14 September 2018
Stuck in politics of the past, we need to break the mold

Stuck in politics of the past, we need to break the mold


In small countries like ours, politics and politicians play a significant role in the everyday life of citizens, far out of proportion to what they ou...
07 September 2018
Honest dialogue, not intolerance, needed on sexuality issues

Honest dialogue, not intolerance, needed on sexuality issues


I had planned to use this column to make some comments on the Town Hall meeting held last Wednesday evening at Frenches House, as an important public ...
31 August 2018
Roundup/Touchdown:  How many of our farmers and workers have suffered?

Roundup/Touchdown: How many of our farmers and workers have suffered?


It was so heartening, and refreshing too, to read the lead story in last Friday’s SEARCHLIGHT. Captioned “BANNED”, it covered the decision of lo...
24 August 2018
Sports producing political leaders

Sports producing political leaders


Imran Ahmed Khan Niazi, Imran Khan to the cricket world, was last week sworn in as the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan after being victorious in the l...
17 August 2018
Crime, citizens, the media and politics

Crime, citizens, the media and politics


Practically every citizen of this country, including those residing abroad must have some level of concern about the proliferation of violent crime in...
10 August 2018
Elections: Time for dialogue on independent process

Elections: Time for dialogue on independent process


The recent elections in Zimbabwe has added to the overwhelming number of “democratic” elections the world over, clamoured for by the respective el...
03 August 2018
Don’t cloud the issues on the CCJ

Don’t cloud the issues on the CCJ


I am forced to return to my topic of last week, the CCJ, and if some readers feel over-burdened, I apologize humbly.Unfortunately, having been enthuse...
27 July 2018
Citizens Should Act On CCJ

Citizens Should Act On CCJ


The month of July 2018 is perhaps the most eventful in the history of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) since its inception, where regional publici...
20 July 2018
Mandela, migration and Black achievement

Mandela, migration and Black achievement


It is only fitting that, in a week in which there are so many important activities globally, some attention be paid to matters beyond our shores, but ...
13 July 2018
Vincentian jurist now Caribbean Court of Justice head cornerstone

Vincentian jurist now Caribbean Court of Justice head cornerstone


On Friday of next week, July 20, a ceremonial sitting of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) will be held at the High Court of this country to mar...