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Concern Has Arisen From The Public About This Country’s Agricultural Issues

A number of communities throughout St. Vincent and the Grenadines have expressed concerns about the negative impact of human activities on the natural environment. The issues were highlighted during a series of community consultations over the last year by a steering committee which was established to develop a National Action Plan for Combating Desertification or… Continue Reading →

PM Says Marijuana Cultivation Is Negatively Affecting This Country’s Forests

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has suggested that the cultivation of marijuana in the hills of Caribbean countries is causing the degradation of the forests. The Prime Minister made the remark while delivering the feature address at the opening ceremony of the OECS Climate Change seminar which wraps up here today. Dr Gonsalves told participants… Continue Reading →

Fourth Climate Change Seminar To Be Held To Discuss Topics Such As Our Country’s Vulnerability

The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Secretariat is in final preparations to host its fourth climate change seminar, which is to focus on ‘Approaches to Managing Disaster Risks and Building Resilience.’ The seminar will take place at the National Insurance Scheme Conference Room in Kingstown, St Vincent from September 16-18, 2014. The Secretariat says… Continue Reading →

Prime Minister Promises Changes To Country’s Infrastructure

Motorists can look forward to some major improvements to the some parts of the road network in the upcoming weeks. This follows the announcement by Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves that the project to rehabilitate Murray’s Road is set to get underway this weekend. Speaking at a News Conference this week, the Prime Minister provided… Continue Reading →

First Annual Lionfish Derby Today

The first Annual Lionfish Tour of the Grenadines is taking place from today, as efforts continue to battle the lionfish invasion in the country’s waters. The Mayreau Regatta and Sporting Committee, together with Grenadines Dive, will be working with dive shop operators, fishermen, chefs, residents and visitors on Bequia, Mustique and Canouan to combat lionfish… Continue Reading →