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The Government Of SVG Receives Funding For The National Geothermal Project

The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has received a major boost for the National Geothermal Energy Project. This follows the signing of a loan agreement for 15-million U.S. dollars between St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development. The agreement was signed in Dubai this week, by Prime Minister… Continue Reading →

Government Spending On Salaries and Wages Increases By 9%

The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines will be spending 281.8 million dollars on Salaries and Wages this year Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Dr. Ralph Gonsalves made the announcement in Parliament on Friday, while presenting the 2016 Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure. The Prime Minister said because of this huge amount allocated… Continue Reading →

Government Ministries Netball Fixtures

Quarter-finals action in the Government Ministries Netball Championship is scheduled for tomorrow at the Kingstown Netball Center at New Montrose from 4:30 pm. The Ministry of National Reconciliation will meet the Ministry of Transport and Works in the 1st match, followed by the match between the Ministry of National Security and the Ministry Tourism, Sports… Continue Reading →

Minister Cecil McKie On The Government’s Role In Steelpan Development In SVG

Minister of Culture, Cecil McKie, said the various steel-orchestras throughout St. Vincent and the Grenadines continue to receive government subsidies to ensure the continued development of the steelpan art-form. He spoke on the government’s commitment to the arts while responding to a question during last Monday’s sitting of Parliament. Minister McKie said the high level… Continue Reading →

The US Human Trafficking Report Loses Legitimacy In The Eyes Of The Government Of SVG

Concern has been expressed here about the fact that St. Vincent and the Grenadines has been placed on theTier-2 Watch list of the United States report on Human Trafficking. Minister of Foreign Affairs Camillo Gonsalves expressed his concern last week during the opening of a two-day training seminar on Human Trafficking. Sixty Police Officers participated… Continue Reading →