Tag Archives: December

HLDC Over 100 Employed

The Housing and Land Development Corporation said more than one hundred Vincentians are currently employed in the reconstruction efforts following the disaster in December of 2013. General Manager of the Housing and Land Development Corporation (HLDC), Elvis Charles tells NBC News that Mr. Charles said the housing program, is ongoing in Fitzhughes, Cumberland, Vermont and… Continue Reading →

BRAGSA Continues To Aid In The Ongoing Recovery Effort

The Building, Roads and General Services Authority (BRAGSA) has pledged to continue its role in the ongoing recovery efforts, to ensure that the lives of persons affected by the December 2013 floods are returned to normalcy. The assurance came from Manager of Infrastructure at BRAGSA, Kenyatta Alleyne. Speaking at a News Conference yesterday, Mr. Alleyne… Continue Reading →

local Farmer and Agricultural Consultant has expressed the view that the devastation created by the floods which impacted this country in December last year

A local Farmer and Agricultural Consultant has expressed the view that the devastation created by the floods which impacted this country in December last year, was caused by excessive cutting of the forests. Former Chief Agricultural Officer, Philmore Isaacs expressed the view, during NBC’s Views On Issues programme on Sunday, which examined the issue: Protecting… Continue Reading →

The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Red Cross Society will hold a series of training sessions in the upcoming weeks

The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Red Cross Society will hold a series of training sessions in the upcoming weeks, to ensure that the relevant personnel can operate the Water Purification Unit which the Society recently received from the French Red Cross. Communications Officer, Rendall Allen says the Red Cross is now shifting its priorities,… Continue Reading →

The National Broadcasting Corporation handed over a cheque to Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves yesterday, to go towards the ongoing national recovery effort

The National Broadcasting Corporation handed over a cheque to Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves yesterday, to go towards the ongoing national recovery effort, in the wake of devastation caused by floods and landslides which occurred in December last year. The cheque, in the amount of 125-thousand dollars, represents part of the proceeds from a radiothon,… Continue Reading →