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January 10, 2019

St. Vincent & the Grenadines

The History of Cannabis Prohibition By Conley Rose

Source: News 784 By Conley Rose  The lack of understanding around the legality of medicinal cannabis for St. Vincent and the Grenadines begs the question…Why is a plant… Link: The History of Cannabis Prohibition By Conley Rose

Dennis Richardson Will On December 18th know His Fate

Source: News 784 Dennis Richardson who is presently serving time at Her Majesty’s Prison for a gun related offence will on December 18th, 2018 know his fate. This… Link: Dennis Richardson Will On December 18th know His Fate

North Leeward Resident Jules Anthony Passes

Source: News 784 Sports enthusiast and North Leeward resident Jules Anthony has passed. News784 was informed that Anthony passed away in the early hours of Friday 16th November… Link: North Leeward Resident Jules Anthony Passes

Flow announces free upgrade of broadband speeds

Source: iWitness News Telecommunications provider Flow says it has offered its customers in St. Vincent and the Grenadines a free upgrade of their […] Link: Flow announces free upgrade of broadband speeds

Practical ideas win at i² competition

Source: iWitness News Ideas generated by two boys wanting to help their grandmother, a 17-year-old inspired by her paralysed sister, and lab technicians […] Link: Practical ideas win at i² competition

29 yrs Of Producing Christmas Songs

Source: News 784 Lennox Bowman, the man affectionately known as “Mr Christmas”  in a Facebook post said, this is the 29th year of producing Christmas songs. Bowman says… Link: 29 yrs Of Producing Christmas Songs

Road Safety, A Major Concern At Coull’s Hill Road

Source: News 784 Commuters and motorists on the  North Leeward Highway can expect improvements to the road network as work has commenced on several pieces of retaining wall… Link: Road Safety, A Major Concern At Coull’s Hill Road

UWI warns of long overdue regional earthquake

Source: News 784 The UWI Seismic Research Centre, says the region, should brace for a major earthquake which it said is long overdue. Speaking to journalists in Saint… Link: UWI warns of long overdue regional earthquake

Wanted Man Turns Himself In To Police

Source: News 784 Lionel “GUBLER” GEORGE a man wanted by SVG Police has turned himself  in as of 3pm on Thursday 15th November 2018. A wanted bulletin was… Link: Wanted Man Turns Himself In To Police

Rockies man wanted for murder

Source: iWitness News Rockies man Lionel “Gubler” George, 25, is wanted by police in connection with a murder investigation, police said on Thursday. […] Link: Rockies man wanted for murder

Sharpes murder suspect averted jail this year

Source: iWitness News The man suspected of shooting and killing a woman in Redemption Sharpes Wednesday afternoon had averted immediate jail time in […] Link: Sharpes murder suspect averted jail this year

Woman Shot Dead In Sharpes

Source: News 784 News784 has been informed of a shooting in the community of Sharpes on Wednesday 14th 2018, at about 2.15pm. We were told that a robbery… Link: Woman Shot Dead In Sharpes

'Looking for answers'

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Flow To Launch Mobile LTE Before Year End

Source: News 784 St Vincent and the Grenadines’ leading telecommunications provider, Flow announces that it will commercially launch its Mobile LTE (Long Term Evolution) services before the end… Link: Flow To Launch Mobile LTE Before Year End

Flow Upgrade Broadband Speeds For Free

Source: News 784 St Vincent and the Grenadines’ leading telecommunications provider, Flow is delighted to announce an increase in the broadband speeds offered to its customers across St… Link: Flow Upgrade Broadband Speeds For Free

Renewable Energy Project To Supply Union Island Daytime Power

Source: News 784 The first three renewable energy projects developed under the US$50 million United Arab Emirates-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund (UAE-CREF) have broken ground in the Caribbean according… Link: Renewable Energy Project To Supply Union Island Daytime Power

Youth’s anger baffles magistrate

Source: iWitness News Senior Magistrate Rickie Burnett, on Monday, questioned about the reason for his anger, a 19-year-old man who had damaged some […] Link: Youth’s anger baffles magistrate

Let’s Talk Cannabis By Conley ‘Chivambo’ Rose

Source: News 784 By Conley ‘Chivambo’ Rose Indeed, times are changing. The once despised and illegal cannabis would soon become legal in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, through… Link: Let’s Talk Cannabis By Conley ‘Chivambo’ Rose

AIA Taxi Operator Acquitted Of Assault Charge

Source: News 784 Harold “Nancy” Fernandez a resident from the community of Glen and a popular Taxi Operator at the Argyle International Airport was on Monday November 12th… Link: AIA Taxi Operator Acquitted Of Assault Charge

Guyana: 16-year-old’s twins die after delivery at hospital

Source: News 784 (STABROEK NEWS) — A 16-year-old mother is still in grief after her twins died shortly after delivery at the West Demerara Regional Hospital (WDRH) on Saturday… Link: Guyana: 16-year-old’s twins die after delivery at hospital

SVG swimmers bring home 66 medals from OECS meet

Source: iWitness News St. Vincent and the Grenadines sent a team of 34 swimmers and two coaches to the 28th annual OECS Swimming […] Link: SVG swimmers bring home 66 medals from OECS meet

Gov’t rents apartment for homeless family

Source: iWitness News The government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has rented an apartment for the family, including children 10 and 6, […] Link: Gov’t rents apartment for homeless family

Epic tunes as PAC launches 14th steel orchestra

Source: iWitness News The Pan Against Crime Committee (PAC) on Friday launched Epic Sounds, its 14th steel orchestra since the programme began in […] Link: Epic tunes as PAC launches 14th steel orchestra

Lara Carter denied bail — again

Source: iWitness News Lara Carter, 26, the Ottley Hall man who is charged with attempting to murder his girlfriend, Benisha Baptiste, 23, by […] Link: Lara Carter denied bail — again

Penniston man charged with murder

Source: iWitness News The Penniston man who was repatriated from Grenada last weekend has been charged with murder. Joel “Platinum” Barker, a 31-year-old […] Link: Penniston man charged with murder

TRINIDAD: Cop Kills Cop,Then Self, Murder Toll Now 459

Source: News 784 (guardian.co.tt) – The taint­ed love be­tween two po­lice of­fi­cers turned trag­ic in Mt D’Or, Champs Fleurs, yes­ter­day, af­ter SRP Michael Youk­see turned his ser­vice weapon… Link: TRINIDAD: Cop Kills Cop,Then Self, Murder Toll Now 459

The Caribbean must awaken to sea-level rise dangers

Source: News 784 (MIAMI HERALD) – Nov. 11 marks the launch of a smart major campaign by the United Nations Economic and Social Council, which has adopted the… Link: The Caribbean must awaken to sea-level rise dangers

31 Dead, Hundreds Still Missing In California wildfire

Source: News 784 AP – PARADISE, Calif. — As relatives desperately searched shelters for missing loved ones on Sunday, crews searching the smoking ruins of Paradise and outlying… Link: 31 Dead, Hundreds Still Missing In California wildfire

Education And Its Importance To Socio-Economic Development

Source: News 784 Minister of Education, National Reconciliation and Information the Hon. St. Clair Prince has said that a revolution has indeed taken place in education in St.… Link: Education And Its Importance To Socio-Economic Development

Reflections of a Vincy journalist on a Japanese island

Source: iWitness News By Kenton X. Chance  KUMEJIMA, Japan — “You’ll love it in Okinawa,” Floyd Takeuchi, the programme coordinator, told me as, […] Link: Reflections of a Vincy journalist on a Japanese island

Former police chief Randolph Toussaint has died

Source: iWitness News Former Commissioner of Police, Randolph Toussaint died on Sunday, the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force has announced. […] Link: Former police chief Randolph Toussaint has died

Man racks up 4 reckless driving charges in one day

Source: iWitness News A Calder man was slapped with four reckless driving charges in addition to two other traffic offences and one count […] Link: Man racks up 4 reckless driving charges in one day

President Macron ‘Nationalism Is A Betrayal Of Patriotism’

Source: News 784 PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron used an address to world leaders gathered in Paris for Armistice commemorations on Sunday to send a stern… Link: President Macron ‘Nationalism Is A Betrayal Of Patriotism’

Couple in shock as Tobago cops kick in wrong door

Source: News 784 (TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) — An el­der­ly cou­ple of Ma­son Hall, To­ba­go, say they have been left trau­ma­tised fol­low­ing an ear­ly morn­ing or­deal with po­lice of­fi­cers of the… Link: Couple in shock as Tobago cops kick in wrong door

ULP: Solid Progress Continues Amidst Challenges

Source: News 784 Solid Progress Continues Amidst Challenges by Unity Labour Party Our modern, progressive, liberal-democratic nation-state known as St. Vincent and the Grenadines acceded to formal, constitutional independence thirty-nine… Link: ULP: Solid Progress Continues Amidst Challenges

NDP: We must embrace a better way

Source: News 784 (Excerpts of Dr. Friday’s presentation at the Town Hall Meeting in New York) Accountability We have raised the issue of accountability, or lack thereof by… Link: NDP: We must embrace a better way

CARICOM Needs A Single Currency

Source: News 784 The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official position of News784. Send all… Link: CARICOM Needs A Single Currency

C’bean crime facts destroy NDP’s argument

Source: iWitness News By C. ben-David In the previous crime essay, I raised the issue of whether the murder rate in St. Vincent […] Link: C’bean crime facts destroy NDP’s argument

Vincy designer turns heads at Barbados Fashion Week

Source: iWitness News Persons in the audience were left mesmerized when Kimya Glasgow’s designs hit the runway at the International Fashion Festival – […] Link: Vincy designer turns heads at Barbados Fashion Week

St Lucia: At least 4 injured after landslide crashes into shop

Source: News 784 SNO) — At least four males are nursing injuries after a landslide came down on a “crowded shop”in the community of Millet on Saturday evening… Link: St Lucia: At least 4 injured after landslide crashes into shop

Earthquake rattles several Caribbean islands

Source: News 784 CMC) – An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.9 rattled several islands in the Caribbean on Saturday, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the… Link: Earthquake rattles several Caribbean islands

Suspected murderer returned to SVG

Source: iWitness News The Vincentian murder suspect who was captured in Grenada has been returned to St. Vincent. Police in Grenada say that […] Link: Suspected murderer returned to SVG

GONSALVES CALLS FOR GREATER REGIONAL INTEGRATION

Source: News 784 Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has urged Latin American and Caribbean countries to accelerate the regional integration process amidst the region’s evolving geo-political space. The… Link: GONSALVES CALLS FOR GREATER REGIONAL INTEGRATION

PM GONSALVES ADDRESSES THOUSANDS IN NICARAGUA

Source: News 784 Thousands of Nicaraguans turned up in the capital Managua on Thursday evening as the country celebrated the life of Carlos Fonseca Amador, who died tragically… Link: PM GONSALVES ADDRESSES THOUSANDS IN NICARAGUA

Trinidadian woman and friend shot dead by ex-boyfriend in Miami

Source: News 784 (TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) — Three years after she left Trinidad and migrated to Florida, Trinidad-born Jenny Koonoolai-Jagdeo was shot dead along with her friend Michael Tarulli, at… Link: Trinidadian woman and friend shot dead by ex-boyfriend in Miami

Vincentian Designer Turns Heads At Barbados Fashion Week

Source: News 784 Persons in the audience were left mesmerized when Kimya Glasgow’s designs hit the runway at the recently concluded International Fashion Festival – Barbados Fashion Week held from the 26-28… Link: Vincentian Designer Turns Heads At Barbados Fashion Week

A FLOOD-WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR ST VINCENT

Source: News 784 Unstable conditions associated with the passage of a tropical wave and a favorable upper level environment has been generating pockets of moderate to heavy showers… Link: A FLOOD-WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR ST VINCENT

EC$2 Million Dollar Contract Signed For Firebun Road Rehabilitation

Source: News 784 The Economic Planning and Sustainable Development Division of the Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning, Sustainable Development and Information Technology has signed a contract with the… Link: EC Million Dollar Contract Signed For Firebun Road Rehabilitation

Grenadines Residents Urge To Settle All Solid Waste fees Now

Source: News 784 The CWSA/SWMU is issuing an URGENT reminder to all residential and commercial customers on Bequia, Canouan and Union Island to settle all the solid waste environmental fee charges that… Link: Grenadines Residents Urge To Settle All Solid Waste fees Now

Magistrate calls lawyer to testify

Source: iWitness News Senior Magistrate Rickie Burnett, on Tuesday, called lawyer Israel Bruce to testify in a trial in which he was not […] Link: Magistrate calls lawyer to testify

Increase in sex crimes reports in SVG

Source: iWitness News St. Vincent and the Grenadines is seeing an increase in reports of sex crimes, says Assistant Commissioner of Police Richard […] Link: Increase in sex crimes reports in SVG

Meet SVG’s sex crime investigators

Source: iWitness News Nine police officers with over eight decades of combined experience have been selected to outfit the Sexual Offences Unit of […] Link: Meet SVG’s sex crime investigators

9 persons charged for last 11 homicides

Source: iWitness News Police have arrested and charged nine persons in connection with the last 11 homicides, as told to the media on […] Link: 9 persons charged for last 11 homicides

Police to keep sex offenders list private

Source: iWitness News On the issue of a sex offenders registry in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the Police Force believes that it […] Link: Police to keep sex offenders list private

MV Britannia Cancels Visit To St Vincent

Source: News 784 Taxi drivers and Tour operators in St Vincent and the Grenadines are today feeling the sting of a no show by the MV Britannia. The… Link: MV Britannia Cancels Visit To St Vincent

Is SVG A Medical Cannabis Giant On The Rise?

Source: News 784 By Sean Rose Could November 20th, 2018, usher in the meteoric rise of St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) to the status of a global… Link: Is SVG A Medical Cannabis Giant On The Rise?

Police officers get modern ID cards

Source: iWitness News Members of the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force now have more secure and modern identification cards. The […] Link: Police officers get modern ID cards

Air Canada Vacations’ Product Development Manager Visit’s SVG

Source: News 784 Product Development Manager at Air Canada Vacations Rose Gonzalez paid a visit to St. Vincent and the Grenadines earlier this week. Gonzalez who was accompanied… Link: Air Canada Vacations’ Product Development Manager Visit’s SVG

Laron Jones Is SVG’S “Junior Minister Of Tourism”

Source: News 784 Laron Jones a fifth form student of the St. Vincent Grammar School is this country’s “Junior Minister of Tourism” for 2018. The “Junior Ministers of… Link: Laron Jones Is SVG’S “Junior Minister Of Tourism”

Calypso Rose wins another international award

Source: News 784 (NEWSDAY) – Calypso queen of the world Calypso Rose (McCartha Linda Sandy-Lewis), will be the recipient of yet another international award, this time a Grand… Link: Calypso Rose wins another international award

Trump fires Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Source: News 784 That’s the end of his session. President Trump fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday, capping a long-running feud between the two men that first… Link: Trump fires Attorney General Jeff Sessions

SVG To Host CXC Regional Awards Ceremony

Source: News 784 St. Vincent and the Grenadines will this year host the Caribbean examinations Council (CXC) regional awards ceremony on Thursday December 6, 2018. Fifteen youths from… Link: SVG To Host CXC Regional Awards Ceremony

794 students benefit from Taiwan’s education grants

Source: iWitness News The Taiwan Embassy in Kingstown on Tuesday began presenting scholarships to the 794 primary, secondary, and post-secondary students among whom […] Link: 794 students benefit from Taiwan’s education grants

Youth strikes grandpa in head with metal chair

Source: iWitness News A 17-year-old youth who struck his hard-of-hearing grandfather in the head with a metal chair was spared a criminal record […] Link: Youth strikes grandpa in head with metal chair

Police officer’s home burglarised

Source: iWitness News Police have charged a Campden Park man in connection with the burglary of the home of a police officer, another […] Link: Police officer’s home burglarised

Man charged with attempted murder of girlfriend

Source: iWitness News An Ottley Hall man who spent several weeks on the run was brought to court on Monday, charged with attempted […] Link: Man charged with attempted murder of girlfriend

Antigua votes in favour of staying with Privy Council

Source: iWitness News ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) — Antigua and Barbuda Tuesday voted in favour of retaining the London-based Privy Council as its […] Link: Antigua votes in favour of staying with Privy Council

Lowmans Man Shot And Killed Near Mount St Andrew

Source: News 784 Police are now investigating the death of a resident from the community of Lowmans Leeward, St Vincent and the Grenadines. According to reports obtained by… Link: Lowmans Man Shot And Killed Near Mount St Andrew

TEXAS: 82 yro Woman votes for the first time, then dies

Source: News 784 (NY DAILY NEWS) – An 82-year-old Texas woman checked voting off her bucket list just in time. Gracie Lou Phillips voted for the first time… Link: TEXAS: 82 yro Woman votes for the first time, then dies

Michigan: First Muslim woman elected to Congress

Source: News 784 (NY DAILY NEWS) – Rashida Tlaib, who ran unopposed in Michigan’s 13th Congressional District, became the first Muslim woman elected to Congress. The 42-year-old Michigan… Link: Michigan: First Muslim woman elected to Congress

Body Found In Lowmans Leeward

Source: News 784 Police here in St Vincent are investigating the discovery of a body on Tuesday 6th November 2018. According to information the body of a man… Link: Body Found In Lowmans Leeward

Police Force to launch Sexual Offences Unit

Source: iWitness News The Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force says that in its quest to combat sexual offences in SVG, […] Link: Police Force to launch Sexual Offences Unit

‘It’s easy to talk about potholes’ — Straker

Source: iWitness News Minister of Foreign Affairs, Louis Straker, has suggested that the media do not understand the implications of St. Vincent and […] Link: ‘It’s easy to talk about potholes’ — Straker

Hello world!

Source: News 784 Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing! Link: Hello world!

Cane End man charged with murder of Sayers woman

Source: iWitness News Police have arrested and charged a Cane End man with murder in connection with the death, last Friday, of a […] Link: Cane End man charged with murder of Sayers woman

Lessons for SVG from Japan’s 2011 tsunami

Source: iWitness News By Kenton X. Chance SENDAI, Japan — Today (Nov. 5) is World Tsunami Awareness Day. St. Vincent and the Grenadines […] Link: Lessons for SVG from Japan’s 2011 tsunami

For this guide, the tour is personal

Source: iWitness News By Kenton X. Chance  HIGASHIMATSUSHIMA, Japan — “The names of my dead family members are also here. My friends’ names […] Link: For this guide, the tour is personal

Guyana: Ex-Venezuelan diplomat Land Rover seized

Source: News 784 (NEWS ROOM GUYANA) — More than a week after seizing the car of a Venezuelan Diplomat, the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) has made it clear that… Link: Guyana: Ex-Venezuelan diplomat Land Rover seized

Truck hits 31 cars, leaves at least 13 dead in China

Source: News 784 (CNN) — A truck hit 31 cars and killed at least 13 people after the driver lost control Saturday night at an expressway toll booth in… Link: Truck hits 31 cars, leaves at least 13 dead in China

JAMAICA: 8-year-old chopped to death in domestic dispute

Source: News 784 (CNS) -An eight-year-old boy was chopped to death in St Catherine in the latest incident of domestic violence in Jamaica. The child’s name has not… Link: JAMAICA: 8-year-old chopped to death in domestic dispute

19-y-o mother found dead in Akers

Source: iWitness News The female body found in Akers Sunday morning is that of 19-year-old Shania Johnson, who was last seen by her […] Link: 19-y-o mother found dead in Akers

BODY OF MISSING FEMALE FOUND IN AKERS

Source: News 784 (Biabou/Akers) The Police are currently investigating the death of Biabou Resident Shania Johnson. The 19-year-old woman who is the mother of a 10-Month-old baby boy… Link: BODY OF MISSING FEMALE FOUND IN AKERS

Open water swim meet held in Bequia

Source: iWitness News The Bequia Traditional Sailing Academy in collaboration with Rising Stars Swim Team and the SVG Swimming Federation hosted its open […] Link: Open water swim meet held in Bequia

Police station burglars get counselling, jail time 

Source: iWitness News Kevin Stapleton, a 16-year-old student of Bishop’s College Kingstown who burglarised a police station in St. Vincent, has been ordered […] Link: Police station burglars get counselling, jail time 

Bailiff freed of official corruption charge

Source: iWitness News The official corruption and other related charges brought against a court bailiff in November 2017 have been dismissed. On Monday, […] Link: Bailiff freed of official corruption charge

A returnee gives back

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Time-table for sex

Source: The Vincentian <span style="font-weight: bold; … Link: Time-table for sex

Caught in the act

Source: The Vincentian <span style="font-weight: bold; … Link: Caught in the act

US vows tough approach to Venezuela and Cuba

Source: News 784 The United States imposed new sanctions Thursday on Venezuela and Cuba and promised additional penalties against Nicaragua as the Trump administration laid out a hard-line… Link: US vows tough approach to Venezuela and Cuba

UK to recruit Vincy nurses soon — PM

Source: iWitness News The recruitment of Vincentians nurses to work in the United Kingdom will commence soon, Prime Minster Ralph Gonsalves announced in […] Link: UK to recruit Vincy nurses soon — PM

PM Gonsalves To Address NWU Conference In St Lucia

Source: News 784 Press Release:-  The National Workers Union (NWU) will be holding its 2018 Annual Congress of Delegates on Sunday November 4, 2018 at the Conference Room of… Link: PM Gonsalves To Address NWU Conference In St Lucia

SVG Community College Congratulates Students On CAPE Results

Source: News 784 The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Community College (SVGCC) wishes to congratulate all our students on the May/June 2018 CAPE sittings. For 2018, some of… Link: SVG Community College Congratulates Students On CAPE Results

Vincentian Sho Richardsin Releases New Music

Source: News 784 PRZen / BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Indie Music Artist, Sho Richardsin has released an EP called “Sheep’s Clothing“. This is the second of two promotional projects that… Link: Vincentian Sho Richardsin Releases New Music

Oprah Hits Campaign Trail For Stacey Abrams

Source: News 784 MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — In a rousing speech in the Republican-leaning suburbs of Atlanta, Oprah Winfrey urged voters on Thursday to make history by backing… Link: Oprah Hits Campaign Trail For Stacey Abrams

Trinidad Begins November With 4.0 Magnitude Earthquake

Source: News 784 PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Trinidad and Tobago started the month of November in the same manner as it ended the previous month with an… Link: Trinidad Begins November With 4.0 Magnitude Earthquake

FLOW pulls the plug on CMC’s CaribVision

Source: News 784 The Barbados-based Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC) Thursday said it regretted the decision by the telecommunication company, FLOW, to cut the pan Caribbean channel, CaribVision from… Link: FLOW pulls the plug on CMC’s CaribVision

Consul General Huggins Secures Police Cars For RSVGPF

Source: News 784 SVG Consul General to Canada Fitz Huggins continues to do his part in nation building by securing a donation for the Royal St Vincent and… Link: Consul General Huggins Secures Police Cars For RSVGPF

Foreign Organisation Given 42 Acres Of Land On Mayreau

Source: News 784 A pair of bulldozers from Chatsworth, Ontario have started their long journey to the Southern Grenadine island of Mayreau. Once there, the bulldozers will be… Link: Foreign Organisation Given 42 Acres Of Land On Mayreau

Joseph DaSilva Sr Memorial Funeral Home Gives Back

Source: News 784 The Joseph DaSilva Sr. Memorial Funeral Home continues to show its appreciation to the people and organizations in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. On Thursday… Link: Joseph DaSilva Sr Memorial Funeral Home Gives Back

Man charged with chopping death

Source: iWitness News A Byera farmer has been charged with last week’s chopping death of a fellow villager. Police said on Wednesday that […] Link: Man charged with chopping death

WPP Scoliosis Mission comes to SVG Sunday

Source: iWitness News World Pediatric Project (WPP), in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, will be conducting a free scoliosis clinic this Sunday, […] Link: WPP Scoliosis Mission comes to SVG Sunday

Police Carolling slated for Dec. 14

Source: iWitness News The Police Cooperative Credit Union Police Christmas Carolling Competition takes place Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. on the grounds of […] Link: Police Carolling slated for Dec. 14

New taxi group launched in SVG

Source: iWitness News The SVG Professionals Taxi Association was launched last Thursday at the Cruise Ship Terminal in Kingstown. This new association aims […] Link: New taxi group launched in SVG

Man found dead in submerged vehicle in Canouan

Source: iWitness News Divers on Monday removed the body of a Chester Cottage man from a submerge vehicle in Canouan. Police say their […] Link: Man found dead in submerged vehicle in Canouan

LIAT Proposing Employee Salary Freeze For The Next 3yrs

Source: News 784 (CMC) – The cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, is proposing a salary freeze for the next three years for its employees as well as agree on a… Link: LIAT Proposing Employee Salary Freeze For The Next 3yrs

Indian couple fall to their deaths while taking selfie

Source: News 784 (SKY NEWS) – An Indian couple who fell to their deaths from a cliff edge at Yosemite National Park were taking a selfie, a relative has… Link: Indian couple fall to their deaths while taking selfie

New Democratic Party Office Burglarized

Source: News 784 (PRESS RELEASE) – Police are investigating a report of Burglary made by a 59 year Secretary of Sion Hill. According to preliminary investigations, some unknown… Link: New Democratic Party Office Burglarized

Support Taiwan’s participation in INTERPOL

Source: iWitness News Working together for a safer world: Support Taiwan’s participation as an Observer in INTERPOL By Tsai Tsan-Po Commissioner, Criminal Investigation […] Link: Support Taiwan’s participation in INTERPOL

Police Investigate Alleged Kidnapping Of Mckies Hill Man

Source: News 784 Police are investigating an incident of Kidnapping that occurred on the 27th October 2018 between 8:30am and 9:40am. According to investigations, a 21 year old… Link: Police Investigate Alleged Kidnapping Of Mckies Hill Man

New Education Campus To Be Built On Canouan

Source: News 784 The island of Canouan will soon have a new educational complex this according to Education Minister St Clair Prince. Prince said that design works for… Link: New Education Campus To Be Built On Canouan

FCIB HELPS VINCENTIAN WOMEN SUFFERING FROM ENDOMETRIOSIS

Source: News 784  Scores of Vincentian women diagnosed with endometriosis can now receive assistance to travel for much needed medical treatment, thanks to Jumplife Entertainment, the group that… Link: FCIB HELPS VINCENTIAN WOMEN SUFFERING FROM ENDOMETRIOSIS

Steel Expressions Gets Early Christmas Gift From FCIB

Source: News 784 The CIBC First Caribbean International Bank has placed financial support behind Steel Expressions as it presents its Christmas production called Steel Expression – The Epiphany.… Link: Steel Expressions Gets Early Christmas Gift From FCIB

SVG Professionals Taxi Association Officially Launched

Source: News 784 An official ceremony was held last Thursday October 25, 2018 to launch the SVG Professionals Taxi Association at the Cruise Ship Terminal in Kingstown. This… Link: SVG Professionals Taxi Association Officially Launched

SVG gives Trinidad US$40,000 for flood relief

Source: iWitness News St. Vincent and the Grenadines is giving US$40,000 to Trinidad and Tobago as a mark of our solidarity consequent on […] Link: SVG gives Trinidad US,000 for flood relief

High Times For St Vincent And The Grenadines

Source: News 784 St. Vincent and the Grenadines is poised to experience high times, as the country prepares to revolutionize its marijuana laws, and legally embrace medical cannabis.… Link: High Times For St Vincent And The Grenadines

Gunman said he wanted all Jews to die

Source: News 784 The suspect in the mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue expressed hatred of Jews during the rampage and told officers afterward that Jews were committing… Link: Gunman said he wanted all Jews to die

SVG To Provide Trinidad With US$40,000 In Flood Relief

Source: News 784 St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) will show support to Trinidad and Tobago, which was recently affected by torrential rain and floods, by donating the… Link: SVG To Provide Trinidad With US,000 In Flood Relief

120 Graduate Teachers To Be Appointed in 2019

Source: News 784 In January of 2019 some 120  graduate teachers will be appointed in respect of those who obtained their university degrees in 2013-  2015. Prime Minister… Link: 120 Graduate Teachers To Be Appointed in 2019

Concessions on barrels begin Nov. 12

Source: iWitness News The government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines will grant duty-free concessions on “Christmas barrel” from Nov. 12 to Dec. […] Link: Concessions on barrels begin Nov. 12

Places in SVG to be rid of colonial names

Source: iWitness News The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines will soon establish a committee on the remaining buildings, roads and parks, […] Link: Places in SVG to be rid of colonial names

120 graduate teachers to be appointed in January

Source: iWitness News Some 120 additional graduate teachers will be formally appointed in January, in keeping with the government’s promise made last year […] Link: 120 graduate teachers to be appointed in January

Ian Allen accorded Sports Ambassador status

Source: iWitness News Former West Indies test cricketer, Ian Allen, is the latest Vincentian to be accorded sports ambassador status by the Government […] Link: Ian Allen accorded Sports Ambassador status

SERVICE COMMISSIONS HOLDS THANKSGIVING PRAYER BREAKFAST

Source: News 784 St. Vincent and the Grenadines was this morning lifted up in prayer during an intercessory breakfast prayer session hosted by the Service Commissions department, this… Link: SERVICE COMMISSIONS HOLDS THANKSGIVING PRAYER BREAKFAST

Even more charges against accused abductor

Source: iWitness News Even more charges have been brought against Dale Hooper and Ozem Oliver, the two 16-year-old youths charged in connection with […] Link: Even more charges against accused abductor

Two more homicides in St. Vincent

Source: iWitness News Police are investigating two homicides, which occurred on Friday. Dead is Rodesha Bailey, a 30-year-old of Mesopotamia, whose body was […] Link: Two more homicides in St. Vincent

China: Woman slashes at least 14 children

Source: News 784 (CNN) – A woman wielding a kitchen knife has attacked at least 14 children at a kindergarten in Chongqing in central China, local police said Friday.… Link: China: Woman slashes at least 14 children

Johnny Depp ‘dropped from Pirates Of The Caribbean’

Source: News 784 (SKY NEWS) – Johnny Depp has been dropped from new Pirates Of The Caribbean films, according to reports. The actor, 55, has starred in five films… Link: Johnny Depp ‘dropped from Pirates Of The Caribbean’

'Shadow' is no more

Source: The Vincentian <span style="font-weight: bold; … Link: 'Shadow' is no more

The fame drug

Source: The Vincentian by Colin King  <br … Link: The fame drug

Grenada: PM Mitchell to take witness stand in corruption probe

Source: News 784 CMC) – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell is expected to be among witnesses summoned to testify in a financial wrongdoings and corrupt practices investigation into the… Link: Grenada: PM Mitchell to take witness stand in corruption probe

Police Investigate Burglary On Mayreau And In Mt. Grenan

Source: News 784 Police are investigating a report of Burglary that occurred in Mayreau between 7:30am and 9:30pm on the 19th October 2018. According to investigations, some unknown… Link: Police Investigate Burglary On Mayreau And In Mt. Grenan

Richland Park: Sexually Explicit Images Of 22 Yro Gone Viral

Source: News 784 Police are investigating a report of Sexual Harassment by Electronic Communication made by a 22 years old unemployed of Richland Park. According to reports, some… Link: Richland Park: Sexually Explicit Images Of 22 Yro Gone Viral

New software to improve HIV / TB data collection in the OECS

Source: News 784 (PRESS RELEASE) – The OECS Commission’s Health Unit has introduced new HIV/STI/TB Clinical Management Software to the region and has trained IT professionals in its use… Link: New software to improve HIV / TB data collection in the OECS

Caribbean Recovery Shows Mixed Results

Source: News 784 Matt Turner Earlier this month, at the Caribbean Tourism Organization State of the Tourism Industry Conference at Atlantis Resort, Paradise Island in the Bahamas, secretary general Hugh Riley spoke about the Caribbean… Link: Caribbean Recovery Shows Mixed Results

Trinidad Entertainment Magnate Eyes Medicinal Cannabis in SVG

Source: News 784 The emerging medicinal cannabis industry in St. Vincent and the Grenadines has attracted potential investors from all walks of life. Trinidad and Tobago born John… Link: Trinidad Entertainment Magnate Eyes Medicinal Cannabis in SVG

Independence Message By Colin O. John Commissioner of Police

Source: News 784 Happy thirty-ninth (39th) Anniversary of Independence! “The interdependence of the Police and the Public” “The Police are the public and the Public are the Police. The… Link: Independence Message By Colin O. John Commissioner of Police

3 Schools In St. Vincent Receive Equipment Worth $45,000

Source: News 784 The capacity of three of this country’s schools to provide meals for their children has been enhanced thanks to the receipt of a quantity of… Link: 3 Schools In St. Vincent Receive Equipment Worth ,000

Flow celebrates all things Vincentian

Source: iWitness News The promenade outside telecommunication provider Flow’s Kingstown office was transformed into a cultural hub to commemorate the 39th anniversary of […] Link: Flow celebrates all things Vincentian

Talking sweet is not sweet talk

Source: iWitness News By Patrick Ferrari I listened to Comrade speak at an event up in the country last week. I listened to […] Link: Talking sweet is not sweet talk

3 schools receive $45,000 in cooking equipment

Source: iWitness News By API The capacity of three schools in St. Vincent and the Grenadines to provide meals for their students has […] Link: 3 schools receive ,000 in cooking equipment

SVG Christian Council Independence Message 2018

Source: iWitness News As we celebrate the 39th anniversary of Independence of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, it’s a time for reflection. We […] Link: SVG Christian Council Independence Message 2018

SVG Reparation Committee Independence Message

Source: iWitness News Statement by St Vincent and the Grenadines Reparations Committee on the 39th anniversary of Independence. The St Vincent and the […] Link: SVG Reparation Committee Independence Message

Police investigating Reports Of Vandalism Of Motor Vehicles

Source: News 784 Police are investigating a series of reports of damage to motor vehicles which occurred at Rockies. Police said in a release that a 54-year-old Cashier… Link: Police investigating Reports Of Vandalism Of Motor Vehicles

OECS Ready To Share Disaster Mitigation Knowledge With TNT

Source: News 784 Trinidad and Tobago: In the wake of the devastating flooding which has inundated parts of the nation and left thousands stranded, the OECS Commission has… Link: OECS Ready To Share Disaster Mitigation Knowledge With TNT

Sol donates to Hope Int’l FC

Source: iWitness News Sol, as part of its social outreach programmes, has donated EC$2,700 to the Hope International Football club to assist in […] Link: Sol donates to Hope Int’l FC

The ins and outs of crime in SVG

Source: iWitness News By C. ben-David Despite an intense interest in the alleged increase in crime in St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) […] Link: The ins and outs of crime in SVG

SVG Youths And The Cutting Problem

Source: News 784 By ELLICA MATTHEWS What is Cutting? Cutting is injuring yourself on purpose by making scratches or cuts on your body with sharp objects, enough to… Link: SVG Youths And The Cutting Problem

JAX Wall Poses No Threat To Highway

Source: News 784 Minister of Transport Julian Francis said the Engineering team from the Ministry of Transport and works did a complete assessment of the site at the… Link: JAX Wall Poses No Threat To Highway

AA goes cashless in Barbados

Source: News 784 (Barbados Nation) American Airlines has announced that effective October 22, the airline will be going cashless at Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI). Passengers will be required… Link: AA goes cashless in Barbados

Police investigating vandalism of vehicles

Source: iWitness News Police are investigating a series of reports damage to property in Rockies, involving vehicles. On Oct. 19, a 54 year […] Link: Police investigating vandalism of vehicles

Another section of Jack’s wall has collapsed

Source: iWitness News Another section of the towering wall around the Jack’s property in Ratho Mill collapsed Sunday night, a decade after a […] Link: Another section of Jack’s wall has collapsed

Sex and disaster recovery: what’s the link? 

Source: iWitness News By Kenton X. Chance TOKYO — The declining birth rate in Japan is not necessarily because Japanese men have a […] Link: Sex and disaster recovery: what’s the link? 

Gonsalves afraid to step down as PM — senator

Source: iWitness News An opposition lawmaker is claiming that Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves is afraid to be succeeded in office by someone who […] Link: Gonsalves afraid to step down as PM — senator

Leacock says he prevented witness from being killed

Source: iWitness News Member of Parliament for Central Kingstown, St. Clair Leacock, said he recently intervened to prevent a constituent testifying in a […] Link: Leacock says he prevented witness from being killed

Trinidad PM declares flooding “a national disaster”

Source: News 784 (TRINIDAD EXPRESS) — Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley has declared that the flooding nightmare that has left thousands marooned is a “national disaster”. Just before 10… Link: Trinidad PM declares flooding “a national disaster”

Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $1.6 billion

Source: News 784 Anticipation is growing along with the zeros in the Mega Millions lottery winnings. The prize hit $1.6 billion after no one won the jackpot in… Link: Mega Millions jackpot climbs to .6 billion

Caribbean records two earthquakes in two days

Source: News 784 An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2 was recorded south of the island this afternoon but there were no immediate reports of damages or injuries.… Link: Caribbean records two earthquakes in two days

CARICOM Leaders’ Spouses Network Expands Links

Source: News 784 The Spouses of CARICOM Leaders Action Network (SCLAN) participated in a number of events that were held in the margins of the United Nations General… Link: CARICOM Leaders’ Spouses Network Expands Links

Vincentian Students Not Among those Injured In Taiwan

Source: News 784 (CNA) A Puyuma express train heading from New Taipei bound for Taitung derailed at 4:50 p.m.in Yilan County in northeastern Taiwan Sunday, killing 18 passengers… Link: Vincentian Students Not Among those Injured In Taiwan

‘Demons in my head’ – Mom, daughter drink poison

Source: News 784 (Trinidad Express) – Days after she told a story of demons in her head, a 40-year-old woman died from ingesting a poisonous substance on the… Link: ‘Demons in my head’ – Mom, daughter drink poison

SOUTH RIVERS POWER STATION OFFICIALLY REOPENS

Source: News 784 The South Rivers Power Station will be officially reopened at a ceremony on Friday October 19th, 2018. The South Rivers Plant was the first hydro… Link: SOUTH RIVERS POWER STATION OFFICIALLY REOPENS

A Seventh Day Adventist Defends Buggery By Anesia Baptiste

Source: News 784 The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official position of News784. Send all… Link: A Seventh Day Adventist Defends Buggery By Anesia Baptiste

NEMO urges residents to be vigilant

Source: News 784 Flood Warning is effect for the St. Vincent and the Grenadines. At 6pm this evening the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Meteorological Services has issued… Link: NEMO urges residents to be vigilant

Flood warning issued for SVG

Source: iWitness News A flood warning is effect for the St. Vincent and the Grenadines.  At 6 p.m. Thursday, the St. Vincent and […] Link: Flood warning issued for SVG

Vincy in Pacific-Caribbean Journalists Program in Japan

Source: iWitness News A Vincentian is among five journalists with decades of combined experience who have been selected for the 2018 Pacific-Caribbean Journalists […] Link: Vincy in Pacific-Caribbean Journalists Program in Japan

More Unstable Weather To Affect SVG, Flood Warning In Effect

Source: News 784 Unstable conditions resulted in continued cloudiness with light to moderate rain, pockets of moderate to heavy showers and isolated thunderstorm activity across St. Vincent and… Link: More Unstable Weather To Affect SVG, Flood Warning In Effect

Guyana: Confidence trickster gets 30 years for raping woman

Source: News 784 (GUYANA CHRONICLE) – CONVICTED fraudster Troy Webster was on Wednesday afternoon sentenced to 30 years’ imprisonment for sexually penetrating a girl without her consent on November… Link: Guyana: Confidence trickster gets 30 years for raping woman

Fear of crime, frustration on UWI campus

Source: News 784 (TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) – Uni­ver­si­ty of the West In­dies stu­dents are fear­ful for their safe­ty fol­low­ing a string of vi­o­lence against stu­dents in re­cent weeks that cul­mi­nat­ed… Link: Fear of crime, frustration on UWI campus

Heavy Showers And Thunderstorms Across SVG Will Continue

Source: News 784 SVG MET OFFICE @6PM Unstable conditions associated with the passage of a tropical wave will continue to generate overcast skies,pockets of moderate to heavy showers… Link: Heavy Showers And Thunderstorms Across SVG Will Continue

Dominica: Incest shoots up after Hurricane Maria

Source: News 784 (DNO) – There has been an increase in the reported cases of incest in Dominica after Hurricane Maria, according to Head of the Child Abuse Prevention… Link: Dominica: Incest shoots up after Hurricane Maria

Zika spreads rapidly in India, with 94 cases confirmed

Source: News 784 The number of people infected with the Zika virus in India has increased to 94 confirmed cases in the western state of Rajasthan, including 22… Link: Zika spreads rapidly in India, with 94 cases confirmed

Canada just legalized recreational pot

Source: News 784 (CNN) – People in Canada are cheering, enduring long lines and honking their car horns in support as the country’s first marijuana dispensaries open their doors… Link: Canada just legalized recreational pot

COP says scandal was ‘blown out of proportion’

Source: iWitness News Acting Commissioner of Police Colin John says the scandal in which he is accused of having an inappropriate, extremely sexually […] Link: COP says scandal was ‘blown out of proportion’

Driver in fatal accident released without charge

Source: iWitness News The 19-year-old Magum man who was driving the pickup involved in Sunday’s fatal accident was taken into police custody but […] Link: Driver in fatal accident released without charge

Unstable weather to linger until Friday

Source: iWitness News Unstable conditions associated with the passage of a tropical wave that resulted in heavy showers and thunderstorm Tuesday night are […] Link: Unstable weather to linger until Friday

Aiami Taylor Charged With Wounding Conductor

Source: News 784 Police arrested and charged Aiami Taylor, a 26 year old Self-employed of Redemption Sharpes with the offence of Wounding on 12th October 2018. Investigations revealed… Link: Aiami Taylor Charged With Wounding Conductor

KINGSTOWN: 46 Year Old Fish Vendor Robbed At Gunpoint

Source: News 784 Police are investigating a report of Robbery made by a 46-year-old Fish Vendor of Clare Valley on 12th October 2018 against an Unknown person. Investigations… Link: KINGSTOWN: 46 Year Old Fish Vendor Robbed At Gunpoint

Yambou:Man Charged With Theft Of Grinder

Source: News 784 Police arrested and charged Rosmond Parsons, a 46 year old Labourer of Glenside with theft, on 15th October 2018. Investigations revealed that between 5:00 a.m.… Link: Yambou:Man Charged With Theft Of Grinder

New Investors For Buccament Bay resort

Source: News 784 The Buccament Bay resort now has new life as fresh investors meet with the trustee in bankruptcy for the resort Brian Glasgow. Investors include Jonathan… Link: New Investors For Buccament Bay resort

Vincentians among new Buccament resort investors

Source: iWitness News Naturalised Vincentian businessman Kelly Glass, Barry Ferdinand, who is originally of Rose Hall, and Jonathan Mills, a Scotsman, are the […] Link: Vincentians among new Buccament resort investors

Over 18-thousand Books Donated By Hands Across the Sea

Source: News 784 Thirty Schools throughout St. Vincent and the Grenadines are the beneficiaries of over 18-thousand Books which were donated by Hands Across the Sea, a Non-Profit… Link: Over 18-thousand Books Donated By Hands Across the Sea

MET OFFICE: Significant Rainfall Expected Tuesday Through To Friday

Source: News 784 SVG MET OFFICE 6PM Synopsis: A tropical wave will be affecting the islands.  Forecast: Partly cloudy and breezy, becoming cloudy with showers and isolated thunderstorms. Take… Link: MET OFFICE: Significant Rainfall Expected Tuesday Through To Friday

Trinidad: Female Pastor Killed By Another Pastor

Source: News 784 (TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) — A Long­denville pas­tor was al­leged­ly stabbed to death by an­oth­er pas­tor last night. The blood­shed evoked hor­ror among wor­ship­pers in the com­mu­ni­ty of… Link: Trinidad: Female Pastor Killed By Another Pastor

Barbados government to axe more than 1,000 jobs

Source: News 784 (CMC) – The Barbados government says at least 1, 500 public workers will be laid off over the next few weeks as it seeks to turn… Link: Barbados government to axe more than 1,000 jobs

Guyana: Deportee stabs lover to death after dumping her in trench

Source: News 784 (KAIETEUR NEWS) – Armed with a kitchen knife, a mentally unstable deportee chased his girlfriend down a Corriverton, Corentyne street just after 09.00 hrs yesterday, before… Link: Guyana: Deportee stabs lover to death after dumping her in trench

SVGMA Holds Annual Pink Cap City Walk

Source: News 784 Around the world in this month of October, groups and organizations are working to highlight awareness of the plight of Breast Cancer, because it has… Link: SVGMA Holds Annual Pink Cap City Walk

The Caribbean reiterates ‘1.5 to Stay Alive’

Source: iWitness News By Kenton X. Chance BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (IPS) — If there is one lesson that Dominican Reginald Austrie has learnt from […] Link: The Caribbean reiterates ‘1.5 to Stay Alive’

Overland Youths Participate In Agriculture Pilot Project

Source: News 784 A pilot project entitled ‘Youth in Agriculture’, with 15 youths in the community of Overland, inclusive of 8 males and 7 females aged 15-29, is… Link: Overland Youths Participate In Agriculture Pilot Project

New Chair Of FirstCaribbean ComTrust Foundation Elected

Source: News 784 In its 16 year history, CIBC FirstCaribbean, through its charitable arm the FirstCaribbean ComTrust Foundation, has donated more than $20M US to worthy causes in… Link: New Chair Of FirstCaribbean ComTrust Foundation Elected

The hypocritical colonial mentality of the CCJ

Source: iWitness News By C. ben-David “Today the Queen, who embodied colonialism, still commands our allegiance and the Privy Council remains our final […] Link: The hypocritical colonial mentality of the CCJ

Hurricane Michael leaves ‘unimaginable destruction’

Source: News 784 (BBC) – Hurricane Michael left “unimaginable destruction” as it ploughed into coastal areas of Florida, the state’s governor, Rick Scott says. “So many lives have… Link: Hurricane Michael leaves ‘unimaginable destruction’

Marijuana to become legal across Canada next week

Source: News 784 (AP) — Mat Beren and his friends used to drive by the vast greenhouses of southern British Columbia and joke about how much weed they could… Link: Marijuana to become legal across Canada next week

Heineken To Introduce Nonalcoholic Beer In The US

Source: News 784 (CNBC) – Heineken will soon launch a nonalcoholic version of its namesake beer in the U.S. as consumers seek out healthier options. In January, Heineken will… Link: Heineken To Introduce Nonalcoholic Beer In The US

Greece bans ‘overweight’ tourists from riding donkeys

Source: News 784 (CNN) — A burden has been lifted from the shoulders of Greece’s working donkey population. The country has banned “overweight” tourists from riding the animals on… Link: Greece bans ‘overweight’ tourists from riding donkeys

Embattled cop, co-accused charged with murder

Source: iWitness News The suspended police officer who has had a number of charges brought against him since police began investigating the Sept. […] Link: Embattled cop, co-accused charged with murder

Retiree dies while swimming

Source: iWitness News Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Nightra Patterson, a 75-year-old retiree of Campden Park, which occurred about […] Link: Retiree dies while swimming

Gov’t working to resolve issues with PayPal

Source: iWitness News The government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines is working with PayPal and other online payment platforms to facilitate transactions. […] Link: Gov’t working to resolve issues with PayPal

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