PUBLIC SERVICE WEEK CONTINUES

Activities to mark Public Service Week are continuing here today and tomorrow with an Inter-Ministerial Internship, involving Ministries in the Public Service. The week of activities is being held to coincide with Public Service Day which will be observed around the world on Saturday 23rd June, under the local theme Realizing Sustainable Goals through Public… Continue Reading →

EARLY CHILDHOOD-AWARDS

The Early Childhood Department in the Ministry of Education hosted an Awards Ceremony at Frenches House last Friday, to recognize the contribution of Parents, Practitioners and Institutions in the Early Childhood Sub-sector. The three categories of Awards presented were: Parents Award, Best Practices Award and Practitioners Award. The Parents Award went to the Parents who… Continue Reading →

CENTRAL GOVERNMENT FISCAL SUMMARY

The Economic Research and Policy Unit in the Ministry of Finance has released a summary of the fiscal operations of the Central Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines for the period ending March 31, 2018. The objective of the report is to present the public with a brief summary of the fiscal operations of… Continue Reading →

RED CROSS ZIKA PROJECT

The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Red Cross Society, will be conducting a Knowledge Attitude and Practices (KAP) Survey of its present Zika Project in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment. This Survey, which commenced yesterday and runs until June 22nd, will see volunteers seeking to capture information on how mosquitoes… Continue Reading →

ADOLESCENT POLICY LAUNCH

The National Adolescent Policy and Action Plan will be officially launched here this week. The launch will be hosted by the National Adolescent Steering Committee, and is slated for Tuesday June 19th from 9am, at the National Insurance Services Conference Room. The event will hear addresses from Minister or Health Wellness and the Environment, Luke… Continue Reading →

OECS HEADS MEETING

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves will chair the 65th Meeting of the OECS Heads of Government, which takes place in St. Lucia today and tomorrow. The Prime Minister will lead a three-member delegation to the meeting, which takes place at the Harbour club is Gros Islet. The other members of the Vincentian delegation are: OECS… Continue Reading →

ANOTHER HOMICIDE

Police are investigating a murder which occurred in the Queen’s Drive area on Friday. Reports indicate that 69-year-old Antonia “Toni” Rose, a Vincentian who resided in New York, was found dead in Queen’s Drive on Friday afternoon. Ms Rose, is the daughter of Germaine “Granny” Rose, who was buried here on May 26. She is… Continue Reading →