14 December 2018
Medicinal Cannabis Industry – The promise and the peril

Medicinal Cannabis Industry – The promise and the peril


On Tuesday, Parliamentarians passed two Bills that have fundamentally altered the legal regime governing marijuana use in St Vincent and the Grenadine...
11 December 2018
Learning to Live Together is not a Choice

Learning to Live Together is not a Choice


Yesterday, the world observed Human Rights Day 2018 and the 70th anniversary of the adoption and declaration of the Universal Declaration of Human Rig...
07 December 2018
Keep the Christmas clean

Keep the Christmas clean


The call made last week by Michael Peters, chairman of the SVG Nine Mornings Committee for local artistes who produce parang music to stick to the Chr...
04 December 2018
Together we can move mountains!

Together we can move mountains!


Congratulations are in order for Lindon “Mr BeFit” James who on Sunday night was voted Caribbean wellness ambassador of 2018, ahead of four other ...
30 November 2018
Africa and the Caribbean: The Ties That Bind

Africa and the Caribbean: The Ties That Bind


On March 6, 1957, The British West African colony known as the Gold Coast became Ghana, the first African country to reclaim its independence from Bri...
27 November 2018
Reject Complacency – Get Up and Get Tested!

Reject Complacency – Get Up and Get Tested!


All this week, St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) will join the international community in various activities leading up to World AIDS Day on Decembe...
23 November 2018
Marijuana debate should maintain a constructive character

Marijuana debate should maintain a constructive character


It has been a long time since any proposed piece of legislation has generated as much public interest and debate as that currently raging over three p...
20 November 2018
Despite the gains, teachers should never forget

Despite the gains, teachers should never forget


Last week, teachers in St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) celebrated the 43rd anniversary of the 1975 historic teachers’ strike with a series of ev...
16 November 2018
Crime Again

Crime Again


Over and over, SEARCHLIGHT and other sections of the media have raised the ugly spectre of violent crime in St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) and th...
13 November 2018
SVG’s Climate Change Resilience agenda gets major boost

SVG’s Climate Change Resilience agenda gets major boost


The efforts by St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) through its foreign policy, to bring attention to the effects of climate change on small island sta...