A number of developmental projects will be undertaken this year under the 7th edition of the Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF) programme. Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Saboto Ceasar, spoke of work to be carried out under the programmes during the 2016 Budgetary Estimates in Parliament. Minister Ceasar said a major component of the… Continue Reading →
As may be aware, the Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU) was recently elected as General Secretary of the Global Alliance on Media and Gender (GAMAG). I am very pleased to announce that a sister GAMAG organization, the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) has just launched the Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists. This unique Fund… Continue Reading →
Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ralph Gonsalves says the Government has so far raised over 200-million dollars to carry out rehabilitative work, in the aftermath of the December 2013 Floods. Nine months after the devastating floods, Dr. Gonsalves says his Government has secured 278-million dollars and the money will be spent between now… Continue Reading →
The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has so far raised 278-million dollars to carry out rehabilitative work, in the aftermath of the December 2013 Floods. The Prime Minister said that nine months after the devastating floods, his Government has secured 278-million dollars and the money will be spent between now and 2017.
Thirty five children will receive full scholarships and two will receive assistance, when the Police Force hosts its Annual Scholarship Fund presentation ceremony this week. The recipients are children of Police Officers, who were successful in the recent sitting of the Caribbean Primary Exit Assessment Examinations. The Police Scholarship Fund was started under the leadership… Continue Reading →
The executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday approved a disbursement of about 6.4 million US dollars for St Vincent and the Grenadines. Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves said the amount is to be drawn equally from the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF) and the Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI) at about 3.2 million… Continue Reading →
Staff Members at the National Broadcasting Corporation, NBC Radio came together yesterday to celebrate the hard work, loyalty and faithful service of two staff members. The Corporation held a special function for Security Guards Calvin Badnock and Cornelius Williams, who proceeded on retirement leave yesterday. General Manager Corletha Ollivierre acknowledge the contribution of Mr. Badnock… Continue Reading →