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Saba News Archive: News Items

Statia will open up on Jan 3rd despite the risk of deaths

BES-Reporter writes that the Public Entity St. Eustatius will introduce its long-term COVID-19 strategy on January 3rd, 2022 by further opening up its borders and having a less strict entry policy in place. This is needed to recover the economy and the tourism sector to avoid an economic crisis in …

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Survey for the the need to construct middle-class homes

PCN is considering the possibility to support the construction of middle-class homes on Saba. Your Voice is important to us. Please complete the survey (scan QR code) and tell us what you need. Here are the details: Survey Saba: https://form.jotform.com/213353424865861 Open: 16 December 2021 | Close: 31 January 2022

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Posthumous honor for Saba-born Jewish nurse Thelma Polak

Thelma Esther Polak, the Saba-born Jewish nurse who was murdered at concentration camp Sobibor in 1943, was honored posthumously on Sunday, December 19 with the unveiling of a plaque in her commemoration at the World War II memorial site in The Bottom. Organized by Judith Meijer, in daily life Director …

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Launch of renewed website Politiecn.com

With great pride and satisfaction, the Dutch Caribbean Police Force (Korps Politie Caribisch Nederland, KPCN) is launching the renewed Police CN website today. In addition to a new look & feel, the renewed website offers even more options for getting in touch with the police and the possibility to highlight …

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Saba played a major role in Dec. 14 sea rescue

In response to a press release that the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard issued on Tuesday, December 14 about the sea rescue close to Saba, Island Governor Jonathan Johnson added that Saba played a major role in bringing the yacht, with onboard 27 persons, to safety. On Tuesday morning before 5:00 …

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Reminder: Stay Safe!

Saba has a vaccination rate of 93% and has been spared so far from a covid-19 outbreak and local transmission of covid-19. The facts remain that we live on an island that Is vulnerable and limited in our medical capacity. It’s up to us all to keep each other safe! …

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Air transport to Saba and St. Eustatius must be sustainably secured

Koninkrijk.nu reports that The Netherlands is in favor of a public service obligation for the air transport between the Windward Islands of Saba and Sint Eustatius with Sint Maarten. This obligation imposes conditions on the frequency of flights and the ticket price. This is the outcome of an evaluation of the …

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Pension Fund PCN indexes pensions by 4%

Dossier Koninkrijksrelaties reports that the Pensioenfonds Caribisch Nederland (PCN) indexes pensions by 4% as of 1 January 2022, which is fully in line with the average price inflation on Saba, Bonaire and St. Eustatius. The board took this decision at the November board meeting. The Supervisory Board has agreed to …

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Finally: Saba Splash water on sale as of next week

As of Monday, December 20, 2021, the general public, businesses, and organizations can begin purchasing their Saba Splash drinking water. Payment for the bottle must be made before, not on the same day, at the Receiver’s Office, located at the Government Administration Building. The cost per 5-gallon bottle will be …

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Dr. Willemijn answers your questions on COVID 19 vaccinations.

Please follow the Facebook page of the Public Entity to learn about the answers that Dr. Willemijn gives to your questions concerning the COVID 19 vaccinations. Here’s Dr. Willemijn answering some of your questions on the covid-19 vaccine. Scroll down the page to follow the messages. Part 1 – Is …

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