All posts by Abigail Haynes

PRISON ACTIVITIES

The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prison Service will be hosting a week of activities from this Sunday December 9th, under the theme: Holding Hands, Changing Lives for Re-integration. The activities are being held as the Prison Administration continues with its ongoing effort to rehabilitate Offenders and reduce crime. The programme will be held from… Continue Reading →

TANNIS-ABBOTT ON MEETING

Civil Society Representative and Chair of the Caribbean Regional Network of Persons Living with HIV/AIDS, CRN+ Vincentian Winfield Tannis-Abbott was among 75 participants from around the world who recently participated in a meeting of the International AIDS Society, IAS, held in Haiti last month. The meeting was held under the Theme: Retention in Care –… Continue Reading →

SVG-UAE FORUM

Three important agreements were signed between St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the United Arab Emirates, UAE, during the first UAE-Caribbean Co-operation Forum, held in Dubai last month. A nine-member delegation represented St. Vincent and the Grenadines at the Forum, which was held from November 24-26. The Forum was sponsored by the Government of the… Continue Reading →

PRESSING AHEAD WITH COCONUT REVITALIZATION

Agricultural Assistant and Manager of Green House Parks and Irrigation, Leroy Jackson said the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines is pressing ahead with the revitalization of the local Coconut Industry. He made this statement during the Face to Face program aired on NBC Radio, as the country prepares to hold a Coconut Exhibition… Continue Reading →

CLEAR BARRELS EARLY

Persons who are expecting barrels for Christmas are being urged to clear them expeditiously, to ensure that everyone can benefit from the duty-free concession currently being offered at the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Port Authority. The appeal has come from Chief Operating Officer at the SVG Port Authority, Carl James. He said they want… Continue Reading →

CXC GOVERNANCE MEETING

Preparations are being finalized for the hosting of the Annual Governance meetings of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) her this week The two major meetings – the meeting of the School Examinations Committee and the meeting of Council will be held on December 6th and 7th, under the Chairmanship of Professor Sir Hilary Beckles. On… Continue Reading →