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Van Huffelen: PVV’s victory worrisome

Caretaker State Secretary of Kingdom Relations Alexandra van Huffelen finds PVV’s victory in the recent Dutch parlia­mentary elections worrisome, particularly because of the far-right party’s negative attitude towards the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom of the Neth­erlands. Though it is still unclear if the PVV will be able to form …

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Fire Chief Julio Every to replace Van Xanten on Island Council

In the wake of the recent Dutch parliamentary elec­tion, Saba’s Island Council will see its own shake-up as Saba Fire Chief Julio Every is set to replace Hemmie van Xanten as a representative of the Party for Progress, Equality and Prosperity (PEP) on the five-person legislative body. Van Xanten, who …

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Queen Wilhelmina Library marks 100th anniversary

Saba’s Queen Wilhelmina Library celebrated its 100th anniversary with an open house on Thursday. Commissioner of Culture, Sports and Education Eviton Heyliger said in his address that the library stands as a testament to the island’s enduring love for knowledge. “Today we not only celebrate Queen Wilhelmina Li­brary’s rich history, …

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