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PM States That Public Assistance Is To Be Raised By $25 Next January

Dr.Ralph Gonsalves made the statement yesterday while addressing the audience at a ceremony put on by the National Insurance Services (NIS) to honor pensioners. Public Assistance is paid out to senior citizens who did not make enough contributions to the NIS to benefit from the minimum pension. The last increase in the public assistance benefit… Continue Reading →

Forestry Programme Closes One Year Emergency Assistance Response Project

The Ministry of Agriculture will bring to a close the 1 year Emergency Assistance Response Project, funded through the Food and Agriculture Organization, to assist farmers affected by the December 2013 adverse weather system. A release from the Ministry says the project consisted of a number of programs, with the general objective of providing assistance… Continue Reading →

First Caribbean International Bank Gives Assistance To The Ministry Of Health In The Form Of Medical Equipment

The Ministry of Health will receive a range of Medical Equipment today from the First Caribbean International Bank. The equipment, valued at approximately 20-thousand US dollars, was purchased by the Bank for use at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital, as a consequence of the 2013 December Floods. The equipment will be presented to Minister of… Continue Reading →

SVG Brewery Ltd Gives Assistance To The Ministry Of Health

The Ministry of Health has received a donation of 20-thousand US dollars worth of medical equipment from the St. Vincent Brewery Limited. The equipment was handed over to the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital, during a ceremony held at the Nurses Hostel on Tuesday. The equipment included one fetal monitor, two plastic stint stretchers, three pulse… Continue Reading →

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Receives Assistance From Ecuador With Construction Of Bridges

President Rafael Correa of Ecuador has committed to assisting St. Vincent and the Grenadines with the construction of four bailey bridges as part of the rebuilding efforts in the wake of the December 2013 devastating floods. This was confirmed by Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves at a News Conference last week. Dr. Gonsalves said one… Continue Reading →