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January 10, 2019

St. Vincent & the Grenadines

North Union Secondary School celebrates 40 years

Source: iWitness News The North Union Secondary School is celebrating its 40th anniversary under the theme, “40 Years of Existence Generations of Excellence”.  […] Link: North Union Secondary School celebrates 40 years

PM warns police over strong-arm approach with youth

Source: iWitness News Three months after being criticised for saying that police officers don’t have to recite the beatitudes when confronting “hardened criminals”, […] Link: PM warns police over strong-arm approach with youth

We Have Moved

Source: News 784 VISIT OUR NEW HOME ON THE WEB NEWS784.VC Link: We Have Moved

SVG Tourism Authority turns 10

Source: iWitness News The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Authority (SVGTA) celebrated its 10th year of operations on Wednesday. The Authority, which […] Link: SVG Tourism Authority turns 10

Tourist robbed inside cathedral in Kingstown

Source: iWitness News A female visitor to St. Vincent and the Grenadines was robbed inside the St. George’s Cathedral in Kingstown, last Friday. […] Link: Tourist robbed inside cathedral in Kingstown

Suspended sentence puts teen in ‘walking prison’

Source: iWitness News “You are now a walking prison.” Those were the words that lawyer Ronald “Ronnie” Marks used outside the Serious Offences […] Link: Suspended sentence puts teen in ‘walking prison’

Couple loses ‘everything’ in year end fire

Source: iWitness News Paul Avenue residents Winston Burnette, 41, and his girlfriend, 31-year-old Simone Batson, were so busy over the holidays that they […] Link: Couple loses ‘everything’ in year end fire

‘Parch Nuts’ on aggravated burglary charge

Source: iWitness News Less than a month after he walked out of court a free man because of sloppy policing, Jemark “Parch Nuts” […] Link: ‘Parch Nuts’ on aggravated burglary charge

Worker claims poor lighting hazard at Port Kingstown

Source: iWitness News A worker at Port Kingstown has complained to iWitness News about what they say is a safety concern at the […] Link: Worker claims poor lighting hazard at Port Kingstown

Hot 97 continues to dominate radio in SVG

Source: iWitness News Hot FM continues to dominate radio in St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), according to the latest survey by Systematic […] Link: Hot 97 continues to dominate radio in SVG

Bigger Bigs reinstalls, locks gate at Rabacca property

Source: iWitness News Six years after the government removed the gate at his Rabacca property, creating an unhindered thoroughfare for pedestrian and vehicular […] Link: Bigger Bigs reinstalls, locks gate at Rabacca property

Inspector Nolan Dallaway says thanks

Source: iWitness News By Nolan Dallaway I was promoted to the rank of Inspector of Police on Dec. 31, 2018. I must first […] Link: Inspector Nolan Dallaway says thanks

Men abduct, attempt to rape nurse

Source: iWitness News Police are investigating a report of an abduction and attempted rape of a nurse, which occurred between 11:20 a.m. and […] Link: Men abduct, attempt to rape nurse

Senator urges gov’t to sue European Union

Source: iWitness News An opposition lawmaker is encouraging the government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines to sue the European Union (EU) over […] Link: Senator urges gov’t to sue European Union

Police chief, deputy confirmed in latest promotions

Source: iWitness News Acting Commissioner of Police Colin John has been confirmed as police chief in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. John’s confirmation […] Link: Police chief, deputy confirmed in latest promotions

SVG implicated too often in int’l scandals — Friday

Source: iWitness News Leader of the opposition Godwin Friday says that St. Vincent and the Grenadines is implicated in international scandals too often […] Link: SVG implicated too often in int’l scandals — Friday

Gonsalves shows rare sympathy for CBI initiatives

Source: iWitness News Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves on Thursday showed rare sympathy for citizenship by investment (CBI) programmes across the region, which his […] Link: Gonsalves shows rare sympathy for CBI initiatives

PM Gonsalves accuses EU of ‘bullying’ small states

Source: iWitness News Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves has accused the European Union of using “hired ruffians” to bully small states into complying with […] Link: PM Gonsalves accuses EU of ‘bullying’ small states

SVG ‘should have rioted’ over no confidence motion

Source: iWitness News An opposition lawmaker says that St. Vincent and the Grenadines should have rioted over the developments in Parliament earlier this […] Link: SVG ‘should have rioted’ over no confidence motion

Several persons in hospital after accident in Kingstown

Source: iWitness News A number of persons were rushed to the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital Friday night after being injured in an accident […] Link: Several persons in hospital after accident in Kingstown

Magistrate to visit prison

Source: iWitness News Senior Magistrate Rickie Burnett says that he plans to visit the prison at Belle Isle to see how prisoners are […] Link: Magistrate to visit prison

Time to end cheque book diplomacy at UN?

Source: iWitness News By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS (IPS) — The UN’s major donors — led by the United States — have long […] Link: Time to end cheque book diplomacy at UN?

Why is it so hard to amend Caribbean constitutions?

Source: iWitness News By C. ben-David On Nov. 6, the citizens of Antigua and Barbuda and Grenada soundly rejected the entreaties of local […] Link: Why is it so hard to amend Caribbean constitutions?

A Time Of Hope, Faith And Love

Source: iWitness News CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2018 by Dr. The Honourable Ralph E. Gonsalves, Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines The enduring themes of […] Link: A Time Of Hope, Faith And Love

Guyana govt falls in no confidence vote

Source: iWitness News GEORGETOWN, Guyana (Demerara Waves) — Guyanese would most likely go back to the polls in general elections before the end […] Link: Guyana govt falls in no confidence vote

Yugge freed

Source: The Vincentian <span style="font-weight: … Link: Yugge freed

United States, SVG support juvenile justice reform

Source: iWitness News The United States Government and the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines signed a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday […] Link: United States, SVG support juvenile justice reform

Hearts of Charity again brings smiles to children

Source: iWitness News For the fourth consecutive year, over 300 children from the North Leeward constituency and Kingstown have benefitted from Christmas treats, […] Link: Hearts of Charity again brings smiles to children

Funeral home spreads Christmas cheer

Source: iWitness News The Joseph DaSilva Sr. Memorial Funeral Home has shared this Christmas season with the people of St. Vincent and the […] Link: Funeral home spreads Christmas cheer

EU, SVG sign $18m road improvement programme

Source: iWitness News The European Union has signed a financing agreement of EC$18.35 million (5.98 million euros) with the Government of St. Vincent […] Link: EU, SVG sign m road improvement programme

Intruder rapes students at gunpoint

Source: iWitness News Police are investigating two incidents of aggravated burglary, indecent assault and rape, which occurred between 4 a.m. and 4:40 a.m. […] Link: Intruder rapes students at gunpoint

‘ULP is bigger than Ralph’ — Gonsalves

Source: iWitness News Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves says that the Unity Labour Party, which he was been leading for more two decades, is […] Link: ‘ULP is bigger than Ralph’ — Gonsalves

Father charged after beating 7-y-o daughter

Source: iWitness News What a 31-year-old man thought was discipline of his child resulted in him having a criminal record, after he pleaded […] Link: Father charged after beating 7-y-o daughter

Digicel St. Vincent launches LTE network

Source: iWitness News Digicel says its customers can now enjoy blazing-fast mobile speeds on “St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ first superfast Long-Term Evolution […] Link: Digicel St. Vincent launches LTE network

American Airlines begins MIA-AIA non-stop service

Source: iWitness News By API St. Vincent and the Grenadines became the newest destination in the region to be served by American Airlines. […] Link: American Airlines begins MIA-AIA non-stop service

Sex offender lashes out at media

Source: iWitness News Sex offender Eugene Noel, 32, used his sentencing hearing at the High Court on Dec. 7 to attack the media […] Link: Sex offender lashes out at media

Charges against Dave Ames withdrawn

Source: iWitness News The answer tax evasion and theft charges against Britain-born naturalised Vincentian businessman, Dave Ames, have been withdrawn. The charges, which […] Link: Charges against Dave Ames withdrawn

Journalist donates assault compensation money

Source: iWitness News Journalist Kenton X. Chance has honoured his promise to donate to charity the monies the court awarded him this year […] Link: Journalist donates assault compensation money

Magistrate dismisses charge against Yugge

Source: iWitness News Senior Magistrate Rickie Burnett has dismissed for want of prosecution the insulting language charge against 23-year-old former model, Yugge Farrell. […] Link: Magistrate dismisses charge against Yugge

D’Termine trying to open door for local talent

Source: iWitness News “D’Termine Nation”, a Vincentian independent label, is attempting to open doors for talented local artistes who are not confined to […] Link: D’Termine trying to open door for local talent

Vincy fined, visitor warned for cocaine

Source: iWitness News One week after a Norwegian chef was told the weekend he spent in custody was enough punishment for a rock […] Link: Vincy fined, visitor warned for cocaine

Former model Yugge returns to court amidst rumour

Source: iWitness News Former model Yugge Farrell is scheduled to return to court today, Dec. 17, in connection with the charge that she […] Link: Former model Yugge returns to court amidst rumour

Pastor to stand trial for sex with child

Source: iWitness News A pastor has been committed to stand trial for sex with a member of his congregation when she was between […] Link: Pastor to stand trial for sex with child

Election petitions hearing on Monday

Source: iWitness News A hearing in the election petitions is scheduled to take place before Justice Nicola Byer next Monday, iWitness News has […] Link: Election petitions hearing on Monday

Vincentian ‘Shrek’ on multiple charges in Grenada

Source: iWitness News St. George’s (CMC) — A St. Vincent and the Grenadians national has been remanded into custody more than two years […] Link: Vincentian ‘Shrek’ on multiple charges in Grenada

Man jailed for threatening witness

Source: iWitness News The Campden Park man who was last week charged with threatening a witness in an attempted murder case against him […] Link: Man jailed for threatening witness

Did ‘ULP gatekeeper’ shut door on NDP’s petitions?

Source: iWitness News Opposition Senator Kay Bacchus-Baptiste last week Wednesday, Dec. 5, said that ruling Unity Labour Party (ULP) has gatekeepers in the […] Link: Did ‘ULP gatekeeper’ shut door on NDP’s petitions?

Parliament approves medical marijuana laws

Source: iWitness News Parliament, on Tuesday, passed two pieces of legislation paving the way for the establishment of a medical marijuana industry in […] Link: Parliament approves medical marijuana laws

Estimates, Budget debates in January

Source: iWitness News The Estimates of Income and Expenditure for 2019 will be debated in parliament on Jan. 23, 2019, Prime Minister Ralph […] Link: Estimates, Budget debates in January

Ganja law reform divides Rastas

Source: iWitness News Members of the Rastafari community were, on Monday, divided as Parliament began two days of debate on marijuana reform legislation […] Link: Ganja law reform divides Rastas

Men get 2 years in jail for sex with minor

Source: iWitness News Justice Brian Cottle handed down the sentences on Askey Roberts, 22, and Kenny Edwards, 24, of Lowmans Hill, at the […] Link: Men get 2 years in jail for sex with minor

PM questions financing of NDP’s China trip

Source: iWitness News Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves wants Opposition Leader Godwin Friday to say who paid for his recent visit to China along […] Link: PM questions financing of NDP’s China trip

Gonsalves proposes ‘ABCD Commission’

Source: iWitness News Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves says that during his recent trip to Ghana he proposed to that country’s president, the establishment […] Link: Gonsalves proposes ‘ABCD Commission’

"He fought the odds"

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Weapons, ammo found

Source: The Vincentian <span style="font-weight: bold; … Link: Weapons, ammo found

ULP Holds Its 23rd National Convention

Source: News 784 Following on the heels of [Read More] The post ULP Holds Its 23rd National Convention appeared first on News784. Link: ULP Holds Its 23rd National Convention

Buju Banton released from US prison

Source: News 784 Buju Banton has been released [Read More] The post Buju Banton released from US prison appeared first on News784. Link: Buju Banton released from US prison

Former cop to serve 30 years for sex with 12-y-o

Source: iWitness News The former police officer who was, last month, found guilty of having sex with a 12-year-old girl to whom he […] Link: Former cop to serve 30 years for sex with 12-y-o

Man jailed for sex with 10-y-o relative

Source: iWitness News A 55-year-old man was on Friday sentenced to 15 years in prison for two counts of sex with a female […] Link: Man jailed for sex with 10-y-o relative

NDP outlines approach to relationship with China

Source: iWitness News Leader of the Opposition Godwin Friday said that a New Democratic Party administration will manage its planned relationship with China […] Link: NDP outlines approach to relationship with China

How ‘papers’ result in killings in SVG

Source: iWitness News Police, on Wednesday, conducted an operation in Diamond that netted five firearms and scores of rounds of ammunition. But amidst […] Link: How ‘papers’ result in killings in SVG

NDP holding court to Feb 11 petitions trial date

Source: iWitness News The opposition New Democratic Party says it is holding the High Court to the Feb. 11 trial date Justice Esco […] Link: NDP holding court to Feb 11 petitions trial date

Man shot dead in Diamond day after major gun bust

Source: iWitness News A man was shot and killed in Diamond Thursday night, one day after police made a major gun and ammunition […] Link: Man shot dead in Diamond day after major gun bust

BREAKING: Police Investigating Shooting In Diamond

Source: News 784 Police are now investigating a [Read More] The post BREAKING: Police Investigating Shooting In Diamond appeared first on News784. Link: BREAKING: Police Investigating Shooting In Diamond

Friday leads NDP delegation on China visit

Source: iWitness News Leader of the Opposition Godwin Friday says he recently led a delegation from his New Democratic Party (NDP), the main […] Link: Friday leads NDP delegation on China visit

ECCB urges calm amidst Scotia Bank acquisition bid

Source: iWitness News The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is urging citizens of and residents in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) to […] Link: ECCB urges calm amidst Scotia Bank acquisition bid

LIAT resumes more flights to BVI

Source: iWitness News Regional air carrier, LIAT, says it will resume its morning and evening services to British Virgin Islands following the suspension […] Link: LIAT resumes more flights to BVI

Police seize cache of guns, ammo

Source: iWitness News Police on Wednesday netted a cache of guns and ammunition during a joint operation in the Diamond-Brighton area. Deputy Commissioner […] Link: Police seize cache of guns, ammo

Tannis Among 75 Who Participated In IAS Programme

Source: News 784 Civil Society Representative and Chair CRN+ Winfield Tannis-Abbott was among seventy five (75) participant from around the world who recently participated in the International AIDS… Link: Tannis Among 75 Who Participated In IAS Programme

4 Plead Guilty To Cocaine Found On Vincy Registered Vessel

Source: News 784 United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced on Monday 3rd December 2018 that Mohamed Hoseain, age 70, and Richard La Cruz, age 51, both of… Link: 4 Plead Guilty To Cocaine Found On Vincy Registered Vessel

Canouan Among Top Tropical Destinations For 2019

Source: News 784 From the Caribbean and Mexico to Indonesia, the dreamiest escapes for every month of the year has been named by  Coastalliving. And if you did… Link: Canouan Among Top Tropical Destinations For 2019

Richardson Granted Bail, Charles Remanded To Prison

Source: News 784 Kareem Charles and Shamol Richardson both of Redemption Sharpes have been charged by the Police for several offences. They are accused of attempted murder on… Link: Richardson Granted Bail, Charles Remanded To Prison

Peto Men On Drug Charge Gets $30,000 Bail

Source: News 784 Deron Louie and Michael Lavia both from the community of Petit Bordel have been jointly charge for possession of two quantities of drugs. Police at… Link: Peto Men On Drug Charge Gets ,000 Bail

BREAKING: Judge recuses herself from petitions case

Source: iWitness News High Court judge, Justice Esco Henry, on Tuesday, recused herself from the election petitions trial. Maia Eustace, instructing solicitor for […] Link: BREAKING: Judge recuses herself from petitions case

Nine Mornings festival officially launched in St. Vincent

Source: iWitness News The Ministry of Culture launched the 2018 national Nine Mornings activities with the official lighting up of Heritage Square, Kingstown […] Link: Nine Mornings festival officially launched in St. Vincent

3 vehicles, equipment donated to RSVGPF

Source: iWitness News The Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force (RSVGPF) on Friday received a donation of three vehicles — a […] Link: 3 vehicles, equipment donated to RSVGPF

Christmas’ Killed, Hours After ‘Santa’s’ Murder

Source: News 784 (TRINIDAD EXPRESS) – Hours after the murder of 31-year-old Andy ‘Santa” Jack in D’abadie, comes word of the killing of Roger Christmas in Tunapuna. Jack,… Link: Christmas’ Killed, Hours After ‘Santa’s’ Murder

Tumblr Will Ban All Adult Content On December 17th

Source: News 784 Existing posts containing porn will be switched to private mode (Theverge) – Tumblr will permanently ban adult content from its platform on December 17th in a move… Link: Tumblr Will Ban All Adult Content On December 17th

Norwegian chef charged with cocaine possession in Bequia

Source: iWitness News A Norwegian chef was, on Monday, brought before the Serious Offences Court in Kingstown, charged with cocaine possession. Dan Martinsen, […] Link: Norwegian chef charged with cocaine possession in Bequia

Coast Guard commended for swift rescue

Source: iWitness News Residents of Rose Place have praised St. Vincent and the Grenadines Coast Guard for their swift action in assisting a […] Link: Coast Guard commended for swift rescue

Qatar announces it’s pulling out of OPEC

Source: News 784 By Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The tiny, energy-rich Arab nation of Qatar announced on Monday it would withdraw from OPEC, mixing its aspirations… Link: Qatar announces it’s pulling out of OPEC

Chris Gayle awarded £173,000 In Defamation case

Source: News 784 (BBC) – West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has been awarded 300,000 Australian dollars (£173,000) in damages more than a year after winning a defamation case against Australian… Link: Chris Gayle awarded £173,000 In Defamation case

France fuel protests: 80-year-old woman killed

Source: News 784 An 80-year-old woman has died after being hit by a tear gas canister at her window during Saturday’s fuel protests in the French city of… Link: France fuel protests: 80-year-old woman killed

Climate change: global challenge requiring global response

Source: iWitness News By Dr. Lee Ying-yuan, Minister, Environmental Protection Administration, Executive Yuan, R.O.C. (Taiwan) Continued growth in emissions of greenhouse gases around the […] Link: Climate change: global challenge requiring global response

Lawyer Says Journalist Publication Is “Highly Erroneous”

Source: News 784 Statement By Carlos James An article captioned “Court to hear govt application to delay petitions” published on the website i-Witness News of November 29th, 2018… Link: Lawyer Says Journalist Publication Is “Highly Erroneous”

Jamaican Dalton Harris Wins The X Factor 2018

Source: News 784 (loopjamaica) – Jamaican singing sensation, Dalton Harris, prevailed as the favourite over his fellow contestants, Anthony Russell and Scarlett Lee, to be crowned the winner of this… Link: Jamaican Dalton Harris Wins The X Factor 2018

Plunge In Clinton Foundation Donations Fuels DOJ probe

Source: News 784 (FOX ) – Newly released tax documents showing a plunge in Clinton Foundation donations after Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential election defeat have fueled long-standing Republican… Link: Plunge In Clinton Foundation Donations Fuels DOJ probe

2018 Nine Mornings Festivities launches Sunday 2nd Dec

Source: News 784 The 2018 SVG Christmas/Nine Mornings Festival will be officially launched this Sunday December 2nd, 2018 under the theme: “Christmas Is We!” The program will begin… Link: 2018 Nine Mornings Festivities launches Sunday 2nd Dec

Drilling Contract Signed For Geothermal Project On St. Vincent

Source: News 784 St. Vincent Geothermal Company Limited (SVGCL) and Jardboranir hf. (Icelandic Drilling Company, IDC) announce the signing of a drilling contract for drilling four wells for… Link: Drilling Contract Signed For Geothermal Project On St. Vincent

Vincy Poshelle Presents “Sativa: The Holy Herb”,

Source: News 784 On Wednesday 28th November, just around 8:00pm Poshelle launched their new collection, “Sativa”. They did so with the release of a short film entitled “Sativa:… Link: Vincy Poshelle Presents “Sativa: The Holy Herb”,

RSVGPF Receives Police Cars And Communications Equipment

Source: News 784 The Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force (RSVGPF) will be the recipient of two (2) fully equipped decaled police cars today.  The force… Link: RSVGPF Receives Police Cars And Communications Equipment

113 Public Servants Complete PSD Programme

Source: News 784 Three batches with a total of one hundred and thirteen public servants received certificates of completion after successfully completing the Public Service Development programme 2015… Link: 113 Public Servants Complete PSD Programme

Yell Band Presents “White & Gold, Pure Royally”

Source: News 784 Yell Band is a Community Outreach Gospel Band that comprises of Musicians and Vocalist twenty members strong. We are officially two years old and are… Link: Yell Band Presents “White & Gold, Pure Royally”

One is not enough!

Source: The Vincentian <span style="font-weight: bold; … Link: One is not enough!

Too close for comfort

Source: The Vincentian <span style="font-weight: bold; … Link: Too close for comfort

SVGTA elects new board

Source: The Vincentian <span style="font-weight: bold; … Link: SVGTA elects new board

Deal signed for drilling of SVG’s geothermal wells

Source: iWitness News St. Vincent Geothermal Company Limited (SVGCL) and Jardboranir hf. (Icelandic Drilling Company, IDC) have signed a contract for the drilling […] Link: Deal signed for drilling of SVG’s geothermal wells

Gonsalves proposes SVG-Ghana student exchange

Source: iWitness News Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Ralph Gonsalves has suggested that his country and Ghana establish an exchange […] Link: Gonsalves proposes SVG-Ghana student exchange

Sewage problem forces another school to close 

Source: iWitness News Students at the Kingstown Preparatory School were sent home at noon on Thursday, apparently because of a sewage problem — […] Link: Sewage problem forces another school to close 

Court to hear govt application to delay petitions

Source: iWitness News A lawyer for one of the respondents in the two election petitions that the opposition filed challenging the results of […] Link: Court to hear govt application to delay petitions

Teacher steals $28,000 from school to pay medical bills

Source: iWitness News “You have some issues, medically. Life-threatening, potentially. So, that, in it itself, is an issue. This (sentencing) is the least […] Link: Teacher steals ,000 from school to pay medical bills

Ministry Issues Advisory To Protect The Health Of Consumers

Source: News 784 The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment is advising members of the public that romaine lettuce originating from the Central Coastal growing regions of… Link: Ministry Issues Advisory To Protect The Health Of Consumers

Kingstown: Teacher Given 10 Months To Repay $28,000

Source: News 784 (KINGSTOWN, ST VINCENT) – 36-year-old Je-anne Ellis a resident of New Montrose and a school teacher at the St. Martin Secondary School counted her lucky… Link: Kingstown: Teacher Given 10 Months To Repay ,000

Gonsalves holds Bilateral Talks With President Akufo-Addo

Source: News 784 (Accra Ghana) – The Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines Dr Ralph Gonsalves, has called for closer collaboration between his country and Ghana… Link: Gonsalves holds Bilateral Talks With President Akufo-Addo

St Vincent And Ghana To Establish Student Exchange Programme

Source: News 784 Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr Ralph Gonsalves, has proposed the institutionalization of a student exchange programme between Ghana and St. Vincent… Link: St Vincent And Ghana To Establish Student Exchange Programme

Vincentian N’Keal Harry Declares For 2019 NFL Draft

Source: News 784 Native son N’Keal Harry has officially tossed hit his hat into the ring. On Monday, the star football wide receiver at Arizona State University —… Link: Vincentian N’Keal Harry Declares For 2019 NFL Draft

Belize PM Changes His Mind About Stepping Down

Source: News 784 (CNS) – Prime Minister Dean Barrow, who had indicated his intention to step down from office before the end of his current five year term,… Link: Belize PM Changes His Mind About Stepping Down

Caribbean Must Have Seat At COP24 Negotiating Table

Source: News 784 (IPS) – The Caribbean will not be left out of the negotiations at COP24 – the 24th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the… Link: Caribbean Must Have Seat At COP24 Negotiating Table

TRINIDAD: Son Was Target, Dad Was killed

Source: News 784 (TRINIDAD EXPRESS) – GUNMEN searching for a Mon Repos man instead shot and killed his father on Tuesday 27th November 2018. Winston Luke, 55, an… Link: TRINIDAD: Son Was Target, Dad Was killed

Tevin Bobb Freed Of Murder Charge

Source: News 784 Tevin Bobb from the communities of Ottley Hall/McKies Hill who was indicted on a charge of the murder is now a free man. Bobb was… Link: Tevin Bobb Freed Of Murder Charge

Scotiabank Retreat From Caribbean After 129yrs Presence

Source: News 784 (BLOOMBERG) Bank of Nova Scotia’s retreat from parts of the Caribbean marks a turnabout for a Canadian lender initially drawn to the region 129 years… Link: Scotiabank Retreat From Caribbean After 129yrs Presence

NDP Suffers Another Defeat In Election Petition Case

Source: News 784 The New Democratic Party (NDP) has suffered yet another crushing defeat in their election petition cases filed following the December 2015 general elections. Justice Esco… Link: NDP Suffers Another Defeat In Election Petition Case

Chester Cottage: 16yro Student Charged With Wounding

Source: News 784 Police have arrested and charged a 16 years old Student of Chester Cottage for wounding. According to investigations, on 27th October 2018 about 9:35pm the… Link: Chester Cottage: 16yro Student Charged With Wounding

Vincentians In Top Position At Commonwealth Youth Council

Source: News 784 Two Vincentians – Franz George and Aria Laidlow, now serve on the prestigious Commonwealth Youth Council for the period 2018 to 2020. The Commonwealth Youth… Link: Vincentians In Top Position At Commonwealth Youth Council

Over 6000 Employed In Christmas Road Cleaning Program

Source: News 784 The annual Christmas road cleaning program began on Monday 26th November 2018, throughout St Vincent and the Grenadines. Minister of Transport and Works Julian Francis… Link: Over 6000 Employed In Christmas Road Cleaning Program

Facey Trading SVG Holds “Champion Pasta Cook Off”

Source: News 784 Champion Pasta Agents & Distributors, Facey Trading LTD, located in Glen Road, Calliaqua, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, delivered on their promise of being an… Link: Facey Trading SVG Holds “Champion Pasta Cook Off”

Antigua, Guyana raise concerns regarding sale of Scotiabank

Source: iWitness News ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) — Two Caribbean Community (CARICOM) governments Tuesday expressed some unease at the announcement that the Canadian-based […] Link: Antigua, Guyana raise concerns regarding sale of Scotiabank

Republic Group acquires Scotiabank in eastern Caribbean

Source: iWitness News Port-of-Spain — Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) announced on Tuesday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Scotiabank’s […] Link: Republic Group acquires Scotiabank in eastern Caribbean

Ganja bills consider traditional growers — minister

Source: iWitness News Minister of Agriculture, Saboto Caesar, says that the three marijuana bills he will ask Parliament to pass into law in […] Link: Ganja bills consider traditional growers — minister

Plastic pollution wreaking havoc on marine ecosystem

Source: iWitness News By Kimani Wiseman Single-use plastics refer to any plastic that is used once and then discarded, for example, plastic bottles, […] Link: Plastic pollution wreaking havoc on marine ecosystem

Man found dead in Layou; homicide suspected

Source: iWitness News Police are treating as a homicide, pending autopsy results, the death of a man whose body was found on his […] Link: Man found dead in Layou; homicide suspected

Body Of Man Found In Layou

Source: News 784  Update Body Of man found in Layou has been identified as Kevin Patrick. News784 was informed that the body of a man was found in… Link: Body Of Man Found In Layou

DIGICEL Offers $60,000 In Cash,Prizes This Christmas

Source: News 784 This Christmas, telecommunications and entertainment provider Digicel is giving even more & promising to make this Christmas the hottest for all its customers. Today, the… Link: DIGICEL Offers ,000 In Cash,Prizes This Christmas

Gonsalves On State Visit To Dubai, Ghana And Nigeria

Source: News 784 Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves left the state on 10 days of official business, which will see him travel to to Dubai, Ghana and Nigeria.… Link: Gonsalves On State Visit To Dubai, Ghana And Nigeria

Turning it around

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Betrayed by my spy

Source: The Vincentian <span style="font-weight: bold; … Link: Betrayed by my spy

Legalisation, Decriminalisation Of Marijuana: The NDP Position

Source: News 784 NDP VIEW 23rd November 2018 The discussion on marijuana has heightened within the last several months and is getting much needed national attention. The government… Link: Legalisation, Decriminalisation Of Marijuana: The NDP Position

I’m social media By – Glenroy Thomas

Source: News 784 My name is social media have you heard about me yet? Maybe you have heard about my different personalities: Facebook, twitter, Instagram and snapchat. Wait… Link: I’m social media By – Glenroy Thomas

Raheem DaSilva Of Lodge Village Ordered To Stand Trial

Source: News 784 Raheem DaSilva a young man from the community of Lodge Village who was indicted on a charge of robbery upon Phillip Alexander of Frenches on… Link: Raheem DaSilva Of Lodge Village Ordered To Stand Trial

Children undergo world-class surgeries at MCMH

Source: iWitness News Eight children recently had highly specialised scoliosis surgeries performed on them at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital, the Ministry of […] Link: Children undergo world-class surgeries at MCMH

Murder suspect on attempted robbery charge

Source: iWitness News Police have charged Jerroy Phillips, 22, a fisherman, of Redemption Sharpes, with attempted robbery. Phillips is a suspect in last […] Link: Murder suspect on attempted robbery charge

MOE Holds Workshop For Early Childhood Stakeholders

Source: News 784 The Ministry of Education is seeking to bring early childhood stakeholders up to date with good practices within the sector and region.  This was done… Link: MOE Holds Workshop For Early Childhood Stakeholders

Caribbean Youth Environment Network Hosts Local Conference

Source: News 784 Young people in this country had an opportunity recently to voice their concerns on issues relating to the environment when members of the Caribbean Youth… Link: Caribbean Youth Environment Network Hosts Local Conference

Should We Not Be Scared In St Lucia?

Source: News 784 By Dr Ernest Hilaire The parliamentary sitting in Saint Lucia of October 30 was quite depressing. With another family facing tragedy, our thoughts were with… Link: Should We Not Be Scared In St Lucia?

Jerroy Phillips Slapped With Two Additional Charges.

Source: News 784 Jerroy Phillips a 22-year-old unemployed from the Redemption Sharpes community who are presently on remand at Her Majesty’s Prison on two separate charge of robbery… Link: Jerroy Phillips Slapped With Two Additional Charges.

Student among 6 charged following school burglary

Source: iWitness News A 14-year-old student is among six persons charged in connection with the theft of 50 laptops from St. Joseph’s Convent […] Link: Student among 6 charged following school burglary

Fake CCJ referendum news

Source: iWitness News By C. ben-David The masses have spoken but the elites refuse to listen. On Nov. 6, the citizens of Antigua […] Link: Fake CCJ referendum news

Debate of SVG’s marijuana bills postponed  

Source: iWitness News The government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has postponed from this week to Dec. 10, the debate of the […] Link: Debate of SVG’s marijuana bills postponed  

Lab tech creates ‘SVG Cannabis Strain 1’

Source: iWitness News Technicians at the tissue culture laboratory in St. Vincent and the Grenadines have developed what Minister of Agriculture Saboto Caesar, […] Link: Lab tech creates ‘SVG Cannabis Strain 1’

PetroCaribe deterred focus on renewables — C’bean academic

Source: iWitness News By Kenton X. Chance PLACENCIA, Belize (CMC) — A leading Caribbean academic says that while Venezuela’s PetroCaribe initiative helped participating […] Link: PetroCaribe deterred focus on renewables — C’bean academic

IMF Urges Government To Give NEMO More Resources

Source: News 784 The new Contingency Fund is important to protect public finances from natural disasters. This from the IMF staff following their recent visit. To ensure its effectiveness,… Link: IMF Urges Government To Give NEMO More Resources

IMF Urges Government To Continue Its Structural Fiscal Reforms

Source: News 784 Moving towards a risk-based approach to collect customs revenues would facilitate timely customs clearance. The effectiveness of revenue collections can be bolstered by fully implementing… Link: IMF Urges Government To Continue Its Structural Fiscal Reforms

IMF: SVG Needs Investment Law To Enhance Transparency

Source: News 784 (IMF Report 2018) Advancing structural reforms remains key to capitalize on growth opportunities created by the new airport. Its economic benefit is already visible with… Link: IMF: SVG Needs Investment Law To Enhance Transparency

IMF: SVG Economy To Grow By 2.3 percent in 2019

Source: News 784  IMF staff at the conclusion of their recent visit to St Vincent said the growth outlook is positive.  Staff expects real GDP growth to rebound from… Link: IMF: SVG Economy To Grow By 2.3 percent in 2019

CDC Warning: Romaine Lettuce Not Safe To Eat

Source: News 784 (CDC) – Romaine lettuce is unsafe to eat in any form, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday in a broad alert in… Link: CDC Warning: Romaine Lettuce Not Safe To Eat

78 laptops stolen from Mespo Convent

Source: iWitness News Police are investigating a report of burglary at St. Joseph Convent Marriaqua between April and Nov. 19, 2018. Police said […] Link: 78 laptops stolen from Mespo Convent

Gasoline Price Down, Diesel,low-Sulphur Diesel UP

Source: News 784 Changes in prices at pumps  on  petroleum products, such as gasoline, diesel and low sulphur diesel, took effect on Monday 19th November 2018. A statement… Link: Gasoline Price Down, Diesel,low-Sulphur Diesel UP

Cricket fraternity saddened by death of Jules Anthony

Source: iWitness News The cricket community in St. Vincent and the Grenadines is mourning the loss of a stalwart. Julius “Jules” Anthony, a […] Link: Cricket fraternity saddened by death of Jules Anthony

(78) Acer Laptops Stolen From St. Joseph Convent Marriaqua

Source: News 784 ( PRESS RELEASE ) – Police are investigating a report of Burglary which occurred at the St. Joseph Convent Marriaqua. According to preliminary investigations, some… Link: (78) Acer Laptops Stolen From St. Joseph Convent Marriaqua

Flow faces questions about its ‘4G’ network

Source: iWitness News As telecommunications provider Flow announced last Wednesday that it will launch its mobile Long-Term Evolution in December, the company has […] Link: Flow faces questions about its ‘4G’ network

Lost court file angers NY-based Vincy

Source: iWitness News A New York-based Vincentian woman is wondering how her court documents disappeared over the weekend between when she was informed […] Link: Lost court file angers NY-based Vincy

Coreas Opens Café Centrale

Source: News 784 Coreas and Hazells Inc on Monday 19th November 2018 opened in Kingstown Café Centrale. The company in a Facebook post says the café is now… Link: Coreas Opens Café Centrale

Message From Minister On International Men’s Day

Source: News 784 International Men’s Day is an annual international event celebrated every year on 19 November. Inaugurated in 1992 on February 7th by Thomas Oaster, the project… Link: Message From Minister On International Men’s Day

40 Traffic Tickets Issued To Uncompliant Drivers

Source: News 784 A total of forty (40) traffic tickets were issued to several motorists on Saturday November 17, 2018 for playing loud and amplified music in their… Link: 40 Traffic Tickets Issued To Uncompliant Drivers

36 yro Reprimanded,Discharged For Offense Of Grievous Bodily Harm

Source: News 784 36-year-old Anthony Williams originally from Calder now residing in Canada was on Friday November 16th, 2018 given a reprieve by Chief Magistrate Rechanne Browne when… Link: 36 yro Reprimanded,Discharged For Offense Of Grievous Bodily Harm

Second Phase Of St Vincent Geothermal Plant Nears Completion

Source: News 784 (NEWS784) – Work on the Geothermal Energy Plant continues as the second phase of the construction nears completion. According to the Contractor work is expected… Link: Second Phase Of St Vincent Geothermal Plant Nears Completion

SVG Police Holds Christmas Crime Prevention Exhibition

Source: News 784 (Press Release) The annual Christmas Crime Prevention Exhibition hosted by the Crime Prevention Unit of the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force, will… Link: SVG Police Holds Christmas Crime Prevention Exhibition

ProjectMEN2020 Observes International Men’s Day

Source: News 784 ProjectMEN2020 joins the global community in the observance of International Men’s Day 2018. International Men’s Day (IMD) is an annual international event celebrated every year… Link: ProjectMEN2020 Observes International Men’s Day

TRINIDAD: Body of teen mom found

Source: News 784 (TRINIDAD EXPRESS) – A DECOMPOSING body believed to be that of a Chaguanas woman who went missing a week ago was found by a group… Link: TRINIDAD: Body of teen mom found

France’s parliamentary group urges Interpol to include Taiwan

Source: News 784 (CNA) The France-Taiwan Friendship Group of the French National Assembly on Friday called on the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) to invite Taiwan to attend… Link: France’s parliamentary group urges Interpol to include Taiwan

Psychiatrist joins staff at Mental Health Rehab Centre

Source: iWitness News Psychiatrist Dr. Dennis Navidad has joined the staff at the Mental Health Rehabilitation Centre, the Ministry of Health said in […] Link: Psychiatrist joins staff at Mental Health Rehab Centre

Campden Park: Motorcyclist Dies On Spot

Source: News 784 An accident in Campden Park has left a one man dead, this according to reports reaching News784 0n Sunday 18th November 2018. According to information… Link: Campden Park: Motorcyclist Dies On Spot

Partly burnt body is that of 61-y-o man

Source: iWitness News The partly burnt body found in Stubbs Sunday morning is that of Verrol James, a 61-year-old watchman.   James’ body was […] Link: Partly burnt body is that of 61-y-o man

Police Investigate Violent Death Of 61 Yro Man

Source: News 784 Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a partly burnt body in Stubbs. Preliminary investigations have revealed that the body of Verrol James, 61… Link: Police Investigate Violent Death Of 61 Yro Man

‘Urine therapy’ is the latest health craze

Source: News 784 (NY POST) – Proponents of drinking your own pee and rubbing it on your skin claim the practice leads to the fountain of youth. “After… Link: ‘Urine therapy’ is the latest health craze

Prayer Service For Ailing Guyana President

Source: News 784 Guyanese will gather in from of State House, the official resident of the head of state, on Sunday to pray for President David Granger. Organizers… Link: Prayer Service For Ailing Guyana President

The Struggle For Legalization Of Marijuana In SVG

Source: News 784 By Conley Rose The poor and working people, farmers, unemployed, dreads and Rastafarian brethren and sistren, of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, have had a… Link: The Struggle For Legalization Of Marijuana In SVG

TRINIDAD: Suspended cop shot dead

Source: News 784 (NEWSDAY TRINIDAD) – Suspended Snr Supt Edward Castillo was shot dead by unknown assailants at his Waterloo business-place on Saturday evening. According to reports, Castillo… Link: TRINIDAD: Suspended cop shot dead

Severely burnt body of man found in Stubbs

Source: iWitness News Homicide investigators have been dispatched to Stubbs, where the severely burnt body of a man was found Sunday morning. The […] Link: Severely burnt body of man found in Stubbs

Body Of Man Discovered In Stubbs

Source: News 784 News784 was informed of a murder which took place in the community of Stubbs. Stubbs village is located at the southern end of Argyle Beach.… Link: Body Of Man Discovered In Stubbs

What I learnt while eating like a monk

Source: iWitness News By Kenton X. Chance   MATSUSHIMA, Japan — Had it not been for a little flower and the inspiration it […] Link: What I learnt while eating like a monk

Some type of road repair…

Source: iWitness News By Ivona Bradley Those familiar with the road that connects Golden Vale, Choppins and Harmony Hall can attest to its […] Link: Some type of road repair…

Beware of those who wish the worse for us – ULP VIEW

Source: News 784 Fellow-Vincentians, it is painful and sobering that despite our immense progress in material and non-material terms, a small number of persons, mainly young males who… Link: Beware of those who wish the worse for us – ULP VIEW

Worrying Trend For Caribbean Immigrants?

Source: News 784 News Americas – Should Caribbean immigrants and Caribbean Americans in the United States, many of whom are black, be more worried, in light of the latest… Link: Worrying Trend For Caribbean Immigrants?

Death On The Caribbean High Seas

Source: News 784 News Americas – FBI and local authorities in Aruba are investigating the death of a 52-year-old American woman who was found dead last Tuesday on a… Link: Death On The Caribbean High Seas

CARICOM Concerned About Pace of SIDS’ Development

Source: News 784 As the global community prepares for a Midterm Review of the progress in addressing the priorities of Small Island Developing States (SIDS), the Caribbean Community… Link: CARICOM Concerned About Pace of SIDS’ Development

Trinidad: 78 Cubans Granted Bail

Source: News 784 (Trinidad Express) – SEVENTY-EIGHT Cuban nationals who were taken into police custody on Friday morning while camping outside UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) at Chancery Lane, Port… Link: Trinidad: 78 Cubans Granted Bail

Police Investigating Report Of Burglary/Rape Made By 46yro Woman

Source: News 784 Police are investigating a report of Aggravated Burglary and Rape made by a 46-year-old Self-Employed of Lowman’s Bay, against an unknown man. According to investigations,… Link: Police Investigating Report Of Burglary/Rape Made By 46yro Woman

Protecting Women In SVG -NDP VIEW

Source: News 784 There are several challenges facing our society in general, and women and children, that have not been addressed during the past seventeen (17) years of… Link: Protecting Women In SVG -NDP VIEW

Picking it up

Source: The Vincentian <span style="font-weight: bold; … Link: Picking it up

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