Sat, 24 Aug 2019 01:08:46 GMT

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

We can’t pretend a rape culture does not exist - psychologist searchlight.vc/searchlight/fr…

“To be honest right about now, nothing clear, I don’t know, it’s still a puzzle, still a mystery. All I know he was… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“I don’t think the direction the country is going benefits anybody, well maybe a few persons; but I don’t think it… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A 26-YEAR-OLD of Brighton has been charged with the murder of a 41-year-old Diamond resident, who was shot to death… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

In St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), there is a rise in the sexual abuse of boys, and children with disabilities… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

When businessman and pilot Jonathan Palmer wanted to invest in a hangar at the Argyle International Airport (AIA),… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The competition was won by Sauhil “Freddy” James, whose video copped the top spot for its highly relatable portraya… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Two Vincentians have been successful in attaining Chevening Scholarships to pursue a one year Master’s degree in th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

For the FIRST time ever, a Vincentian woman will be ordained priest in the Anglican Church in the Diocese of the Wi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“It made me feel like it was a dream. I didn’t know the day would have come for me to go up there. I always wanted… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

THE GOVERNMENT of St Vincent and the Grenadines will establish a scholarship fund in honour of the late Sir Vincent… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

This country got the best of my father - Glen Beache searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

Full functionality is expected to resume at We FM 99.9 by this weekend, after the radio station was knocked off the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The St Vincent Building & Loan Association on August 20 handed over cheques to four new scholarship holders for the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“You don’t mess around with the image of the Government of St Vincent and the Grenadines headed by Ralph Gonsalves.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Palmer is a pioneer in local aviation, having built the first ever hangar in St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) at… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Three young men on aggravated burglary and armed robbery charges have been remanded as the police try to crack down… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Months of training, financial investment and many other personal sacrifices have come to nothing for the members of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

When the St Vincent and the Grenadines leg of the International Tennis Federation’s circuit was completed here last… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

BLACK SANDS Swim Squad (BSSS) did not only retain the FLOW Invitational swimming championships which ended last Sun… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

PETER DURRANT backed his mouth by champing the veteran’s category of the Antigua and Barbuda Cycling Federation’s S… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“It was a good tournament for me and I feel good that I won,” Afe said. Expressing similar sentiments was Afi, whos… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

RAIN HAD the most say in last weekend’s action of the 2019 Caesar’s Real Estate, Hairoun Beer, FLOW, Nar Fren Dem G… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Eighty-four swimmers from five swimming clubs took part in the meet and for the 6th consecutive year, Black Sands S… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

When we think of increasing flexibility, we tend to think of ‘stretching’ muscles. But muscles don’t respond well t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

EGGSHELL SKULL or thin skull rule is a well-established legal doctrine in criminal law, as well as tort. searchlight.vc/searchlight/un…

Your institution is responsible for the embarrassment this has brought on the Government of St. Vincent and the Gre… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

IT IS DIFFICULT to think of anything else that could have contributed to the growth of racial consciousness at that… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

IN TODAY’S EDITION, we include on our back page a report about a political aspirant of Vincentian parentage who has… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A 20-member St Vincent and the Grenadines female Under-17 team left here yesterday for Curacao, where they will tak… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The 2019 Kiddy cricket camp got going last Monday at the Arnos Vale Playing Field. searchlight.vc/searchlight/sp…

North Central Windward beat Central Kingstown by 102 runs on the Duckworth Lewis Method last Friday at the Arnos Va… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

For many persons, bad habits interrupt their lives and prevent them from accomplishing their goals. They jeopardize… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Organisers of the 2019 FLOW/ Carib Beer/ National Lotteries Authority Marriaqua 20/20 softball cricket competition,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The St Vincent and the Grenadines Rugby Union has a new executive in place. searchlight.vc/searchlight/sp…

Gomea Genesis One was crowned the champions of the 2019 Crispin Taxi Service/ Gairy’s Construction Glad Tidings 10/… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Police Two kept their arms firmly around the title of the national club championships of the national cricket progr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The four Vincentians who participated in the XVIII Pan American Games which ended last Sunday in Lima, Peru, expres… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Keyon Boyea of Bank of SVG All Starz scored 103 last Saturday at the Greiggs Central Playing Field, as the Caesar’s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

In most (if not all) cases of people preaching about the dangers of letting the knee go past the toe line, they can… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Rosie, I found out last week that my brother has been cheating on his woman (who I am cool with), so much so the ot… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Evidence is an important element of a court case especially in the trial. It is the way by which information is put… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

For the past week, members of the Dolphin Taekwondo club engaged in training sessions with Master Edmund Johnson, a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

In order to cope with the long list of criminal matters still awaiting trial, the High Court is determining whether… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“We feel that we should not only be concerned about people dying but rather how do we help to ensure that people li… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Kennedy’s plight was highlighted in SEARCHLIGHT’s Friday June 14, 2019 issue where it was revealed that 25 years ag… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Amnesty International has issued an advisory warning travelers and visitors to the United States to exercise extrem… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The judge who earlier this year commented that the conditions at the prisons are appalling, has updated that they r… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“You have embarrassed yourself and your children” the Senior Magistrate told a longtime employee of Coreas Hazells… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Last Friday, the court struggled to decide how to sentence an unlicensed 18-year-old driver who knocked a 45-year-o… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A 19-year-old of Pole Yard has been charged with the armed robbery and attempted robbery of two medical students fr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A man accused of wounding and assault, who was sent to the Mental Health Centre in 2017, returned to court last Fri… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“You bring you food, you bring everything, its free, but you wouldn’t bring a plastic bag to put the chicken bone,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Garifuna Homecoming Contingent has received praise from Minister of Tourism, Sports and Culture Cecil McKie for… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Behind every great performance is a hard working team - Frederick searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

The National Council of Women has extended congratulations to the new Governor General on her appointment. searchlight.vc/searchlight/pr…

Nine time Olympic gold medallist American Carl Lewis, is calling on modern day athletes to practice some humility. searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

The four scholarship recipients and the 85 book voucher beneficiaries of the St Vincent and the Grenadines Teachers… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Medicinal Cannabis Authority is showing good corporate citizenship and as a result, the Mental Health Centre at… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

St Vincent and the Grenadines male Under-15 football team returned from the CONCACAF Championships, which was playe… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A mere four years after being introduced as a full -fledged sporting discipline here in St Vincent and the Grenadin… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Reigning champions Knights Trading De Aussies suffered another loss last Saturday at the Clive Tannis Playing Field… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

St Vincent and the Grenadines under-14 female footballers played unbeaten in group 4 of the Caribbean Football Unio… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The ongoing six-week athletics and personal development camp of the IT- DAT Academy, is sticking to its goals. searchlight.vc/searchlight/sp…

“In playing I was able to cultivate good friendships and whenever crimes occurred in these areas, I was able to get… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Stockholm syndrome refers to symptoms that may occur in a person who is in a hostage situation or otherwise held pr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Although I don’t have natural hair myself, I do have a daughter with natural hair, So I have been able to realize s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

An incident in Canada last weekend between a popular local artiste and a promoter there should drive home the point… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“The way how he been a speed come down, he can’t control he speed,” Adah said she heard of the driver. searchlight.vc/searchlight/fr…

This country’s Embassy in the Republic of China (Taiwan) is now open, with Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves unveil… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Vincentian-born Garret Cyrus is making some waves in Canada, as his physique is taking him places. searchlight.vc/searchlight/fr…

For their contribution to education, seven retired educators who once taught at the St Vincent Grammar School (SVGS… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A defence lawyer has commented on the conditions plaguing the High Court, including its bathroom, declaring that if… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Justice Brian Cottle has commented that he hopes there will be no more approaching of jurors, following the serious… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

With 32 youngsters between the ages of 16 and 21 being among the prison population, officials say they are trying t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A Vincentian woman who admitted to stealing a comb and a tattoo set has ended up before the law courts and is also… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Elizabeth Thompson to deliver keynote address at CTO searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

Bursaries aimed at alleviating some of the financial burdens of six parents who shop at Massy Stores and four paren… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A 38-year-old man will spend nine years and nine months more in jail, for gunning down his archenemy with an illega… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The East Caribbean Group of Companies (ECGC) in its efforts to raise the bar in food safety and regulatory complian… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Governor Generalship a great journey – Sir Frederick Ballantyne searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

Vice President of the New Democratic Party (NDP) St Clair Leacock says the government cannot be let off the hook fo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

FLOW’s scholarship initiative has now seen the telecommunications provider pump over EC$1 million into helping the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Three months after the destruction of the MV Gem Star, the Beacon Insurance Company Ltd has, via their agency in St… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

As we approach the peak of the hurricane season, we encourage all to continue your preparedness in the event of a s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Can YOU afford the cost of repairing or replacing your damaged building or contents from your own pocket? Most of u… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Tropical storms and hurricanes are annual occurrences within the Caribbean region which can result in extensive dam… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Medicinal Cannabis Authority will not only issue licenses and monitor the cultivation and processing of marijua… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

CCRIF grants 19 university graduates an internships at host organizations searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

The government is moving to make sure that sports people who represent St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) oversea… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A Public Service Customer Satisfaction Survey is being conducted by the Public Sector Reform Unit (PSRU) and an app… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Seventh Day Adventist Church will this weekend continue celebrations to mark the 65th anniversary since the Kin… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

According to a police report, Ronaldo Cato, a 19-year-old chef of Ratho Mill allegedly assaulted the 35-year-old Si… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Three men who allegedly robbed a resident of Diamond of a cellular phone are being sought by the police. searchlight.vc/searchlight/fr…

Police have arrested and charged a 24-year-old warehouse keeper of Lowmans Windward with the offence of Aggravated… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Courts St Vincent Ltd handed over a cheque for $10,000 to Marlene Lewis Haynes – winner of their supplier funded pr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Five students have been granted scholarships under the St Vincent Electricity Services (VINLEC) Education Awards pr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Rhonda’s Academy for Youth Services (R.A.Y.S.) is the first Vincentian recipient of a grant from ‘Autism Who Knew?’… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The windshield of the car and window of the house of the Member of Parliament (MP) for North Leeward have come unde… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

They say that funerals are for the living and I believe that life and living should be about learning. searchlight.vc/searchlight/tr…

The three Vincentians who competed last Wednesday at the XVIII Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, did not make it to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Windwards had to settle for second, as Barbados was crowned the 2019 Cricket West Indies Under-19 champions, af… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

For yet another year, the St Vincent and the Grenadines team to the Winlott Inc. / CBN Windward Islands Schools’ Ga… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

After a promising second place last year in St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines occupied the last place in the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Windward Islands’ captain Kimani Melius copped the award for most runs in 2019 Cricket West Indies (CWI) Under-19 c… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

There is no religious aspect to yoga whatsoever. Unfortunately, yoga has taken on many distorted forms, especially… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

I want to encourage those of my generation in Caricom to take notice of the fastest growing economy in the world. searchlight.vc/searchlight/ou…

“Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell them, ‘certainly I can.’ Then get busy and find out how to do it.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Blatant Inconsistencies and Mistrust in Judging of Mas searchlight.vc/searchlight/ou…

Unfortunately, while the physical chains came off at Emancipation, the chains and legacy of colonialism in all its… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

This assertion is false because only the most benighted or racist person would believe it given all the contrary ev… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

EDITOR: Rum made me do it! This is indeed an interesting topic. We have songs promoting rum. So it is now the idea… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The passing of Sir Vincent Beache has brought us closer to the end of the physical presence among us of the victors… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) will officially open its Embassy in the Republic of China (Taiwan), this Thursd… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Sir Vincent Ian Beache has been described as a true patriot and a man who brought a level-headed approach to many i… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“I wasn’t there when the fire started because I was at Peter’s Hope by my children them father house and I got a ph… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Ministry of Tourism, Sports and Culture has joined the fight against crime in St Vincent and the Grenadines (SV… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A veteran fashion designer and garment manufacturer was laid to rest yesterday, one week after losing her battle wi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Sky’s the Limit for Kingstown Day Nursery & Pre-school Graduates searchlight.vc/searchlight/pr…

Senator Kay Bacchus-Baptiste has submitted that perhaps the time has come for the awesome power of the Director of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Her Excellency the Governor General, Susan Dougan OBE, has assumed office with a promise of valuing constructive op… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Born in the 20th century, Sir Vincent Ian Beache is one of the towering figures in our history and one of the most… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Justice Brian Cottle made this clear during the sentencing of Uroy “Muffin” Edwards, who chased after his girlfrien… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

For discharging a gun in the middle of a party, and hitting an innocent bystander with two of the bullets, a Rose H… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

For breaking into a jewellery store and taking $50,000 worth of jewellery, of which the police have only recovered… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A local young leader is looking to engage youths of St Vincent and the Grenadines to tackle prevalent issues in the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Jamaican accused of trying to export 30 pounds of Marijuana by airplane, has succeeded in securing bail at the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Imagine there being more plastic than fish in the ocean. Researchers have predicted that unless we change our behav… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“We have adopted three schools, established two signature programmes and sent one exchange student to attend school… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Three of the partners of the Breakaway Masters Organisation, were recognised. searchlight.vc/searchlight/sp…

The St Vincent and the Grenadines Squash Association (SVGSA) will from August 12 to 16, host a Summer Adventure Jun… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Following last Sunday’s rained out fixtures in the Cricket West Indies Under-19 cricket tournament, Barbados and th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Maintaining an optimal level of wellness is absolutely crucial to live a higher quality life. searchlight.vc/searchlight/he…

Opposition leader, Dr Godwin Friday is calling on the Tenders Board to disclose the full tender evaluation reports… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Parliamentarians here are seemingly prepared to let the court decide on whether buggery and gross indecency laws in… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A 19-year-old who recently graduated from a technical institute, drowned at Villa beach last Friday after hitting h… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Although possession of cannabis is still illegal, having two ounces or less is now just a ticketable offence and in… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Many are lucky to be alive after a truck, said to have lost its brakes, plowed through the gate of American Univers… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Almost one year ago, the NDP declared that if they were to form government, they would sever ties with the Republic… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A plan to export, by air, 30 pounds of cannabis to Barbados was nipped in the bud last Sunday, but the Jamaican acc… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A 23-year-old has been charged for last Saturday’s stabbing murder of a 36-year-old labourer from Mahoe, Campden Pa… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

DNA tests helped convict a man for the prolonged rape and degradation of a pregnant woman, and he has now been sent… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Richmond Vale Academy (RVA) won the Energy Globe Award based on the project, which also teaches local communiti… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The recently relocated Youlou Art Centre now at Indian Bay, is showcasing the art work of 14 women artists. searchlight.vc/searchlight/pr…

The newly launched National Prosecution Service (NPS) is making moves to counter fear and empower witnesses to crim… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“Our mission is to transform and empower the lives of men with 24-hour gospel music and sound doctrine, also religi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Tropical Shipping made a donation to Island Wide Fitness to support its Obstacle Colour Run Event on August 1 2019.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

St Vincent and the Grenadines finished 16th overall of the 21 countries which took part in the North America, Centr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Just over a month ago during Vincy Mas 2019, there was much talk going around St Vincent and the Grenadines that it… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The work of Marvin Fraser as president of the St Vincent and the Grenadines Football Federation (SVGFF), has been p… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

CGM Gallagher Novice and Hard Hitters will contest the final of the FLO/ Carib Beer Marriaqua 20/20 tournament from… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Marriaqua humbled the star studded North Windward on Sunday 21, July at the Chili Playing Field, to take away the t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Another first for Dolphin Gymnastics and Health Academy searchlight.vc/searchlight/sp…

St Vincent and the Grenadines was among 41 countries represented at last Friday’s opening ceremony of the XVIII Pan… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Despite having the first two round of matches affected by rain, the future of West Indies cricket, the Under-19s, a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Blue Chip Basketball Academy will next Tuesday and Wednesday (August 6 and 7), hold a basketball skills camp fo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

I just found out that I am pregnant again! My second baby is only five months old and my oldest is two. searchlight.vc/searchlight/he…

An interview is not simply a formality before you receive the job offer. Joyce said to “think of a job interview as… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

What you eat also depends on how it makes you feel. Eat something and see how agile and active you feel afterwards. searchlight.vc/searchlight/re…

I would like to extend best wishes to H E Sir Frederick Ballantyne and thank him for his sterling service to St Vin… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The Marriaqua District Health Team on Tuesday, July 23 donated a quantity of medical supplies to needy cases in the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

First formers on Canouan are set to begin their Secondary School education on the island come September 2019. searchlight.vc/searchlight/pr…

Jomo Thomas, the Speaker of the House has no reason to be absent from performing his duties at the House of Assembl… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A lawyer argued against jail for his client last week, noting that it was after drinking rum that his client decide… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A murder charge has been laid against the spear gun wielder who allegedly ended the life of 35-year-old Philson Kin… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

One hundred Primary School children will be assisted with back-to-school supplies from the proceeds of Islandwide F… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A reunion cocktail for all past students of the St Vincent Grammar School(SVGS) is set to take place on Saturday, A… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

On July 4, at Frenches’ House, Kingstown, Headstart Pre-School demonstrated why it has become a staple in early chi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Over the next 15 months, St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) will engage in a series of activities to commemorate i… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Thirty teen mothers registered under the ‘Re-Entry of Teen Mothers Programme’ recently participated in an Orientati… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A group of Peace Corps Volunteers have completed their one to two year service with Peace Corps here in St Vincent… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The sparks of the brightest talent under the aegis of the SVG Table Tennis Association lit up the Recreation Hall o… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Robert “Bob” Ballantyne withstood a barrage of heckles in reference to his age, at the finals of the men’s singles… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Mikeisha Welcome gave herself a bronze introduction to her representation of St Vincent and the Grenadines, when sh… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…