IESA seventh-grade state boys basketball Saturday

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Staff Journal Star Five seventh-grade boys basketball teams from the Journal Star area have advanced to the Illinois Elementary School Association state finals, which begin Saturday in each of the four classes. Three of the four tournaments are hosted by area schools. East Peoria Central Junior High School is the site for Class 1A, Germantown Read More

TRIPLE H. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

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The Dr. J.P. Eustace Secondary School is the First School in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, to benefit from a Triple H. Youth Development Programme; designed to increase the capacity of students – to settle disputes without resorting to violence or disruptive behaviors. A Youth Development Program dubbed Help, Hope, Heal, co-ordinated by the regional Read More

HUNTING SEASON CLOSES

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The Forestry Department is reminding hunters that the Hunting Season for Mammals and Reptiles officially ended yesterday. Senior Forestry Supervisor, Cornelius Richards said yesterday, while the Hunting Season has ended for these animals, it will continue until the end of February for Birds. Richards says people have a three-day grace period until February 4th to Read More

INVEST SVG AND MARIJUANA

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Invest SVG said the Government’s recent announcement to decriminalize Marijuana for medicinal purposes in the future, will be one of the major areas for investments. This statement was made by Executive Director of Invest SVG, Annette Mark during the launch of a promotional video last Friday dubbed “Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Set To Takeoff” Read More

TAIWAN VISIT TODAY

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A five-member delegation from the Republic of China on Taiwan will pay a one-day state visit to the country today. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Commerce, Sir Louis Straker will officially welcome the delegation at the Argyle International Airport. The delegation will be led by His Excellency, David Tawei Lee, Read More

SVG RUGBY UNION INTERSCHOOL DAY

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About 50 Students from the South Rivers Methodist, C.W Prescod School, Barrouallie Government School, Sugar Mill Inn Academy, Clare Valley Government School and St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Primary School took part in last Saturday’s St. Vincent and the Grenadines Rugby Union’s Bi-Annual “Get into Rugby” Inter-School Day at the Grammar School Playing Field in Kingstown. Read More

Westindian Squared takes on social justice

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Yugge Farrell by Susan Mains. “When your neighbour’s house is on fire, wet yours.” Westindian, a one-word description of our Caribbean civilisation was coined by the late Alister Hughes of Grenada. Yugge Farell is now out of the mental hospital. Her new court date is 17 December 2018. When Susan Mains and Hazel-Ann Batson of Read More