08 March 2019
Skinny’s ‘Famalay’ – an achievement of the highest order

Skinny’s ‘Famalay’ – an achievement of the highest order


Vincentians at home and abroad are still celebrating the declaration by the Trinbago United Calypsonian’s Organization that “Famalay”, a song wr...
05 March 2019
Water conservation and bush fires

Water conservation and bush fires


The dry season is already affecting river flows at all of the major water catchments on the mainland, with the worst affected being the Montreal sourc...
01 March 2019
Election Petitions Point  to Electoral Reform

Election Petitions Point to Electoral Reform


The more than three-year long legal process looking into allegations of serious irregularities in the December 2015 general elections not only awaits ...
26 February 2019
The powerful influence of our performing artistes

The powerful influence of our performing artistes


There is a lot to learn from the Tuesday, February 19 filming of the music video of Gamal ‘Skinny Fabulous’ Doyle in Kingstown. On that day, ou...
22 February 2019
Public education and training of electoral officials clearly deficient

Public education and training of electoral officials clearly deficient


The judge in the elections petitions matter has promised a decision on March 21, but even without that judgement, at least one thing cannot be dispute...
19 February 2019
Prisoners are more than the crimes they commit

Prisoners are more than the crimes they commit


The rate of recidivism at Her Majesty’s Prisons (HMP) was given at 62 per cent by Superintendent of Prisons Brenton Charles at the close of the crim...
15 February 2019
A broader approach needed

A broader approach needed


In the presentation of the 2019 Budget, finance minister Camillo Gonsalves announced an initiative on the part of his government to celebrate the 40th...
12 February 2019
Criminal deportees, individual rights and the protection of society

Criminal deportees, individual rights and the protection of society


The rights of individuals end where the rights of other members of society begin. Last Sunday, Searchlight published on our website, a story about ...
05 February 2019
Stem that self-defeating narrative about the MCMH

Stem that self-defeating narrative about the MCMH


The notion that “if I get ill don’t take me down there, fly me out,” is very well rooted in the Vincentian psyche in relation to the Milton Cato...
01 February 2019
Historic victory for the Teachers Union

Historic victory for the Teachers Union


SEARCHLIGHT welcomes the ruling of the Court of Appeal earlier this week that the three teachers who resigned their Government jobs to contest the 201...