The man trying to boost St. Vincent’s film industry

By: Vakeesha John Feature: Young Vincentian Artist dreams big Romain David, a young, Vincentian man, expresses his passions, skills and outlook on education using the words of Martin Luther King Jr. “I have a dream”. His dream is to promote a new mindset towards education, capitalizing on inclusion and diversity of all educational fields. “There is noContinue reading “The man trying to boost St. Vincent’s film industry”

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”

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”

9 new places to visit in St. Vincent 2019

These 9 incredible places have been around for a while but are just starting to gain attention. Leave your footprints on them this year and experience a mixture of heritage, beauty, adventure and great photo opportunities. Here is the SecretsOfSVG list of the nine (9) new places to visit for 2019: 1. Will-Be-Free Falls LocatedContinue reading “9 new places to visit in St. Vincent 2019”

The biggest Soca song of the 21st century so far

The late Mighty Arrow of Montserrat was the singer of the biggest soca song of the 20th century. Arrow’s “Feeling Hot Hot Hot“, produced in the 1980’s was chosen as the official anthem of the 1986 World Cup, held in Mexico, according the The Guardian Newspaper. “Hot Hot Hot” is estimated to have sold “moreContinue reading “The biggest Soca song of the 21st century so far”

5 things Vincentians need to stop saying

If you ever visit St. Vincent and happen to hear any of the following five expressions being uttered, you’re bound to be confused. It is misplaced to tell people what and what not to say as it relates to their culture, but let’s be real, 2019 is already here and some things we can leaveContinue reading “5 things Vincentians need to stop saying”

5 things not to say in St. Vincent

When travelling to any country it is very important to know the do’s and dont’s. When it comes to speech, you have to know what is okay to say and what is not. Here are five things not to say, or talk about, when visiting St. Vincent: 1. Do not say anything disparaging about someone’sContinue reading “5 things not to say in St. Vincent”

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 getContinue reading “18 Vincy proverbs and their meanings”