SVG Continues To Receive Regional Assistance

St. Vincent and the Grenadines is continuing to receive regional assistance in its national recovery efforts in the wake of the December 2013 Trough System.

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves says the Government of Mexico will make available a 500-thousand US dollar grant for this country.

He said a commitment has also been given by the Government of Ecuador to provide assistance following discussions on the sidelines of the Community of Latin America and Caribbean States Summit, which was held in Cuba last week.

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, speaking at a Media Conference on Monday.

The Prime Minister said he would be travelling to St. Kitts next week to attend the ECCB Monetary Council Meeting as well as a Meeting with World Bank and IMF Officials.

He will also be involved in a meeting between Members of the Monetary Council and representatives of Public Sector Unions across the region.