Category Archives: News

EDUCATION ALLOCATION

Education Minister, Jimmy Prince, said over 140 million dollars of the 2019 National Budget has been allocated to the Ministry of Education to finance its various developmental programmes. Contributing to the debate on the 2019 National Budget in parliament on Wednesday, Minister Prince said the government recognizes education as a key strategy in the fight… Continue Reading →

PM-WORLD SUMMIT

A Six-Member Delegation is representing St. Vincent and the Grenadines at the Seventh World Government Summit, which is being held in Dubai, from today. Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves is leading the delegation, which includes his wife, Eloise Gonsalves, Senator Deborah Charles, Cultural Ambassador Rondy Luta Mc Intosh, Executive Secretary Angie Williams-Jackson and Security Officer… Continue Reading →

SOUTH COAST MARINE PARK 2019

The National Parks, Rivers and Beaches Authority says it will continue with an extensive work program this year, to further develop and protect the South Coast Marine Park. The South Coast Marine Park covers the areas Canash, Calliaqua, Indian Bay, Ratho Mill and Villa. Climate Change and Natural Resources Management Officer at the Authority, Abena… Continue Reading →

WRITE TO READ AWARDS CEREMONY

The Ministry of Education today hosted the Awards and Prize Giving ceremony for the local leg of the Write to Read regional competition which is being made possible by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). Writers from throughout the region of all ages made submissions… Continue Reading →

NCDS CONCERN

The Ministry of Health will be taking an aggressive approach to address the incidence and prevalence of non-communicable diseases in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Health Minister Luke Browne said in Parliament on Tuesday that provision has been made in the Appropriation Bill for a Capacity Building Project for the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable… Continue Reading →

AUSTRALIA HONORARY CONSUL

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Commerce has announced the appointment of Australian national, Michele B.R. Dal Pra, as Honorary Consul of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The Ministry says in a Media Release that Mr. Dal Pra has consular jurisdiction throughout New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria, to provide services to Vincentian nationals… Continue Reading →

SUSGREN OFFICIALLY REBRANDED

The Sustainable Grenadines Incorporated (SUSGREN), has been officially re-branded. SUSGREN is an environmental Trans-boundary Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), which operates between St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Grenada Fisheries Co-ordinator for SUSGREN, Audwin Andrews told NBC News, that SUSGREN has made changes to its logo which, for many years, has been synonymous with endeavours to improve… Continue Reading →