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Saba News Archive: News Items

Works on road to Black Rocks harbor project

Final preparations are being made to construct the last part of road to the new harbor project at Black Rocks. Also, Saban rock walls will be built along part of the road. Saba Roads & Construction has started to construct the foundation for the rock walls which will be built …

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‘SeaDream II’ visits with 110 passengers

The luxury cruise ship SeaDream II with 110 passengers on board visited Saba on Tuesday, Novem­ber 30. The SeaDream II arrived around 8:00am. Around one hour later, the first pas­sengers disembarked and were taken to shore by the ship’s tender as the ship remained outside Fort Bay Harbour. The cruise …

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Satel presents new directory, calendar

Local customers of the Saba Telecommunications Company Satel NV and Saba fans abroad can look forward to the new telephone directory and 2022 calendar which will become available by the end of this week. The directory and calendar were officially presented to the Executive Council on Tuesday, November 30. Every …

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Inaugural Makana ferry service marks historic moment

Saba and St. Eustatius together celebrated a historic moment with the inaugural of the Makana ferry service on Sunday, November 28. Statia Government officials came to Saba on board of the ferry in the morning hours and after the customary speeches, the tokens of appreciation and a prayer, the Public …

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Delegation visits to discuss Royal Decorations

A delegation of the Chancery of the Netherlands Orders paid a visit to Saba on Thursday, November 25. A meeting was held with Island Governor Jonathan Johnson to discuss, among other things, the nomination of Saban candidates for a Royal Decoration. It has been a while since a Saban was …

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Work progresses at Botanical Garden, opens next year

Works are moving ahead at the Botanical Garden in the Windwardside. A fence has been put up around the property to keep goats and other roaming animals out, a trail has been created and the propagation house, a plant and tree nursery, is under construction. Remaining work before the Botanical …

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Saba Wahoo Food Fest Nov. 29 – Dec. 11

Eight restaurants on Saba will be participating in the first-ever Wahoo Food Fest which takes place from November 29 to December 11. In view of the wahoo season and the popular Saba Day Wahoo tournament, the Saba Tourism Bureau came up with the idea to organize a food fest that …

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Firefighters pay tribute to deceased colleague Reid Barnes Jr.

The Saba Fire Brigade for the third year held a short memorial event at the Juancho Yrausquin Airport on Thursday, November 25 to observe the birthday of their deceased colleague, fireman Reid Barnes Jr. Reid Jr., or Junior as everyone called him, would have turned 42 on Friday. Standing in …

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Sunny Valley Youth Center now also available for private events

The Sunny Valley Youth Center will shortly become available for private functions. Per December 1, people can rent the hall at the community center to hold, for example, weddings, receptions and anniversaries. Requests will be accommodated as best as possible, without compromising the use of the space by the Afterschool …

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Saba records a Covid-19 infection – contacts in quarantine

On Friday, November 19th, Saba recorded a positive covid-19 case. Close contacts were identified and in quarantine. Remember: 1. We are all in this together, and everybody must do their part. It is not only the duty of the OMT or government to mitigate the risk of covid but also …

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