Recent News

Saba forced to submit skeleton budget again

The public entity Saba this week was forced again to submit a skeleton budget to the Committee for Financial Supervision CFT due to the lack of structural funding to cover the local government’s operational cost. Because the free allowance (“vrije uitkering”) has not been substantially adapted to the current situation, …

Read More »

Dutch Parliament insists on tackling poverty on islands

THE HAGUE–Several Members of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament made an urgent call to eradicate increasing poverty in the Dutch Caribbean during the handling of the draft 2002 King­dom Relations budget on Wednesday. Member of Parliament (MP) Jorien Wuite of the Democratic Party D66, who held her maiden …

Read More »

DUO opens temporary service centres in the Caribbean Area

In autumn, the Education Executive Agency [Dienst Uitvoering Onderwijs] (DUO) is going to open temporary service centres on Aruba, Curaçao and Bonaire in order to provide information services to prospective and former students. DUO is also going to organise information sessions and offer tailor-made support. Residents of the Leeward Islands …

Read More »

NAGICO Insurances provides students in Saba with care kits

NAGICO Insur­ances provided students and pupils of Saba Com­prehensive School and Sa­cred Heart Primary School with care packages to help them balance face-to-face learning with staying safe in the pandemic. NAGICO’s Saba office ad­ministrator Sheritsa Brigi­da-Oleana made a courtesy call to the schools, where she presented the packages. “Trying to return …

Read More »