St Vincent and the Grenadines

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St. Vin′cent and the Gren′adines

a country in the S Windward Islands, in the SE West Indies, comprising St. Vincent island and the N Grenadines: a former British colony; gained independence 1979. 120,515; 150 sq. mi. (388 sq. km). Cap.: Kingstown.
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St Vincent and the Grenadines only became a rugby playing nation in 1998 when the first game of touch was played on the Caribbean island.
Miguel, a student at Glyndwr University in Wrexham, was chosen for the St Vincent and the Grenadines squad which beat Guyana on away goals in a recent CONCACAF World Cup second-round qualifier.
Description : To strengthen institutional capacity for monitoring the implementation of international conventions and environmental trends in St Vincent and the Grenadines
A spokeswoman for the Foreign Office said: "We are aware of the death of a British national in St Vincent and The Grenadines.
27 million dollars were transferred into accounts in St Vincent and the Grenadines, 12.
The opening edition sees Emma in St Vincent and the Grenadines in the Caribbean - nice work if you can get it
We were being led up to the crater of La Soufriere, in St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), and the first stretch of a fascinating three-hour trek is submerged in beautiful forest.
The High Commissioner for St Vincent and The Grenadines, Cenio Lewis, flew to the city to help unveil the seventh plaque at Artspace - formerly Holyhead Youth Club, where The Specials and others used to rehearse.
The bomb, which appears to be an unexploded World War II-era bomb, was found by a diver near the country's largest airport, according to Tyrone James, commander of the St Vincent and the Grenadines Coast Guard.
This history is reflected in the present-day ethnic composition of the population--the 120,000 inhabitants of St Vincent and the Grenadines (with some 17,600 living in the capital, Kingstown) are approximately 66% African, 19% mixed, 6% East Indian and 2% Carib-Amerindian.
There are eight main islands which form the state of St Vincent and the Grenadines.