February 14th, 2017 to be declared a public holiday

14th February 2017,  will be declared a public holiday for the opening of the Argyle International Airport.

The announcement was made by Senator Julian Francis while speaking on StarFm Tuesday night.

Francis said that Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves would take the matter to Cabinet shortly, which is expected to be approved.

Gonsalves, speaking on Star FM recently announced that February 14th, 2017 is the Official opening date for the Argyle International Airport.

Caribbean Airlines and Sunwing Airlines will make their inaugural flights to Argyle International Airport on the island nation of St Vincent.

There would be a flag raising ceremony to declare the airport open on the evening of  February 13th.

The official opening ceremony will be held in the vicinity of the fuel farm on the 14th of February; this had to be done since the airport would already be in operation.


    • I wish I could be there to witness the touchdown. Shame on the negative talks, I am really bored with it. Our Airport is a reality now.

    • It is not over until the FAT LADY SINGS. Instead of a HOLIDAY. Pay the workers from Buccament Bay Resort some of that money that you keep wasting. Taxpayers money that is. They still need to buy food and pay their mortgages and send their kids to school. It is still a hard environment to exist in. These conditions were brought about by the hard economical conditions that exist on the Island and the Budgetary Bills that he keeps introducing on the Taxpayers of SVG every year. He has Mortgaged the future of every woman, man and child in SVG for all eternity.

  1. Enlighten me what will one day cost “US”? It is declared a public holiday but if you run a private business you can open full day or half day. Why are we against everything in this country.

  2. Secondly, I can tell you first hand America does the most begging of any country not assumptions. Facts. Ask me how I know I dare you. You sound like you are NDP voter which is fine but the issue is they say ralph divides the country yet both sides do the same. Embrace the damn day, stay home or go to the site and get ready for work on the 15th!!!!!

  3. Whether it is a public holiday or not it’s going to happen, you don’t have to come and be part of it. You can stay home and on the 15th of February open up your device and blog away with your negativity.

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