Party (ULP). Parliamentary opposition made of the largest minority stakeholder in general elections, headed by the leader of the opposition (Opposition (parliamentary)). The current opposition leader is Arnhim Eustace. The judicial branch of government is divided into district courts, the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court and the Privy Council in London being the court of last resort. The country has no formal armed forces, although the Royal Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force includes a Special Service Unit as well as a militia that has a supporting role on the island. In 2013, Saint Vincent called for European nations to pay reparations for the slave trade. "Caribbean leaders make case for reparations at U.N.". ''The Miami Herald''. September 29, 2013 Geography
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Vincent and the Grenadines is "Saint Vincent, Land so beautiful", adopted upon independence in 1979. Languages English is used in education, government, religion, and other formal domains, while
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'''Saint Vincent and the Grenadines''' is an island country in the Lesser Antilles Island arc, in the southern portion of the Windward Islands, which lie at the southern end of the eastern border of the Caribbean Sea where the latter meets the Atlantic Ocean. The country is also known as '''St. Vincent'''.
Its . Most of the nation lies within the Hurricane Belt.
To the north of Saint Vincent lies Saint Lucia, to the east Barbados. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is a densely populated country (over 300 inhabitants km 2 ) with approximately 120,000 inhabitants.
Its capital is Kingstown, also its main port. The country has a French (French colonial empire) and British (British Empire) colonial history and is now part of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, CARICOM (Caribbean Community), the Commonwealth of Nations, the Bolivarian Alliance for the Americas and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC).