Saturday , July 13 2024

Saba News Archive: Letters-to-the-Editor

Opinion: No more votes for goats on Saba

Dear Editor, For many years now, a small number of goat own­ers have been allowed to let their goats roam free on the island. Despite the destruction the goats have caused on the island and to people’s personal property, the goat owners never pay for it. They are never held …

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Opinion: No more votes for goats on Saba

Dear Editor, For many years now, a small number of goat own­ers have been allowed to let their goats roam free on the island. Despite the destruction the goats have caused on the island and to people’s personal property, the goat owners never pay for it. They are never held …

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Opinion: Problem dogs on Saba

Dear editor, I have been reading about the goat problem being an important issue for Saba, for their effects on nature and on safety. They look cute and don’t harm people directly but still they are described as a nuisance, a cause of problems, a frequent subject for discussion and …

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Opinion Koos Sneek: Time to evaluate ZVK

As a result of a growing skepticism over the functioning of Zorgverzekeringskantoor Caribisch Nederland (ZVK), the island council members of Saba travelled to Bonaire to discuss their concerns with officials of the BES healthcare insurer. This came almost at the same time as the publication of the report of the …

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Opinion: suggestions for improving the pond at Cove Bay

Dear Editor, The new stone and soil retaining wall at the swim pond at Cove Bay has apparently reduced the inflow of floating seaweed (I believe that this is mainly sargassum). However, it has also created essentially a dead sea zone within the pond now. The is no marine life, …

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CBS: Trends in the Caribbean Netherlands 2018

What was the number of inhabitants onBonaire, St Eustatius and Saba in 2017? How many children attended primary school ,and how many students were in secondary education? What were the main trends inthe local labour market, and how many tourists visited the islands? The answers tothese and more questions can be found …

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