19 July 2019
Modern Medical Centre  Success demands action at Milton Cato Hospital

Modern Medical Centre Success demands action at Milton Cato Hospital


The Midweek edition of SEARCHLIGHT this past Tuesday, July 16, published an excellent Editorial extolling the performance of the state-owned Modern Me...
05 July 2019
Tackling Caricom’s critical challenges

Tackling Caricom’s critical challenges


While Vincentians are engaged in the enjoyment of Vincy Mas, their National Festival, right in our neighbouring state of St Lucia, the Heads of Govern...
28 June 2019
Carnival thoughts revisited

Carnival thoughts revisited


As we kick off the major activities of our 2019 Carnival festivities, beginning this weekend, let me ask your indulgence in sharing once again comment...
21 June 2019
‘Vexed Farmer’ passes – A genuine ‘Unsung Hero’

‘Vexed Farmer’ passes – A genuine ‘Unsung Hero’


We are becoming more and more accustomed to hearing the term ‘Unsung Hero’ used with the danger that it runs the risk of losing its true meaning. ...
14 June 2019
The Labour Movement (Part 2)

The Labour Movement (Part 2)


This week, I conclude the comments on the Labour Movement in the Caribbean, continuing from last week. We left off with mention of the concerns of Gr...
07 June 2019
The Labour Movement  in Focus

The Labour Movement in Focus


Since I was presented with an advance copy of PM Gonsalves’ latest book a month ago, I have been fitting it in with my other readings. Unfortunately...
31 May 2019
Electoral reform,  referendum and Brexit

Electoral reform, referendum and Brexit


Much discussion has been generated locally over the contentious meeting of Parliament two weeks ago, when a whole day was wasted in debate on side iss...
24 May 2019
What dominance means to Caribbean people

What dominance means to Caribbean people


( World Cup Cricket Part 2)
“.........cricket has become a competing brand name in the leisure industry; it has to be sponsored, marketed and package...
17 May 2019
WORLD CUP CRICKET: Beyond the boundaries

WORLD CUP CRICKET: Beyond the boundaries


In two weeks time the 12th edition of the International Cricket Council’s World Cup will commence, spanning 11 venues in 10 cities in the United Kin...
10 May 2019
Wider responsibilities of leadership

Wider responsibilities of leadership


It was particularly heartening to me and others with interest in the labour movement and the working people in general, to witness the very encouragin...