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Barbados – Jamaican woman convicted of drug smuggling

Issues with infertility prompted a 32-year-old Jamaican woman to take a trip to Barbados but it was an act of deception on a family member’s part that landed her in ...

Teachers engaged ahead of New School Year

Teachers engaged ahead of New School Year

Education Media Unit, St. Vincent and the Grenadines – August 19 – In keeping with the Ministry of Education’s mandate to improve the competencies, motivation and commitment of teachers; schools will ...

Diamond resident dead after burning boat incident -ANN

Diamond resident dead after burning boat incident -ANN

ANN was reliably informed that a fishing boat with two Vincentians onboard was found by the Montserrat police on  Sunday evening. A  Source told ANN that one passenger was severely ...

Man shot and killed in Fountain- ANN

Man shot and killed in Fountain- ANN

A Belair resident was shot and killed a short while ago. Reports are that the Marcus Corridon, a mechanic who worked at the St. Vincent brewery, was at a shop ...

Local News

Teachers engaged ahead of New School Year

Teachers engaged ahead of New School Year

Education Media Unit, St. Vincent and the Grenadines – August 19 – In keeping with the Ministry of Education’s mandate to improve the competencies, motivation and commitment of teachers; schools will this week be engaged in professional development sessions. “PD Week” as it’s called, encompasses new staff orientation, discussion of term plans, refreshing of effective teaching
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Police Seeking Information on solving Murders

Police Seeking Information on solving Murders

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting deaths of Slyvanus Nanton, 41 years old Labourer of Diamond and Nyanga Sam, 32 years old Shopkeeper of Pauls Avenue which occurred on 16.8.19. According to investigations, about 5:45 a.m. on 16.08.19 Nanton was discovered unresponsive with gunshot wounds about his body in Motor Vehicle PK 927
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Too Many Young Criminals

Too Many Young Criminals

Opposition New Democratic Party (NDP) former Chairman and attorney at Law, Dr. Linton Lewis has recommended serious counselling for young persons who had no parental guidance, and find themselves involved in criminal activity, or have that inclination.Lewis made the recommendation during a sitting of the Kingstown Magistrate’s Court on Monday. He was one of two
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Regional and International News

Jamaica seeks to extend sports cooperation with China

Jamaica seeks to extend sports cooperation with China

BEIJING, China — The Government of Jamaica says preliminary discussions to extend the largest bilateral sports cooperation agreement with China have been favourable. The three-year programme, dubbed the Jamaica-China Technical Cooperation Programme, is in its second year. Under the programme, 138 Jamaican athletes, managers and coaches in seven sporting disciplines travel to China for 60
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Barbados – Jamaican woman convicted of drug smuggling

Issues with infertility prompted a 32-year-old Jamaican woman to take a trip to Barbados but it was an act of deception on a family member’s part that landed her in trouble with the law here. Annika Andrea Henry, of Sevens Road, Maypen in Clarendon gave the explanation today when she appeared before Magistrate Laurie-Ann Smith-Bovell
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Barbados -Two Jamaicans, one Canadian held with drugs at GAIA

Barbados -Two Jamaicans, one Canadian held with drugs at GAIA

Barbados Today -Police officers from the Drug Squad of the Royal Barbados Police Force on Sunday arrested and charged two Jamaicans and a Canadian with drug-related offenses. The three have been charged with possession of cannabis, possession of cannabis with intent to supply, trafficking cannabis and importation of cannabis. Police say Serena Daniella Gentles, 20,
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Sports

Jamaica seeks to extend sports cooperation with China

Jamaica seeks to extend sports cooperation with China

BEIJING, China — The Government of Jamaica says preliminary discussions to extend the largest bilateral sports cooperation agreement with China have been favourable. The three-year programme, dubbed the Jamaica-China Technical Cooperation Programme, is in its second year. Under the programme, 138 Jamaican athletes, managers and coaches in seven sporting disciplines travel to China for 60
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West Indies name uncapped Cornwall in Test squad for India series

West Indies name uncapped Cornwall in Test squad for India series

Sportmax TV – Rahkeem Cornwall has received a surprise maiden Test call up for West Indies for their upcoming series against India. Antiguan off-spinner Cornwall has been included in the 13-man squad selected for the Windies’ squad, having impressed for Leeward Islands Hurricanes in the West Indies Championship. The six-foot five-inch 26-year-old has taken 260
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WINDWARDS, BARBADOS IN TOP OF THE TABLE CLASH

WINDWARDS, BARBADOS IN TOP OF THE TABLE CLASH

KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES; SUNDAY AUGUST 04, 2019 – Second place Windward Islands will today clash with Barbados in a table-topping encounter at the Parkhill Playing Field from 9:30 a.m., in the fourth round of the 2019 West Indies Rising Stars Under-19 cricket tournament. The Windwards currently on 12.8 points, is one adrift
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Opinion

When Afrocentrism Meets Eurocentrism

When Afrocentrism Meets Eurocentrism

‘Salon, You Greeks are infants to us. Our (Egyptian) civilization is hoary with age.’ Taken from Plato’s Timaeus.My column ‘Half Steppin’ to Emancipation’ rubbed a lot of people the wrong way. None took more angst than the Euro-Centrist know it all, C Ben David, a shadowy figure who has been all over the media advising
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Trees- A gift of life By Kimani Wiseman

Trees- A gift of life By Kimani Wiseman

Trees are like the human heart that circulates blood through the body. Without it, we are “doomed”. Trees provide a habitat for a variety of species. In Stvincent and the Grenadines some of these species are: Congo Snakes, Iguana, Manicou. Birds such as the Amazonia Guildingii parrot, Pigeons, Banana quit, Blue- Black grass quit, Purple
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How To Register Your Boat In Time For The Tourist Season

How To Register Your Boat In Time For The Tourist Season

By Chévanev A.Y Charles The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author, do not constitute legal advice and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of any agency of the government Photo Credit: Nneka Daniel So! You have a small boat or a yacht and want to put
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