St. Vincent Hosts Cricket Tournament While Its Neighbors Lock-down

Most of the countries of the Caribbean and of the world have experienced lock-down measures in response to the Covid-19 Pandemic. The travel industry has come to a halt and the sports industry has stalled with it. But, while the rest of the world has shutdown, for the most part, St. Vincent and the Grenadines,Continue reading “St. Vincent Hosts Cricket Tournament While Its Neighbors Lock-down”

Vincentians ‘star’ in popular French TV show

Several notable Vincentians have played leading roles in season 14, episode 24 of the popular French TV show, Echappees Belles. Vincentians, Denise Stephens, and Cleo Huggins played leading roles in the one and a half hour show aired on France 5 on February 22, 2020 and which featured St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Echappées BellesContinue reading “Vincentians ‘star’ in popular French TV show”

The island that disappears

Now you see me, now you don’t. What if islands can play disappearing games? Well, apparently, they can. Located at the southern most tip of the archipelago of Islands that make up St. Vincent and the Grenadines is Mopion Island. Known for its iconic hut-style umbrella which stands alone, the tides decide the shape ofContinue reading “The island that disappears”

Vincentian student’s story among top 10 inspiring stories of 2019

The story of Vincentian Emanuel Quashie has been highlighted as one of the top 10 most inspiring stories of 2019 by the prestigious Queen’s University Belfast. Quashie is a PHD candidate at Queen’s University Belfast, in Northern Ireland, the United Kingdom. News of the highlight was revealed on the university’s official Facebook page on DecemberContinue reading “Vincentian student’s story among top 10 inspiring stories of 2019”

5 daredevil experiences in St. Vincent

Some travelers crave extraordinary adventure. With its mountainous, multi-island make up, St. Vincent and the Grenadines has a number of daring adventures which are best suited for the strong at heart. Here are five (5) daredevil adventures in St. Vincent: 1. Sleeping or camping out in volcanic crater: Volcanoes can erupt at anytime. So, takingContinue reading “5 daredevil experiences in St. Vincent”

Paralyzed youth reaches mountain top in St. Vincent

The ability to at least walk again must be one of the greatest wishes for someone who became paralyzed, but climbing to the summit of a more than 4,000 ft mountain might seem like a wish too far. Twenty one 21 year old Yanick Charles, however, probably wished on the right shooting star as theContinue reading “Paralyzed youth reaches mountain top in St. Vincent”

VIDEO: How the new resort at Peter’s Hope will look

A video rendering of what Black Sands Resort and Villas will look like was released today, June 11, 2019. Ground broke in 2017 on the US$60 million Resort and Villas at Mt Wynne/Peter’s Hope on the western coast of mainland St. Vincent.   The rendering of the luxury villa project was published today by FloraContinue reading “VIDEO: How the new resort at Peter’s Hope will look”

About the tiny nation that made it on the UN Security Council

St. Vincent and the Grenadines has just made history being the smallest country to gain a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council, 185 votes to El Salvador’s 6. The country will represent group C – the Latin American and Caribbean States block from January 2020 for a 2-year term- UN News reported on JuneContinue reading “About the tiny nation that made it on the UN Security Council”

Ganja-smoking zones in St. Vincent

St. Vincent’s ganja has been tested and proven to be one of the most potent in its natural state. In late 2018, St. Vincent decriminalized Marijuana for medicinal purposes What if you could travel to St. Vincent to experience the real ganja and do so without limits in specially declared zones / areas? Will youContinue reading “Ganja-smoking zones in St. Vincent”

5 Major St. Vincent – Jamaican relationships

The existence of family ties between Caribbean Islands is nothing new. In fact, islanders have always been integrating. Of note, however, are some key, high-profile relationships between individuals from two countries which are 1123 miles apart – Jamaica in the north and St. Vincent & the Grenadines in the south. Here are five (5) keyContinue reading “5 Major St. Vincent – Jamaican relationships”