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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 →

NLA Junior OECS Squash Tournament Starts Friday

The National Lotteries Authority 15th OECS Junior Squash Championships will get underway on Friday at 10 am, at the National Squash Centre in Paul’s Avenue here in Kingstown. Players the British Virgin Islands and host St. Vincent and the Grenadines will compete in the Girls Under-11, Under-13, Under-15, Under-17 and Under-19. In the Boys Under-11,… Continue Reading →