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The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has been commended for continuing to provide significant resources to the Coast Guard Service

  The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has been commended for continuing to provide significant resources to the Coast Guard Service. Police Commissioner Colin John expressed his gratitude during his address at the Graduation Ceremony of the Regional Security System Basic Seamanship Course, last Friday. Fourteen Coast Guard Officers were involved in the… Continue Reading →

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment has implemented a ban on all plastic bags and containers

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment has advised the general public that it is illegal for a food business place including supermarkets to sell or provide food, either on or off the food premises in a disposable plastic food service container.  In a Media Release issued today, the Ministry of Health says a… Continue Reading →

Kidney patients in St. Vincent and the Grenadines will pay less for dialysis treatment effective Wednesday August 12, 2020

Kidney patients in St. Vincent and the Grenadines will pay less for dialysis treatment effective Wednesday August 12, 2020. Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves made this announcement on NBC Radio Face to Face Program this morning. He said as of today, his government will be reducing the cost of dialysis treatment from two hundred and… Continue Reading →

Vincentians are continuing to benefit from the Government’s Material Distribution Program

Vincentians are continuing to benefit from the Government’s Material Distribution Program. This was among a range of issues addressed by Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves on NBC Radio this morning. The Prime Minister also said that some seven thousand Farmers are expected to register for the Farmers COVID-19 and Drought support program. The Ministry of… Continue Reading →

Farmers across the country are continuing to benefit from support provided by the Richmond Vale Academy

  Farmers across the country are continuing to benefit from support provided by the Richmond Vale Academy, in promoting the concept of Sustainable Farming in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Director of the Academy Stina Herberg said, as part of this thrust, the Academy has been collaborating with local farmers on the leeward side of… Continue Reading →

The Government is said to be making steady progress with Sea Defense Projects along the East coast of the Island

  Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has said the Government is making steady progress with Sea Defense Projects along the East coast of the Island. The Prime Minister provided an update on the work being done, during his address at the Blood Donation Drive hosted by the Modern Medical and Diagnostic Centre in Georgetown on… Continue Reading →