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INDIANS IN SVG

President of the SVG Indian Heritage Foundation, Junior Bacchus, said the arrival of Indians to St. Vincent and the Grenadines was in response to the shortage of labor on the plantations, following the abolition of slavery in 1834. And, to commemorate the 158th¬†anniversary of the arrival of the first Indian Indentured Labourers here, the foundation… Continue Reading →

SVG INDIAN CITIZENSHIP

People of Indian Origin (POI) in St. Vincent and the Grenadines are being encouraged to apply to the Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) programme. President of the SVG Indian Heritage Foundation, Junior Bacchus, said the OCI was introduced in 2005 in response to demands for dual citizenship by the Indian diaspora, particularly in developed countries…. Continue Reading →