All posts by Colvin Harry

Courts 9th Annual Reading competition final slated for this week

The Finals of the local leg of the 9th Annual Courts Reading Competition will be held here this week, with seven Primary Schools set to compete. The finalists are Kent Cain Jr. from the Brighton Methodist School; Christian Joseph representing Kingstown Preparatory; Jonneil Stowe – Lodge Village Government; Ethan Balcombe from the St. Mary’s Roman… Continue Reading →

Child Protection and Juvenile justice to be addressed by stakeholders

Matters relating to Child Protection and Juvenile Justice in St. Vincent and the Grenadines will be addressed by several Stakeholders from Government and Non-Governmental Agencies at a Consultation from today. The OECS Commission in partnership with UNICEF, commissioned an assessment of these issues between 2016 and 2017, conducted by the Consultant, Jacqueline Sealy-Burke. The assessment… Continue Reading →

SVG Remains committed to strengthening relations with Cuba

St. Vincent and the Grenadines and other countries in the Caribbean remain committed to strengthening ties with Cuba. This assurance came from Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, as he addressed the opening of the Third Sitting of the OECS Assembly,  held in Antigua/Barbuda on Saturday. Cuban President Raul Castro was among regional leaders attending Saturday’s… Continue Reading →

Her Majesty’s Prison holds public speaking competition

Several Inmates at Her Majesty’s Prisons were this morning involved in a public Speaking Competition as part of the Local Prison Authority’s rehabilitation programme. Each participant delivered a presentation on two prepared topics; should society give offenders a second chance in society? And should the Business Community partner with the Prison Authority to rehabilitate offenders?… Continue Reading →

Forty Communities participating in nine mornings activities

Some 40 communities throughout St. Vincent and the Grenadines are expected to participate in the 2017 National Christmas and Nine Mornings Festival. Chief Cultural Officer, Anthony Theobalds, said while some communities have not formalized their activities, there will be some form of celebrations. Speaking on NBC’s Face to Face programme this morning, Mr. Theobalds said… Continue Reading →