The Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has sent hurricane relief supplies to the island of St. Martin/St. Maarten which was battered by Hurricane Irma on August 6th. Irma hit the French/Dutch Island as a Category Five hurricane devastating most of the country and also causing extensive damage to the famous Princess Juliana International Airport.
The Federative Republic of Brazil celebrated its 195th anniversary of independence on September 7th, 2017. To mark this special occasion, the Brazilian Embassy in St. Vincent and the Grenadines hosted a 'Vin d'Honneur' at the Ambassador’s residence at Ratho Mill.
Representatives from member states of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) and the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) met in St. Kitts and Nevis during the month of March for a Growth Dialogue aimed at addressing the economic decline in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) over the past two decades.