September 19, 2019

Developing a Climate Change Policy for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to mainstream climate resilience

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Port of Spain, January 29, 2019 – Government, civil society and private sector stakeholders from various economic sectors in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines participated in the first national consultation on December 11, 2018 to develop a Climate Change Policy to mainstream climate resilience into the country’s development agenda. The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) […]

OPINION: Rastafarians in Saint Vincent can you trust this man?

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By Jolly Green CanSaint Vincent’s Rastafarians trust a man that states such things as“we will hunt them down until they exist no more” “those ragamuffins in the hills” while we all know when venomously said he was referring to Rastafarian marijuana farmers? He is also well known in the East Caribbean group of islands as […]

Medicinal cannabis investment opportunities: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines holds live Q&A session tonight (Tue 20)

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018 — The Caribbean nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) is on the brink of becoming a globally leading producer of organically certified medicinal cannabis, rivalling any other producer in the entire Western Hemisphere. As a leading Caribbean hub for medicinal cannabis innovation, there has never been a better time […]

The Caribbean must think carefully about how and where to ‘build back better’ after the hurricanes of 2017

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“Building back better” to create more resilient societies is a laudable goal, but every country is different and there are no quick fixes. By taking into account topographical differences, reforming building codes, and reviving ecosystems, the Caribbean can take a significant step in the right direction, write Emily Wilkinson and Rachael Steller (Overseas Development Institute). In Dominica, 80 per cent of […]

Medicinal Cannabis: St. Vincent and the Grenadines poised to become leading producer

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Top 30 reasons to invest in Saint Vincent and Grenadines (SVG Ministry of Agriculture, Industry, Fisheries, Forestry, Labour and Rural Transformation) Monday, November 5, 2018 — The Caribbean nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) is on the brink of becoming a globally leading producer of organically certified medicinal cannabis, rivalling any other producer […]

The Caribbean Golden Murder Awards

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By Jolly Green 1st Place Award goes to the US Virgin Islands [top award of the Caribbean, Only El Salvador, Honduras and Venezuela have more murders per capita than the U.S. Virgin Islands (world murder ranking #4)] 2nd Place Award goes to Jamaica [a close run second place (world murder ranking #6] 3rd Place Award […]

OPINION: At last the truth on legalizing Saint Vincent’s marijuana use

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By Jolly Green While most of us do not approve of Marijuana, the ruling dynasty does, for different reasons than the Rasta’s or the general local loungers. There is gold in them thar hills, and they want it down on the lowlands where their fellow parliamentary members and supporters can be given concessions to grow […]

OECS animators attend Boot Camp workshop in Saint Lucia

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The Saint Lucia Coalition of Service Industries (SLCSI) and Export Saint Lucia host industry-leading animation training Wednesday, August 22, 2018 — The marriage of creativity and skill was the focus of the 5-day OECS Animation Boot Camp hosted by the Saint Lucia Coalition of Service Industries (SLCSI) in collaboration with Export Saint Lucia and the […]

St. Vincent & the Grenadines Government shares Draft Medicinal Cannabis Industry Bill with the Public

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Friday, July 27, 2018 — The general public is asked to note that the Draft Medicinal Cannabis Industry Bill is still a work in progress. The Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is consulting further with the public before the Draft Bill is presented to Parliament for the First Reading on August 20th 2018. […]

OPINION: When a political party takes a country down the wrong road

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By Jolly Green Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has become a sinister land where right is wrong and wrong is right. Knowing what is right and doing what is right has become a lost cause in SVG, handed down by current and even some past Vincentian leaders to their followers. Current Vincentian leaders have caused […]