07 August 2020
Remembering Jerry George

Remembering Jerry George


Like thousands of people throughout SVG, the region and the diaspora, news of the death of Jerry George sent shock waves down my spine. Jerry was my ...
31 July 2020
Politics in the service of development

Politics in the service of development


ONE UNDERSTANDS why the period leading up to elections is referred to as the Silly Season, for really, we do a lot of silly things. Normally sensible...
24 July 2020
Our Politics Sickening! Our Democracy Farcical!

Our Politics Sickening! Our Democracy Farcical!


I was driven to this topic after seeing on mornings trucks lined up outside BRAGSA, waiting for goodies; lumber, cement, galvanise, I believe, to be d...
17 July 2020
Covid-19, Black Lives Matter and Reparations

Covid-19, Black Lives Matter and Reparations


The brutal killing, as I care to describe it, of George Floyd, by Minneapolis police on May 25,sparked an almost unprecedented reaction not only in Am...
10 July 2020
A tribute to Sir Everton Weekes

A tribute to Sir Everton Weekes


I consider Sir Everton Weekes my cricketing hero. At a very tender age I was addicted to cricket. Unable to leave home I was from the veranda able to ...
03 July 2020
LIAT is no more – A few thoughts!

LIAT is no more – A few thoughts!


It was a mere few days ago that LIAT’s CEO announced that the airline was going to extend its suspension of service until July 15 while they monitor...
26 June 2020
We Need to ‘breathe’!

We Need to ‘breathe’!


I am back this week on a theme I started last week as I reflect on the Black Lives Movement. I said then that we need to show solidarity with the stru...
19 June 2020
Groundings in remembrance of Walter Rodney

Groundings in remembrance of Walter Rodney


LAST SATURDAY, June 13, marked the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Walter Rodney. This year’s anniversary is a special one, coming in the m...
12 June 2020
Are we at a turning point?

Are we at a turning point?


The last two weeks have seen something that is almost unprecedented engulfing the US, with repercussions in Europe and other areas. The killing of Ge...
05 June 2020
SVG needs a total overhaul

SVG needs a total overhaul


We are still in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic with a great deal of uncertainty as to when things can return to a near state of normalcy, that is ...