Tag Archives: Sir Frederick Ballantyne


Hundreds of Vincentians yesterday joined with Members of Parliament, Medical Officials and family and friends, to say their last farewell to former Governor General the late Sir Frederick Ballantyne. Sir Frederick was laid to rest at the Kingstown Cemetery, following a State Funeral at the Kingstown Methodist Church. Delivering a tribute at the Funeral Service,… Continue Reading →


The National Council of Women has extended congratulations to Governor General Susan Dougan on her new appointment. President of the Council Beverly Richards said the Council holds Mrs. Dougan in high esteem as the first female Governor General. The Council is wishing the Governor General every success in her new duties, and looks forward to… Continue Reading →

New Supervisor of Elections

Newly installed Supervisor of Elections, Dora James has been cautioned to carry out her duties to ensure that all elections are free and fair. Governor General Sir Frederick Ballantyne issued the challenge during the Swearing In Ceremony yesterday at Government House. Mrs. James formally took the oath of Office as Supervisor of Elections and as… Continue Reading →

Dr. Ralph Gonsalves Sworn In As Prime Minister Of SVG

The ceremony to swear in Dr. Ralph Gonsalves as Prime Minister was held at Government House on Thursday. Deputy Prime Minister Louis Straker and Attorney General Judith Jones Morgan were also swear in, after the Unity Labour Party was re-elected in Wednesday’s General Elections. The Prime Minister took the Oath of Office witnessed by the… Continue Reading →

St Vincent and the Grenadines will soon be acquiring a quantity of Medical Equipment.

This country will soon be acquiring a quantity of Medical Equipment as a result of the closure of the St. Catherine Hospital in Houston, Texas. Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves says the equipment will arrive here following the successful negotiation by Governor General Sir Frederick Ballantyne.   He said the equipment is estimated to cost… Continue Reading →

Scout Association Annual General Meeting

Plans for the continued functioning of the Scout Association of St. Vincent and the Grenadines will be outlined at its Annual General Meeting this Saturday. Among items on the agenda for Saturday’s meeting are the warranting of Scout Commissioners, including a new Chief Commissioner, the election of a new executive and the delivery of reports…. Continue Reading →