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Local Authorities Warns Against Under Reporting Child Abuse

A regional child rights advocate said reports suggests that there is a significant under-reporting of child abuse and molestation cases throughout the Caribbean region. Trinidadian Attorney at Law, Dr. Margaret Burgess, spoke on the issue during NBC’s Face-to-Face Program this week. Dr. Burgess, who was in the state to facilitate a Child Protection Policy Workshop… Continue Reading →

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 →

Population Of Invasive Needs Local Help To Keep It Controlled

The Forestry Department said it will be implementing a number of measures to deal with the Armadillo also known as Tattoo, an invasive species found throughout St. Vincent and the Grenadines. That’s according to Senior Forestry Supervisor, Cornelius Richards, while speaking on the Face to Face programme aired on NBC Radio this week. Mr. Richards… Continue Reading →

Local Farmers Need Effective Solutions To Quell Their Economic Struggles

Local Farmers are being urged to come up with creative ways to tackle the financial challenges which have been emerging in recent years. The call came from Chairman of the SVG Fair Trade organisation, Denniston Samuel, as he addressed the Organization’s 15th Annual General Assembly on Monday. Mr. Samuel said the Farmer must take control… Continue Reading →