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Minister confident hotel room tax won’t deter tourist

Minister of Finance, Camillo Gonsalves has responded to concerns expressed in Parliament that a new hotel room tax passed into law on Thursday would affect visitor...

American Airlines to begin flying to St. Vincent

American Airlines on Wednesday announced a weekly year-round flight from Miami to Argyle International Airport, the St. Vincent and the Grenadines, among increased flights...

Former KFC worker issues reminder about severance pay

A former employee of KFC (St Vincent) Ltd., then a subsidiary of St. Clair Investment, is using the occasion of International Workers' Day – today,...

SVG’s High Export Potential finalists announced

Invest SVG, in collaboration with Caribbean Export Development Agency (CEDA), has announced the three St. Vincent-based businesses selected to benefit from the High Export...

Benefits of agri co-operatives praised

A Vincentian communications consultant has pointed to the benefits that can be derived from agricultural co-operatives, saying that they can help to ensure markets...

New co-op unveils fairer agri-business model

The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Agri-Business Co-operative Ltd. (SVG ABC) was launched in Yambou on Tuesday with the unveiling of a point of sale that...

OECS pledges to help find solution to high air travel taxes

By Kenton X. Chance BASSE-TERRE, Guadeloupe (CMC) — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) says it has presented a proposal to sub-regional governments for...

Cooking gas prices increased

Vincentians are into the second week of paying higher prices for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), the main fuel used in the preparation of meals. The...

Cancelled Geest calls costing Vincy farmers

A St. Vincent-based farmers group has written to an international shipping company about the financial and other impacts that random cancellation of calls to...

6 Searchlight workers severed

Six employees of Interactive Media Ltd. (IML), publishers of Searchlight newspaper, have been severed as the company begins restructuring amidst a more challenging media...

New initiative aims to reduce costs of C’bean air travel

By Kenton X. Chance BASSE-TERRE, Guadeloupe (CMC) — Three regional carriers have launched an integrated travel project that will significantly reduce the cost of travel...