Tag Archives: Security

RSVGP Holds Proliferation Security Initiative Workshop

A workshop which will examine security related issues will be held here next week. The Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force will host the Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) & Ship Boarding Agreement (SBA) Workshop on Tuesday. The workshop will be held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Conference Room, from 8am. Representatives from… Continue Reading →

The NIS Says That Many Vendors In SVG Have Been Registering And Paying Their Social Security Contributions

Executive Director of the National Insurance Services (NIS), Reginald Thomas said while they have a high degree of compliance among vendors, they will continue to work along with them to have more vendors registered. He said this initiative will also form part of their 2015 public outreach campaigns. Mr. Thomas said an issue which they… Continue Reading →

Caribbean Energy Security Summit In Washington DC

Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, has proposed a Caribbean Energy Thematic Fund for CARICOM member states, to address regional energy security. Speaking at the first Caribbean Energy Security Summit, which took place in Washington, DC yesterday, the Prime Minister reaffirmed her government’s commitment to working with the United States and other Caribbean… Continue Reading →

World Food Day Activities Seeks To Heighten Public Awareness Of Food Security Among Other Things

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Raymond Ryan, said the observance of World Food Day 2014 is intended to foster a greater appreciation for agriculture. He was speaking at the recent launch of activities to mark World Food Day, which is celebrated annually on October 16th. The United Nations General Assembly… Continue Reading →

ILO Cleopatra Henry On Social Security

Representative if the International Labor Organization ILO Cleopatra Henry has highlighted the importance of social security to a country. Miss Henry was speaking at the opening ceremony of the 25th heads of social security meeting here yesterday. She said there are a number of benefits to be derived from having social security. The two-day meeting… Continue Reading →