Mon, 17 Jun 2019 09:47:47 GMT

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

SVG beats El Salvador to UN Security Council seat searchlight.vc/searchlight/fr…

“CXC has advised that due to technical difficulties, the CPEA results which were due on or about June 7, have been… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Kennedy is said to have lost contact with his family members when he landed on Vincent and for the last 27 years, h… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Her latest gift was a laptop from Courts St Vincent Ltd which will help when she goes off to pursue her studies at… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“This is not intended to be an alternate Fisherman Day. It’s like Heroes Day where events are held all over the cou… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Barbados Government will be giving up some of the major shareholding it has held since the regional airline’s i… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“We just think that the vehicle was a good attraction and we put it out there and people responded positively to th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

During her practicum experience, Miller-Alexander observed that there was not much activity for patients to partici… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Nine retired primary school principals have been honoured for their contribution to St Vincent and the Grenadines (… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

UWI Open Campus gains Accreditation for another Seven Years searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

The quick actions of a trainee police officer saved Fisherman’s Day from a possible altercation, after he wrestled… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The bid process was exhilarating, enchanting and delightful - Sir Louis searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

British military veterans and their spouses in line for benefits searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

The Rotary Club of St Vincent held its 18th Annual George Phillips Excellence Award Ceremony at the Methodist Hall… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

After the successful completion of Phase One of Exercise Tradewinds in the Dominican Republic from May 30 to June 8… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The crew of the “Elijah” trusted the instinct of their captain this past Monday and coaxed over 470 pounds of fish… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

One league title, three knock out titles, two third places and four individual accolades, were in the grasp of the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

SVG hosts its first International Netball Series searchlight.vc/searchlight/sp…

Evergreen goal shooter Skiddy Francis–Crick, was again the most accurate in the circle, in the 2019 FLOW National N… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Defending champions of the Bequia Premier League, Knights Trading De Aussies, fell to Defenders last Monday at the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

I’ve been with this man almost two years and we have a kid together. The thing is, for the past year he’s been havi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

In a narrow sense if a person is charged with a crime and that person is proven guilty in a miscarriage of justice… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Seventh day of June, Twenty-Nineteen: The NDP’s Death Knell searchlight.vc/searchlight/ou…

The Indians left their country for different reasons but among them was the promise of good wages and living condit… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

What a week it has been for St Vincent and the Grenadines! Last Friday there was the UN vote which put our tiny cou… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Finance minister, Camillo Gonsalves announced via Facebook that “Tuesday is a holiday, except for students with exa… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The mother of a child who was slapped repeatedly at school by one of her schoolmates is not satisfied with the way… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Fisherman’s Day activities will this year take place in two locations, at the fisheries compound and playing field… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves, at the launch of his most recent book on Monday, said that this bid has been in… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

For one family, which has been living for several months, trying to avoid the stream and stench of liquid from thei… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Be Fit Movement has donated a large quantity of supplies to the SVG Diabetes and Hypertension Association, foll… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Calliaqua fish fest is not about competing with the Fisherman’s Day activities taking place in Kingstown althou… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Although reports suggest that only one gunman is responsible for the shooting death of Deron “Precious’ Davy, as of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

With violence against women happening too often in this country, a 57-year-old man who jealously beat his girlfrien… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Senior Magistrate has expressed his disappointment in a Corporal of police who was absent without reason from c… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Christal Oliver, Creative Director of Olive Art Designs, joined a delegation of 20 young Caribbean entrepreneurs at… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Joshua Browne and Nicolai Williams, students of the St Vincent Grammar School, copped the first prize in the inaugu… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Government is looking for a different location to set up their asphalt and concrete batching plants. searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

The Girls’ High School (GHS) topped this year’s edition of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Commerce essa… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The East Caribbean Group of Companies (ECGC) has invested $90,000 in sponsorship for this year’s carnival activitie… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Heidi McDowall of the School for Children with Special Needs Kingstown has proven once again that disability is not… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2019 — The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a US$30 million Development Polic… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Three knock-out titles have been decided in the 2019 FLOW National Netball Tournament, which was set to conclude ye… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

World XI, the reigning Diamonds football league champions, in securing their first hold on the Biabou title, numbed… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

It is more than laughable that Minister of Health, Wellness and the Environment Hon. Luke Browne, should speak out… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Tallying 26 medals, including10 gold, 12 silvers and 4 bronze, the Seishin Karate Club Inc. won the IKD National Ka… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

MSDA Julius Anthony Northern Stars had back-to-back wins on Sunday at the Cumberland Playing Field, in the National… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Editor: Minister of Health Luke Browne triggered a sensational shake-up in Geneva. His oratorical, mathematical and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Editor: There will always be a gap between best Health Care practices and those in existence. Bridging this gap is… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Too often I notice that when a crime is alleged to have been committed and an arrest and/or charge is made in conne… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Under the new rules, supposedly aimed at hurting the so-called “communist foothold in the region”, there will be no… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Ah want to congratulate Lyndon James, Chief Instructor of “Be Fit” fitness club for raising funds and providing ah… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

On Sunday, June 2, the SVG Indian Heritage Foundation celebrated the 158th anniversary of the arrival here of East… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Today, Friday, June 7, 2019, is D-Day as far as the ambitious bid by our country to become one of the 10 non-perman… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

American Airlines to add a second weekly service to Argyle International searchlight.vc/searchlight/pr…

Mr. Alexander John Clarke Horne, former Minister of Government and former Member of Parliament for West Kingstown,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Harry, an Arizona State wide receiver was picked as the 32nd and final selection of the first round by reigning wor… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“This event will take place on the last or first Friday or Saturday of each month and by the showing tonight, I exp… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Last week, art students at the St Martin’s Secondary School did their work on a table in the corridor. This week,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A taxi operator has been fined $2,500 for driving recklessly behind an ambulance while it was blasting its siren. searchlight.vc/searchlight/fr…

A 23-year-old was charged with attempted murder yesterday, in connection with an incident in which more than 20 sho… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A Youtuber, “BlackMadGuru MAD – Mystically Adept Divinity”, who sees the Bible in a different light, has written hi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The legitimate taking of humpback whales this season has sparked off the anti whalers and their lobbyists. As usual… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Reifer-Jones confirmed that despite the challenges facing the airline, it continues operating its daily flight sche… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Massy Stores (SVG) Ltd made sure that three of their valued customers had special Easter gifts while several others… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“Trouble mek monkey eat pepper.” Senior Prosecutor Adolphus Delplesche hit defendant Akeemo George with this local… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The quintessential Caribbean man, his life was spent in service of the region he called home. An economist by profe… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Direct trader input, faster clearance time, and increase in revenue collection are just some of the benefits of usi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The second Caribbean Safe School Ministerial Forum wraps up today in St Vincent and the Grenadines, after two days… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“The sanctions that the United States put in place against Venezuela are affecting the people of Venezuela in the w… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Vincentian soccer coach Patrick Horne has written a book which recognizes the black pioneers of the American soccer… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Sion Hill wrote a chapter of their own in the history pages of the National Lotteries Authority SVG Over 35s master… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Team Athletics SVG (TASVG) has extended congratulations to the St Vincent Grammar School (SVGS) and the Thomas Saun… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Less than 24 hours of the Sion Hill masters’ football team retaining the SVG Over -35s title last Thursday night at… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Bequia United registered a 60-51 win over Arnos Vale Heat Seekers One last Sunday night at the Arnos Vale Sports Co… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Former national midfielder Tyrone “Tiba” Prince, received the Golden Boots award last Thursday night at the Victori… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Vincentian cricketers Desron Maloney and Dillon Douglas, are set to make their first class debut, when the 2019/202… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Often times, I would be encouraged to get a massage; as a means of relaxation and de-stressing. I would agree that… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The term Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) is used in the field of communicable diseases to denote a diverse group o… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Another Labour day is with us, May 1st to be precise, and I ask myself what have we done to improve the causes of w… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Julie Reifer-Jones administration have made in-roads in revamping LIAT. Today LIAT services 15 destinations wit… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The recent passing of Henry Afflick Haynes on February 17, 2019, at the age of 98 was an occasion to review the ear… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Recently, I’ve taken a personal goal of reducing my time spent on social media, particularly Twitter and Instagram.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

In 2018, remittances amounting to 131.8 million East Caribbean dollars (XCD) were sent to St Vincent and the Grenad… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Give us a chance, respect us for who we are – Whaler - Searchlight searchlight.vc/searchlight/fr…

No law against a man dressing as a woman in SVG - Searchlight searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

Vincentian picked by New England Patriots in first round of NFL draft (+video) - Searchlight searchlight.vc/searchlight/br…

For the first time in history, a Vincentian has been drafted into the National Football League (NFL) in the United… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“He was bragging and saying he deal with the man woman,” said the resident who added that when Jerry found out that… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Miss Easterval crown has gone to St Lucia in the possession of Jozel Cooper, who won the title from a field of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Vincentians are mourning the death of former parliamentarian, John Horne, who died on Monday at the age of 76 years. searchlight.vc/searchlight/fr…

But Decoteau opined to SEARCHLIGHT on Monday that it is the foreigners who have homes in the Grenadines who are lea… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

An international recording artiste used his body as a shield to prevent a whale from being killed off Mustique rece… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Parents and guardians of children eligible to enter kindergarten classes and the Early Childhood Centres in Governm… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Three men who forced a security guard to give them the PIN to his bank account in order to withdraw his money on Ch… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

As a result, straight men who are socially trying to pick up women have been advised to be careful. searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

A bar owner in Sandy Bay is of the view that local police are trying shut down his business because of his perceive… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Modern Medical & Diagnostic Centre on Monday, April 8, received a donation of a water cooler and flat screen TV… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Lions Club South of St Vincent in collaboration with the Department of Forestry planted 100 trees in the Montre… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The 2019 Digicel SVG Gospel Festival will officially climax this weekend with programs on Friday and Sunday. searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

The bathrooms in the Grimble building at the Girls’ High School have received a much-needed facelift, thanks to the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Recipients of bursary awards from the East Caribbean Group of Companies (ECGC) Foundation Inc. say that the organis… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Louise Mitchell, Executive Director of the St Vincent and the Grenadines Environment Fund (SVGEF) says whalers on B… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Whalers in Bequia may not go after another whale this year, although they are legally allowed to do so. searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

The Embassy of the Republic of Korea is delighted to host the first ever Korean cultural event SOUL BEAT KOREA in c… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

This year marks the 24th anniversary of Taiwan’s implementation of universal health coverage. searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

Former St Vincent and the Grenadines, Windward Islands, Combined Islands and West Indies fast bowler Winston Davis,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Marriaqua community is off the blocs with an important health team that is intended to bolster efforts national… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The St Vincent and the Grenadines team to the 48th Junior Carifta Games, returned home Tuesday evening, after claim… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Thomas Saunders Secondary School (TSSS) and the St Vincent Grammar School (SVGS), will once again be St Vincent… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

How long must national sporting associations here wait for a facility to call their home? searchlight.vc/searchlight/sp…

The Rising Star Swim Team, in conjunction with the St Vincent and the Grenadines Swimming Federation and the Bequia… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Promising tennis players from St Vincent and the Grenadines and Grenada, last weekend were engaged in a series of f… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The multidimensional aspects of the man were also revealed and recognized outside of St. Vincent and The Grenadines… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

I am 25 years of age and am a decent looking young man, and although I am living with my family I feel trapped. I c… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Come on people! Stop the murder! Are you an executioner? A murderer? A killer? Is anger bearing you down that you c… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

I really could not think of another way of describing the late John Horne. He was one hell of an individual, genui… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Ah was talking ‘bout Birthdays and one ah our Classmates reminded me dat John Horne’s Big Birthday coming up and ah… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A problematic situation exists in the laws which govern the sentences handed down to criminals convicted of the mos… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on Thursday, April 18 directed the Judicial Manager of the Clico International… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

After a full trial, the four men were convicted on four counts last week. These were that they did, on February 20,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment through its routine and ongoing monitoring and surveillance ac… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

On Tuesday, Union Island was powered for approximately six hours solely by solar photovoltaic (PV) and batteries de… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“She (the complainant) was there and she was arguing, and she pointed up her hand and she hit me in my face, and I… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Buccament Polyclinic is the fourth health facility to be opened in three weeks, as the Ministry of Health conti… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Not one or two, but three queens will be crowned on Saturday night when women from all over the globe vie for the t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“Often when you have an emergency, people assume that you just go to a shelter with nothing and someone…NEMO and ev… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A prisoner who beat a fellow inmate, causing him to become paralysed from the chest down, has been sentenced to eig… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

This county’s geothermal project moved into another phase this week, with some of the machinery that will be used f… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“My aim for the contest was honestly to do my best and make each speech better than my previous one. That is what m… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Saint James School of Medicine has become the first local medical school to own an Anotamage table, the world’s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves has called for a detailed report on the fire that ravaged the MV Gem Star. searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

“Sometimes when he is off his medication, he would talk loud but I never see him get violent,” Venola told SEARCHLI… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Two men, who committed the same crime of stabbing a man with switch blades will both be incarcerated, but the sente… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“Success means sales and there are a number of articles across the Internet telling you about the success of Turn M… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The contribution, which was received by executive director of the WPP Lauren McIntosh, is a show of support for the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

On Saturday April 13, 2019, the New Democratic Party (NDP) was received into membership by the International Democr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Fifty-eight Eastern Caribbean region Peace Corps Volunteers and their counterpart teachers participated in the fift… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

For two nights, Vincentians will have an opportunity to witness a piece of Garifuna tradition on the theatrical sta… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A United Kingdom (UK) based couple, Delores and Colin Greene, have adopted the Lowmans Windward Anglican School. searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

Vincentian scholar Utamu Rose continues to make his family and country proud. searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

The Pan Against Crime Committe continues its collaboration with the SVG Gospel Fest Committe, South Leeward Zone, a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

St Vincent’s own, attorney Dr Jason Haynes, and co-author, attorney J Tyrone Marcus, have launched the first book o… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Outstanding first year Dominican Law student Kevin Julien was awarded the East Caribbean Group of Companies (ECGC)… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Catalans retained the COMSPORTS/ Coreas Distribution/ Xtreme FM, Top Belair Progressive Organisation Nine-A-Side fo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Vincentian off-spinner Kenneth Dember and Grenadian middle order batsman Johann Jeremiah, topped the bowling and ba… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Host St Vincent and the Grenadines had to settle for second place, as Grenada emerged champions of the 2019 Windwar… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

It was Bequia United’s first piece of silverware in only their first outing at the national Under-13 level, while N… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Five new meet records of the annual Rodney Height Aquatic Centre (RHAC) championships, are in the hands of swimmers… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Is it wrong to have a crush on two people at once? All that I can say is that I am caught up with my boyfriend’s B… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

This signalled the beginning of Holy Week, the week of the Passion. During this week, many in our community re-enac… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

For the very first time during the day, electricity on Union Island was produced using solely solar photovoltaic (P… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Carla James, executive director of the Financial Services Authority (FSA) is currently in the United States partici… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A man, believed to be mentally ill, was shot dead by police on Sunday morning on the Grenadine island of Canouan. searchlight.vc/searchlight/br…

“I told them what I was going to do, and they said they had to secure the area. I could not go into the boat, so I… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

LONG BEFORE he created excitement at his official on April 4 as the Unity Labour Party’s (ULP) pick the Central Lee… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

KYLE DASILVA, formerly of the Mountain View Adventist Academy (MVAA), stood at the pinnacle of the National Awards… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

ANYONE THINKING of taking their cellular phone number from one network to another will have to wait a few more week… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

ST VINCENT AND the Grenadines (SVG) should rethink the killing of orcas and dolphins in preparation for hotel devel… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

OVER THE past two years, the fisheries sector has managed to create 100 new jobs in St Vincent and the Grenadines (… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

THE ST VINCENT and the Grenadines Cadet Force will host a public lecture to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A NEW ROTI shop is already spicing up the restaurant scene in Kingstown, as it heads into its third week of serving… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Jaric St Vincent Limited conducted certification training in Industrial Firefighting for staff who are stationed at… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

THE CONTRACT signed between Rainforest Seafoods and the Government will see the company investing EC$10 million in… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

RAINFOREST SEAFOODS is very excited about the investment the company is making in St Vincent and the Grenadines (SV… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A MAN claiming to be in process of securing a traditional cultivator’s licence was given bail in relation to 5,054… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The company revealed new data plans for their prepaid customers which offer one gigabyte of data on a one-day plan… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

TWO OTTLEY HALL residents, including one recently charged with unlawfully discharging a gun at policemen, have been… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

TWIN GIRLS Jesseica and Jesse James, who do most things together, also jointly copped awards last Friday for their… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Forestry Services, in the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Transformation, Forestry and Fisheries is appealing to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“OF MODERN SODOM: Gay Christians are Special to God” is the title of the third book in ‘The Modern Christian Series… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

OVER $330,000 FROM the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has been allocated towards creating maritime security strat… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Venezuelan Institute for Culture and Cooperation “Hugo Chávez Frías” through the Embassy of the Bolivarian Repu… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

DR LINTON A. Lewis was on Monday, April 8 re-elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Caribbean Court of Ju… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

THE GENERAL Employees Cooperative Credit Union (GECCU) signed its seventh collective agreement with the Commercial… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

THE 2019 DIGICEL SVG Gospel Fest will continue this weekend with a number of events around the country. searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

THE REVENUE which this country gains from registering Taiwanese fishing vessels is not worth the headache. searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

THE FINAL OF the Massey Insurance Secondary Schools’ Cricket Competition, came to a premature end last Wednesday at… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

THE REPRESENTATIVE Team one from the St Vincent Grammar School, dominated the inaugural OECS inter- schools’ Table… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

THE SION HILL netball team was last Monday, at the Kingstown Netball Centre, presented with bags and water bottles,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“I am pleased with the performance of the athletes and I am grateful to all the individuals and businesses who supp… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

THE 2019 “Rack it up” Guinness pool competition has come to an end and the bragging rights and EC$6000 prize money… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

THE TITLE OF Under-13 champions of the St Vincent and the Grenadines Football Federation national club championship… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

SOME NEW NAMES emerged as the St Vincent and the Grenadines Tennis Association (SVGTA) staged its Easter junior ten… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…