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President of the Vincentian Association of Artists, Writers and Producers, Rene Baptiste, said all aspects of Vincentian creativity must be recognized and promoted. She made the point at yesterday’s launch of the Annual Literary Fair, organized by the University of the West Indies Open Campus, in collaboration her association. The Fair will run through Friday… Continue Reading →

Marla Nanton Receives A Special Achievement Award

Former Minister of Culture, Rene Baptiste, has presented a special achievement award to Marla Nanton for her outstanding work and contribution to the steel band art form in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Ms. Nanton currently serves as the Music Director of Scotiabank South East Steel Orchestra and directs the group’s HEARTS OF STEEL concert…. Continue Reading →

GECCU 50th Anniversary Lecture

Speaker of the OECS House of Assembly Rene Baptiste will deliver the 50th Anniversary Lecture of the General Employees Co-operative Credit Union GECCU, tonight. Miss Baptiste, who is also President of the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Bar Association, and a former President of GECCU, will speak on the topic: The Role of Credit Unions… Continue Reading →

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is being observed today under the theme “Inspiring Change”. Here in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the Department of Gender Affairs held a March and Rally in Kingstown last week Friday, to observe the day. In his Address, Minister of Gender Affairs Frederick Stephenson applauded women of St. Vincent and the Grenadines… Continue Reading →