03 May 2019
Be a good neighbour

Be a good neighbour


You are choking up your neighbour’s drain with leaves. You were asked to prune your trees that are throwing up all the leaves on your neighbour’s ...
26 April 2019
The right to life

The right to life


Each and every one of us has a right to life. It is enshrined in Article 3 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Every human being has the inh...
18 April 2019
Mosquitoes are  relentless

Mosquitoes are relentless


Mosquitoes are on the rampage. They never seem to stop looking for blood. I think they should be doomed to extinction, but that is only if we make a c...
12 April 2019
Sentencing in the High Court

Sentencing in the High Court


THE JURY has given its verdict and it has found the accused/defendant guilty. It is now the duty of the judge to impose a sentence in the absence of ...
05 April 2019
Sentencing Policy of the Court

Sentencing Policy of the Court


DURING THE sitting of the Court of Appeal in December 2004, the Chief Justice, Sir Dennis Byron, voiced his concerns about the widespread inconsisten...
29 March 2019
Probable cause

Probable cause


The words “probable cause” are used very often in criminal matters. They are on the mind of every police officer when he confronts a suspect and w...
22 March 2019
Woman’s Day

Woman’s Day


International Women’s Day was celebrated on March 8, 2019. The theme was #BalanceforBetter, emphasizing “a more gender balanced world” calling f...
15 March 2019
Bandits on the prowl!

Bandits on the prowl!


March 4, 2019, or there about, several persons sent me a report that originated from the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force. It was to ...
08 March 2019
Observe the traffic  rules

Observe the traffic rules


The Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act No. 20 of 1940 (amended many times) is a comprehensive act that covers, amazingly, almost everything concernin...
01 March 2019
Running down actions

Running down actions


Running down actions occupy a considerable amount of the court’s time. These are actions by persons who have suffered injuries or property losses du...