Tag Archives: Camillo Gonsalves

CLIMATE BILL

Minister of Finance, Camillo Gonsalves, said vulnerability to Climate Change and its related impacts is one of the main existential issues facing small island states like St. Vincent and the Grenadines. He made the point during his presentation on the Climate Resilience Levy Bill, 2018, which was passed in Parliament yesterday. The Bill is for… Continue Reading →

CALLIAQUA SCHOOL-NTRC

The Calliaqua Anglican School is the most recent school to receive a donation of equipment from the National Telecommunications Regulatory commission (NTRC). The donation comprised a projector, white board, scanner, speakers and computers, valued at approximately EC$11,000 and were handed over last Friday April 20th, during a brief ceremony held at the school. The computers… Continue Reading →

Basic Needs Trust Fund LAUNCH

The Basic Needs Trust Fund, BNTF, will launch its 9th Programme at a ceremony to be held at the NIS Conference Centre tomorrow. The ceremony will be held under the theme: Partnering Against Poverty and will hear remarks from Minister of Agriculture Forestry Fisheries Rural Transformation Industry and Labour, Saboto Ceasar, and Minister of Finance,… Continue Reading →

ICT-Week SVG

Activities to Mark ICT Week are continuing here today, under the theme: 21st Century Government. The activities are being hosted by the Government of St.Vincent and the Grenadines, in collaboration with the Caribbean Telecommunications Union, CTU. The main focus of ICT Week is on the steps that need to be taken by Caribbean Governments to… Continue Reading →

CANNABIS INDUSTRY

A team of Consultants is here in St. Vincent to provide some recommendations on the establishment of a Medicinal Cannabis Industry here. The four-member team from the United Kingdom and France was scheduled to meet with Government Officials and other Stakeholders today. One of the Team Members is Dr. Jutta Roth – Chief Scientific Officer… Continue Reading →

SVG BUDGET ESTIMATES

The Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure for the 2018 Fiscal were presented in Parliament on Monday by Minister of Finance, Camillo Gonsalves. The 2018 Estimates amount to 993-million, 535 thousand, 449 dollars. In presenting the figures, Finance Minister Camillo Gonsalves said they represent a 1.7 percent increase over the approved budget for 2017. He said… Continue Reading →