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A wide range of issues will be discussed, between Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, during an official visit to Japan by Prime Minister Gonsalves. The Prime Minister announced at a News Conference last week that he is scheduled to leave the state this Friday August 3rd for Japan, where… Continue Reading →


Cabinet has granted approval for the issuance of Multi-Purpose Identification System Cards to Vincentian nationals sixty years and over. The Multi-Purpose Identification System (MPID) is an OECS initiative, which was launched on 11th February, 2015. A release from Communications Consultant, Elson Crick said currently, MPID Cards are issued to 4th and 5th Form Students of… Continue Reading →

Chisa Mikami Highlights Growing Concern

UNDP representative for Barbados and the OECS, Chisa Mikami highlighted a growing concern that marginalized groups in society, specifically the youth, have not been adequately addressed. Addressing stakeholders in the security sector yesderday, Mikami said that increasing rates of crime and violence in the Caribbean has eroded socioeconomic development opportunities. She stated that there is… Continue Reading →

PM reports on the recent meeting of the (OECS) Authority

Regional leaders discussed a range of issues affecting the region at the recent meeting of the Organization for Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Authority, which was held in Grenada earlier this month. Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves reported on the outcome of the discussions at a media conference this morning, following his return from a number… Continue Reading →