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Sugar Mill Academy student Ethan Kent tops CPEA

CPEA

Ethan Richard Kent, a student of  Sugar Mill Academy, is St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ top performer in the 2024 Caribbean Primary Exit Assessment (CPEA). Kent also placed first for…

Citizenship is the highest office

Jomo Sanga Thomas is a lawyer, journalist, social commentator and a former Speaker of the House of Assembly in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. (iWN file photo)

By *Jomo Sanga Thomas (“Plain Talk” June 21, 2024) The governing political elite has repeatedly said that citizenship is the highest office in the land. This rationale is often used to…

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Court & Crime

Murder victim’s older brother shot, killed

An older brother of Zenroy Lee aka Chucky, 31 who was shot and killed in Murray’s Village on April 24, 2024, was shot and killed in the East Kingstown community…

Politics

Leacock asks why gov’t not ‘mashing up the gangs’

Opposition spokesperson on national security, St. Clair Leacock says gangs continue to operate in St. Vincent and the Grenadines although the police and government authorities know the members and their…

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Business

Gov’t revenue up 8% but debt interest jumps 25%

The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines registered an 8% increase in revenue during the first five months of 2024 even as debt interest payments rose 25% year-on-year. Total…

Lifestyle

CDC awaits gov’t response to prize increase proposal 

The Carnival Development Corporation (CDC) is slated to hold a press conference this morning (Thursday) reportedly after meeting with the government on Wednesday to discuss an increase in prize monies…

Miss SVG 2024 contestants’ bios

Alvina Pinder — Miss Grenadine House My name is Alvina Pinder, and I am 19 years old. I come from a close-knit family that has triumphed through numerous trials. My…

Sports

Vincy Special athlete wins gold in Cayman Islands

Special Olympics St Vincent and the Grenadines (SOSVG), athletes Utica Smith and Natasha Doyle participated in the Inaugural Regional Caribbean Bocce Competition, hosted by Special Olympics Cayman Islands from May…