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St Vincent and the Grenadines Planning to Pursue Geothermal Energy

 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 …

St Vincent and the Grenadines Launching National Culture Project

 Above: La Soufriere in St Vincent By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines is launching a national culture project aimed at developing a national cultural policy for the country. The move was announced by Elvis Charles, Junior …

St Lucia, Grenada and St Vincent to Receive Broadband Improvements

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia, Grenada and St Vincent and the Grenadines will be part of the first phase of a 10-year Information and Communication Technology programme funded by the World Bank. The Caribbean Regional Communications Infrastructure Programme …

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 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 St Lucia’s government has not agreed to a proposal or deal involving the purchase of shares in regional air carrier LIAT, it announced yesterday. The airline does play an important role in the region and …

 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: 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 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 …

 Above, from left: Major Daps, Ossie Dellimore, Ed Robinson, Qshan Deya (Photo: Caribbean Journal) What is reggae? It’s a word that has a meaning simultaneously static and dynamic. To answer the question, Caribbean Journal talked to four major reggae artists …