Category Archives: News

PUBLIC SPEAKING- Family Breakdown

The South Rivers Police Youth Club will be hosting a panel discussion on the topic – Tackling Family Breakdown and Parenting to Prevent Youth Crime: “Can or does poor parenting contribute to crime in the state?” The panel will comprise of Senior Magistrate, Rachane Browne-Mathias; Former Deputy Commissioner of Police, Lenroy Bewster; Assistant Superintendent of… Continue Reading →

LIBERTY LODGE AND JUVENILE JUSTICE REFORM

The Ministry of Social Development says the newly refurbished Liberty Lodge Boys Training Centre, which was re-opened last month will address issues relating to the OECS Juvenile Justice Reform Project (JJRP). The project is being implemented locally by the Ministry of Social Development; and the Focal Point, Lafleur Quammie Harry said its main objective is… Continue Reading →

Carnival Bands Association- VINCY MAS 2018

Preparations have already begun here for the official launch of presentations from the Costumed Bands which would be featured in Carnival celebrations this year. Word of this came from Juanita Alexander of the Carnival Bands Association (CBA), during the media launch for Vincy Mas 2018, hosted by the Carnival Development Corporation, CDC last week. Miss… Continue Reading →

PARENTS- Educate children about sexuality

Parents are being encouraged to make a greater effort to educate their children about the differences between acceptable and un-acceptable behaviors at an early age. The advice came from Psychologist, Kimberly Cambridge, during NBC’s Views on Issues programme on Sunday, which focused on “The Effects of Sexual Abuse on Children”. Ms. Cambridge said while parents… Continue Reading →

UWI PANEL DISCUSSION- Flight of the Bumble Bee

A four member panel will address issues relating to the Regional Economy at a Panel Discussion, hosted by the Department of Economics of the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus. The discussion this evening, will focus on the topic: Flight of the Bumble Bee: The Turning Point for a Delicate Economy The goal… Continue Reading →

ROSE-Commonwealth Peoples Forum

Vincentian Civil Society Activist Renrick Rose will be among more than 350 civil society leaders from across the 53-nation Commonwealth of Nations who will gather in London, U.K this week for three days of discussion and debate on key issues facing the 2.4 billion people who live in the Commonwealth. The delegates will be attending… Continue Reading →