St. Vincent and the Grenadines

  • PM sends warning to child molesters

    KINGSTON, St. Vincent, CMC – The Jamaica government is contemplating stronger measures to deal with child molesters in the wake of several criminal attacks on children. “I say to those of you who believe that you can just be worthless and prey on the little children, stop it (because) I have spoken to the minister of justice that we should…

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  • St Vincent and the Grenadines hosts Regional Conference on Reparations

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Representatives of Governments, civil society, academia and individuals fighting the cause of reparations for native genocide and slavery, will meet in St Vincent and the Grenadines this weekend for a Regional Conference on Reparations. The conference, hosted by Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr. the Hon. Ralph Gonsalves, will be held…

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  • PM Gonsalves visits CARICOM Secretariat

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr. The Honourable Ralph Gonsalves on Monday thanked staff members of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat for their work in promoting regional integration and rallied them to “keep the faith”. “Sometimes it might look as if we are marking time, but we have been making some…

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  • ST. VINCENT-FINANCE-Government hoping to pay public servants remaining arrears by October

    KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, CMC – The St. Vincent and the Grenadines government says it is holding talks with public sector trade unions regarding the payment of outstanding arrears to civil servants. Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves told reporters that his administration is seeking to pay the remaining half of the three per cent wage increase owed to public servants since…

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  • ST. VINCENT-POLITICS-St. Vincent PM against military action in Syria

    KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, CMC – The St. Vincent and the Grenadines government Monday said it was “alarmed” at the recent allegations of the use of chemical weapons in Syria and remains “deeply concerned with the spiralling humanitarian crisis in the Middle East. But the government said it considers any external military action to be “premature”. The United States has said…

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  • CARIBBEAN-POLITICS-ST. Vincent PM speaks on political situation in St. Kitts

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister, Dr. Ralph Gonsalves is questioning on what grounds the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) or even the Commonwealth can intervene in the political situation in St. Kitts-Nevis. Opposition legislators have accused regional governments of remaining silent on the political stalemate in the twin-island Federation occasioned by the refusal to date of…

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  • ST. VINCENT-AVIATION- PM says “lack of discipline” contributes to LIAT’s problems

    KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, CMC – Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves is blaming a “lack of discipline” by some members of the regional airline, LIAT, for some of the problems being experienced by travellers in recent months. Speaking on a radio programme here on Monday, Gonsalves, who is chairman of the LIAT shareholder governments, recalled instances over the past few days…

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  • ST. VINCENT-ECONOMY-Opposition leader wants re-think on economic citizenship programme

    KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, CMC – Opposition Leader Arnhim Eustace is calling on the St. Vincent and the Grenadines government to re-think its position on the issue of economic citizenship programme. The Ralph Gonsalves government repealed the citizenship by investment (CIP) programme soon after it came to power in 2001 and Prime Minister Gonsalves has already said he has no intention…

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  • ST. VINCENT-POLITICS-Outgoing UN diplomat not prepared to disclose future political ambitions

    KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, CMC – Outgoing St. Vincent and the Grenadines Ambassador to the United States, Camillo Gonsalves, is not prepared to say now whether or not he will be a candidate in the 2015 general elections. Gonsalves, the son of Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, returned here last week after serving as the island’s UN ambassador since 2007, amidst…

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  • ST. VINCENT-POLITICS-Opposition Leader wants PM Gonsalves to lobby CARICOM to intervene in St. Kitts

    KINGSTOWN, St, Vincent, CMC – Opposition Leader Arnhim Eustace has written to Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves asking him to lobby his Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to intervene in the ongoing political situation in St. Kitts and Nevis. “This state of affairs is patently unacceptable,” Eustace said in his letter to Prime Minister Gonsalves. Opposition legislators in St. Kitts-Nevis have been…

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