24 September 2004
A Caribbean Icon – Prof. Rex Nettleford

A Caribbean Icon – Prof. Rex Nettleford


St.Vincent is this week hosting its phase of the Regional Travelling Exhibition organised by the Schools of Continuing Studies with which Professor Re...
17 September 2004
Boggling the mind

Boggling the mind


The front page story of the September 3 edition of the News newspaper captioned “Teacher harassed, strip-searched at airport” raises many co...
10 September 2004
Ivan the Terrible –

Ivan the Terrible –


Today, Wednesday, the day this article is being written, is literally the day after and really once again St.Vincent and the Grenadines was saved, the...
03 September 2004
Alarming trends with crime

Alarming trends with crime


It is now Wednesday morning and I am sitting before my computer, having come here with every intention of writing a different kind of article this wee...
27 August 2004
The Olympics and all that

The Olympics and all that


Well, this weekend should see the end of what I call the Amerilympics. It certainly wasn't the Olympics, if one followed the NBC coverage of the games...
20 August 2004
Venezuela and Haiti

Venezuela and Haiti


The people of Venezuela seemed to have given a solid vote of confidence to President Chavez. Despite the nod of approval by the Carter Center and the ...
13 August 2004
As we approach the US elections

As we approach the US elections


“A nation’s artists and musicians have a particular place in its social and political life. Over the years I’ve tried to think long and...
06 August 2004
The tale of the Breadfruit

The tale of the Breadfruit


I notice that in this year's emancipation celebrations the breadfruit has been highlighted and there is no doubt about the significant role played by ...
30 July 2004
La Luta Continua

La Luta Continua


Next Sunday, August 1 is the anniversary of emancipation, an event that was perhaps the single most significant one in the history of black people in ...
23 July 2004
Reflections from Jamaica

Reflections from Jamaica


A packed day last Wednesday in Jamaica, the day on which I normally write my column, prevented me from submitting anything to the paper. The week in ...