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ADVENTIST YOUTHS REBUILD IN DOMINICA

ADVENTIST YOUTHS REBUILD IN DOMINICA

On July 7th, 2019, campers tugged their suitcases onto the compound of the Delices Primary School in St. Patrick, Dominica. It took them approximately fifteen hours to arrive there from ...

Wilson Gas Station Awards Scholarship

Wilson Gas Station Awards Scholarship

When Danica DeRoche enters the St. Joseph’s Convent Marriaqua this September, she will be doing so with financial assistance from the Wilson Gas Station at Arnos Vale. Danica obtained the ...

Sport Against Crime to  Launch- Thursday August 1st, 2019

Sport Against Crime to Launch- Thursday August 1st, 2019

The Ministry of Tourism, Sports and Culture is tasked with the implementation of the Sport Against Crime Programme. A Sport Against Crime Committee was established in October 2018 by Cabinet. ...

Of the ULP Administration and Projects -NDP Weekly Column

Of the ULP Administration and Projects -NDP Weekly Column

“CDB Revokes Contract …Withdraws Funding”, is the caption of an article on the back page of the Vincentian Newspaper dated Friday, 12th July, 2019. The story reveals that the Caribbean ...

Local News

Wilson Gas Station Awards Scholarship

Wilson Gas Station Awards Scholarship

When Danica DeRoche enters the St. Joseph’s Convent Marriaqua this September, she will be doing so with financial assistance from the Wilson Gas Station at Arnos Vale. Danica obtained the required percentage pass at the recent CPEA and, being the daughter of an employee at the institution, qualified for a full scholarship, courtesy the Wilson
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SVGCCDTVE, Mustique Charitable Foundation team up to offer summer training programme 2019

SVGCCDTVE, Mustique Charitable Foundation team up to offer summer training programme 2019

The St Vincent and the Grenadines Community College-Division of Technical Vocational Education, and the Mustique Charitable Foundation have partnered once again to offer entry level employment skills training in four areas, to just over 92 unemployed young persons across St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG). Speaking at the launch of the summer programme called “The
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Raymond Williams wins World Accreditation Day Quiz

Reprographic Unit staffer in the Ministry of Education, Raymond Williams, has won the internal World Accreditation Day quiz. The quiz formed part of a series of events to observe World Accreditation Day (9th June 2019). The activities all came to an end on Friday 5th July with a presentation to Mr. Williams at the Accreditation Unit. He
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Regional and International News

Boos for Rowley in PNM constituency

Boos for Rowley in PNM constituency

Trinidad Express-Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley was booed as he arrived for a People’s National Movement (PNM) meeting in Point Fortin on Thursday. Police also warned a group which expressed disagreement while presen­tations were being made during the meeting, entitled “Let’s Talk Energy”. Former Petrotrin employee Nigel White said during presentations from Minster of National
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US-North Korea: Trump and Kim agree to restart talks in historic meeting

US-North Korea: Trump and Kim agree to restart talks in historic meeting

Donald Trump has become the first sitting US president to set foot in North Korea, after meeting Kim Jong-un in the area between the two Koreas. After posing for handshakes, Mr Trump met the North Korean leader for over an hour in the heavily fortified demilitarised zone (DMZ). The two men agreed to set up
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US to Begin Deporting Millions of Illegal Immigrants

US to Begin Deporting Millions of Illegal Immigrants

(TELESUR) – U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Monday that the U.S. authorities will begin removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally. “Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way into the United States,” Trump tweeted, referring to the
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Sports

SVG wins  bronze medal at pan Games

SVG wins bronze medal at pan Games

St. Vincent and the Grenadines left the 20th Pan American Championships with a bronze medal on the weekend. The team that represented the nation in San Jose, Costa Rica was made up of 2019 Carifta Games 800m bronze medalist, Handal Roban, Canadian based triple jumper, Mikiesha Welcome, Kahlil Cato as coach and Alexandra Walrond as
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Jayden George captures Caribbean squash title

Jayden George captures Caribbean squash title

The SVG junior squash team make their mark in Caribbean squash. The nine member team bagged 6 top 10 finishes. Under 11 boys Jayden George 1st Dru Samuel 3rd Roshawn Paul 4th in consolation Under 13 girls Ciara George 11th Under 13 boys Jaydon Williams 3rd Under 15 girls Nadira Morgan consolation draw winner, 5th
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Jayden George powered his way to the finals of the boys under 11 category as SVG  continue to impress at the Junior Caribean Squash Championships

Jayden George powered his way to the finals of the boys under 11 category as SVG continue to impress at the Junior Caribean Squash Championships

Jayden George powered his way to the finals of the boys under 11 category after destroying Noah Clarke from Barbados in the semi finals 11-3, 11-0, 11-2. He will play Owen Roserea from Bermuda for the title. Owen narrowly defeated Vincentian Dru Samuel 9-11, 11-6, 11-7, 11-6 in the second semi final match of the
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Opinion

Reparations Now  by Jomo Sanga Thomas

Reparations Now by Jomo Sanga Thomas

‘There are decades when nothing happens—and there are weeks where decades happen.’ V. I. Lenin Six years ago, 14 Caribbean islands with a combined population of just over 6 million people took a brave bold step. Meeting in Port of Spain, Trinidad, CARICOM heads of governments announced to the world that they were prepared to
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Cricket is played from the head down by Jomo Sanga Thomas

Cricket is played from the head down by Jomo Sanga Thomas

Cricket lovers in the Caribbean need to get over themselves. The current West Indies team is not in the mold of the great teams of Lloyd and Richards. If we remember well, that mighty team with Greenidge, Haynes, Richards, Lloyd, Gomes and Dujon as batsmen, and a pace attack comprising Roberts, Holding, Garner and Marshall,
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Why Supplemental Reasons? -Dr. Godwin Friday

Why Supplemental Reasons? -Dr. Godwin Friday

(Press statement on the matter concerning “Supplemental Reasons” for judgment in petitions) On June 13, 2019 Justice Stanley John issued “supplemental reasons” to support his decision in which he dismissed the petitions filed by the New Democratic Party (NDP) candidates Benjamin Exeter concerning the Central Leeward constituency and Lauron Baptiste concerning the North Windward constituency.
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