19 February 2021

Only solution to crisis – a national approach


When will COVID news cease to dominate headline news, nationally, regionally and internationally? For almost one year now, COVID-related news has stol...
12 February 2021

Balancing individual, sectoral and national needs


In the midst of the gloom and doom we experience daily, it is an imperative that we make room for positive thoughts and development for all is not los...
05 February 2021

How can we improve our Budget process


AS I COMPLETE this column the 2021 Budget debate continues in the House of Assembly and is not expected to conclude before the end of the week. Once ...
29 January 2021

Randy D – A huge loss, and a difficult Budget


On Tuesday of this week, the nation bade farewell to a veritable cultural icon, Ferrand ‘Randy D’ Dopwell. He was the second of what is called the...
21 January 2021

Call a spade, a spade!


I had planned this week to do a tribute to the second of our “Golden Generation of Broadcasting”, Ferrand “Randy D” Dopwell, to depart within ...
15 January 2021

We have to do this –together!


“We have to be each other’s keepers”- SEARCHLIGHT Mid-week, Jan. 12, 2021. This quote, from the mid-week edition of SEARCHLIGHT, sums up succin...
08 January 2021

When yo’ play with fire…


Three weeks ago this column covered the topic “Who will guard the guards?’, a reference to the post-election situation in the United States of Ame...
31 December 2020
What prospects for 2021?

What prospects for 2021?


After the tumultuous year of 2020, what prospects are there for the peoples of this planet for 2021? Certainly if we look at this question primarily f...
23 December 2020

Christmas among ravages of Covid


First of all let me extend Season’s greetings to all our readers, customers, supporters, well-wishers and the people of our beloved St Vincent and t...
18 December 2020

Who will guard the guards?


In just over one month’s time, there is supposed to be a changing of the guard in Washington DC, USA with the inauguration of a new administration...