June 15, 2021

Air Canada Rouge to offer year-round service to St Vincent

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From Caribbean News Now KINGSTOWN, St Vincent — The St Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Authority (SVGTA) has welcomed Air Canada’s decision to increase service and offer year-round Air Canada Rouge non-stop flights from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport to the Argyle International Airport. Weekly Thursday flights resume on October 25, 2018, and will continue on […]

US Peace Corps volunteers pulled out of St Vincent after threats to safety

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From Caribbean News Now KINGSTOWN, St Vincent — The US government has evacuated its Peace Corps volunteers from St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) at short notice after their safety was threatened by what appears to be a modern-day equivalent of Eric Gairy’s infamous paramilitary “Mongoose Gang” in neighbouring Grenada. According to the US embassy […]

Weather forecast model predicts complex patterns of volcanic ash dispersal

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Date: May 2, 2018 Source: University of Bristol Summary: New research has provided fresh insight into how huge volcanic ash plumes, which can critically disrupt aviation and cause major impact on the ground, are transported in the atmosphere. Share: FULL STORY New research, led by the University of Bristol, has provided fresh insight into how […]

APEX delivers digital training program to St Vincent Public Prosecutor’s Office

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OECS Media Release Friday, March 30, 2018 — DPP, Prosecutors trained to use Curia Case Management System by APEX for investigative reporting and collaboration. Technology plays a critical role in helping to address challenges such as high case backlogs, lengthy file searches faced by our justice sector. It has a major role to play in […]

CARIFORUM states to build capacity to respond to drug problem

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From Caribbean News Now KINGSTOWN, St Vincent — Representatives of the Forum of Caribbean States (CARIFORUM) will hold technical discussions on the seventh round of the multilateral evaluation mechanism (MEM) process on February 7, 2017, in St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG). The one-day technical meeting will be followed by two days of intense training, […]

Mottley appeals for greater regional integration

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BY JEDIAEL CARTEL From Jamaica Observer The reality of an ocean can no longer separate us, Barbadian Opposition leader tells PNP conference Mia Mottley came to the opening night of the Opposition People’s National Party’s 79th annual conference in Kingston last Thursday with an appeal for greater integration across the Caribbean, pointing to the long, […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: CARICOM – Pride turned to gloom

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean360 WASHINGTON, United States, Thursday June 22, 2017 – Three weeks ago, I and many other committed Caribbean integrationists, declared that the unity displayed by CARICOM countries at the Organization of American States (OAS) on May 31 “was a moment for unbridled pride”. What happened on Monday June 20, just days […]

Cayman Islands OAG assists in regional capacity development

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From The Office of the Auditor General The Office of the Auditor General Cayman Islands (OAG), continues to set the standard in the public audit sector and deliver on its mission to advance the effectiveness of its service provision to the Cayman Islands. In its current Strategic Plan (2015-2019) the OAG cited as a goal […]

Stark warning issued to Caribbean concerning climate change

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From Jamaica Observer BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – A warning has been issued to governments across the Caribbean to do more to make countries resilient to climate change as there is a price to pay if nothing is done. According to a report commissioned by the Commonwealth Marine Economies Programme, the Caribbean is “in the front […]

Boss of celeb-backed Caribbean scheme who ‘cheated investors of £390M’ in court

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By JON AUSTIN From Daily Express UK The boss of the celebrity-backed multi-million pound Caribbean investment business Harlequin Property will not face trial until 2018. David Ames, boss of Harlequin Property, faces up to 14 weeks in court. Southwark Crown Court heard that the trial of David Ames, 65, from Wickford, Essex, is likely to […]