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VOLCANO READY PROJECT

A five-day Training Session with Volunteers of the North Windward Communities will be held next week under the Volcano Ready Community Project. The Training Sessions will be hosted by the University of the West Indies’ Seismic Research Center in collaboration with the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO.  Organizers said the Session aims to prepare communities… Continue Reading →

CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE

The Psychology Department at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital will be hosting the first of two conferences on the state of Child Sexual Abuse within St. Vincent and the Grenadines. This conference will be targeting Teachers and Counselors of several schools across the country.  According to a Media Release from the Department, there has been… Continue Reading →

BRAGSA AND HURRICANE SEASON

As the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season approaches its most active phase, the Buildings, Roads and General Services Authority (BRAGSA) is appealing to Vincentians to remain vigilant. This appeal was issued by Communications Officer at BRAGSA, Roxtanne Millington. Mrs. Millington said although the nation has not experienced any severe weather conditions thus far for the season… Continue Reading →

CARCIP GWAN PROJECT

Educational institutions here are among several sites that will soon be interconnected on a fibre-based network called Government Wide Area Network (G-WAN). This forms part of the CARCIP National Broadband Project. To this end, an assessment of secondary schools’ IT labs began yesterday.  Over the next few days, the CARCIP National Broadband project team will… Continue Reading →

JET PROGRAMME

Vincentian, Radica Deane is among 15 persons from the Caribbean heading off to Japan to participate in the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme. The programme was started in 1987, and is aimed at increasing mutual understanding between the people of Japan and the people of other nations. It enables authorities in Japan to employ… Continue Reading →

GARVEY BIRTHDAY LECTURE

A memorial lecture to commemorate the birthday of Marcus Mosiah Garvey will be held here on Monday August 19th. The event is being hosted by Integrated Medical Urgent Care in collaboration with the Rastafari Working Committee. Marcus Garvey whose birthday was August 17th was a proponent of the Black Nationalism and Pan-Africanism Movements, inspiring the… Continue Reading →