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Ministry  extends  condolonces on the passing  of Dr.Edgar Adams

Ministry extends condolonces on the passing of Dr.Edgar Adams

The Ministry of Tourism, Sports and Culture joins with the Carnival Development Corporation, the National Cultural Foundation and other cultural friends to extend deepest condolences to the Adam’s Family on ...

Indian heritage Foundation  host  Ambassador H.E SINGh

Indian heritage Foundation host Ambassador H.E SINGh

Kingstown, St. Vincent – Newly appointed Ambassador of India to the Republic of Suriname – H. E. Mahender Singh Kanyal in collaboration with the SVG Indian Heritage Foundation, will this ...

Girl Guides SVG celebrating  105 years  in existence

Girl Guides SVG celebrating 105 years in existence

KINGSTOWN, SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES, February 18th 2019 – The Girl Guides Association of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines will recognise their 105th anniversary since the start of Girl ...

Gas prices  down

Gas prices down

Barbasos today -Effective midnight Sunday, February 17, the retail prices of gasoline, diesel and kerosene will decrease, while the price of liquefied petroleum gas The retail price of gasoline will ...

Local News

Prince of Wales  to visit SVG

Prince of Wales to visit SVG

Kingstown, St. Vincent, 18.02.2019. St. Vincent and the Grenadines welcomes the official visit of Their Royal Highnesses, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall on March 20, 2019 as part of their Caribbean tour scheduled to take place from March 17- 29, 2019. The islands to be visited are, St. Lucia, Barbados, St.
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Ministry  extends  condolonces on the passing  of Dr.Edgar Adams

Ministry extends condolonces on the passing of Dr.Edgar Adams

The Ministry of Tourism, Sports and Culture joins with the Carnival Development Corporation, the National Cultural Foundation and other cultural friends to extend deepest condolences to the Adam’s Family on the passing of Dr. Edgar ‘Doc’ Adams, a cultural stalwart who passed away on 14 Feb 2019. Doc’s friendly ways and constructive queries facilitated the
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Judgement on petitions to be delivered by end of March

Judgement on petitions to be delivered by end of March

The judgement on the two election petitions brought by New Democratic Party (NDP) candidates Lauron Baptiste and Benjamin Exeter following the December 9, 2015, elections will be delivered by the end of March. Trial Judge Justice Stanley John of Trinidad made the announcement Tuesday afternoon as the oral evidence phase of the trial ended. Baptiste
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Regional and International News

Gas prices  down

Gas prices down

Barbasos today -Effective midnight Sunday, February 17, the retail prices of gasoline, diesel and kerosene will decrease, while the price of liquefied petroleum gas The retail price of gasoline will be adjusted from BDS $3.60 per litre to BDS $3.56 per litre, a reduction of 0.04 cents. The price of diesel has decreased by 0.11
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Jamaica  Gov’t allocate $22 million to help  reduce  teenage  pregnancy

Jamaica Gov’t allocate $22 million to help reduce teenage pregnancy

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Government has allocated $22 million for the ‘Technical Support to Reduce Teenage Pregnancy’ project. This is contained in the 2019/2020 Estimates of Expenditure, now before the House of Representatives. Objectives of the programme are to reduce the adolescent pregnancy rates in Jamaica, by impacting sexual reproductive health behaviour change among boys
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Drugs found  in false bottom

Drugs found in false bottom

BARBADOS TODAY – A Canadian woman who trafficked in 17 kilogrammes of cannabis in her suitcase after being lured with the promise of monetary gain will know her fate in another two weeks. Gahiara Pierre from Ontario arrived at the Grantley Adams International Airport February 10. According to the facts read by prosecutor Station Sergeant
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Sports

Grenada  football president  suspended

Grenada football president suspended

President of the Grenada Football federation Mr. Cheney Joseph has been suspend by the Executive Committee of GFA with immediate effect for a period three (3 )Months pending an inquiry into the nature of the recently concluded court matter ,the Commissioner of Police vs Cheney Joseph a release from the GFA states. The release dated
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National lottery/Hairoun North East Football league  presents prizes

National lottery/Hairoun North East Football league presents prizes

More than 40 Trophies and Medals together with prize money totalling EC12,000.00 were presented to winning football clubs and outstanding individual players at the Chili Playing Field on Sunday evening as the 2018/19 HAIROUN/National Lotteries Authority North East Football League concluded. The Championship clubs included the Sandy Bay Gospel Chapel in the Sports Evanglism Segment
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Squash ASSOCATION  elects  new Executive

Squash ASSOCATION elects new Executive

Kevin Hannaway is the new President of the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Squash Association. He was elected at the Association’s Annual General Meeting on Saturday afternoon at the National Squash Centre at Paul’s Avenue, here in Kingstown. The other members elected to the Executive for the new term are: Vice-President, Jules Snagg, Secretary, Cindy
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Opinion

Law, Politics and Ideologues

Law, Politics and Ideologues

JOMO SANGA THOMAS Plain talk 15th February 2019 The apparent intention of the government to appeal the two recent court decisions rendered against it is highly regrettable. Although there is nothing procedurally improper or illegal about the government’s decision to appeal, such course of action delays any serious effort to fix the gross deficiencies identified
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Government Hotel At Mt. Wynne (Excerpts of Dr. Friday’s Budget presentation)

Government Hotel At Mt. Wynne (Excerpts of Dr. Friday’s Budget presentation)

Mr. Speaker, the Minister says that the government is borrowing US$50 million to build a 250 room resort at Mt. Wynne, “which will be managed by an internationally-recognised brand.” It Will be the largest hotel in the country that will be “unique and standard-setting”. For years now, they have promised that a hotel was coming
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We are a country of  traitors by Jomo Thomas

We are a country of traitors by Jomo Thomas

Our country is a country of traitors. Statements like ‘Vincy to the bone,’ ‘Beloved SVG’ and ‘Country before self’ reflect empty glib talk with no real meaning. We are a country of traitors and treacherously so. We are traitors to our family, friends, neighbours. We are traitors to ourselves. We betray our conscience every day
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