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 →
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 →
Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves addressed the United Nations General Assembly on Friday evening with a call for a renewed effort by the global community to tackle issues relating to climate change. Prime Minister Gonsalves noted that while he applauded the Assembly for reaching the Paris Agreement in December last year, he stressed that the… Continue Reading →
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.