24 May 2019
Much Ado About Nothing – A Wasted Day in Parliament on May 17, 2019

Much Ado About Nothing – A Wasted Day in Parliament on May 17, 2019


by Parnel R. Campbell 1. Whereas Friday 18th April 2019 was observed worldwide as Good Friday, we here in St. Vincent and the Grenadines must surel...
TOUCH – 30 years since 1st Road March  title

TOUCH – 30 years since 1st Road March title


Editor: This year 2019 is 30 years since the musical band TOUCH won its first Road March title. The defeat of “Back Off” in 1988 had taught the ba...
An Open letter  to the Leader of the Opposition

An Open letter to the Leader of the Opposition


EDITOR: I am a New Democratic Party (NDP) supporter and I’m tired of waiting on the NDP to become government, 19 years in opposition is a very long ...
21 May 2019
Political Scientists: We are not driven by the mighty dollar

Political Scientists: We are not driven by the mighty dollar


by Alicia Medica Being a Political Science Major, I am often prompted to defend the efficacy of my chosen field of study. I am asked (way too often...
17 May 2019
Media dropping grammar ball

Media dropping grammar ball


(republished with permission from the Nation Newspaper, Barbados)
Editor: There was a time one could depend on radio and the daily newspaper for good e...
14 May 2019
Timely, well-said, but… A Response to  Christopher Grant

Timely, well-said, but… A Response to Christopher Grant


Editor, I thank Christopher Grant for taking the time to pen his thoughts in the letter entitled “Where do I sign....” published in the May 7, ...
Addressing the scourge of low productivity and morale in the civil service

Addressing the scourge of low productivity and morale in the civil service


Editor, I was very much perplexed when a Permanent Secretary approached me and asked what was the Public Service Union doing to address the situati...
What used to be a sin and a shame is now a normal way of life

What used to be a sin and a shame is now a normal way of life


Editor, Recently the courts in Bahamas ruled in favour of same sex marriage. They claim that it was unconstitutional to deny them their right to be m...
10 May 2019
Remembering Mr Glen Jackson

Remembering Mr Glen Jackson


EDITOR: I’m writing this article with my late best friend Mr. Glen Jackson’s memory at heart. He was a sincere and kind-hearted human being, and w...
07 May 2019
Where do I sign? The case of the misguided ‘final day’ students

Where do I sign? The case of the misguided ‘final day’ students


EDITOR: I had the opportunity of entertaining a number of Caribbean Youth Leaders who were in St. Vincent for a Safety in Schools Conference (Natural ...