92 News update
This is your ninety two point nine news update
Emmanuel Stewart, of Dover, Carriacou who is presently studying over in Barbados at the Cave Hill Campus was awarded the twenty twenty UWI Vice Chancellors Sportsman of the year for his outstanding performance in cricket.
Emmanuel, this year was selected to represent the windward island volcanoes regional first team in the CWI Franchise competition
He is described as focused, determined and hard working.
Emmanuel said he is honored to be awarded such award.
Over in St Vincent……The Unity Labour Party (ULP) of Dr Ralph Gonsalves has been elected for a fifth term, to govern St. Vincent and The Grenadines.
The results show the ULP retained its 8 seats while adding North leeward held by the opposition party before the elections.
The Unity Labour Party ran a campaign on the theme ” Lift SVG Higher, while the opposition campaigned on “Let’s get SVG working”.
This will be a fifth term for the Opposition party who lost power in 2001, following a victory by the ULP.
The Opposition kept the two Grenadines seats and South Leeward, West Kingstown, Central Kingstown and East Kingstown on the mainland.
And on the international scene….. Donald Trump and Joe Biden are each confident of victory in the US presidential election, as the outcome hangs in the balance with both sides embroiled in a legal fight over votes.
Vote counting is still going on in crucial battleground states that will decide the election.
Projected wins in the Rust Belt states of Michigan and Wisconsin have inched Mr Biden closer to victory.
As results trickle in, Mr Trump has challenged vote counts in key states.
The president has made unfounded assertions of victory and allegations of voter fraud, accusing Democrats of trying to "steal" the election.
Mr Biden stopped short of declaring victory, but said he was confident he was on course to beat his Republican rival.
The Democratic candidate is currently leading in Nevada and Arizona, while the gap is closing between him and Mr Trump as counting continues in Georgia and Pennsylvania.
Overall turnout in Tuesday's election is projected to be the highest in 120 years at 66.9%, according to the US Election Project.