27 February 2009
Significance of the archaeological finds at Argyle

Significance of the archaeological finds at Argyle


A study financed by the EU accepted our Government’s argument that Tourism would become one of the major sectors of the economy. It, however, poi...
31 July 2008
Humbug and the Airport

Humbug and the Airport


It is time we put aside all the humbug and get on with the airport as a national project - the largest in our country’s history. There are only t...
01 February 2008
Agriculture and the wellness revolution

Agriculture and the wellness revolution


The Agriculture Sector in SVG is not about to die. Far from it. Indeed, unless agriculture plays its part, it will be difficult, not to say impossible...
27 July 2007
Of Austria, the Constitution and Gems

Of Austria, the Constitution and Gems


When I first went to live in Austria I was struck by several aspects of the society. The first was the orderliness and cleanliness of the country. Lit...
29 June 2007
Chateaubelair and Aunt Rose

Chateaubelair and Aunt Rose


Last month I attended the funeral of my oldest friend. She was Rosabelle Cruickshank (Aunt Rose) who died at the great age of 101. We had been friends...
25 May 2007
Where have all the Managers gone?

Where have all the Managers gone?


General Managers or Chief Executive Officers as they are sometimes called, are critical to the functioning of any organisation. This is true whether t...
27 April 2007
Forty years on

Forty years on


Some of my contemporaries have been arguing that not all that much has changed in SVG in the last 40 years. I am not certain they are right. Several c...
30 March 2007
SVG and Regional Integration

SVG and Regional Integration


About a month ago the Heads of Government held their 18th inter sessional meeting here. The event led me to reflect on how regional integration has im...
23 February 2007
Counting our water blessings

Counting our water blessings


Water has many characteristics which help to make it unique. One of them is that it flows. Rivers, which are but water in flow, can pass through sever...
22 December 2006
On the cusp of an economic take-off

On the cusp of an economic take-off


by: C.I. MartinThe phrase “On the Cusp of a Take-off” is a felicitous one. All Vincentians have to hope that the Comrade is right when he us...