24 May 2019
Continuing the  Education Conversation

Continuing the Education Conversation


At this time of year, the issue of education is very much in the air as students write their local and regional examinations. Last week I tried to loo...
17 May 2019
CPEA stress time again! Some reflections

CPEA stress time again! Some reflections


Today, 16 centres throughout SVG will accommodate about 1,785 Grade 6 students for the Caribbean Primary Exit Assessment examination. This exam is sti...
10 May 2019
South Africa at a Crossroads: Elections 2019

South Africa at a Crossroads: Elections 2019


On Wednesday, South Africans went to the polls to elect a new government in what will be, perhaps, the most important election since the historic one ...
03 May 2019
Our final goodbye

Our final goodbye


Today the body of the late John Horne will be laid to rest in the graveyard of his regular place of worship, the St. George’s Cathedral where he pla...
26 April 2019
Goodbye to a real man- John Horne

Goodbye to a real man- John Horne


I really could not think of another way of describing the late John Horne.  He was one hell of an individual, genuine as one can be. He lovedpeople ...
18 April 2019
Easter is it?  Some thoughts!

Easter is it? Some thoughts!


We are now into what is called ‘Holy Week’ in the Christian tradition. Then from tomorrow we move into the two most important days in Christian so...
12 April 2019
The Gem Star tragedy

The Gem Star tragedy


THIS WEEK was a sad one in the life of many Vincentians with the talk shows on Wednesday taken up with calls about the fire on board the MV Gem Star. ...
05 April 2019
The Whaling Issue

The Whaling Issue


I MUST admit to bias and some sentimentality when the issue of whaling comes up. Some people do not realise that the blackfish is also a whale - “pi...
The Whaling Issue

The Whaling Issue


I MUST admit to bias and some sentimentality when the issue of whaling comes up. Some people do not realise that the blackfish is also a whale - “pi...
29 March 2019
Talking Points

Talking Points


Over the past 10 days a number of issues have commanded the attention of the populace in SVG and the rest of the region. Here are some thoughts on two...