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Organizers of the ‘Rise Up’ Charity Concert say many Vincentians have been expressing support for the initiative thus far

Organizers of the ‘Rise Up’ Charity Concert say many Vincentians have been expressing support for the initiative thus far. The local entertainers have joined forces with their regional counterparts to put together a Charity Concert Dubbed “RISE UP” which will be held at the Victoria Park on Saturday February 1st. From the concert they will… Continue Reading →

VINLEC, suffered an estimated 14-million dollars in damage overall from the flooding and landslides which occurred here in December last year

The St. Vincent Electricity Services Limited, VINLEC, suffered an estimated 14-million dollars in damage overall from the flooding and landslides which occurred here in December last year. The company hosted a News Conference today, to brief the media on the damage and to discuss the way forward In his presentation, Chief Executive Officer Thornley Myers… Continue Reading →

Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Simone Keizer-Beache said a significant amount of Vincentians will be negatively impacted as a result to the damage of the CT Scan Machine…

Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Simone Keizer-Beache said a significant amount of Vincentians will be negatively impacted as a result to the damage of the CT Scan Machine at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital. The Machine was damaged during the rains and flooding on Christmas Eve which also affected the Hospital. She made this statement during… Continue Reading →

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves said preliminary estimates show that this country sustained in excess of 350 million EC dollars in damage as a result of the Trough system

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves said preliminary estimates show that this country sustained in excess of 350 million EC dollars in damage as a result of the Trough system which caused severe flooding on Christmas Eve. He presented the figure at a news conference yesterday which coincided with a visit from the French Embassy and… Continue Reading →

Executive Director of NEMO Howie Prince said that there are currently still five Emergency Shelters opened

Executive Director of the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO), Howie Prince said that there are currently still five Emergency Shelters opened following the rains and flooding on Christmas Eve. He made this statement during a press briefing which was held today to update the nation on the status of the relief and recovery process. Mr…. Continue Reading →

Vincentian Producer Alex “Kubiyashi’ Barnwell said thus far plans are progressing well for the concert…

Vincentian Producer Alex “Kubiyashi’ Barnwell said thus far plans are progressing well for the concert with many individuals and business houses getting on-board. He said from the concert they will seek to raise the four hundred thousand dollars which is needed to renovate the Maternity Ward at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital which was damaged… Continue Reading →

CWSA is continuing its work on the Leeward side of the country to reconnect homes which experienced disruption to their water services…

The Central Water and Sewerage Authority is continuing its work on the Leeward side of the country to reconnect homes which experienced disruption to their water services as a result of the damage caused by flooding and landslides on Christmas Eve. Public Relations and Marketing Assistant at the Central Water and Sewerage Authority, Samantha George,… Continue Reading →