06 August 2004

Guantanamo inmates refuse review


Nearly 600 inmates remain in GuantanamoFive detainees at the US naval base in Guantanamo, Cuba, have refused to participate in military hearings to re...

J’ca crime rate drops


Jamaica Gleaner, The past two weeks in Jamaica have been less bloody than usual as the incidence of murders took a significant nosedive from a weekly ...

Manning in Cuba for medical check


Prime Minister Manning will receive a routine medical check-up when he goes to Cuba for a four-day visit from Wednesday this week the Trinidad Guardia...

Leacock speaks good of Baptiste


The cut and thrust of party politics normally sees bitter rivalry between opposing forces. But that pattern was broken last Tuesday during the sitting...

The laws of St. Vincent and the Grenadines


by Ada JohnsonUnderstanding the law is not always an easy task for the layman. The legalese/legal jargon discourages easy reading. I invite you to go ...

SVG at odds with Consular Corps


by Nelson A. King in New York With relations between the Caribbean Community (Caricom) and the U.S.-backed Gerard Latortue’s interim government i...
Three new Japanese volunteers in town

Three new Japanese volunteers in town


A new wave of Japanese volunteers arrived in St. Vincent recently, augmenting the six volunteers who came here a year ago. Masahiro Kato, Hiroko Kuma...
30 July 2004
Woman says she was beaten by police

Woman says she was beaten by police


For the second time in two months, police on the Grenadine island of Canouan have come under the scrutiny of the general public for their alleged manh...

‘Big Bird’: Why no bowlers in top five?


by HAYDN GILL in BIRMINGHAM One of the great West Indies fast bowlers of all time is disappointed at the non-inclusion of one of his fellow pacers in ...

Raffles Resort Canouan opens


The much-anticipated Raffles Resort Canouan Island, the Caribbean’s newest luxury destination, is now open. Located in the heart of the Grenadine...