09 April 2020
Quarantine period for 32 Vincentians extended

Quarantine period for 32 Vincentians extended


The quarantine period for 32 Vincentians, which was to have ended on April 8 has been extended a further seven days. As he addressed Parliament on ...
Unemployment  allowance not enough – Dr Friday

Unemployment allowance not enough – Dr Friday


Leader of the Opposition Dr Godwin Friday says that while he agrees with income support for persons who may have lost their jobs because of COVID-19, ...
Schools to remain closed, tablets  coming for students

Schools to remain closed, tablets coming for students


Over 12,000 computer tablets will be bought for students in St Vincent and the Grenadines to facilitate online schooling.  Parliamentarians appro...
Cruise ship operators to cover expenses to quarantine crewmen

Cruise ship operators to cover expenses to quarantine crewmen


Over 200 Vincentians who are employed on cruise ships may soon return to St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) on board a charter flight. The flight ...
SVG still can benefit from  closing its borders – Stephenson

SVG still can benefit from closing its borders – Stephenson


Member of Parliament of South Leeward Nigel “Nature” Stephenson is of the opinion that St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) can still benefit from ...
Minibus sanitization initiative to begin next week Tuesday

Minibus sanitization initiative to begin next week Tuesday


A minibus sanitization initiative is expected to begin by next Tuesday as part of government’s efforts to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Perso...
400 teachers being trained to administer lessons online to students

400 teachers being trained to administer lessons online to students


At least 400 teachers are being trained locally to administer lessons online to students who will have to remain at home due to COVID-19.  St Cla...
CARPHA reports delays in receiving Covid-19 test kits

CARPHA reports delays in receiving Covid-19 test kits


The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has reported delays in receiving reagents for COVID-19 tests. At the Fourth Special Emergency Meeting v...
07 April 2020
The real problem of corona is the human heart, sin – Davis

The real problem of corona is the human heart, sin – Davis


SIN IS THE problem with COVID-19 and government policies or strengthening immune systems are not solutions to the pandemic. This was the message g...
SVG not ready for a complete lockdown – health minister

SVG not ready for a complete lockdown – health minister


MINISTER OF HEALTH Luke Browne said on Friday that the advice is that St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) is not at a place where a complete lockdown...