St Vincent and the Grenadines


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St. Vin′cent and the Gren′adines


n.
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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The two Grenadine islands are governed by Grenada, while the others are governed by the government of St Vincent and the Grenadines.
Taiwan is 'one of our closest allies and one that has made such a great contribution to St Vincent and the Grenadines; millions and millions of dollars,' Searchlight quoted the minister as saying.
St Vincent and the Grenadines has launched a multi-million-dollar geothermal energy-drilling project made possible with financing mobilised by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB).
Reem Ebrahim Al Hashemi, Minister of State for International Cooperation, said: "These renewable energy projects underway in the Bahamas, Barbados and St Vincent and the Grenadines further make the business case for sustainable development and UAE-Caribbean cooperation.
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.
A spokeswoman for the Foreign Office said: "We are aware of the death of a British national in St Vincent and The Grenadines. "We are providing consular assistance to the family at this difficult time."
Only last year, 36.27 million dollars were transferred into accounts in St Vincent and the Grenadines, 12.73 million dollars to the British Virgin Islands, 25.76 million dollars to Switzerland, 19.25 million dollars to Slovenia, 1.68 million dollars to Iceland, 1.76 million dollars to Hungary, and 220,000 dollars each to the Cayman Islands and the US Virgin Islands.
The opening edition sees Emma in St Vincent and the Grenadines in the Caribbean - nice work if you can get it!
Travel facts BEN MITCHELL flew to St Vincent and the Grenadines with British Airways, which offers return flights ex-Gatwick to Barbados from pounds 569.
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.