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PROTECTION WORK

The government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has announced the commencement of embankment protection work in the North River and South River. Through funding from the World Bank, the government signed a contract on January 30th, 2018 with the Joint Venture firm Franco Sea Operations Construction for the works in the North River at… Continue Reading →

WPP Ophthalmology and Plastic Surgery Mission

The World Pediatric Project (WPP) said its Ophthalmology and Plastic Surgery mission got off to a great start yesterday. Team Leader for the Ophthalmology mission, Dr. Donna Browne said, they held a successful clinic yesterday at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital and this mission has a number of new doctors who are offering optimal health… Continue Reading →

SVGBS CROSQ WORKSHOP

The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Bureau of Standards (SVGBS) will be hosting a consultation on Draft CARICOM Regional Energy Efficiency Building Code (FDCREEBC). The Consultation, in collaboration with the CARICOM Regional Organization for Standards and Quality, CROSQ will be held on Monday at the Sunset shores Beach Hotel Conference Room from 9am. The objective… Continue Reading →

PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION

Minister of Education, St. Clair “Jimmy” Prince has said that significant developments will take place this year in the delivery of Primary and Secondary education at Schools across the nation.. Contributing to debate on the 2018 Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure last week, Minister Prince said 46 million dollars has been allocated to finance the… Continue Reading →

BROWNE-DRUG MEETING

The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has established a National Drug Council as part of ongoing efforts to address the issue of illicit drug use. The announcement was made by Minister of Health Wellness and the Environment Luke Browne this week, as he addressed the opening of a Regional Meeting for Policymakers and… Continue Reading →