The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) consultant Vraman Extravour has said that in 2011 the average import bill of wheat and wheat products to SVG was approximately $9 million USD. Extravour said that the import food bill needs to be reduced, and this is one reason for the drive to use local produce to supplement… Continue Reading →
The Adult and Continuing Education Unit will be extending its outreach with a Southern Grenadines Education Intervention Program this week. Senior Education Officer John Zan George says a delegation from the Unit will travel to Union Island and Mayreau to host a series of short-term practical and hands on training sessions. Mr. George says a… Continue Reading →
The Central Water and Sewerage Authority says this year it will commence work to develop recycling facilities in the Grenadines. Manager of the Solid Waste Management Unit in the Central Water and Sewerage Authority (CWSA), Winsbert Quow tells NBC News that this program has been in the planning stages for a number of years. He… Continue Reading →
The 2014 Digicel Grenadines Basketball Championship will climax this evening this weekend with the semi-finals and Final at the Clive Tannis Hard Court in Port Elizabeth. At 8 O’clock this evening, Union Island All Stars will face Mayreau Kings and Bequia All Stars will clash with Canouan Islanders from 10 O’clock.
Ten youngsters have been selected to participate in step two of a scuba diving workshop hosted by the Union Island based Grenadines Dive . The participants were chosen from the first stage of the workshop which included training in diving physiology, safety gear, and basic skills among others. The candidates chosen are expected to take… Continue Reading →
Miss Southern Grenadines, Fernella Frederick was crowned Miss Rural SVG 2014 on Sunday evening when the Carnival festivities on the Grenadine island of Canouan kicked into high gear. The first runner up position went to Miss P’Tani, Solange Fernandez who was followed by second runner up Miss North Leeward, Osheca Edwards. The activities, which opened… Continue Reading →
Permanent Secretaries and Senior Public Servants met at the Foreign Affairs Conference Room yesterday to fashion a national Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) policy and strategy for St. Vincent and the Grenadines. A release from the Agency for Public Information, API, says once this document is finalized, this country is expected to adopt and implement the… Continue Reading →