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Local Fire Department Pushes For Regular Fire Drills

The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Fire Department is urging all workplaces, and schools to conduct regular fire drills to ensure that employees and students understand proper safety procedures in the event of a fire. Inspector Curtis Clarke during a discussion on NBC Radio’s “On the Beat” programme last night said that the Fire department… Continue Reading →

Rising Concerns Of Bush Fires In SVG By The Forestry Department

The Forestry Department is expressing concerns about the recent increase of bush and forest fires being lit around this time. The Department says these fires have been more frequent on the leeward side of the island, where the wanton lighting of the dry vegetation has resulted in destruction of property, livelihoods and the probable cause… Continue Reading →

Customs Department – Junior Customs Officer Training Course

A ten-week intensive training programme hosted by the Customs and Excise Department for Junior Customs Officers opens here today. The 11th Junior Officers Promotion Course is being conducted by the Department from Monday to Friday this week. The course is intended to strengthen the knowledge of the participants in the various customs procedures and techniques… Continue Reading →

The Forestry Department Is Advising Safe River Hunting

As the Easter weekend approaches, The Forestry Department is urging Vincentians to be extra careful when consuming the various river species, which are hunted locally. The appeal came from Forestry Officer with responsibility for Law Compliance, Bradford Latham, during the Face to Face programme aired on NBC Radio on Monday. He said the department is… Continue Reading →

The Inland Revenue Department Is Taking Steps To Improve Compliance In Relation To The Payment Of Taxes

The move is being made, as the Department prepares a series of activities to observe Tax Awareness Month. Comptroller of Inland Revenue Kelvin Pompey says the Department is putting a number of systems in place to address the issue of low and no compliance as it relates payment of taxes. Mr. Pompey said the Department… Continue Reading →

The Forestry Department In The Ministry Of Agriculture Expresses Concern About Rising Acts Of River Poisoning

The Forestry Department in the Ministry of Agriculture has expressed concern about river poisoning, which appears to be on the rise. Forestry Officer Bradford Latham, says although this practice is traditionally carried out during the Easter period, there have been reports of rivers being poisoned during the month of January Mr. Latham said the reports… Continue Reading →