Elections in St. Vincent and The Grenadines on November 5

Elections in St. Vincent and The Grenadines on  November 5

KINGSTOWN, Saint Vincent — The people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines will vote in General Elections on November 5. Prime Minister  Dr. Ralph Gonsalves made the announcement last week, The elections are expected to be a straight fight  between Dr. Gonsalves’ Unity Labour Party (ULP), which will be seeking its fifth consecutive term in […]

Gonsalves mocks US travel advisory

Gonsalves mocks US travel advisory

Kingstown – Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has described as “hilarious…like it’s Comedy Central”, the recent travel advisory issued by the United States telling its citizens to avoid non-essential travel to Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries, including St. Vincent and the Grenadines. “What is laughable though, is that the United States put out an advisory, the […]

Gonsalves urges CARICOM to speed up reparation claims

Gonsalves urges CARICOM to speed up reparation claims

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves  has urged  Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders to  raise  the issue of reparations for indigenous peoples and African slaves with their  European counterparts  as a priority, according to the New York-based Black group, Institute for Black World 21st Century (IBW21). Gonsalves said if those conversations do not […]

Trinidad born judge charged in New York

Trinidad born judge charged in New York

NEW YORK: The US Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York in Manhattan has charged a Trinidad-born justice with conspiracy to obstruct justice and obstruction of justice. Geoffrey S Berman, attorney for the Southern District of New York, said on last weekend that the charges against Justice Sylvia Ash, who was born in […]

St. Vincent issues Cannabis licenses

St. Vincent issues Cannabis licenses

The first set of licenses 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 legislative and administrative frameworks in place was certainly […]

Ambris ton leads Windies to five-wicket win over Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland — Sunil Ambris scored his maiden One-Day International (ODI) century, becoming the first Vincentian to do so for the West Indies to help propel the regional team to their highest-ever successful run chase in ODIs as they claimed victory over Ireland in the Tri-Nations Series here  on Saturday. Ambris cracked 148 from just […]

Getting ready for Vincy Mas’ 2018

Getting ready for Vincy Mas’ 2018

KINGSTOWN  – Two Saturdays ago, hundreds of Vincentians took to the streets for the launch of their biggest annual festival, Vincy Mas’. There were carnival  celebrations throughout  St. Vincent and the launch climaxed with a street parade here that blossomed with colorful costumes, as revellers got into the swing of things to the hot hot […]