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It is either you have tuberculosis, or you don’t – Cummings

It is either you have tuberculosis, or you don’t – Cummings


It is either you have tuberculosis (TB), or you don’t have it. And, terms like latent tuberculosis and active tuberculosis do not make a lot of s...

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I could not get a tetanus shot for over three weeks! – Bing

I could not get a tetanus shot for over three weeks! – Bing


A popular radio personality has supported parliamentarian, Daniel Cummings’ claim that there were no tetanus vaccines in this country for six months...

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Witness for petitioner Baptiste summoned to attend hearing

Witness for petitioner Baptiste summoned to attend hearing


A summons had to be issued yesterday for the final chief witness in petitioner Lauron Baptiste’s case to appear in court. On the fourth day of th...

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New fibre optic cable system will be a total game changer – Digicel

New fibre optic cable system will be a total game changer – Digicel


Telecommunications provider Digicel has pledged to the government and businesses in St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) that the new fibre optic cable...

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Contracts signed to  improve road conditions

Contracts signed to improve road conditions


Minister of Economic Planning and Finance, Camillo Gonsalves has expressed delight at the signing of two contracts that will improve road conditions i...

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VOX POX – Word from the students

VOX POX – Word from the students


  Oniefa Nickie, Form 5 Science/Business I feel proud to see that the school reach this far. Although the other schools say we are the wo...

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Georgetown Secondary School celebrates 20 years

Georgetown Secondary School celebrates 20 years


Next Tuesday, February 19, the Georgetown Secondary School (GSS), under the watchful eyes of principal Ronald Clarke, will celebrate its 20th annivers...

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VOX POX – Word from the teachers

VOX POX – Word from the teachers


KEITUS WILLIAMS Being a teacher at a school that schooled you is a great feeling for GSS teacher Keitus Williams. Williams has taught history,...

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Fire department looking for bush fire culprits

Fire department looking for bush fire culprits


The fire department intends to visit communities where bush fires are often lit in an effort to identify those responsible. Recently at Questelles,...

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Get out the way,motorists!

Get out the way,motorists!


Pull aside, motorists! That is the appeal from head of the fire department Joel James who told SEARCHLIGHT that the department is having a problem ...

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‘Bigger’ blocks road to farmers’ land  with 40 ft container

‘Bigger’ blocks road to farmers’ land with 40 ft container


Farmers with lands in the Bower Mountains who use the road through Leon “Bigger Biggs” Samuel’s property can no longer do so. On Monday, Febr...

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Gov’t aiming for new route around Bigger Biggs property

Gov’t aiming for new route around Bigger Biggs property


The Government is moving towards once and for all, settling the Leon “Bigger Biggs” Samuel Bower Mountains road access issue. Speaking on BOOM ...