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Ministry of Health issues advisory on scheduling of PCR tests

Ministry of Health issues advisory on scheduling of PCR tests


THE MINISTRY OF Health, Wellness and the Environment on October 13 2021, issued the following public advisory regarding the scheduling of COVID-19 PC...

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USFDA approval extends shelf life of Pfizer COVID vaccine

USFDA approval extends shelf life of Pfizer COVID vaccine


THE UNITED States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) has approved a request from Pfizer, Inc. to extend the shelf-life of the Pfizer COVID-19 vacci...

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Men to pay compensation for wounding and robbery

Men to pay compensation for wounding and robbery


THE COURT HAS frowned upon the attitude of an offender who admitted to beating up a man because he knew of the said individual as being of a particul...

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Elderly man gets time in jail for breaching court order

Elderly man gets time in jail for breaching court order


A 59-YEAR-OLD repeat offender will spend one year and six months in prison for breaching a court order that his mother obtained to protect herself fr...

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Thieves hit church again

Thieves hit church again


THE POLICE SAY they are investigating a report of burglary made by a 43-year-old pastor of Dorsetshire Hill against some unknown person or persons wh...

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OECS hosts successful 7th Council of Ministers Meeting

OECS hosts successful 7th Council of Ministers Meeting


THE ANNUAL MEETING of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Council of Ministers for Human and Social Development was held virtually fr...

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Agriculture minister urges youth to take up agriculture as a livelihood

Agriculture minister urges youth to take up agriculture as a livelihood


OFFICIALS HAVE recognised the strides this country has made in the agriculture sector, as this year’s World Food Day theme highlights that “Our a...

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CARICOM Foreign Ministers hold two-day strategic meeting

CARICOM Foreign Ministers hold two-day strategic meeting


THE CARICOM Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) held a special meeting on October 16-17 2021, hosted by the Consul General of Jamaic...

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Poverty a moral indictment: UN Secretary-General

Poverty a moral indictment: UN Secretary-General


INTERNATIONAL DAY for the Eradication of Poverty is observed annually on 17th October. The following message was issued by the UN Secretary Genera...

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Climate crisis driving hunger WFP warns

Climate crisis driving hunger WFP warns


THE WORLD faces an exponential increase in hunger fuelled by the climate crisis if urgent global action to help communities adapt to climatic shocks ...

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Local Scouts participate in jamboree over the air 2021

Local Scouts participate in jamboree over the air 2021


The local scout association teamed up with local amateur radio (HAM radio) operators from the Youlou Radio Movement (YRM) to conduct JOTA/JOTI, 2021 f...

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Project to eradicate rats on Frigate Island to continue

Project to eradicate rats on Frigate Island to continue


FRIGATE ISLAND is a small, hilly, gem of the Southern Grenadines connected to Union Island by the Ashton Lagoon causeway.   The island is a...