October 21, 2019

Cannabis industry opens in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

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Media Release Courtesy News784 Sunday, July 14, 2019 — The first set of licences to begin producing medicinal cannabis in St. Vincent and the Grenadines were issued this week. The island’s Minister of Agriculture and Industry, Hon. Saboto Caesar, embraced the milestone noting “many challenges amidst immense opportunities.” “The journey over the past 20 months to put the […]

Banks, Credit Unions, called upon to support expansion in fisheries sector

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Media Release Courtesy News784 Tuesday, June 11, 2019 — Minister of Fisheries in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Hon. Saboto Caesar, has made a clear call to Banks and Credit Unions to support the expansion taking place in the Fisheries sector. “The opening of the Argyle International Airport has established new connectivity to international markets, thus providing an […]

History Made! Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Pass Medicinal Marijuana Bill

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OECS Media Release Wednesday, December 12, 2018 — In a first likely to impact the North American and Canadian medicinal marijuana industry, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) has made history as the first OECS Member State to decriminalize for medical purposes and scientific research, the production of the coveted crop under a tightly controlled framework. […]

Suspension of importation on Round-Up, Touchdown and Glyphos

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Official Statement from the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Ministry of Agriculture Friday, August 24, 2018 — The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, acting on the advice of the Pesticides Board, has placed an immediate suspension on the importation into St. Vincent and the Grenadines of Round-Up, Touchdown and Glyphos and any other […]