All posts by Abigail Haynes

BROWNE TVET

A call has been made here for the initiation of a re-education process to help persons to more fully appreciate the value of Technical and Vocational Education and Training, TVET. The Chairman of the National Sector Skills Development Agency Stanley Browne made the call, during a ceremony held at the Kingstown Public Library this week…. Continue Reading →

YOUBET TRAINING

Students of the Barrouallie Technical Institute (BARTEC) will have an opportunity to receive entrepreneurial and business development training this month, at a four-day Youth Business and Entrepreneurship Training (YOUBET) Seminar. YOUBET was developed by the Centre for Enterprise Development Inc. (CED) as part of its focus on empowering youths in St Vincent and the Grenadines…. Continue Reading →

JUVENILE JUSTICE

A status update was provided here this week of the OECS Juvenile Justice Reform Programme, which is now into its second phase. Stakeholders from the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, OECS came together at the Beachcombers Hotel, for a meeting of the Regional Advisory Group for the Programme. Addressing the session, Permanent Secretary in the… Continue Reading →

POLICE ARRESTS

Police have arrested and charged Roneam Baker-Caine, a 26 year old Farmer of Byrea for Murder. Police said investigations revealed that last Friday October 26th, between 11:09 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. at Byera, Roneam Baker-Caine caused the death of 59 years old Wayne Fitzgerald Gregory Morris of Byera, by chopping him about his body with… Continue Reading →

ECCO MEETING

Local Music Professionals will have an opportunity tomorrow to learn more about the work of the Eastern Caribbean Collective Organisation for Music Rights Eastern Caribbean Copyright Organisation (ECCO). A three-member team from the organisation will be hosting a meeting here tomorrow to update its members and other Music Professionals its activities. Vice-Chair of ECCO, Christine… Continue Reading →

BUMPER CRUISE SEASON

Close to three hundred calls are expected to be made at Ports in Kingstown and Bequia over the next six months, by several cruise lines. Word of this came from Minister of Tourism, Cecil McKie, as St. Vincent and the Grenadines welcomed the first Cruise Ship Azura. Minister McKie said that he is optimistic that… Continue Reading →

POLICE CAROLING

Plans are already being advanced for the 2018 Police Co-operative Credit Union – Police Christmas Caroling Competition, which is set to take place will take place on Friday December 14, at the Central Police Station commencing at 7:30 pm, under the theme “tis the season of myrrh and merriment”. A release from the Police says… Continue Reading →