Tag Archives: Camillo Gonsalves


Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Camillo Gonsalves, has indicated that the Climate Resilience Levy which was announced in the 2018 National Budget, is now in effect. Minister Gonsalves had announced in his Budget Address in February, that the Levy of eight EC-dollars per night, would be paid by all stay-over visitors in Hotels, Apartments… Continue Reading →


As part of their crime fighting measures, Local Business Owners are being encouraged to install surveillance cameras at their Businesses. Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Camillo Gonsalves said at a Media Conference yesterday that the Government will provide incentives to Businesses that are willing to install CCTV Cameras. He said this issue was recently… Continue Reading →


The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding, MOU, between Invest SVG and Kayan Aviation Holding Limited has been welcomed by Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Camillo Gonsalves. The MOU was signed at a News Conference, held at the AIA on Saturday, and will facilitate the establishment of a Fixed Based Operations (FBO) and Commercially… Continue Reading →


The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines is continuing its work towards reducing the country’s debt to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Ratio. This assurance came from Minister of Finance, Camillo Gonsalves as he responded to a question during last week’s sitting of the House of Assembly. Minister Gonsalves said the member states of the… Continue Reading →


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 →


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 →