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Saba News Archive: News Items

No restrictions on outbound travel

The Public Entity Saba would like to inform the public of the following; persons wishing to leave the island are permitted to do so as there are no restrictions on outbound travel for Saba. However, persons that plan to leave the island should consider the following; 1. At the moment, …

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Medical referrals remain complex, says Blokhuis

Arrang­ing medical referrals abroad for the Caribbean Netherlands is a complex matter due to logistical challenges that some­times have to be adapted on a daily basis as a result of last-minute changes at the hospitals to which the patients are sent. Dutch State Secretary of Public Health, Well-be­ing and Sport …

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Continued improvements for Caribbean Neths. residents

While meaningful steps have been taken in the past year to im­prove the situation for resi­dents of Bonaire, St. Eusta­tius and Saba, it remains an important exercise to make sure that everyone can sus­tain themselves in the mini­mum cost of living. “This especially counts during this exceptional pe­riod which has large …

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St. Maarten to reopen to United States on July 15

Commercial flights between St. Maarten and the United States (US) are now scheduled to resume on July 15. The country’s reopening to the US was originally scheduled for July 1, but was pushed back for two weeks due to the surging numbers of coronavirus cases there. Flights from Europe and …

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Local suppliers for coffee and snack machines, says Knops

Dutch State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Re­lations Raymond Knops does not share the criticism of Member of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Par­liament Ronald van Raak of the Socialist Party (SP) regarding the tendering for coffee and snack machines for St. Eustatius and Saba. In reply to …

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Local suppliers for coffee and snack machines, says Knops

Dutch State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Re­lations Raymond Knops does not share the criticism of Member of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Par­liament Ronald van Raak of the Socialist Party (SP) regarding the tendering for coffee and snack machines for St. Eustatius and Saba. In reply to …

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Sabans mostly satisfied with performance of their commissioners

Sabans seem to be reasonably satisfied with the performance of the two commissioners forming on the Executive Council. This is suggested by an online opinion poll performed by consultancy Linkels & Partners in cooperation with the online news site www.bes-reporter.com. A total of 69 residents filled out the survey. This …

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St. Maarten: New COVID-19 positive case brings total to 78

The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labour VSA Richard Panneflek has announced that as of Wednesday, July 1 the total number of COVID-19 cases on St. Maarten is now 78. According to a press release on Friday, on Wednesday an individual was admitted to the St. Maarten Medical …

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