All posts by Abigail Haynes

MAJ DONATION

The Retreat Clinic, Vermont and the Little Eagles Pre-School also located in the Vermont Valley, yesterday received a quantity of medical supplies/furniture from the Michael. A. Johnson Foundation. The supplies include, a blood-pressure machine, gloves, surgical masks, a medical chair, crutches and small tables for the pre-school among others. The care packages also include children’s… Continue Reading →

PRINTERY-UPGRADE

The Government Printery of SVG has upgraded its printing equipment by installing state of the art equipment, to facilitate the delivery of a high quality public service to the people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, The new printing equipment includes an industrial high speed colour printer, industrial B&W/colour printers, commercial colour printer/copier, industrial twin… Continue Reading →

NATIONAL PARKS TREES

Chairman of the National Parks, Rivers and Beaches Authority, Gideon Nash, said the organization will continue to ensure the protection of forested areas throughout St. Vincent and the Grenadines. He gave the assurance during the Views on Issues programme aired on NBC Radio on Sunday, which focused on the importance of trees. Mr. Nash said… Continue Reading →

WPP GENERAL SURGERY MISSION CANCELLED

The World Pediatric Project (WPP) has cancelled its General Surgery mission to St. Vincent and the Grenadines which was scheduled to be held this week. WPP Director for the Eastern Caribbean – Jaqueline Brown-King told NBC News, the cancellation is due to the impending weather systems. Mrs. Browne-King said the medical team was scheduled to… Continue Reading →

FRANCIS TAIWAN OECC

Minister of Transport and Works, Julian Francis, said the Republic of China on Taiwan has made a significant contribution to the development of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. He was speaking at a ceremony this morning to officialy recognize the work done on the Chatoyer National Park at Rabacca by personnel from the Republic of… Continue Reading →

PPA CPA LAUNCH

The Participatory Poverty Assessment (PPA) component of the Country Poverty Assessment (CPA) will be launched today, at a ceremony to be hosted by the Ministry of National Mobilization. Minister of National Mobilization, Frederick Stephenson is expected to deliver the feature address at the launching ceremony at Frenches House from nine this morning. The opening ceremony… Continue Reading →

HOTEL LEVY

Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Camillo Gonsalves, has indicated that the Climate Resilience Levy which was announced in the 2018 National Budget, is now in effect. Minister Gonsalves had announced in his Budget Address in February, that the Levy of eight EC-dollars per night, would be paid by all stay-over visitors in Hotels, Apartments… Continue Reading →