27 January 2006

The budget


There are no new taxes in the 2006 budget. It is expected that such increases in expenditure as there are will be met by the additional revenue gener...
28 October 2005

Hard headed, pragmatic approach


Last month there were three missions in St. Vincent at the same time: a Presidential one from Taiwan, technical ones from Cuba and Venezuela. The num...
23 September 2005

Death of a friend and co-author


On Grenville Street, where Glass Galleria now stands, there used to be a tailor-shop, Cyrus Emporium. It was set up by A.C. Cyrus, father of Dr. A. C...
26 August 2005

We must at all times try to preserve our state


Sometime ago the Prime Minister of Barbados accused the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines of not doing enough to curb drug trafficking betw...
22 July 2005

2001 Census: SVG population static


It has long been said in St. Vincent and the Grenadines that there are six women to one man. Nothing could be further from the truth. The 2001 Census ...
24 June 2005

Chairmen of Government Companies


Finding effective chairmen for statutory bodies and government companies in St. Vincent is no simple task. The function of the Chairman and the rest o...