Category Archives: News

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 →

LIAT CONSULTATION

A Consultation involving all stakeholders connected to Regional Airline, LIAT will soon be hosted by the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves said in Parliament on Thursday that the Consultation will discuss matters pertaining to the restructuring of the Airline. He said the session is tentatively scheduled for October… Continue Reading →

AMBULANCE DONATION

An Ambulance was donated to the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines yesterday, which will assist with the delivery of healthcare services. The donation was made by Global Medics, through this country’s Consul General to Canada, Fitzgerald Huggins. Speaking at the handing over ceremony on Friday, Mr. Huggins urged persons involved in the Health… Continue Reading →

NATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL 2018

The stage is set for the hosting of the 13th KCCU National Dance Festival which begins tonight under the theme “Let’s Dance”. Dance Development Officer in the Ministry of Culture, Maxine Maverne Browne said the festival, will begin on Saturday with the Preliminary Competitions. She said these competitions will lead up to the grand finale… Continue Reading →

PARLIAMENT-WRAP

Three Bills which make up the legal framework for the proposed Medicinal Cannabis Industry here, received their first reading at a meeting of Parliament yesterday. The Medicinal Cannabis Industry Bill 2018; The Cannabis Cultivation (Amnesty) Bill 2018; and The Permitted Use of Cannabis for Religious Purposes Bill 2018, were read for the first time and… Continue Reading →