Tag Archives: Prime Minister

PM States That Public Assistance Is To Be Raised By $25 Next January

Dr.Ralph Gonsalves made the statement yesterday while addressing the audience at a ceremony put on by the National Insurance Services (NIS) to honor pensioners. Public Assistance is paid out to senior citizens who did not make enough contributions to the NIS to benefit from the minimum pension. The last increase in the public assistance benefit… Continue Reading →

PM: Greater Focus On Intelligence Gathering

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has said that greater focus is being placed on intelligence-gathering, as Law Enforcement authorities take steps to tackle crime. The Prime Minister, who holds the National Security portfolio, made the statement in response to a question from the media on Monday this week, in relation to the recent spate of… Continue Reading →

Dr. Ralph Gonsalves – Town Hall Meeting In New York

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has outlined the developments taking place in the local health sector, as the government continues to place high priority on this area. The Prime Minister spoke of these developments, as he addressed a Town Hall Meeting in New York last night. Dr. Gonsalves said plans are in the pipeline for… Continue Reading →

Prime Minister Expresses Sympathy On Recent Road Accident

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves extended condolences and sympathy to the Johnson family of Spring Village, on behalf of the Government and people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Three people died from injuries sustained in a vehicular accident on Sunday, when the vehicle in which they were travelling overturned at Coull’s Hill. Police say… Continue Reading →

Dr. Ralph Gonsalves On SVG’s Disaster Management

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has commended Local Community Groups and Organizations that have been making their contribution to improve Disaster Management in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The Prime Minister said the Red Cross; NEMO’s District Disaster Committees, as well as church based and other groups which provide voluntary services in disaster management at… Continue Reading →

Dr. Ralph Gonsalves On Road Networks Rehabilitation

Extensive rehabilitative work is to be carried out on this country’s rural road network, under the 11th European Development Fund EDF agreement, signed this week between the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the European Union. Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves outlined some areas that would receive attention, during a News Conference held… Continue Reading →

PM On The Ottley Hall Marina Lease

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves says the Government is discussing the leasing of the Ottley Hall Marina with foreign and local investors. The Prime Minister made the disclosure, at a News Conference yesterday, following the signing of an agreement for the 11th EDF between the European Union and the SVG Government. Dr. Gonsalves explained that… Continue Reading →