December 8, 2019

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 […]

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 […]

Here’s how Caribbean air service is growing

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By BRIAN MAJOR From Travel Pulse The growing number of visitors to Caribbean destinations over the past two years are tied in large measure to the increase in airline service to regional destinations. This trend continued this week as American Airlines became the first major U.S. airline to offer service to St. Vincent and the […]

St Vincent: As Argyle Airport opens, PM Gonsalves says it’s ‘a metaphor of what is possible’

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By Kenton X. Chance/iWitness News From St Lucia On Line February 14, 2017 Argyle International Airport was officially opened Monday afternoon with a flag raising ceremony in which Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves said that the facility is “a symbol, it is a metaphor of what is possible in us. “Do not ever allow any people, […]

Ex-teachers prez welcomes opening of Argyle International Airport

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By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life Jackson Farrell, the long-standing president of the Brooklyn, New York-based St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ Ex-Teachers Association, has joined the vast number of Vincentians in the Diaspora and at home in welcoming the Feb. 14 opening of the Argyle International Airport (AIA). “The airport, whether we like it […]

St Vincent opposition leader questions projected tourism boom

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From Caribbean360 KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Friday June 20, 2014, CMC -Leader of the Opposition, Arnhim Eustace, has questioned the government’s expectation of a large increase in tourist arrivals for the 2015 season. Responding to recent comments by tourism minister Cecil ‘Ces’ McKie, Eustace said while the tourism minister is talking about a boom over the […]