Recent News

Greenhouses to be constructed at schools

In regards to promoting a healthy and active lifestyle and stimulating interest in agriculture on Saba, Commissioner Wilson proudly announced that The Ministry of Education would provide funds to the Public Entity Saba to construct a greenhouse at the Sacred Heart School and the Saba Comprehensive School. This endeavor will …

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Windwardside gets ready for Saba Day

Commissioner of Culture, Commissioner Rolando Wilson announced  yesterday that preparations for the 43rd annual Saba Day Celebration are underway. This year the official ceremony will take place in the Windwardside with the slogan; Saba Day 2018, “ A Celebration of Sabans’ Resilience, Culture, and Heritage.” The committee members for Saba …

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Motion filed for better child care in the Caribbean Netherlands

Children in the Caribbean Netherlands deserve more attention and better care. In the past many plans have been made to improve their situation, but the funds that have been made available have not been spent entirely. Therefore, Christian Union (CU) filed a motion in the Dutch Parliament’s Second Chamber to …

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Caribbean Marine Park managers dive into management of fisheries

Representatives from fifteen Caribbean marine national parks re­cently met on Saba to focus on their role in contribut­ing to sustainable fisheries. Hosted by Saba Conserva­tion Foundation (SCF), this regional gathering included park managers from Saba, St. Eustatius, Bonaire, Brit­ish Virgin Islands, Turks and Caicos, Honduras and Be­lize. The park managers …

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Petition to The Hague: A social minimum is a human right!

Every human being has the right to a decent existence. Since the Dutch government has become partly responsible for the well-being of the inhabitants of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, the poverty on the islands has increased significantly. In order to combat poverty effectively, it is important to set a …

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