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US will distribute 6.4 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in first tranche

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The US plans to distribute 6.4 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine after it is cleared for emergency use, officials said Tuesday.

Taiwan Donates Diabetes Test Service to SVG

The Republic of China (Taiwan) on Monday, November16th, 2020 handed over a cheque in the amount of two hundred and twelve thousand US dollars (US$ 212,000) to the Ministry...

Greg Barclay elected as independent ICC chair

‌ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Greg Barclay has been elected as the new independent chair of the International Cricket Council (ICC). He succeeds Shashank Manohar who stepped down earlier this...

St Lucia now have 115 active COVID – 19 Cases

Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Sharon Belmar-George, has announced confirmation of another three cases of COVID-19. The announcement came in a statement reproduced below: Today Tuesday November 24, 2020, the Ministry of...

PM Gonsalves says NDP’s election promise of student loan reduction unsustainable

Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves has criticized the opposition New Democratic Party’s (NDP’s) proposed reduction of the interest rate on student loans by just over 50 percent, saying it...

More lobster harvesters needed to meet Rainforest Seafood’s demand

Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves has underscored the need for more persons to get involved in lobster harvesting if this country is to be able to supply the demand...

New Public Service Commission Board Members Sworn In

The Public Service Commission (PSC), the organizational body that governs the public service of St. Vincent and the Grenadines now has a new Chairman in the person...

US to start distributing experimental virus drug

WASHINGTON — The U.S. government on Tuesday will start distributing 30,000 doses of an experimental antibody drug to fight COVID-19, the one President Donald Trump received last...

GM to recall 7M vehicles globally to replace Takata air bags

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors will recall about 7 million big pickup trucks and SUVs worldwide to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators.

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY close to Public

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES Notice It is notified for general information that the First Session of the...

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ONE NEW COVID-19 CASE FROM THE UK

St. Vincent and the Grenadines today confirmed one new COVID-19 case. The traveler is a returning national who arrived with negative PCR test results. The...

Three (3) NEW COVID CASES

St. Vincent and the Grenadines today recorded three (3) new COVID-19 cases, following the receipt of PCR results from the local Molecular Laboratory Unit....

Nevis Premier takes 100 percent salary cut

Premier of Nevis, Mark Brantley, in an unprecedented show of solidarity with the people of Nevis impacted by loss of income owing...
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