SVG is poised to Become Leading Producer of Medical Marijuana

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Tuesday November 13, 2018 – St Vincent and the Grenadines says it’s is on the brink of becoming a globally leading producer of organically certified medicinal cannabis, rivalling any other producer in the entire Western Hemisphere. It says the expected passing of legislation this month, ensuring tightly regulated guidelines, positions […]

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Vincentian Miss Rhonda King the new President of ECOSOC

The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Diaspora Committee of New York Inc. wishes to extend hearty congratulations to SVG Ambassador to the United Nations, I Rhonda King on her appointment as the new President of ECOSOC. She is only the 5th woman to be appointed to the position since 1946, and the first Caribbean woman to […]

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Vincentian American Kenton Kirby presented with special Independence award

I was honored during a ceremony to commemorate Guyana’s Independence Anniversary in the Rotunda of Brooklyn Borough Hall. Patricia Jordan Langford, President of the Guyana Tri-State Alliance, presented me, a Vincentian-American with a special Independence Award. I also received a Proclamation for my commitment to excellence and dedication to highlighting the contribution of expatriates in […]

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American Airlines to launch US$553,000 digital marketing initiative

On Monday, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the SVGTA Glen Beache said the organization he heads will contribute US$250,000 while AA will put US$303,000 towards a digital marketing initiative. The joint marketing initiative is expected to begin in late October and according to Beache will focus on places like Dallas, Washington, New York and London. […]

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Kingstown Baptist Church opens modern Santuary

For many of those who attended the dedication of the “brand new, sparkling, state-of-the-art sanctuary,” as described by the architect, Moulton Mayers, their sentiments may have been best represented in an original song composed by one of the members. Pastor of KBC, Dr Cecil Richards, in his address last Sunday, at the first service at […]

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Police Officer Obtains Masters Degree in Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health

The Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force, (RSVPF), extends sincere congratulations to Station Sergeant (S/Sgt) Michael J.A. Bess, for his successful completion of a Masters Degree in Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health, from the University of the West Indies (St. Augustine Campus), which was conferred to him on the 14th August 2018. S/Sgt […]

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Vincentian Born Hazell McKenzie shines a spotlight on Mental Health

Source: WhatsUp Caribbean Vincentian-born, US-based Hazell McKenzie is making major moves on her mission to bring into focus the topic of Mental Health/Illness and to provide more hope and support to afflicted individuals such as women, minorities and those from underserved demographics and communities. Over the past few years, Hazell, who is a social work […]

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ST Vincent and the Grenadines the first Caribbean nation to establish a Consulate General in Northern Ireland.

ST Vincent and the Grenadines has become the first Caribbean nation to establish a Consulate General in Northern Ireland. The full resident diplomatic presence will be located in Comber, Co Down, a town with historical links to the West Indies. Vincentian, Dr Christopher Stange has been appointed Consul General and said the decision is “part […]

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Farmers in St. Vincent get training in medicinal marijuana farming techniques

KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES – A recently held Training the Farmers Workshop on medicinal cannabis at the Sans Souci Learning Resource Centre, saw the organizing entity, Acres Agri, investing over $30,000.00 on the program, which engaged 127 farmers and farm workers over four days on farming techniques and best practices. A director of […]

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Caribbean Export Development Agency’s Direct Assistance is now open for proposals

The call for proposals is now open (as of Monday, April 23) for Caribbean Export Development Agency’s Direct Assistance Grant Scheme (DAGS), which is a reimbursement grant funding opportunity, specifically designed to provide financial assistance to legally registered businesses (firms or individuals) and Business Support Organisations (BSOs) with high export potential. ‘Reimbursement grant funding’ means […]

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