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Four Vincentians receive British Army promotions in Northern Ireland
Published on December 20, 2012 Email To Friend    Print Version

HOLYWOOD, Northern Ireland -- Four Vincentians serving in the British Army’s 2nd Battalion Mercian Infantry Regiment, based at Holywood Barracks in Northern Ireland, have received a rank promotion.

Pte Kareem Alexis (Old Montrose), Pte Durando Durrant (Campden Park), Pte Zachary Joseph (Stubbs) and Pte Lenroy Westfield (Junction), were all promoted to Lance Corporal (LCprl).

Dr Christopher Stange, Hon. Consul for St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) to Northern Ireland, extended his congratulations and sentiments on behalf of the SVG government for their achievements, making SVG proud and the dedicated service delivered under the extreme conditions in Afghanistan.

He joined with the other Vincentian soldiers of the 2 Mercian Regiment, Vincentian British Forces Wives/Women’s Association (VBFWA) and families in Northern Ireland, to congratulate their fellow soldiers and wish St Vincent and the Grenadines a very blessed and safe Christmas.

The regiment's heritage is based on bravery, discipline and comradeship. These four brave Vincentians, among hundreds of others, have travelled and served in the dusty deserts and hills of Southern Afghanistan. Their story is part of a bigger story of soldiers who have fought for over three hundred years from the frozen parts of Canada to the swamps of Burma. They continue to make history, representing St Vincent and the Grenadines, as they write into the future whilst they "Stand Firm and Strike Hard" -- the regiment’s motto.

Many will be deployed just after the New Year back to Afghanistan, Falkland Islands and other regions.
 
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Comments:

Peter:

Great achievment by these people.

I am not sure what we will do when GONSALVES finaly manages get rid of the Queen and manages to ssip off the British military.

He will of course send our boys to the ALBA army, or perhaps the Venezuelan military.

The Iranians will not accept our young people, unless its in the uranium mines in Venezuela.


Peter:

HOW DO WE ACCOUNT FOR THE MONEY PAID INTO THE CUBAN ACCOUNT BY IRAN AND OTHER STATES?

WHO IS CONTROLLING THAT ACCOUNT, HOW MUCH WENT IN, HOW MUCH CAME OUT AS CASH?

WILL WE EVER KNOW IF A GREAT FRAUD AGAINST THE STATE HAS TAKEN PLACE.

DID THE MILLION US DOLLARS IN CASH COME FROM THAT ACCOUNT?

DID THE FAMILY AND PARTY HIERARCHY SHARE OUT OF US DOLLARS COME FROM THIS ACCOUNT.

Peter:

HSBC, were recently fined around US$1.5 billion, for carrying out transactions that were banned by UN. They were transferring cash between Iran and Cuba and other destinations, some called it money laundering for rogue states. Were SVG recipients of some of these transactions. I hope that these cases against HSBC have created records that come to the public domain, we can then trawl them for our SVG bank account in Cuba. Or perhaps it is in the name of a private individual.

Tell us about the Cuban bank account.


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