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Police have arrested and charged Rolando Cato, 19 years old Labourer of Glen with Robbery on 20.02.19. The accused was charged after allegedly robbing a 20-year-old Cashier of Peruvian Vale at gun point and stole a quantity of items valued five thousand eight hundred dollars (EC$5,800.00). The accused also allegedly robbed a 20-year-old Unemployed of North Union and stole a quantity of items valued one thousand and seventy-three dollars (EC$1073.00). The incident occurred at Villa on 16.02.19. Cato is expected to appeared before the Serious Offences Court to answer the charge and was remanded until February 27th when his bail…

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Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines: On February 11, 2019, the much anticipated and often delayed trial of the petitions challenging returns in the constituencies of Central Leeward and North Windward in the 2015 General Elections began. The trial was held at a specially constituted courtroom located in the conference room on the third floor of the National Insurance Services (NIS) building in Kingstown. The New Democratic Party (NDP) publicly objected to the use of this venue as it restricted public access to the trial. The presiding judge at the trial was Justice Stanley John of Trinidad and Tobago who,…

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GUYANANEWSROOM- Former West Indies Team Manager, Mr. Ricky Skerritt and President of the St Vincent and The Grenadines Cricket Association Inc., Dr. Kishore Shallow, have announced their candidacies for the Cricket West Indies (CWI) President and Vice-President positions in the upcoming elections. Both candidates’ nominations were supported by the Leeward Islands Cricket Board and Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board. “The experienced Skerritt, 62, and youthful Shallow, 35, both have impressive leadership track records and share a lifelong love of cricket. They have created a robust ten point ‘Cricket First’ plan that identifies the strategies needed to regain global competitiveness and…

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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. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Kitts and Nevis, Grenada, Cuba and the British overseas territory- Cayman Islands. It would be the first time that Cuba will receive an official visit from a member of the Royal family. While in State on March 20th, Their Royal…

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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 creation and improvement of many works of art. Over the years, he provided support in a moral and financial way to a number of artists from many disciplines. Dr. Adams made an indelible mark on our nation, this was evident by the significant number of…

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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 and Exeter filed the petitions on December 31st, 2015, claiming election irregularities in the constituencies of North Windward and Central Leeward, respectively. The two candidates refused to accept the election results, claiming irregularities in their respective constituencies. In North Windward, Baptiste’s opponent, the incumbent Unity…

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Police are currently investigating a report of Theft made by a 73 year old Businessman of Arnos Vale, on 18.02.19. The Virtual Complainant in his report to the police alleged that some unknown person(s) stole fifty- two (52) sheets of plywood valued at eight thousand five, hundred and eighty dollars (EC$8,580.00) at Golden Vale between 15.02.19 and 17.02.19. The police are soliciting the assistance of any member of the public with information in this matter to come forward and assist with the investigation of this case.

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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 Thursday February 21st host an event to highlight Indian Folk Culture in St Vincent and the Grenadines. The Rajasthani Folk Singers are due to perform for one night only in Kingstown. The group is expected to arrive on the day of the event and leave the following day for their next performance. This group comprises Gazi Khan Manganiyar & Party , a six member folk musician group from Rajasthan. The…

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Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines –World Pediatric Project (WPP) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment with support from donors and supporters continue to transform the lives of children in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and across the Eastern Caribbean. This latest mission was one with a difference as it was a dual operation with Pediatric Eyes and Plastics running concurrently.The assessment and care of our children began in clinic on Sunday and ran from February10th-15th, 2019 for all children up to the age of 21 years old. WPP has been working here since 2002…

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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 Guiding in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines while also joining 10 million members worldwide in the annual celebration of World Thinking Day 2019 under the theme “Leadership”. This year’s local celebrations will commence on Thursday 21st February 2019 with the annual Althea Commissiong Brownie Public Speaking Competition at the Girl Guides Headquarters in Level Gardens from 3:30 in the afternoon. The purpose of the competition is to empower Brownie Guides…

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