06 December 2019
Water hunting

Water hunting


by Margaret Sullivan and Nelcia Marshall
As children, we loved the rain, even when it came thundering over the mountains. Rain meant the water pourin...
What’s in a name?  On language, history and place names in SVG – pt 3

What’s in a name? On language, history and place names in SVG – pt 3


(continued from last week) (final part) by Paula Prescod History and identity are strongly influenced by collective and individual attitudes t...
22 November 2019
Sweat potatoes

Sweat potatoes


by Margaret Sullivan and Nelcia Marshall from the collection “Almonds and Sunday dresses”
As children, we licked our lips in anticipation when ...
What’s in a name?  On Language, History and Place Names in SVG – pt 1 of 3

What’s in a name? On Language, History and Place Names in SVG – pt 1 of 3


by Paula Prescod Place names or toponyms, as they are formally called, are like signposts that tell us a great deal about a nation’s past. They a...
06 September 2019
Memorial Funeral Home celebrates one year

Memorial Funeral Home celebrates one year


When the Memorial Funeral Home opened its doors on August 11, 2018, its main aim was to provide modern, affordable and efficient services to its clien...
03 September 2019
A Vincy’s First Notting Hill Carnival Experience

A Vincy’s First Notting Hill Carnival Experience


by Carnival Ken In the words of Alston Becket Cyrus, “carnival is mas and music! carnival is calypso! carnival is mas and steel-band! carnival is...
16 August 2019
Biographical Sketch of Sir Vincent Beache

Biographical Sketch of Sir Vincent Beache


Early life Vincent Ian Beache was born on August 13, 1931 in South Rivers, St Vincent. He had his early education at the St Vincent Boys Grammar Sc...
Mere words can never describe this nation builder – Thomas

Mere words can never describe this nation builder – Thomas


by Donald H.S. Thomas Customs Broker, Retired Educator & Sports Administrator Sir Vincent Ian Beache, the man I knew from age 22, mere words c...
Reflections  on the life  and work of an  Inspirational leader  and friend

Reflections on the life and work of an Inspirational leader and friend


by Godfred ‘Toffee’ Pompey In the late 1970s, I was introduced to one Vincent I Beache by my adopted mother Lucy Miguel when the Labour Party p...
Farewell, Sir Vincent Beache!

Farewell, Sir Vincent Beache!


by David Comissiong Barbados’ High Commissioner to SVG   It is with great regret and a deep sense of sadness that I learnt of the recent pass...