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ANN launches food channel

Contributed by Ashecia Sam. Updated 5:55 a.m., Tuesday, December 7, 2021, Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4). Asberth News Network (ANN) will be launching its Food Channel on Saturday December 11, to give Vincentian cooks, chefs, and caterers an opportunity to showcase their cooking skills. CEO of ANN Asberth Williams said at the start of the pandemic, […]

Air Canada resumes flights to St. Vincent

Air Canada has resumed flights to St. Vincent and the Grenadines as the winter season is in effect. The airline resumed service from Pearson International in Canada to the Argyle International Airport in St. Vincent of December 6, 2021. Currently, St. Vincent and the Grenadines receive weekly flights from North America and the UK. Air […]

Forestry department confirms illegal importation of Squirrels on Bequia

By Admin. Updated 3:19 p.m., Thursday, December 2, 2021, Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4). The Department of Forestry says it was able to confirm today (December 2), the presence of squirrels on the northern Grenadine island of Bequia. In a statement on its Facebook page, the department said “a contingency of officers from the forestry services […]

“Reasonably justifiable” as it relates to a free conscience

Opinion by Anesia Richards-Baptiste. In Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves’ letter to a coalition of churches’ response to the Covid-19 Vaccination Mandate, he cited section 9 of the Constitution on protection of freedom of conscience and said the following:   ““and except so far as that provision or, as the case may be, the thing done under […]

Notice on slaughtering and selling of meat for Christmas

Press Release. The Public Health Department is requesting that all persons who are desirous of slaughtering animals for sale during the Christmas season contact their district Environmental Health Officer. Persons may also contact the Public Health Department at telephone number 456-1991 by Friday, 17th December 2021 for registration and further information. Please be reminded that […]

News784 has changed its name

By Admin. Updated 7:37 p.m., Sunday, November 28, 2021, Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4). Local online media company, News784 has changed its name to St. Vincent Times. The change took effect today, November 28, 2021. In an interview with One News St. Vincent, founder of News 784, Mr. Ernesto Cooke confirmed the change. Cooke said management […]

MESSAGE: International day for elimination of violence against women

Press Release. Today, November 25th marks the 30th anniversary of the 16 Days of Activism Campaign to Eliminate Violence against Women. The Caribbean Family Planning Affiliation (CFPA) joins the worldwide call for governments to take urgent action to ensure discriminatory laws and practices are rejected, and to implement policies and mechanisms to enable women to […]

All flags at half-mast for Sir James

By Admin. Updated 3:09 p.m., Tuesday, November 23, 2021, Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4). All flags will be flown at half mast from today; November 23rd to November 25th to commemorate the passing of Sir James Mitchell KCMG, PC; former Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. According to a release from the Ministry of […]

Former PM Mitchell is dead, SVG remembers him

Sir James Fitz-Allen Mitchell, former Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines has died. The former Vincentian Prime Minister, 90 years old, died at his home in Mt Pleasant, Bequia on 23rd November, surrounded by family members. Mitchell, who governed the Eastern Caribbean island from 1984 -2000, fell ill on 31 October and was […]

Will the double-vaccinated be next to lose jobs?

The views expressed herein are solely those of the writer. Opinion: On November 19, 2021, several public sector workers across St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), lost their jobs because they refused to take a Covid-19 vaccine and either refused or were denied medical or religious exemptions. Since then, there has been mixed reaction to […]

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