According to a memo that was sent from the Chief Education Officer to all Head of Educational Institutions, all school in SVG would be closed for two days today and tomorrow. Friday is also expected to be a holiday but this has not been officially declared.
The memo reads:
General Elections in St. Vincent and the Grenadines are due to be held on Thursday 5th November, 2020. In light of this, the Electoral Office has been granted permission to use several primary and secondary schools as Polling Stations.
Please be advised that school will be closed from TODAY Wednesday 4th November to facilitate the necessary preparation for the process and will remain closed on Thursday 5th November, which is Election Day.
Returning Officers in the various constituencies will contact you to make the necessary arrangements regarding the room(s) that will be utilized to conduct the Elections.
Principals should cooperate fully with the Returning Officers to ensure that the rooms requested are made available and are clean. Your usual cooperation will oblige.