10 December 2004
Taiwanese donate to prisons

Taiwanese donate to prisons


The embassy of the Republic of China on Taiwan on December 1st made two donations to Her Majesty’s Prison of two pots and a cheque for EC$300, to...
Rose returns from Fair Trade talks

Rose returns from Fair Trade talks


WINFA co-ordinator, Renwick Rose, has wrapped up an eight-day visit to France and Belgium, sponsored by the French development organisation, PEUPLES S...
Government launches Intranet for civil service

Government launches Intranet for civil service


St. Vincent and the Grenadines created telecommunications history last Friday when it became the first country in the Eastern Caribbean to launch a Go...
James, Best get award from PAHO

James, Best get award from PAHO


Last Tuesday, two Vincentian media practitioners received recognition from the local Ministry of Health and the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO...
Scotland Yard collects DNA in SVG

Scotland Yard collects DNA in SVG


Some time last week, British Scotland Yard detectives visited St. Vincent in an effort to collect DNA samples.An article in the Jamaica Gleaner said t...
Diplomat caught with coke in London

Diplomat caught with coke in London


A Canadian-based Vincentian, bearing a diplomatic passport, has been arrested in London and charged with the importation of one kilo of cocaine.Rueben...
Positive signs for telecoms industry

Positive signs for telecoms industry


While mobile calls have been marked for a five per cent government tax next year, persons using fixed line phones will see more reductions in their te...
Cell Phone Tax

Cell Phone Tax


As early as January next year, local mobile telephone customers may have to dig deeper into their pockets as the cost of international and local mobil...
Eustace: Lots of talk no action

Eustace: Lots of talk no action


Opposition leader Arnhim Eustace has painted a different picture from the one presented by Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves called the 2005 Budget a...
Lowmans powering up

Lowmans powering up


Work on the new power plant at Lowmans Bay, just about two miles north west of capital city Kingstown is set to begin in January. Prime Minister Dr. R...