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 HaveContinue reading “The big reggae artiste you didn’t know has Vincentian roots”

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 hasContinue 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”

Lead Story: St. Vincent owes Belize too

This is a story of two CARICOM countries which are apart in terms of geography, but which are eternally bonded by history. In a previous story carried by Secrets of St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ travel blog, it was promoted that Belize owes St. Vincent. There is however, another side to the coin, and thatContinue reading “Lead Story: St. Vincent owes Belize too”

Belize owes St. Vincent

The people of Belize deserve to know the truth about something significant that impacts their social and cultural sectors. The truth is that CARICOM member Belize, located in the west, owes its southern Caribbean counterpart – St. Vincent and the Grenadines. This debt is not one which is economic in nature. So what exactly isContinue reading “Belize owes St. Vincent”

4 things you didn’t know you could study in St. Vincent

Students from all around the world are making their mark and advancing their careers in the southern Caribbean nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines in both contemporary and unique areas of study. Here are, however, four (4) areas of study you probably didn’t know you can take up in St. Vincent: 1. Climate ChangeContinue reading “4 things you didn’t know you could study in St. Vincent”

St. Vincent’s marijuana more potent than that of Jamaica & possibly USA – Scientist

The Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) present in the wild-grown Marijuana in St. Vincent and the Grenadines is extremely high, exceeding that of which is grown in Jamaica. This was revealed on Thursday February 8, 2018, by US Cannabis scientist – DJ Chef Frederick H. Nesbitt III (updated). The scientist is also a chef, specializing in cannabis nutrition.Continue reading “St. Vincent’s marijuana more potent than that of Jamaica & possibly USA – Scientist”

3 romantic places in St. Vincent for nature lovers

Whenever romance and nature meet, the combination is powerful. It is no wonder a special kiss shared in a well-kept garden, or a day spent hiking together or near natural water flows, are often the best remedies to spice up romance with your partner. Here are three (3) of several outdoor places in St. VincentContinue reading “3 romantic places in St. Vincent for nature lovers”

Is St. Vincent really all that?

There are so many places in the world with unique identities and offerings. So, what is special about St. Vincent & the Grenadines? After all, the multi-island state has a capital city considered less than hassle-free to walk through, and a public transportation system which leaves much to be desired. Its major infrastructure are onlyContinue reading “Is St. Vincent really all that?”