Tag Archives: Sir Frederick Ballantyne


The National Council of Women has extended congratulations to Governor General Susan Dougan on her new appointment. President of the Council Beverly Richards said the Council holds Mrs. Dougan in high esteem as the first female Governor General. The Council is wishing the Governor General every success in her new duties, and looks forward to… Continue Reading →

New Supervisor of Elections

Newly installed Supervisor of Elections, Dora James has been cautioned to carry out her duties to ensure that all elections are free and fair. Governor General Sir Frederick Ballantyne issued the challenge during the Swearing In Ceremony yesterday at Government House. Mrs. James formally took the oath of Office as Supervisor of Elections and as… Continue Reading →

Dr. Ralph Gonsalves Sworn In As Prime Minister Of SVG

The ceremony to swear in Dr. Ralph Gonsalves as Prime Minister was held at Government House on Thursday. Deputy Prime Minister Louis Straker and Attorney General Judith Jones Morgan were also swear in, after the Unity Labour Party was re-elected in Wednesday’s General Elections. The Prime Minister took the Oath of Office witnessed by the… Continue Reading →

St Vincent and the Grenadines will soon be acquiring a quantity of Medical Equipment.

This country will soon be acquiring a quantity of Medical Equipment as a result of the closure of the St. Catherine Hospital in Houston, Texas. Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves says the equipment will arrive here following the successful negotiation by Governor General Sir Frederick Ballantyne.   He said the equipment is estimated to cost… Continue Reading →

Scout Association Annual General Meeting

Plans for the continued functioning of the Scout Association of St. Vincent and the Grenadines will be outlined at its Annual General Meeting this Saturday. Among items on the agenda for Saturday’s meeting are the warranting of Scout Commissioners, including a new Chief Commissioner, the election of a new executive and the delivery of reports…. Continue Reading →

Governor General Says the Emphasis Will Be Place On Infrastructural Development

Governor General Sir Frederick Ballantyne said the government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines will continue to place major emphasis on infrastructural development in 2014. He gave this assurance while delivering the Throne Speech in Parliament last month, to mark the start of the Fourth Session of the Ninth Parliament. Sir Frederick said while the… Continue Reading →