June 30, 2022

PAHO mobilizes to help Saint Vincent and Grenadines respond to eruptions of Volcano La Soufriere

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Bridgetown, Barbados, April 9, 2021 (PAHO)- The Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) has mobilized to help the government of Saint Vincent and Grenadines respond to eruption activity of Volcano La Soufriere and to a possible explosive eruption. After several days of increased seismic activity, Saint Vincent and Grenadines has issued a red alert […]

World Bank provides US$20 Million for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines’ response to La Soufrière eruption

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WASHINGTON, April 12, 2021 – The World Bank disbursed US$20 million to support the Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines’ response to the crisis posed by the La Soufrière volcano eruption.  The explosive eruption began on April 8 and has required the evacuation of 20,000 people from the high-risk zones around the volcano, both […]

Power outages hit Saint Vincent island amid volcano tremor

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Above: Ash covers palm trees and a church a day after the La Soufriere volcano erupted after decades of inactivity, about five miles (8 km) away in Georgetown, St Vincent and the Grenadines April 10, 2021 in a still image from video. REUTERS/Robertson S. Henry/File By Robertson S. Henry From Caribbean Life KINGSTOWN, Saint Vincent […]

Communiqué of the Emergency Meeting of the OECS Authority [regarding volcano in Saint Vincent]

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Ruby Robinson Commission Services Officer, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Monday, April 12, 2021 — Approximately, three months following its first Emergency Meeting on the situation with the La Soufrière volcano in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the OECS Authority, Chaired by the Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister for the Commonwealth of Dominica, met in […]

Director General of the OECS speaks on the Collective Action to support Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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Friday, April 9, 2021 — Director General of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Dr. Didacus Jules, gave an update on the collective regional action to support and assist Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in this times of crisis.  CLICK HERE

Statement from the Honourable Chief Justice Her Ladyship, Dame Janice M. Pereira, DBE, LL.D. on the Eruption of the La Soufriere Volcano in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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By Dwaymian Brisette Information Services Manager-Library Services & Communications, Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) Photo Below: Dame Janice M. Pereira   Media Release Courtesy the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court Friday, April 9, 2021 — The Hon. Chief Justice, Her Ladyship, Dame Janice M. Pereira, DBE, LL.D., Judicial Officers, Management and Staff of the Eastern Caribbean […]

Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA) activates its Port Response Plan to receive evacuees

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Office of the Prime MinisterGovernment of Saint Lucia Media Release Courtesy SLASPA Friday, April 9, 2021 — Following the update from the Office of the Prime Minister, on the situation of the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines La Soufrière Volcano, the Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA), through its Disaster Preparedness Committee, has activated […]

OPINION: Does the Caribbean passport scandal affect Saint Vincent again?

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By Jolly Green Today I read the heading “Immunity for sale: Diplomatic passport trade investigated,” That heading was from Dominica News. Then I listened and watched a video recording made by Al Jazeera News Agency, which could be the basis of sending a lot of Caribbean leaders to prison. I advise everyone to watch the […]

OPINION: Democracy stolen in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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By Jolly Green Let there be no doubt whatsoever, the last three elections in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines were stolen through bribery and fraud. Perhaps it would be more accurate to say that has generally happened in Saint Vincent the States mainland island. It’s far more difficult for the fraud to take place in […]

Happy 40th Anniversary of Independence to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines!

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Official Message by the Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr. the Hon. Ralph Gonsalves Thursday, October 31, 2019 — This year, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines celebrated the 40th Anniversary of Independence under the theme: “With Strength, Honour & Dignity, We Stand Resolute at 40 and Beyond “. Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and […]