Tag: St Vincent and the Grenadines

Sanctions and the law of unintended consequences

Sanctions and the law of unintended consequences

| May 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe  The problem with the use of trade sanctions is that the innocent get hurt. This is particularly so when one economically powerful nation acts against another, and regulations are written in such a way that they have an extraterritorial effect on third nations and their citizens. The best-known example is of […]

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Opportunity knocks: the “tech savvy” job seeker

Opportunity knocks: the “tech savvy” job seeker

Many of us are busily learning everything we can about technology, and making the most of the wonderful FREE and low cost online learning resources out there (some favourites include Tech City UK’s Digital Business Academy, Google Digital Garage, Coursera and Udemy.)    And this is necessary. But the truly tech savvy amongst us have a keen sense of when technology […]

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Welcome Prince Charles by Royal wish and better sense

Welcome Prince Charles by Royal wish and better sense

| April 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

For two and half years since Commonwealth Heads of Government met in Malta in 2015, the British Government had been anxious to ensure that Prince Charles should succeed his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, as Head of the Commonwealth of Nations.  Indeed, lobbying for agreement on such a succession was already in play before and during the […]

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The Windrush Generation

The Windrush Generation

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe  For years now, Caribbean High Commissioners, activists, church organisations and community oriented Caribbean companies have been raising with the British government and parliamentarians the shocking way in which undocumented members of the Caribbean Diaspora who came to Britain between 1948 and 1971 have been treated. This has involved, in the absence […]

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ST Vincent TV News: Coast Guard to receive funding

ST Vincent TV News: Coast Guard to receive funding

| March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Prime Minister pledges to boost SVG Coast Guard resources

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Chart topping Vinci Deejay Govana heads to Canada

Chart topping Vinci Deejay Govana heads to Canada

| March 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

After being named ‘2017 Breakthrough Artiste of the Year‘ and taking home some silverware courtesy of the ‘Your View Awards’ (YVAs). 4th Genna recording artiste Govana is definitely seeing an upsurge in popularity and demand come 2018. Enjoying premium rotation on the airwaves and social scene, the Spanish Town deejay has also seen a considerable spike in […]

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Insuring the Caribbean’s future

Insuring the Caribbean’s future

| October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Insurers and re-insurers are facing major losses in the wake of the damage done in the Caribbean and the United States by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.   These losses will have a direct and immediate impact on insurance premiums across the entire Caribbean and the Eastern seaboard of the US. Higher building and flood insurance […]

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Support the CTO Caribbean Relief Fund

Support the CTO Caribbean Relief Fund

| September 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (8 Sept, 2017) – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has activated its “CTO Relief Fund” through GoFundMe to help families and countries rebuild after hurricanes, particularly in the wake of the massive category 5 Hurricane Irma, which has impacted a number of member countries. All of the money raised through the CTO’s Relief […]

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Jus’ Caribbean Festival and CFD Conference great success

Jus’ Caribbean Festival and CFD Conference great success

| August 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

The much anticipated Caribbean Food and Drink Conference and Jus’ Caribbean Festival both sponsored by Grace Foods UK, went without a hitch and to the enjoyment of all, last weekend. The conference attendance exceeded expectations and saw High Commissioner for Saint Lucia His Excellency Guy Mayers deliver the keynote address which pointed out ‘Why the […]

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CFD Conference & JCF Festival Press Conference

CFD Conference & JCF Festival Press Conference

| June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Caribbean Food & Drink Conference & Jus’ Caribbean Festival Press Conference

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