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By Edition On Monday, January 16th, 2017

Suspect extradited in Hector investigation

THE BOTTOM - A suspect has been extradited today, January 15th 2017 from the United States in the investigation called “Hector”. This is the investigation being conducted after the death of a student on Saba More...

By Edition On Monday, December 19th, 2016

Cft Chairman Age Bakker: “Saba still has its affairs well in order”

Budget in order notwithstanding financial setback THE BOTTOM - During its visit the Board of financial supervision Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (Cft) concluded that Saba still has its public finances in good More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Age Bakker (Cft): “Saba has made an impressive achievement”

THE BOTTOM - Saba has delivered a special performance as the first public entity to receive an unqualified opinion on the 2014 financial statements. "A great achievement", asserts Cft Chairman Age Bakker. This confirms More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 21st, 2015

Age Bakker (Cft): “Sint Eustatius must act now”

Concerns about financial situation Sint Eustatius persist  ORANJESTAD -  The Board of financial supervision Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (Cft) met on December 7th on Sint Eustatius with the Executive Council More...

By Edition On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Shark sanctuaries announced around Dutch Caribbean islands

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch government announced Sept. 2 that the waters surrounding Bonaire and Saba in the Caribbean Sea will become shark sanctuaries. Dutch State Secretary for Economic Affairs Sharon Dijksma More...

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By Edition On Friday, August 28th, 2015

Cft: “Public entities develop on different speeds”

Publication 1st semi-annual report 2015 Board of financial supervision BES  WILLEMSTAD - The public entities have had great difficulties in the first half of 2015 to timely fulfill their report responsibilities. More...

By Edition On Friday, August 14th, 2015

Remote Caribbean islands can now get pizza delivered by plane

Sometimes, you seriously need a pizza. Say that to our former Netherlands Antilles islands. Although Amazon is itching to deliver the world goods with drones, there are some places in the world where a drone makes More...

By Edition On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Plane crashes en route from San Juan to St.Kitts near Saba

THE BOTTOM - A Small Federal Express Cessna Caravan crash landed off the coast of Saba on Wedneday Afternoon according to reports. The Small plane operated by FedEx was enroute From San Juan  to St.Kitts when the More...

By Edition On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Age Bakker (Cft): ‘Saba runs a stable budgetary process’

Saba looks forward to 2016 THE BOTTOM - By setting up and implementing a balanced and organized budgetary process, Saba is able to control its public finances. This can be concluded from the first execution report More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Process of division of properties and debts of the Netherlands Antilles in final stage

WILLEMSTAD – The efforts to formulate a balanced division of the properties and debts of the Netherlands Antilles is entering its final stage. Mr. Faroe Metry, who is the chairman of the committee, division of More...