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Please no prostitution in Saba

 Dear Editor,

  Please allow me the space in your newspaper to write about a big problem we have on Saba. For the past few weeks dancers are brought to Saba on the weekend. You might think what the problem is with this? Well, the problem is that the dancers are not really dancers but prostitutes.

  Yes, prostitutes are coming to Saba the Unspoiled Queen. A business man, not even from Saba and who only cares about the money he makes is doing illegal activity and does not care about how it is hurting the island that is known to so many as a place of natural beauty. This island is being dirtied up by greed and it seems like the ones in power don't even care.

  I don't expect this business man to care because he is making money. But, I do think the police and ones in power should care because it is illegal and like a dirty plague on this island.

  I hear many people complaining about what is happening and I beg the people of Saba to stand up and to make noise because the longer this goes on we will become accustomed to it. Drugs have already landed on this island, now prostitution.

  Too much for the bad is happening on Saba and no one in power cares; it's left for us Sabans to care. I am writing this not only to talk about how I feel about this, which is pure shame but also because I want to wake the people of Saba up and remind them that only we, a people, can fight for our island. Foreigners come and go but we are the ones who will stay. Do we want to pass onto our children a small island where its name the Unspoiled Queen is just a memory? I hope not.

  I hope this is not the last piece written in the newspaper about this shameful problem. Sabans wake up with me and make noise. Don't let the hard earned money of our men and young boys fatten the pockets of this man taking away business from others following the law.  

A worried Saban

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