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By The Publisher On Friday, September 16th, 2022
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Dutch Marines requested to provide military assistance during passing storm Fiona

PHILIPSBURG –Just as Hurricane Exercise 2022 (HUREX 2022) kicked off today, Friday, September 16, and is scheduled to last until September 26, the local authorities of Saba and St. Eustatius have made a request More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, September 18th, 2021
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Ferry-service to Saba and Statia could start in November

PHILIPSBURG — Saba and Statia have jointly selected Anguilla-based Blues and Blues as the preferred operator of a ferry connection between the two islands, St. Maarten and St. Kitts. The service could be More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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Delta Airlines repatriation flight carries home 150 Americans from St. Maarten

~ Exclusive interview with two American couples about their bittersweet departure ~ PHILIPSBURG — US citizens who had been vacationing in St. Maarten, Saba and St. Eustatius, were able to fly home on a humanitarian More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
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The Netherlands subsidizes electricity and drinking water on the BES islands

PHILIPSBURG – Utility customers on Saba, St. Eustatius and Bonaire are exempted from paying the fixed tariff for electricity and water until next year. The Dutch government has reduced the rate to zero to More...

By Online Editor On Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
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The National Ombudsman will visit Bonaire, Saba and Statia in November

CARIBBEAN –This November, the National Ombudsman’s team will be visiting the Caribbean Netherlands. Three times a year, the researchers come to Bonaire, Saba, and Statia to assist residents with their More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
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Johnson signs Destination Marketing MOU with Saba

PHILIPSBURG – The Honourable Stuart Johnson, Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport & Telecommunications (TEATT) has finalized months of discussions with the island of Saba and recently signed More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, May 19th, 2019
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Child Protection Conference Intercountry Task Force Children’s Rights

ST. MAARTEN/SABA—Children are vulnerable and need protection, at home, school and outside. As a community, we have to offer this protection. What are the risks that children run? How can we help them and which More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
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Minister Johnson kicks off SXM Airport regional hub improvement plan with visit to Saba

PHILIPSBURG — Tourism Minister for St. Maarten, the honourable Stuart Johnson, traveled to Saba on Monday for several meetings to discuss the solidifying of St. Maarten’s hub function relationship with More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
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Gittens speaks in Saba for Oath of Office Ceremony

The Bottom, Saba — On Wednesday, March 27, 2018, the Executive Council of the Public Entity Saba held an official Oath Taking ceremony, for their valued civil servants. The event focused on the importance More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
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Saba Primary School invests in T.O.P. teacher program

SABA/PHILIPBURG — In January of 2018 the school board of the Sacred Heart Primary School in Saba determined that raising the bar in teaching standards and investing in their teacher’s professional development More...