NEW YORK, New York – Former St. Vincent and the Grenadines ambassador to the United Nations, Dennie Wilson, has died of cardiac arrest, his wife, Indica has confirmed.
NEW YORK, New York – A Belize real estate developer, Andris Pukke, has been charged with wire fraud and engaging in unlawful monetary transactions in connection with the alleged embezzlement of more than US$13 million from Sanctuary Belize, a real estate development in Belize that he directed and controlled.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Rum producer and spirits distributor J. Wray & Nephew Limited (JWN), a member of the Campari Group, has paid tribute to the enslaved people who worked on the Appleton Estate Plantation during slavery. The company unveiled a monument at the Joy Spence Appleton Estate Rum Experience (JSAERE) in St. Elizabeth last week.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Organization of American States (OAS) says the Mission of St. Vincent and the Grenadines to the hemispheric body has donated a painting by artist Calvert Jones to the Art Museum of the Americas, the Caribbean country’s first donation to the permanent collection of the OAS museum in Washington.
BERLIN, Germany – Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett was on Wednesday honored with a “Lifetime Achievement Award For Promotion of Sustainable Travel & Tourism” by the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA) International Travel Awards. The award was presented at the PATWA World Tourism & Aviation Leaders’ Summit at the ITB Berlin.