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St Vincent and the Grenadines has first female Governor General

The first female Governor General of St Vincent and the Grenadines was sworn in on Thursday – Emancipation Day – promising to execute her duties with professionalism and integrity. “I am grateful for the opportunity granted me, through this elevation, to make a meaningful and lasting contribution to the development of our nation, using the […]

Gay men file legal challenges to homosexuality laws in St Vincent

(Source: CMC) – Two men have filed court proceedings challenging St Vincent and the Grenadines’ “buggery” and “gross indecency” laws, which criminalise homosexuality. The men, who are being advised by Queen’s Counsel Jeremy Johnson and British-based Peter Laverack, argue that the laws strip their dignity and autonomy. The challenges were filed by local lawyers, Zita […]

Caribbean islands record three earthquakes in 24 hours

The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St. Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Friday said an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 rattled three Caribbean islands, as the region recorded three earth tremors within a 24 hour period. It said that the latest quake, which occurred at 6:52 p.m. […]

UPDATE-WEATHER-One dead in St Vincent

  KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, CMC – A fourth form secondary school student died Wednesday night after he was crushed by a boulder as he tried to alleviate flooding in his home during the passage of Tropical Storm Matthew. Police have not released the name of the student of the Buccament Bay Secondary School, and Deputy […]

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