Saint Vincent and the Grenadines


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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Saint Vincent and the Gren·a·dines

 (grĕn′ə-dēnz′)
An island country in the central Windward Islands of the West Indies. It comprises St. Vincent Island and the northern islets of the Grenadines. Part of the West Indies Federation from 1958 to 1962, the country gained self-governing status in 1969 and full independence in 1979. Kingstown, on St. Vincent, is the capital.

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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(Placename) an island state in the Caribbean, in the Windward Islands of the Lesser Antilles: comprises the island of St Vincent and the Northern Grenadines; formerly a British associated state (1969–79); gained full independence in 1979 as a member of the Commonwealth. Official language: English. Religion: Protestant majority. Currency: Caribbean dollar. Capital: Kingstown. Pop: 103 220 (2013 est). Area: 389 sq km (150 sq miles)
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Noun1.Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - an island country in the central Windward Islands; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1979
OAS, Organization of American States - an association including most countries in the western hemisphere; created in 1948 to promote military and economic and social and cultural cooperation
Caribbean - region including the Caribbean Islands
Windward Islands, Windward Isles - a group of islands in the southeastern West Indies; the southern part of the Lesser Antilles
Saint Vincent, St. Vincent - an island in the center of the Windward Islands; the largest of the islands comprising Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Translations
Svatý Vincenc a Grenadiny
St. Vincent und die Grenadinen
San Vicente y las Granadinas
Saint Vincent ja Grenadiinit
Saint-Vincent-et-GrenadinesSaint-Vincent-et-les Grenadines
Saint Vincent en de Grenadines
Saint Vincent og Grenadinene
Saint Vincent i Grenadyny
São Vicente e Granadinas
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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines forged diplomatic ties with Taiwan in 1981.
Speaking to reporters outside the General Assembly Hall, Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, described the election of his multi-island nation of around 110,000 people, as a "historic occasion".
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In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the project -- with 600kW of solar PV and a 637 kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery -- is able to supply 100 percent of Union Island's daytime power requirements.
In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the project -- with 600kW of solar PV and a 637 kilowatt-hour (kWh) lithium-ion battery -- is unprecedently able to supply 100 per cent of Union Island's daytime power requirements.
All islands in each country and all primary health care clinics on each island were included, as well as five voluntarily participating private-sector health sites (four in Saint Kitts and Nevis and one in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines), one nongovernmental organization (NGO) (Saint Vincent Planned Parenthood Clinic), and two outreach sites at garment factories in Saint Kitts and Nevis.
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The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, or ADFD, has agreed to provide Dh55 million loan to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to set up a geothermal power station.
Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has inked an AED 55 million ($15 million) loan agreement with Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to set up a geothermal power station in the country.
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Brussels, Safar 20, 1436, Dec 12, 2014, SPA -- The European Commission threatened Friday to impose sanctions on the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saint Kitts and Nevis, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines if they do not clamp down on illegal fishing, dpa reported.
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