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June 12, 2024 – Kingstown: The Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force (RSVGPF) Traffic Branch would like to inform motorists and the general public of the following modifications to vehicular traffic flow during the ICC Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup at the Arnos Vale Cricket Stadium. While there will be no major disruption to the traffic flowing to and from Arnos Vale during the games, motorists and commuters are asked to take note of the following:Motorists traveling from the Windward side of the island into Kingstown are asked to adhere to the following guidelines:a.The area to the Arnos…

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By Kimani Wiseman The ocean is rich in abundancewith marine life and in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the beautiful coral reefs and crystal clear water are a habitat for hundreds of marine animals that provides a livelihood for fisher folks and sea food rich in omega 3 fatty acids which is good for the heart and brain. However, our reefs are under threat and if not taken seriously, could cause a collapse of the marine ecosystem. A coral reef is made up of millions of coral polyps. These are tiny animals, but they contain plants called algae. The algae…

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JUNE 9TH 2024 In an unexpected and widespread power outage today, all VINLEC customers on mainland St. Vincent were plunged into darkness. The disruption, which lasted approximately two hours, stemmed from a critical failure in the 33kV switchgear at the Lowmans Bay Power Plant. VINLEC has expressed regret for the inconvenience caused and assured customers that swift restoration efforts were undertaken. Today’s outage, along with a similar incident on June 2, has been traced to an insulation failure within the switchgear. The issue, described as unprecedented and unrelated to external factors such as floods, underscores the vital role of switchgear…

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The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment wishes to advise the general public that as part of its mosquito control programme, officers within the Insect Vector Control Unit will conduct fogging operations on the following days and places, beginning at 5.30pm. Tuesday 18th June, 2024 – Ratho Mill, Villa, Indian Bay & Arnos vale (Thomas outlet area). Wednesday 19th June, 2024 -, Arnos Vale (playing field area), Walvaroo (Sion Hill School area). Thursday 20th June, 2024- Buccament & Diamond. Please take note of the following: Home and business owners in the named areas are reminded to keep their windows and doors open…

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The Black Knight Bikers (BKB) continue to make significant strides in the lives of young people across Barbados. Known for their advocacy against bullying in schools and society, the BKB has expanded their efforts to educate primary school students on the do’s and don’ts of biking. On Friday June 7th 2024 , the club awarded fourteen students of The Milton Lynch Primary School for their outstanding participation in a comprehensive mentorship program that spanned several weeks. The mentorship program, spearheaded by BKB President Fabian Reeves along with school counselors , aimed to instill valuable life lessons in the young participants.…

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In a stirring address at the SVG Chamber of Industry and Commerce luncheon, held at the La Vue Hotel on June 7th, Hon. Camillo Gonsalves, the Minister of Finance, spotlighted the robust economic resilience and growth of St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG). He urged local private sector leaders to ramp up investments to capitalize on the favorable economic conditions. Minister Gonsalves, responsible for Finance, Economic Planning, and Information Technology, presented a compelling narrative of SVG’s impressive economic strides despite facing significant adversities, including the COVID-19 pandemic, volcanic eruptions, and hurricanes. “St. Vincent and the Grenadines is not just better…

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Kingstown, June 11, 2024 – The Royal Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force (RSVGPF) has launched a thorough investigation into a deadly shooting incident that claimed the life of a 28-year-old man in Redemption Sharpes. The victim, identified as Junior Bibby, was reportedly on his way home in the Trigger Ridge area when he was ambushed by gunmen on the evening of June 10, 2024. Authorities are now intensifying efforts to uncover the perpetrators behind this brazen attack. The RSVGPF is calling on the public for assistance in solving this case. Individuals with any pertinent information are urged to…

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Kingstown, St. Vincent – In a heartening gesture of community support, BOP Insecticide Spray, through Coreas Distribution, has made a substantial donation to St. Benedict’s Day Nursery & Children’s Home. This initiative aims to enhance the institution’s capacity to serve underprivileged children in the region. The donation was officially handed over by Ms. Afra Bynoe, Brand Manager at Coreas Distribution, to Sister Nyra Pajotte, who oversees the operations at St. Benedict’s. For over six decades, St. Benedict’s Day Nursery & Children’s Home has been a vital resource in St. Vincent & the Grenadines, providing crucial services in education, healthcare, and…

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The Girls’ High School community is proud to announce the appointment of Mrs. Casheena Sealey-James as the new Deputy Headmistress (Ag.). An accomplished alumna from the class of ’92, Mrs. Sealey-James has a long-standing history of excellence and leadership, having served as Deputy Head Girl during her student years. With an impressive career spanning over 24 years in education, Mrs. Sealey-James has spent the last eight years at the helm of the Modern Languages Department. Her extensive experience and dedication to academic excellence have earned her this well-deserved promotion. We invite the entire school community to join us in congratulating…

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