14 December 2018
It’s Christmas time again

It’s Christmas time again


We are into the season that most of us anxiously awaited. Belief in the birth of Christ, in fact, of Christianity, does not seem to matter these days....
07 December 2018
The ‘Iron Man’ and the end of World War 1–  A brief historical note

The ‘Iron Man’ and the end of World War 1– A brief historical note


On November 21, 1918, a notice in the Gazette informed the public about the signing of the armistice signalling the end of World War 1. Christmas of 1...
30 November 2018
October All Over!

October All Over!


At one time we were prepared to confront the hurricane season with the saying “June too soon, July stand by, August come it must, September remember...
23 November 2018
Is Trump subverting the  American Soul?

Is Trump subverting the American Soul?


THE 45TH PRESIDENT of the US never fails to amaze. Is he for real? What is he about? In a sense America is getting what it wanted, because his support...
16 November 2018
Thorny Road to the CCJ

Thorny Road to the CCJ


The main talking point in the region is about the rejection, at least at this time, by Antigua/Barbuda and Grenada, to the move to the CCJ as the fina...
09 November 2018
US Mid-Term Elections – Some reflections

US Mid-Term Elections – Some reflections


It will be sometime before one can come to grips with the complexities of the mid-term elections, so I offer here some brief reflections. America used...
02 November 2018
Continuing Reflections on UWI’s 70-Year Existence

Continuing Reflections on UWI’s 70-Year Existence


On Tuesday, on the occasion of the Annual Independence Lecture series of the Open Campus, SVG, I was able to present some reflections on the Universit...
26 October 2018
We have a country to build!

We have a country to build!


I feel deeply that our theme for Independence this year should be a reminder to all of us, but especially to the politicians, that we have a country t...
19 October 2018
Wednesday Morning Musings

Wednesday Morning Musings


I TRY AS MUCH as possible to avoid going into Kingstown and do so only when I have something to do there. Quite often I run into persons who tell me t...
12 October 2018
Looking again  at Barbados

Looking again at Barbados


I always found Barbados a fascinating and intriguing country, a country labelled ‘Little England’ because of its long interrupted colonial associa...