St Vincent and the Grenadines

St Vincent and the Grenadines, St Lucia Look to Improve Local Internet

 Above: Bevil Wooding, Internet Strategist with Packet Clearing House, facilitates the CTU CARCIP workshop in St Vincent and the Grenadines By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU), together with US-based research firm Packet Clearing House (PCH), is …

St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Visits Guyana

 Above: St Vincent Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves and Guyana President Donald Ramotar By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves headed to Guyana to visit CARICOM and for bilateral talks with Guyana …

St Vincent and the Grenadines Names New UN Ambassador

 Above: UN headquarters in New York By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines has named a new permanent representative to the United Nations. Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves announced that Inga Rhonda King would be succeeding his …

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 Above: St Vincent By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s leadership has concluded a tour of four member countries. A CTO delegation including Chairman Beverly Nicholson-Doty, Secretary General Hugh Riley and Director of Membership Services Faye Gill, met …

 Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou will be embarking on a Latin American and Caribbean tour next month. The trip, which will begin Aug. 11, will take the Taiwanese leader to Caribbean …

 Above: a steel pan By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean crime remains a major challenge for the region. But St Vincent and the Grenadines is taking a unique approach to fight the problem. The government says it is expanding its …

 What does villa mean? In its basic sense, it means a place to live. And on vacation, it means something more than just a hotel room — your home away from home. That means a villa can be a very …

 Above: Canouan By the Caribbean Journal staff Developers Canouan Resorts Development are planning a series of development projects on the island of St Canouan in St Vincent and the Grenadines. The projects, which would cost around $11.1 million, would include …

 Above: St Vincent By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines and the Caribbean Development Bank are launching a $4.7 million project aimed at alleviating poverty, Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves announced. The Seventh Basic Needs Trust Fund …

 Above: a map of the quake (graphic: USGS) By the Caribbean Journal staff A 4.2-magnitude earthquake off the coast of St Vincent and the Grenadines caused shaking in St Lucia, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake occurred …

 Above: chocolate at Buccament Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff From St Lucia’s Boucan Hotel, Restaurant and Cocoa Plantation to the Graycliff Hotel in Nassau (which recently debuted its own chocolate factory), Caribbean hotels are increasingly upping their chocolate quotient. …

 Above: St Vincent and the Grenadines By the Caribbean Journal staff Taiwan Minister of Foreign Affairs David Lin arrived in St Vincent and the Grenadines Thursday for a two-day visit to the country, the government said. The trip will include …

 Above: Haiti (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti will lead the Caribbean in economic growth in 2013, according to a forecast in the World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects report released Tuesday. That matches a projection by the …

 Above: Bequia (Photo: Discover St Vincent) By the Caribbean Journal staff Economic indicators suggest that a “slow recovery may be underway” in St Vincent and the Grenadines, according to the International Monetary Fund, which recently concluded a visit to the …

 Above: the La Soufriere Volcano in St Vincent By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of St Vincent and the Grenadines is pursuing a variety of green energy sources, particularly geothermal, according to Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves. The Prime …

 Above: construction work on Wharf Jeremy in Haiti’s Port-au-Prince (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s economy is projected to grow 6 percent in 2012, followed by 7.5 percent GDP growth in 2013, according to the Economic Survey …

 Above: Parliament in Ottawa By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s government said it was “disappointed” following the decision by Canada’s government to impose visas for visitors from the country. Now, citizens of St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, …

 Above: St Vincent’s Sophia Young By Alexander Britell Around 120,000 people live in St Vincent and the Grenadines. But the small island in the southern Caribbean is currently over-represented on one major stage: the WNBA. The Women’s National Basketball Association …