Union Island’s Animal Shelter: Bittersweet Update

August 5, 2017

It’s a sad story with a bittersweet ending. Union Island: a mother and two litters of puppies are abandoned by an owner who has just left Union and the mother is later found dead, presumably poisoned. The puppies are rescued and brought to the Southern Grenadines Animal Kindness (SGAK) animal shelter, where they are slowly […]

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2-Day Escape to Union Island

July 6, 2017

It was the end of June and after months of waiting, the time had finally come for my Union Island getaway! I rose early that morning to be greeted by windy, rainy, grey skies, but they could not dull my anticipation. This was my getaway: the brief pause in my vacation where I actually relaxed […]

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Neglected Dogs Steal Hearts at “Animal Kindness”

February 9, 2017

It started out as a regular flight home: leave St. Vincent, stop in Union and Canouan Islands, and then on to Barbados. Settled in my seat and ready to dive into my latest Spanish novel, I looked up as the flight boarded in Union to notice a man take the seat next to me and […]

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Latin Style Weekend Fiesta in St. Vincent

October 11, 2016

It was the end of September and finally that most anticipated event on our calendar had arrived: the LPSVG-LPTT Latin Fiesta Weekend, where we hosted our sister school, Latin Passion Trinidad & Tobago (LPTT), for 4 days of dancing, workshops, performances, and…. did we say dancing? First of all, who are “we”? “We” are LatinPassion […]

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The Latin Dance Secret in St. Vincent

October 11, 2016

What´s the first thing that comes to mind when someone says ¨St. Vincent¨? Sparkling (black sand) beaches, deliciously refreshing water sipped out of coconuts with the tops cut off, maybe even views of colourful houses dotting rising terrain in the countryside? How about tasty local dishes and bustling markets teeming with brightly hued fruits, vegetables, […]

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