Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has presented supplementary estimates for the 2014 fiscal year amounting to 83-million 980-thousand, 800 dollars. Presenting the figures in Parliament this morning, the Prime Minister said the supplementary estimates comprise recurrent expenditure of 11-million dollars and capital expenditure of 72-million, 980-thousand, 800-dollars. The Prime Minister explained… Continue Reading →
The Sion Hill In-Concert Community Group will stage a Cultural Event on Friday – National Heroes Day. The event will be staged at the Sion Hill Intersection, featuring Cultural Icons in the Community. Performances will come from Calypsonians Lexi, Sulle, Pat Ralph and Imitator, as well as Poetry by Blazer Williams and David Darkie Williams…. Continue Reading →
Meanwhile … Opposition Leader Arnhim Eustace has agreed that significant work has been done by the Committee, chaired by Prime Minister Gonsalves, to deal with the CLICO/BAICO issue. In his response to the Budget Address yesterday, Mr. Eustace said the matter is of critical importance, and carries economic and financial implications for St. Vincent and… Continue Reading →
Leader of the Opposition, Arnhim Eustace, has again expressed concern about the Public Debt of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Responding to the 2014 Budget Address in Parliament this morning, Mr. Eustace noted that the debt has been escalating rapidly over the years. He noted that this trend is likely to continue, in light of… Continue Reading →
Leader of the Opposition Arnhim Eustace says he is disappointed with the 2014 Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure presented in Parliament yesterday. Responding to the Prime Minister’s presentation, Mr. Eustace said greater emphasis should have been placed on economic growth. He said the Budgetary Estimates do not provide clear guidance for the local business community.
A number of persons were returned unopposed, when elections were held yesterday, to fill positions on the National Executive of the opposition New Democratic Party, NDP. The elections were held during the closed session of the party’s 37th Annual Convention, held the Party’s Headquarters at Murray’s Road. A release from the Party says Party President… Continue Reading →