This headline was disclosed by Government Senator, Luke Browne as he made his contribution to the debate on the 2015 National Budget in Parliament last week. Senator Browne said the country has also had the highest annual average rate of economic growth among the independent countries of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) over the… Continue Reading →
Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has outlined the elements of a comprehensive Disaster Management Strategy, which has been formulated by the National Emergency Management Organization NEMO. The Prime Minister spoke of the importance of the plan, as he presented the 2015 Budget Address in Parliament last week. He said the strategy will guide this country’s… Continue Reading →
The Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment has activated the mass casualty management plan to address casualties from a vehicular accident which took place in Owia earlier this morning. A release from the Ministry says it has sent out ambulances from Kingstown and Georgetown with Nursing staff and emergency medical supplies, as well as… Continue Reading →
Vincentians who suffer from chronic non communicable diseases are being urged to ensure that their various conditions are properly managed so that they do not develop complications. The appeal has come from Focal Point for Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases, in the Ministry of Health, Dr. Rosmond Adams. Dr. Adams said it is very important that persons… Continue Reading →
Senior Forestry Supervisor, Cornelius Richards, said Vincentians are becoming increasingly more aware of issues relating to forest and river management following the devastation caused by the December 2013 floods. He made the point while was discussing issues relating to forest and river conservation during NBC’s Face to Face programme. Mr. Richards the Forestry Department is… Continue Reading →
Groups and individuals throughout St. Vincent and the Grenadines are being encouraged to submit their projects for funding under the Eastern Caribbean Marine Management Areas Network or (ECMMAN) Project The project is intended to establish a network of effective Marine Management Areas throughout the OECS region. It runs from 2013 to 2017, and is being… Continue Reading →
Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has pointed out that the poor and the indigent are the ones who are worst affected by severe weather events. Delivering the feature address at yesterday’s ceremony in Hope Village, Dr. Gonsalves said this is why Disaster Management must be integrated into all public policies.