Tag Archives: CARICOM

CAESAR AND AMNESTY

Minister of Agriculture, Saboto Caesar has appealed to traditional Marijuana Farmers hereto seize the opportunity for an Amnesty, being provided by the Government, as the move to establish a Medical Marijuana Industry continues here. He made the point, as he contributed to debate in Parliament this week, on the Cannabis Cultivation Amnesty Bill 2018. Minister… Continue Reading →

PM CARICOM MEETING

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves was among Leaders of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) attending a High-Level Breakfast Meeting in New York on Thursday. The meeting was held to assess the progress made in combating Non-Communicable Diseases in the region, and to recommit their support for innovative approaches for addressing the NCDs problem. The meeting was… Continue Reading →

SVG JAPAN VISIT

A wide range of issues will be discussed, between Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, during an official visit to Japan by Prime Minister Gonsalves. The Prime Minister announced at a News Conference last week that he is scheduled to leave the state this Friday August 3rd for Japan, where… Continue Reading →

$2,000,000 Loan Approved For The Argyle International Airport

The Barbados-based CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) has approved an additional 2-million EC dollar loan for the Argyle International Airport project. According to Caribbean News Now, the funding will be used to purchase equipment to establish a 218 kVa solar energy farm that will reduce electricity costs at the multi-million dollar facility. CDF’s CEO, Lorne McDonnough,… Continue Reading →