All posts by Abigail Haynes

SVG-AIR CANADA

The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Authority (SVGTA) has welcomed the decision by Air Canada to increase service and offer year-round Air Canada Rouge non-stop flights from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport to the Argyle International Airport. The Authority says weekly Thursday flights resume on October 25, and will continue on a year-round basis. A… Continue Reading →

PRINCE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE

Minister of Education, Jimmy Prince, said there are currently no plans for the offering of Mechanical Engineering courses at the Campden Park Technical Institute. He was responding to a question in parliament yesterday in relation to the absence of this programme from the range of technical and vocational disciplines offered at the institute. Minister Prince… Continue Reading →

CET WAIVER

The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has given approval to Fuel Suppliers for the waiver of the Common External Tariff to allow for the purchase of fuel outside of the Caribbean Community. In his Ministerial Statement in Parliament this morning, Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves said this decision was taken, in response to… Continue Reading →

MARRIAQUA SCHOOL

Parents and Guardians of children attending the Marriaqua Government School, have been urged to continue to give support to their children and to the school. This from Minister of Education and Parliamentary Representative for Marriaqua, St Clair ‘Jimmy’ Prince, as he spoke on Monday at the schools’ first assembly for the new school year 2018/2019…. Continue Reading →

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

Seven former students of the Community College – Divisions of Technical, Teacher, and Nursing Education will be recognized today, at a special ceremony to be hosted by the Ministry of Education. The students will be presented with scholarships, bursaries and tuition awards based on their academic achievement in the external exit exams of May-June, 2017…. Continue Reading →

CARIBBEAN WELLNESS DAY

St. Vincent and the Grenadines will join with other Caricom member states in observing Caribbean Wellness Day on Saturday September 8th. Inaugurated in 2008, the day’s observance is an annual event which provides an opportunity to increase the awareness of the non-communicable diseases (NCDs) burden in the Caribbean. Caribbean Wellness Day 2018 focuses on adults… Continue Reading →

DIABETES PROJECT

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment, is moving forward with its implementation of the Capacity Building Project for the Prevention and Control of Diabetes in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. And, as part of this process, three officials from the Ministry of Health visited Taiwan from August 13 to August 23. The three-member… Continue Reading →