St Vincent and the Grenadines

St Vincent Volcano “Not More Active”

 Above: La Soufriere on Thursday (Photo: SVG) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines’ National Emergency Management Organization received a number of calls Thursday from citizens asking if the country’s La Soufriere volcano was erupting, with some …

Haiti, Dominica Among Nations to Benefit from $10.6M in IDB Climate Financing

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean countries including Haiti, Dominica and Grenada will apply a $10.6 million grant from the Climate Investment Funds to carry out activities aimed at addressing the impact of climate change, the …

Barbados to Host First Sitting of Caribbean Court of Justice Outside of Trinidad

 Above: the CCJ’s headquarters in Port of Spain By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Court of Justice will meet in Barbados beginning April 16, the first time the court will be sitting outside of its base in Port of …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: Ambassador Camillo Gonsalves (UN Photo/JC McIlwaine) By the Caribbean Journal staff Camillo Gonsalves, St Vincent and the Grenadines’ Ambassador to the United Nations, was arrested and detained for 15 minutes Wednesday by a New York City police officer following …

 Above: a cocoa tree By the Caribbean Journal staff Farmers in St Vincent and the Grenadines are working to rehabilitate their old cocoa fields with plans to re-introduce the crop, according to the country’s Ministry of Agriculture. The Ministry intends …

 Above: Ambassador Camillo Gonsalves (UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras) By the Caribbean Journal staff Ambassador Camillo Gonsalves, St Vincent and the Grenadines’ Permanent Representative to the United Nations, has been holding talks with officials from Taiwan to discuss relations between the two …

 Above: St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves (UN Photo/Ryan Brown) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves has reshuffled his cabinet, giving four ministers new portfolios. According to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The general welfare of the people of St Vincent and the Grenadines will continue to be a top priority, according to Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves. The country will continue to focus on safety and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major congress in St Vincent and the Grenadines will look at the role of women in the country’s national development and how to provide for their voices to be heard. “Women Rising, Crisis and …

 Above: the iPhone 4S (Photo courtesy of Apple) By the Caribbean Journal staff Apple’s iPhone 4S will be released across the Caribbean on Friday, Jan. 13, the company announced today. The company will begin a rollout in Anguilla, Antigua, the …

 Above: Prince Edward and his wife, Sophie, Countess of Wessex By the Caribbean Journal staff Prince Edward and his wife Sophie, Countess of Wessex, will tour the Caribbean next year as part of a global tour celebrating the Queen’s Diamond …

 Above: St Vincent By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines will be moving to strengthen its ties with Brazil, hoping to capitalize on the strength of the Brazilian economy, according to Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves. Brazil …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Above: a water taxi in Trinidad Grenada is among four Caribbean islands which could be in the route of a proposed inter-island fast ferry that would travel between Trinidad, Grenada, St Vincent, St Lucia and …

 Barbados has the highest Human Development Index of any CARICOM country, according to the latest data from the United Nations Development Programme. Barbados has an index of 0.793, which is 47th in the world, just after Croatia and ahead of …

 Above: Harrismith Beach in Barbados (Photo: Barbados Tourism) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados has the highest life expectancy in CARICOM, according to a report released by the United Nations Population Fund. The report, “State of World Population 2012,” was …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Doing business is easier in St Lucia than anywhere else in CARICOM, according to the 2012 Doing Business report from the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation. St Lucia was ranked 52nd in the …

 Qshan Deya, the “volcano trumpet,” is part of a younger generation hearkening back to the roots reggae music of the past. A native of St Vincent and the Grenadines’ Union Island, Qshan’s career has seen him go from his home …

 Reggae star Ossie Dellimore has built a varied career in the art form with albums like “Freedom’s Journal,” “Reggae Music” and the recent single “Gone So Far.” The native of St Vincent and the Grenadines’ style is at the cutting …