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SVG TOURISM AUTHORITY CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY

A Luncheon and Recognition Ceremony was held here on Wednesday, to celebrate the celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Authority.                        The Authority commenced operations on January 2nd 2009, and is the Agency entrusted with direct responsibility for promoting the country as a tourist destination. In addition to its primary… Continue Reading →

PUBLIC RELATIONS OF ROYAL SVG POLICE FORCE

The Public Relations and Complaints Department of the local Police Force is celebrating its 20th anniversary of operations today. A release from the Department says on January 4, 1999, the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force, under the leadership of then Commissioner of Police, Osborne Quow made a strategic decision to establish a… Continue Reading →

JJRP AND LIBERTY LODGE 2019

The Ministry of Social Development will be moving swiftly this year  to continue work on the Liberty Lodge Boys Training Centre, under the second phase of the Juvenile Justice Reform Project (JJRP). Word of this came from Minister of Social Development Frederick Stephenson during a signing ceremony held here last month. Minister Stephenson said since… Continue Reading →

NINE MORNINGS RECOGNITION

Nine persons who have made longstanding and significant contributions to the development of the Nine Mornings Festival, will also be honored at this weekend’s  Prize-Giving ceremony. The nine are:  Everald Ince – Rose Bank; Gideon Lewis – Troumaca; Jennifer Richardson – Carriere; Leroy Llewellyn – Sion Hill; Ingrid Lavia – Owia; Pastor Errol Daniel – Streams… Continue Reading →

ESTIMATES & BUDGET FOR SVG

The 2019 National Budget will be presented here on January 29th. The announcement was made by Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves during the month of December 2018. The Prime Minister said the 2019 Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure will be presented on Wednesday January 23rd. Dr. Gonsalves said the 2019 Budget Address will be presented… Continue Reading →

BANKING BUSINESS

The challenges of doing business with financial institutions were highlighted by Members of Parliament yesterday during debate of the Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information Amendment Bill. In his presentation, Minister Camillo Gonsalves said the amendment to the Bill seeks to facilitate compliance with rules from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, OECD. He… Continue Reading →