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PROTECTION WORK

The government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has announced the commencement of embankment protection work in the North River and South River. Through funding from the World Bank, the government signed a contract on January 30th, 2018 with the Joint Venture firm Franco Sea Operations Construction for the works in the North River at… Continue Reading →

Consideration Is Being Made For An Increase In Assistance

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves said consideration is being made for an increase in the level of assistance being provided by the World Bank, to assist in the ongoing disaster recovery effort. He made the point while addressing a news conference yesterday to mark the official presentation of a 320 thousand US dollar grant from… Continue Reading →

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves says the damage the country sustained as a result of the rains and flooding on Christmas Eve is approximately fifteen percent of the Gross Domestic Product

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves says the damage the country sustained as a result of the rains and flooding on Christmas Eve is approximately fifteen percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) He made this statement during a press briefing which was held today to update the nation on the status of the relief and… Continue Reading →