17 August 2018
The vulnerability of small island states exposed yet again

The vulnerability of small island states exposed yet again


Another heated debate has broken out in the Caribbean over the conflicting interests of CARICOM states in attracting foreign investment to their respe...
14 August 2018
Beyond the road cleaning exercise

Beyond the road cleaning exercise


The biannual community clean-up, organized by the state agency Roads, Bridges and General Services Authority (BRAGSA), is taking place with emphasis o...
10 August 2018
Make balanced judgements on deceased mps

Make balanced judgements on deceased mps


It is coincidental that in the space of just over a month, practically to the day, two of our former Parliamentarians have passed away. Coincidence in...
07 August 2018
Violent crime: A national  concern not a political football

Violent crime: A national concern not a political football


“ And the beat goes on........” Those haunting words from a very popular song of the 1970s are today driving us into a state of restlessness bo...
03 August 2018
SVGFF challenge: One for all sporting bodies

SVGFF challenge: One for all sporting bodies


One can well imagine how the leadership of the SVG Football Federation (SVGFF) must be contemplating facing up to the huge challenge of restoring its ...
31 July 2018
Licence Fees for Carnival? Seek Win-Win Solutions

Licence Fees for Carnival? Seek Win-Win Solutions


The direction in which the long-running feud over the financial contributions of private promoters during the Carnival season is taking gives reason f...
27 July 2018
Time to make Emancipation Day more relevant

Time to make Emancipation Day more relevant


For descendants of African slaves in the Commonwealth Caribbean, and indeed for our societies as a whole, next Wednesday, August 1, is another importa...
24 July 2018
Thanks to Cuba

Thanks to Cuba


On Thursday of this week, July 26, the people of Cuba, and millions of friends and well-wishers worldwide, will celebrate the 65th anniversary of what...
20 July 2018
The Mandela legacy: Its  Vincentian Version

The Mandela legacy: Its Vincentian Version


Nelson Mandela was a living legend. And now dead, he sits in a Cathedral of Immortals, a special place carved out in the global collective memory for ...
17 July 2018
Plastics and our environment – our role

Plastics and our environment – our role


Change is difficult for most people, even when the change is for our own good. Recently, Massy Supermarket introduced a 25 cent charge on each sing...