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Saba News Archive: News Items

Hospitals on islands agree to join forces

The min­isters and state secre­tary of public health of the four countries in the kingdom during a ministerial consulta­tion last week Friday, expressed unanimous support for the agree­ments that were made at the healthcare sum­mit in St. Maarten early December with regard to the establishing of the Dutch Caribbean Hospi­tal …

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Saba and Kindernet sign twinning contract

The Public Entity Saba and the Kindernet childcare organization from the Netherlands last week sealed their collaboration by signing a twinning contract. As part of the BES(t)4Kids program, the Day Care and After School Care organizations on Saba are working in a twinning program together with Kindernet in the European …

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Medical referrals to Colombia still possible

The Colombian Ministry of Health has announced the conditions that will allow access for patients from abroad who need medical care in Colombia. The following conditions apply to Covid and non-Covid patients who are medical emergencies. These patients must be transported on air ambulances or medical charter flights, which can …

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Saba implements stricter measures to fight COVID-19 Omicron

Due to the fast spreading of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, Saba is taking stricter measures, starting Saturday, December 25 until the end of January 2022. As of Saturday, all persons coming to Saba will be required to take a PCR-test before being allowed to enter the island. “So no matter …

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Chamber of Commerce updates fees

Due to the amendment to legislation for the Chamber of Commerce and the Commercial Registry, registration fees, as well as an annual contribution, have changed. By Law, both fees are determined by the legal form and not by the invested capital anymore. Registration Fees and Annual contribution as of January …

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Public service contract ensures connectivity between islands

The two-year Public Service Obligation (PSO) between the Makana ferry operator and the Public Entities Saba and St. Eustatius ensures that connectivity and service level between St. Maarten, St. Eustatius and Saba are maintained. The ferry operator Blues & Blues from Anguilla has signed a public service contract with the …

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