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HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Human Rights Association is collaborating with Marion House and the local NGO Network to observe International Human Rights Day today. It was on December 10th 1948 that the United Nations General Assembly adopted and declared the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; the first declaration about the rights and freedoms… Continue Reading →

SVG STATEMENT ON PALESTINIAN KILLINGS

The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has condemned the killing of over sixty Palestinians, including an eight-month-old baby, and the injuring of hundreds more, by the Israeli Defence Forces, on Monday May 14th, in Palestinian territory. A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here said it is shameful that some allies internationally… Continue Reading →

PM Calls For Reparations For Native Genocide and Slavery

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has repeated the call for reparations for native genocide and slavery. Dr. Gonsalves made this call again last Tuesday when he addressed the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. The Prime Minister said the Caribbean is united in its quest for justice on this issue.