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LEEWARD RELIEF CRUSADE REPORT

General Manager of Mount Zion Productions, Jason Providence said thus far plans are well in place for the Crusade which begins this Thursday and runs for four nights. Mr. Providence said since Boxing Day they have been assisting the affected people on the leeward side of the Island and they decided to host the Crusade… Continue Reading →

Chief Education Officer, Lou-Ann Gilchrist is appealing to teachers and Principals to approach the Business of Education with compassion

Chief Education Officer, Lou-Ann Gilchrist is appealing to teachers and Principals to approach the Business of Education with compassion, during the current times. She made this statement appeal during a press briefing which was held to update the nation on the status of the relief and recovery process. Miss Gilchrist said while the Ministry of… Continue Reading →

A sum of 60-thousand EC dollars has been allocated to the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines to purchase essential medicines

A sum of 60-thousand EC dollars has been allocated to the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines to purchase essential medicines, in the aftermath of the December 2013 Trough System. The OECS Secretariat’s Pharmaceutical Procurement Service has activated its disaster fund and will be making the funds available to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines… Continue Reading →

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves said preliminary estimates show that this country sustained in excess of 350 million EC dollars in damage as a result of the Trough system

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves said preliminary estimates show that this country sustained in excess of 350 million EC dollars in damage as a result of the Trough system which caused severe flooding on Christmas Eve. He presented the figure at a news conference yesterday which coincided with a visit from the French Embassy and… Continue Reading →

BRAGSA’s Beresford Phillips has commended the Government for its quick response to the need for rebuilding across the nation

Chairman of the Buildings Roads and General Services Authority (BRAGSA), Beresford Phillips has commended the Government for its quick response to the need for rebuilding across the nation. He made this statement during yesterday’s arrival of about five million dollars in Building material which arrived in the state via boat from Jamaica-based hardware firm Tank… Continue Reading →

St. Vincent and the Grenadines today commenced the process of offloading about five million dollars in Building material which arrived in the state today via boat…

St. Vincent and the Grenadines today commenced the process of offloading about five million dollars in Building material which arrived in the state today via boat from Jamaica-based hardware firm Tank Weld. The Building Supplies which are to be used in the reconstruction efforts following the damage caused by a Trough system on Christmas Even… Continue Reading →

The December 2013 trough system is said to have caused in excess some 18 million EC dollars in damage to housing here in SVG

The December 2013 trough system is said to have caused in excess some 18 million EC dollars in damage to housing here in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. That’s according to Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ralph Gonsalves. He told a Media Conference yesterday that this figure does not include the cost of… Continue Reading →