Sat, 19 Oct 2019 03:18:53 GMT

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

“We will continue to forge strong links,” said Ambassador Ho who added that Taiwan is grateful for SVG’s support at… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Over 70 young women were left feeling empowered last Saturday when a local personal development agency executed the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

An Edinboro man is seeking $10,000 from Massy Stores after he claims that he ate piece of a cockroach that was in a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

St Vincent and the Grenadines’ senior men’s football team plans to turn it up, when they meet Suriname from 3 p.m.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Canada is looking to learn from this country’s experiences in relation to our successful bid for a spot on the Unit… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Tropical Shipping has donated $2500 in sponsorship to this year’s Walk For The Cure event to be held on Saturday, O… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Students pursuing technical drawing at the Caribbean Examinations Council/ Caribbean Secondary Education Certificat… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Executive management of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) emerged from a recent two-day retreat with a de… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

PM Gonsalves tells Vincentian students in Cuba to ‘hold on’ searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

The St Vincent and the Grenadines Teachers’ Cooperative Credit Union has shown its dedication to its members in the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Vincentian Poet, author and teacher Gaylene S David launched two intriguing books: ‘Moments Framed in Petroglyphs’… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Byera man charged with slicing through another man’s abdomen so that his innards were revealed, has been grante… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“Is nah me alone feel it, is everybody feel it. He was a homemade man,” said another villager who added that they h… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The diplomatic staff at this country’s mission to the United Nations (UN) is expected to receive an additional boos… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Although the victim in a domestic violence case did not want her knife wielding former boyfriend to go to jail, the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A home owner on Bequia drew his licensed firearm before calling the police for a young man who admitted to trespass… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A Queensbury youth on a charge of theft claimed that drunkeness made him take the long rope attached to a goat and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A coast guard officer fainted, falling sideways from of an elevated witness box while under cross examination at th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Spouses of heads of government have duties they are expected to perform, which is why they sometimes travel with th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

According to an analysis of the CSEC results by the Ministry of Education, a 33.10 per cent pass rate was recorded… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Sydna and Japheth Hazell Foundation, which is in its second year of operation, has offered assistance to three… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Information collected from 11 communities in St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) will help their residents to be be… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Close to 70 traditional cannabis cultivators in the North Leeward area were provided with a comprehensive update on… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Kayode Ambris of the Mountain View Adventist Academy is the latest winner of the Secondary School Bible Quiz. searchlight.vc/searchlight/pr…

A Vincentian has been appointed the first Director of Energy in Montserrat. searchlight.vc/searchlight/pr…

High Praises Gospel Concert coming to Victoria Park in November searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

A 23-year-old from Barrouallie recently captured the award for Best Endeavour among his group of recruits in the Br… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

All five matches contested last weekend at the Greiggs Central Playing Field in the 2019 Caesar’s Real Estate/Hairo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Lower Bay Inc. Primary School of Bequia boys and girls, won their respective groups in the Inter-Primary Schools Ta… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Lot 73 Rock Masters upstaged defending champions Salanga Tama Hawks by four wickets, to be crowned the new champion… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Central Leeward Secondary won the Tyrone Tweety Spence Shield and Georgetown Secondary- Sylvester Scobie Taylor… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The St Vincent and the Grenadines Cricket Association Inc. engaged 20 local cricket coaches in a Cricket West Indie… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Six matches were contested last weekend in the SVG Masters 20/20 competition. searchlight.vc/searchlight/sp…

If there is a most important part of the body it would be the spine, an extension of the central nervous system (CN… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

As you have correctly stated, we have been churning out qualified and certified young people but they lack the nece… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

At a press conference earlier this week, Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves addressed a matter that has become a sub… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Chants of “Hallelujah” and “praise the Lord” could be heard in the heart of Kingstown yesterday as members of the p… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Tears poured from the eyes of one woman sitting in the back of the courtroom last Friday as 20-year-old Keron Samue… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

This year’s netball tournament will have matches played on Saturdays, while those schools with hard courts on their… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Paul Marcus Defreitas, a former Minister of Trade as well as Parliamentary representative for West St George, has b… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A 49-year-old who worked as the driver of an ice cream van for six years was convicted yesterday for stealing a two… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

International co-operation is essential to addressing the challenges of modern globalisation and sustainable develo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

US Consular officer coming to provide US citizen services searchlight.vc/searchlight/pr…

For the second consecutive year, an event dubbed “Fashion, Art, Music for Endometriosis” will be held. searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

Virtue Arts Ventures (VAV) Christian Outreach seeks to impact the community through positive contributions via the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Vincentian Marketing Communication student at The University of The West Indies, Mona campus in Jamaica, Demion McT… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The month of October is of special significance to Vincentians as the nation celebrates 40 years of self governance… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

In order for the police to turn over “every stone, every Ju-C cork, every nail” in the widespread investigations fo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves said on Monday that he visited Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) earlier that day to see… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Vincentians Zefal Bailey and Lucky Antrobus were part of last weekend’s Tobago International Cycling Classic five s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The 2019 French Verandah SVG Community College inter-faculty football competition ended last Friday at the Sion Hil… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Owia Young Strikers and Hard Hitters won their matches in last weekend’s fixtures of the National Lotteries Authori… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

It can be hard to tell someone that you have experienced sexual assault or abuse; many find it embarrassing to make… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

This coming together between India and CARICOM and India and St Vincent and the Grenadines represents smart and pra… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

It is the topic of an increasing number of articles on the Internet and the concern of large numbers of employers –… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“I did return voluntarily,” Veron Primus, 32 years, told Chief Magistrate Rechanne Browne at the Serious Offences C… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“…he was probably strangled with a curtain rod and buried in a shallow grave at the back of the house,” she told SE… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The charges of kidnapping, rape and buggery which had been laid against Veron Primus have been withdrawn. searchlight.vc/searchlight/fr…

Former Leader of the Opposition Arnhim Eustace has been ordered to pay $139,000 in general damages and costs for sl… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“I feel that it’s very important to me today, on a day like this in particular, to say to the people of East Kingst… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Superintendent of Prisons Brenton Charles said on Thursday that he would like to reassure Vincentians that the esca… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The 2020 edition of the Best of SVG will give local businesses enhanced opportunities to market themselves to Vince… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Prevention and Control of Diabetes Capacity Building Project, born through the partnership between Taiwan and S… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“… I’m still a lawyer, and until I close the doors of my ‘comfortable’ profession, I reserve the right to fight for… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

There are rats in the police exhibit room, a fact which came to light this Monday after an officer under cross exam… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“Six persons are now better equipped to face natural disasters, having been chosen as winners in a competition to w… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Opposition has made three major promises, including the creation of a specialized National Development Bank whi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The length and breadth of St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) stands to receive a facelift worth its weight in blue… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“My interest in politics stems from a desire in me to see St Vincent and the Grenadines develop into a much better… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Over the last 18 years, the World Paediatric Project (WPP) has seen over 3200 Vincentian children at a cost in exce… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The court ordered a Dubois man to pay compensation of $60 for a Breda fowl after he cooked it without his family me… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Dogged by personality clashes over the years, new president of the St Vincent and the Grenadines Cricket Umpires As… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Hosting matches on weekends, is one of the major changes coming to the 2019 inter- secondary schools’ football comp… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Tropical Shipping supports local swim competition searchlight.vc/searchlight/sp…

Ball Burners emerged winners of the 2019 DMG Furniture Enterprise North Leeward Sports and Cultural Organisation’s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The formal announcement earlier this week, that the Division of Physical Education and Sports will take the lead in… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Charity begins at home held firm for SESCO and Central All Stars, last Saturday night at the Sharpes Playing Field. searchlight.vc/searchlight/sp…

Vincentian cycling administrator receives UCI acknowledgement searchlight.vc/searchlight/sp…

For the next two months, the Richland Park Playing Field, otherwise known as “the Oval”, will host the Valley Sport… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

2018 SVG Masters cricket champions Mustique Company Masters, began their title defence with a five-wicket win over… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Let us not squander opportunities to bring our nation together searchlight.vc/searchlight/ed…

Hundreds of supporters of the New Democratic Party (NDP) converged on the Arnos Vale Playing Field on Sunday for th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Highlighting the importance of small island states like SVG who are most affected thus far, Gonsalves cited extreme… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“Everybody have them ways but plenty people including me don’t think that he should have died like that,” said the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A 56-year-old of Gunn Hill has been charged for the Friday night murder of 40-year-old Kenroy “Piggy” Roberts. searchlight.vc/searchlight/fr…

She however offered that Zannie and his friend were involved in an argument with someone and when they were on thei… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Dental Department at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital is hoping that Vincentians will pay more attention to th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Taiwan serves as key geopolitical hub in East and Southeast Asia. searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

There are 190 children in State protective care because of abuse and neglect. searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

The Befit Movement and the World Paediatric Project (WPP) have joined hands to host a fundraising event. searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

Sagicor to acquire the Traditional Insurance Portfolios of both CLICO Trinidad and BAICO Trinidad searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

After an 18-year break from politics, former parliamentarian Monty Roberts has announced that he’s ready to run aga… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) does not endorse the naming and shaming of countries by international tax stand… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

This “UniFest” will see colleges and universities from Canada and the United States of America, presenting their ac… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The story of overcoming the odds has been a best-seller throughout entertainment history especially through movies.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A 54-year-old has been sentenced to a suspended prison sentence for his actions in falling asleep at the wheel, and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A teenager may never have known who snatched his phone two Saturdays ago had a concerned citizen not stepped in and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Team Athletics SVG is expecting close to 70 teams for the annual Round D Town road relay, which has been reset for… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Goaland Greaves has been returned as president of the St Vincent and the Grenadines Cricket Umpires Association (SV… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Several of the local football units under the aegis of the St Vincent and the Grenadines Football Federation (SVGFF… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Robertson Survey Rose Hall Legends got past Carlos James Troumaca Starlight by the narrowest of margins last Saturd… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Four matches started late, with the other decided by default, in last weekend’s National Lotteries Authority Top Be… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Sexual assault can happen to anyone, no matter your age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. searchlight.vc/searchlight/dr…

This is a wonderful twist on a classic. They are very delicious, quick and very easy. searchlight.vc/searchlight/ki…

In today’s edition of SEARCHLIGHT, we are pleased to introduce our newest weekly columnist, Joel Richards, a young… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The term “case management” has been used in business and health care long before its usage in law. Case management… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Who will speak, fight for justice for the workers? searchlight.vc/searchlight/ou…

Students urged to battle ‘through rough ways, to the stars’ searchlight.vc/searchlight/fr…

Teachers should take greater interest in teaching history searchlight.vc/searchlight/fr…

A retired man has been charged with having unlawful sexual intercourse with a girl over the age of 13 but not yet 1… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A 22-year-old has been charged with beating his 79-year-old grandmother about her body with a metal pipe. searchlight.vc/searchlight/fr…

Fisherfolk who will be affected by the US$145 million Port Modernization Project at Rose Place, Kingstown are askin… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Two hundred and fifty Girl Guides, Guiders, parents and well-wishes witnessed the 2nd Annual Reading Competition of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Investment in Mayreau’s room stock by the resort entity known as Tradewinds is creating employment on the island. searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

A new Commonwealth paper finds “impressive improvements” in women’s access to maternal health, enrolment in primary… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

LIAT will continue operating across the region despite the challenges the airline is facing. This was confirmed by… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Flow St Vincent has answered customers’ calls for better service with the opening of its new Customer Experience Ce… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Driving without an accident for the last 15 years has paid off for nine people, who were rewarded this year by Vins… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Ten coaches are now associated with the Special Olympics SVG’s (SOSVG) “Kick It” programme. searchlight.vc/searchlight/sp…

The three-year-old Lennox John National Cricket Academy (LJNCA), can see further expansion as early as the next int… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Former St Vincent and the Grenadines, Windwards and West Indies fast bowler Kenroy Peters, will launch the Petey’s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Only two matches were played on the weekend in the National Lotteries Authority Top Belair Progressive Organisation… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Life is transient and filled with my changes. As we live each day it is mandatory that we mentally prepare ourselve… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Editor: The idea of justice demands that it remains empirically impalpable however, in Saint Vincent and the Grenad… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The media are routinely the recipients of such shots and we have hardened our backs, but sometimes the messenger is… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A delegation of High level European Union (EU) officials arrived in St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) for a one-d… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The sale of Scotiabank’s banking operations here to Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL), the owners of Repub… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Sentences handed down by judges and magistrates are guided by a set of sentencing guidelines which are clearly thou… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

As the wheels begin turning in court for the hearing of the challenges to the anti-gay laws of St Vincent and the G… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Island Boy Entertainment and the Shella Posse Charity Organization has once again helped several parents ease the b… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Girl Guides Association of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines will host the Association’s second reading competit… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves’ recent visit to India has brought a number of benefits to St Vincent and the Gre… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Criticisms aimed at Minister of Agriculture Saboto Caesar for asking persons intending to plant medicinal cannabis… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Read the laws before making public statements, Grant – PM searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

I have read the law relating to marijuana – Grant Connell searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

Foreign policy is a matter of supreme importance to small countries - PM searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

The Cabinet of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has granted approval, based on recommendations from the Board of the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves does not foresee any political consequences, should it be ruled in court that thi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Unity Labour Party (ULP)-led administration can boast of helping alleviate poverty in St. Vincent and the Grena… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

This September marks 30 years of the establishment of one of this country’s largest primary educational institution… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Two sets of triplets are among the four winners of the SEARCHLIGHT Back to School photo challenge. searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

SVGTCCU Youth Group donates books to West St George Secondary School searchlight.vc/searchlight/pr…

The NTRC has launched its 2019 icode784 Competition, previously known as the i2 Competition. searchlight.vc/searchlight/pr…

Public Information Bulletin – September 11th, 2019 Rose Place residents, fisher folk and small business owners are… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“Our vision is to have participants keep these six UN SDGs in mind as they come up with ideas for the competitions,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The second “Light A Candle for SVG Prayer and Candlelight Vigil” hosted by Say Enough is Enough Support Group has b… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Regional paint company Harris Paints is making the colour pink a priority, as their staff will don pink shirts acro… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Guidelines seeking to promote consistency in the approach Judges use to sentence criminals, were officially launche… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

St Vincent and the Grenadines were beaten 2-1 by Tobago in a three-match cricket series for the Ian Allen/ Lincoln… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The world over, we are seeing the merging of some major corporations, or the total disappearance of some. searchlight.vc/searchlight/on…

D Trucking Ptani defeated Stanley Dalzell Park Hill by 135 runs at the Sion Hill Playing Field on Saturday in one o… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Outa Trouble undisturbed in Greiggs softball cricket competition searchlight.vc/searchlight/sp…

Computec All Stars have returned to the top of the Diamonds football, which this year, had Acres Agri Caesar’s Real… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Young Vincentian cricketer Rayan Williams has been afforded an opportunity to play for Mill Park Cricket Club in Me… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A player from each of the three clusters of the Lennox John National Cricket Academy (LJNCA), was last Saturday ack… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

There are only two ways to do anything: willingly or unwillingly. Anything you do unwillingly will feel unpleasant,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

So you could imagine how disappointed she was when her name was not on the list. She doesn’t come from a rich famil… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

EDITOR: This writer totally condemns rape and any sexual crimes. These crimes can cause a lifetime of pain and dest… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The area that has in the past provided opportunities for mass employment, finances, education and foreign exchange,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

EDITOR: Throughout the world the Gross Domestic Product of a country is used as the most important indicator of a c… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The church is preaching, but does not know what to say searchlight.vc/searchlight/ou…

De whole ah Leeward was hot like ah bakery oven, could be de Marry Warner ten-shun or Ah-ten-shun, so Ko-jah, one a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“This is tearful. How can you have a hospital with fungus like this in the asthma bay amongst other places,” Dr Goo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Last week, this country recorded its 14th murder for 2019 with the shooting death of Roniel Bobb, a 50-year-old lab… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“It is very important to us that whatever we have, and we are not a rich country, but whatever we have, it must be… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Justice Nicola Byer is hoping that the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) sentencing guidelines 2019 will help… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Local dancer and choreographer Maxine Browne thinks that it is time that St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) boasts… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The most recent registered post secondary institution in St Vincent and the Grenadines has been challenged to provi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Author pens children’s book promoting diversity searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

Residents of Mayreau and other islands in the Grenadines will soon have better Internet connection thanks to the Ca… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Ministry of National Mobilisation and the National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) are taking steps to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“What you preparing for – war?” the Senior Prosecutor asked a 31-year-old charged with having a long, pointed, and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A 40-year-old man has been imprisoned after he destroyed a 25-year-old man’s ewe goat, and then threatened to kill… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“A neighbourhood watch group is not a vigilante group where you can take matters into your own hands. If you are aw… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Having a big name like Marriott coming to the shores of St Vincent and the Grenadines(SVG) is going to make negotia… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The 2019 Sion Hill Euphonium Steel Orchestra’s summer training programme did not only equip 50 young persons with t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A new executive has been elected for the Youlou Pan Movement. searchlight.vc/searchlight/pr…

The government is looking at ways to solve the Salt Whistle Bay erosion issue. searchlight.vc/searchlight/ne…

Management personnel of local football teams were last Saturday given insights into what is required of them in the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Hard Hitters, Sion Hill Tallawahs, Gomea Bombers, Bank of SVG All Stars and Nice Radio Clinchers trumped in last we… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Upsetters advanced to the final of the DMG Furniture North Leeward Sports and Cultural Organisation women’s 20/20 s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

St Vincent and the Grenadines were outduelled by St Lucia In the first phase of the Beach Volleyball Continental Cu… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Dealing with hatred from others can be difficult and draining. Especially if someone is openly hateful toward you,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The journey has officially begun for the “first internationally branded first-class” hotel on the mainland, which i… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A MEMBER OF STAFF of a government ministry has reportedly been sent on leave pending investigation into a report of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Bank of St Vincent and the Grenadines (BOSVG) is planning to use two acres of land at Peter’s Hope to build a f… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The addition of an electric vehicle to the St Vincent Electricity Services Ltd’s (VINLEC) fleet of vehicles will he… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“It feels great to win and it’s a plus for my career outside of SVG,” Wetty Beatz told SEARCHLIGHT two days after h… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…