November 18, 2019

Caribbean Safe School Ministerial Forum to focus on education sector resilience

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KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) — St Vincent and the Grenadines will host the second Caribbean Safe School Ministerial Forum next week that will focus on education sector resilience. The Barbados-based Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) said the April 29-30 event to be attended by regional education ministers, saying regional and international stakeholders will contribute […]

Heat waves to affect Caribbean during Atlantic hurricane season

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From Jamaica Observer KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) — Caribbean islands, especially those in the southern region, have been urged to prepare for heat waves as they will be a feature of the 2017 rainy season.The warning was issued by Dr Simon Mason of the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology in his presentation ‘Caribbean Heat […]

Poor service, no money: St. Vincent not putting a cent more in LIAT until service improves

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From Caribbean360 KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sunday September 18, 2016 – One of LIAT’s major shareholder governments, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, has told the beleaguered airline that it won’t be getting a cent more until service to the island is “significantly improved”. St. Vincent and the Grenadines made its position clear on […]

Evidence of election fraud destroyed, says St Vincent opposition leader

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By Ken Richards West Indies News Network From Caribbean news Now KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (WINN) — Vincentian opposition leader Arnhim Eustace says that documents destroyed in last Thursday’s fire at a government public works facility were records of local residents who had received donations of the materials stored at the warehouse prior to last month’s […]

St Vincent PM denies financial wrongdoing days before election

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By Whithfield Turner From Caribbean News Now KINGSTOWN, St Vincent — The prime minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr Ralph Gonsalves, has issued a forceful denial to claims of financial wrongdoing on his part. The claims began circulating on social media on Sunday, three days before Vincentians vote for a new government on […]

CARICOM to send election observation mission to St Vincent and the Grenadines

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From Caribbean News Now KINGSTOWN, St Vincent — The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will send an electoral observation mission to monitor the general elections to be held in St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) on Wednesday, December 9, 2015. The chief of mission is Gasper Jn Baptiste, chief elections officer in Saint Lucia. The other members […]

[St. Vincent] Health officials investigating two suspected Chikungunya deaths

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From Caribbean360December 29, 2014 KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Monday December 29, 2014, CMC – Health officials are investigating the deaths of two people to determine whether they were as a consequence of the mosquito-borne illness Chikungunya, which causes fever and severe joint pain, muscle pain, headache, nausea, fatigue and rash. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of […]

St Vincent police sued over woman’s death

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From Caribbean360 Commissioner Charles said an investigation would be launched into the death of Thomas after telling reporters that she had fainted when law enforcement officials found and showed her a “substance resembling cannabis” during the raid. KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, Monday March 31, 2014, CMC – The family of a 49-year-old woman, who died at […]

OPINION: St Vincent & Grenadines – Who gets paid and who gets knocked?

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By Peter Binose From Caribbean 360 The St Vincent and the Grenadines economy is worse than a leaking bucket, it’s now like a bucket where the bottom has completely fallen out, better described as rotted out says Peter Binose. KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines [SVG] our economy is worse than a […]