Announcements by PM Dr. Ralph Gonsalves in his Independence Address 2018:
120+ graduate teachers who obtained degrees in 2013, 2014, 2015 to be appointed as Graduate Teachers from January 2019.
Free Hold titles to be given to farmers who leased lands from the government.
Some 120 lots land for housing contruction to be distributed at Rabacca later today
Students doing the 4 year Bachelors in nursing to be assisted with 1/3 of their fees and continue to receive the 1000 per month stipend
48 scholarships for students who sat CAPE and their Associate Degrees in 2018
Governmenr to pay up to 1/2 of cost of each course to civil servants doing degree programs on line
100% duty free concession on fishing vessels
Sport Against Crime initiative to be launched in 2019
Committee for the renaming of buildings, roads and parks to be established
Ian Allen appointed Sports Ambassador
November 12 , 2018 Duty Free Concessions on barrels begins and end on December 31, 2018