18 Vincy proverbs and their meanings

Each culture has its own sayings and folk wisdom which are important parts of its everyday expressions. Here are 18 commonly used proverbs in St. Vincent and what they mean: 1. If crab nah walk, e nar geh fat: translated in standard English, this will read "if a crab does not walk, it won't get … Continue reading 18 Vincy proverbs and their meanings

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St. Vincent – St. Lucia connection deeper than you think

St. Vincent and St. Lucia are so close that if a storm passes affecting one, it is bound to affect the other. In addition to geographical proximity is historical deepness.  Sir. John Compton, regarded as the father of the nation of St. Lucia and its longest serving Prime Minister was  born in Canouan, St. Vincent. … Continue reading St. Vincent – St. Lucia connection deeper than you think

The big reggae artiste you didn’t know has Vincentian roots

His real name is Oje Ken Ollivierre and he is a well-known reggae artiste from Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica. According to Last FM, his mother is Jamaican singer, Lorna Bennett and his father is a Mike Mercy Ollivierre, a former Calypso king in St. Vincent & the Grenadines who goes by the stage name "Lord Have … Continue reading The big reggae artiste you didn’t know has Vincentian roots

St. Vincent & Jamaica’s dumpling love affair

You don't dare making most soups in St. Vincent without dumplings inside them and in Jamaica, a typical breakfast would include dumplings. One sure thing both countries have in common on the culinary side is that insatiable love for dumplings. A contest for who loves them more, however, might be hard to decide. Here are … Continue reading St. Vincent & Jamaica’s dumpling love affair

3 Vincy reggae artistes and their biggest songs

Though known for soca and calypso, St. Vincent and the Grenadines have some trending reggae artistes. Some of them have performed in regional and extra regional concerts and their music, through technology, is reaching audiences worldwide. Here are three trending reggae artistes from St. Vincent and the Grenadines you should know: 1. Yaphatoo: He has … Continue reading 3 Vincy reggae artistes and their biggest songs

8 things Jamaica and St. Vincent have in common

Jamaica and St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) are located about 1123 miles apart with Jamaica being about 28 times bigger. Jamaica's population is approximately 2.8 million, while St. Vincent has 109,000 people. With these significant differences in distance, size and population, it is hard to see what these two countries can have in common, … Continue reading 8 things Jamaica and St. Vincent have in common

Meet the man who’ll spice up your visit to St. Vincent

He has spark, is full of personality and believes vacations should be fun. Decked out in his captain suit, he's sure to steer your vacation ship through marvelous waters of fun, excitement and adventure. His name is Quency Lewis, a tour operator and the proprietor of Foreign Tours taxi service. The SVG Tourism Authority (SVGTA) … Continue reading Meet the man who’ll spice up your visit to St. Vincent