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St. Vincent and Grenadines Celebrate Independence Day

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The citizens of St. Vincent and the Grenadines today celebrated their Independence Day.

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines lies to the west of Barbados south of Saint Lucia and north of Grenada in the Windward Islands of the Lesser Antilles, according to Wikipedia.

US Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, speaking in Washington, DC, extended the congratulations of President Obama and the people of the United States, to the people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Ms. Clinton stated that St. Vincent and the Grenadines is a valued partner as they work to address issues of mutual concern for both our countries. She highlighted that both countries are promoting greater gender equality, reducing the spread of HIV/AIDS, and empowering more young people to be engaged in their communities and countries. In the Caribbean region and around the world, both countries are strengthening democratic values and freedoms.

Kingstown
Kingstown. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

"I look forward to deepening this already strong relationship between our two countries and finding new ways for our governments and people to work together. Happy independence day and best wishes for a year of peace, prosperity and opportunity." -Ms. Clinton

The island of Saint Vincent is volcanic. It includes little level ground and the windward side of the island is very rocky, while the leeward side has more sandy beaches and bays.


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