UNITED STATES SOUTHERN COMMAND’S HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE TO
DONATE FIELD HOSPITALS TO ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES
SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES, November 11, 2021 – The Government of
St. Vincent and the Grenadines will receive two (2) forty bed field hospitals at an estimated value of
USD1,348,819.41 from the United States Southern Command’s Humanitarian Assistance, Exercises
and Coalition Affairs Directorate.
H.E. Linda Taglialatela, Ambassador of the Embassy of the United States of America to St. Vincent
and the Grenadines will officially hand over the donation at a ceremony slated to be held on
Wednesday 17 th November, 2021 at the E.T. Joshua Tarmac, Arnos Vale from 9:00 a.m. Prime
Minister, Dr. The Hon. Ralph E. Gonsalves will receive the donation on behalf of the Government
of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and deliver remarks at the ceremony.
The two (2) forty bed field hospitals donated to the local health sector will be used at the Milton
Cato Memorial Hospital and the Bequia Hospital.
The Ministry takes this opportunity to extend an invitation to all media houses to attend the
ceremony slated for Wednesday, November 18, 2021.