Category Archives: News

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 →

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 →

SJCM LECTURE

Activities to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the St. Joseph’s Convent Marriaqua, formerly the Marriaqua Secondary School will continue tonight with a public lecture. The topic for discussion is: “What must small states such as those in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union do to ensure economic growth?” The Presenter will be Dr. Garth P. Nicholls… Continue Reading →

PESTICIDES SUSPENSION

Minister of Agriculture Saboto Caesar, has confirmed that a review is being carried out by the Pesticides Board of certain types of Pesticides here. Minister Caesar had announced last month that an immediate suspension had been placed on the importation of pesticides which contain the active ingredient gly-phosate, which is found in pesticides such as… Continue Reading →