Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ralph Gonsalves says the Government has so far raised over 200-million dollars to carry out rehabilitative work, in the aftermath of the December 2013 Floods. Nine months after the devastating floods, Dr. Gonsalves says his Government has secured 278-million dollars and the money will be spent between now… Continue Reading →
Motorists can look forward to some major improvements to the some parts of the road network in the upcoming weeks. This follows the announcement by Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves that the project to rehabilitate Murray’s Road is set to get underway this weekend. Speaking at a News Conference this week, the Prime Minister provided… Continue Reading →
Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves will host a News Conference today to discuss the heavy rainfall which occurred on Saturday, and plans to rehabilitate the areas affected. Today’s News Conference will take place at Cabinet Room from one-thirty this afternoon, and will be broadcast live on NBC Radio. The torrential rains caused damage to houses… Continue Reading →
Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has made it clear that the National Insurance Services, NIS is on a firm financial footing. Dr. Gonsalves gave this assurance, as he moved a resolution in Parliament yesterday, seeking to raise a loan of 15-million dollars from the National Insurance Fund, to liquidate outstanding contributions owed by the Government… Continue Reading →
Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves says the vast majority of persons on the current Voters List are persons who reside out of the state. Dr. Gonsalves gave the explanation, during a Ministerial statement in parliament this morning, in response to concerns being expressed at the size of the list The Third Quarterly Voters List published… Continue Reading →
The local Chamber of Industry and Commerce has been given the assurance that the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines remains committed to maintaining its close association with the organization, to develop the nation’s business sector. The assurance came from Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves last Friday night, during a Cocktail event at the… 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.