Tag Archives: Governor General Sir Frederick Ballantyne

GOVERNOR GENERAL RETIRING

Governor General Sir Frederick Ballantyne is spending his last day in office today. Sir Frederick is retiring from the post as Governor General, after seventeen years of distinguished and sterling service to St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Speaking on NBC Radio this morning, Sir Frederick who had a career as Medical Doctor prior to assuming… Continue Reading →

PRINCE CARIBBEAN VISIT

St. Vincent and the Grenadines will be hosting two members of the Royal Family next month. The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will be visiting St. Vincent and the Grenadines and several other Caribbean Countries to celebrate the Monarchy’s relationship with these Commonwealth Realms. Their Royal Highnesses will visit on 20th March,… Continue Reading →

GOVERNOR GENERAL THRONE SPEECH

The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines will place major emphasis on a range of issues this year, including Good Governance and Citizen Security. That’s according to Governor General, Sir Frederick Ballantyne, who was delivering the throne Speech to officially open the Fourth Session of the Tenth Parliament at the Assembly Chambers in Kingstown… Continue Reading →

PARLIAMENT

The Public Sector Investment Loan Bill was the only one passed at Tuesday’s session of Parliament. And a Resolution was also passed, authorizing the Government to borrow 50-million dollars from local Commercial Banks during the period January 1st to December 31st, 2019, to meet the current requirements of the Government. Parliament has been suspended until… Continue Reading →

CXC GOVERNANCE MEETING

Preparations are being finalized for the hosting of the Annual Governance meetings of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) her this week The two major meetings – the meeting of the School Examinations Committee and the meeting of Council will be held on December 6th and 7th, under the Chairmanship of Professor Sir Hilary Beckles. On… Continue Reading →

RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR

The new Russian Ambassador to St. Vincent and the Grenadines Alexander S. Kurmaz this week presented his credentials to Governor General Sir Frederick Ballantyne. Ambassador Kurmaz expressed his desire to work to further strengthen and solidify the existing bond between St Vincent and the Grenadines and Russia and to encourage mutual support and closer collaboration…. Continue Reading →

State Funeral For Grafton Cephas Isaacs Scheduled For Tomorrow

A State funeral of former Member of the House of Assembly and Representative for South Leeward Grafton Cephas Isaacs, will be held Tuesday at Methodist Church, Kingstown. The funeral, which will include both a viewing and a service, will be open to the public. The body of the late Grafton Cephas Isaacs will lie at… Continue Reading →