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Caribbean seeks to climate-proof tourism industry

By Desmond Brown BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (IPS) -- The tourism industry is the key economic driver and largest provider of jobs in the Caribbean after the...

Europe stands by Caribbean on climate funding

By Desmond Brown BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (IPS) -- A senior European Union (EU) official in the Caribbean said Europe is ready to continue the global leadership...

College gives attendance certificates to students who died tragically

By Kenton X. Chance The four St. Vincent and the Grenadines Community College students who died in car accidents during the last school year were...

A sad tale — abandoned animals in misery

On Union Island, Southern Grenadines Animal Kindness (SGAK), a shelter devoted to helping animals in need, came across one of the saddest cases of...

Teacher pays top CPEA student the ultimate compliment

By Kenton X. Chance At a time when many teachers see the profession as a thankless one, St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ top performer in...

Vincentians feasting at ‘Manna’ again

When businessman Jaimason Samuel decided to get into the restaurant business, he thought long and hard about a suitable name. Then it occurred to him....

SVG-Cuba mark 25 years of diplomatic ties

As St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Cuba mark 25 years of formal ties this week, President of the SVG-Cuba Friendship Society, Renwick Rose...

‘Timmy’ Young Leaders draw inspiration from negative attitude to their school

This year’s Intermediate High School (IHS) Young Leaders group is drawing inspiration from the dismissive attitude often directed at them, to help disadvantaged and...

Tidbits: Arnos Vale Estate

By Anatol Leopold Scott Tidbits: “choice morsels” mostly from Legacies of British Slave-ownership database The founder of the West Indian Greatheed families was John Greatheed (d....

Young Leaders visit pre-schoolers, elderly shut-ins; take out paralysed youth

The SVGS Young Leaders, as part of their 2017 project, “I am WE; Volunteering for IMPACT”, partnered with the Chauncey Youth Fellowship (CMCYF) to...

Owen Ralph puts his artwork on display

For the past 60 years, Owen Ralph has been a high force in cultural events in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, providing creative inspiration...

Young entrepreneurs urged to apply to US initiative

The U.S. Embassy Bridgetown is looking for entrepreneurs between the ages of 21 and 35 to participate in the Young Leaders of the Americas...