, Aureanna Nation, Erica Hassell, Nakeisha Leverock and …

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