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Saba’s economy grew by 3 percent in 2021

Slight recovery for Saba due to more inbound tourism The number of tourists visiting Saba by air increased from 2.7 thousand in 2020 to 4.0 thousand in 2021, as Saba resumed welcoming tourists from low-risk countries as of 1 May 2021. This resulted in higher demand for restaurant, hotel, and …

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Central Committee discusses water, gasoline situation, Makana Ferry

Members of the Island Council raised several issues during the Central Committee meeting on Tuesday, September 26, such as the water supply, the gasoline interruption, the Makana ferry, the reforestation project, the vision for Saba, and transparency in government. Present for Tuesday’s Central Committee meeting, which was chaired by Elsa …

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First-ever Saba Bird Fest looks to bring awareness of local species

Saba Conserva­tion Foundation (SCF) launched the first-ever Saba Bird Fest with a bird­themed family fair on the grounds of Harry L. John­son Museum on Tuesday. The five-day awareness festival runs September 26-30. SCF’s Pauline Rainbault said the festival, which is funded by BirdLife Nether­lands and supported by the Dutch Caribbean …

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Task Force Bottlenecks Caribbean Netherlands to continue its work.

Seeing the useful work that it has done thus far and the importance of implementing the plans that have been drafted, Dutch caretaker State Sec­retary of Kingdom Rela­tions and Digitalisation Alexandra van Huffelen has decided to continue the Task Force Bottlenecks Ca­ribbean Netherlands. The state secretary con­firmed this in a …

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