Ah want me Grand-Father Back-Pay
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Ah told Lie-Za dat dey’s ah lovely front page picture and story entitled “Warm Wales Welcome” (WWW) in Choose-dey’s issue of de Searchlight Midweek pa...
January 28, 2022
SVG Tops De List Again
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‘No one size fits all” says Mr Didier Trebucq, UN Resident co-ordinator foh B’dos and de Eastern Caribbean, at de conclusion of ah wide ranging study ...
January 21, 2022
Oh Danny Boy
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Dis week ah revisiting an article ah wrote in June of 2018 about an unsung Hero named Frank Laborde. Ah very quiet, humble and approachable man. Oh ho...
January 14, 2022
Ah good ole time country wedding
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Tevin must have bin disrupting the class at Community College that day, why else would Ms Persaud move him from the back to the front row? But in his ...
January 7, 2022
Dean’s Christ-Mas was ah high Mas
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Ah Jel-Us Lie-Za bad. She called me early Christmas Morning to tell me ah miss ah High Mas at de Kingstown Anglican Church, Christ-Mas Eve Mid-night S...
December 31, 2021
De real Christmas feeling
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Doc Adrian Fraser and I born in different “Time” some sixty months apart to be exact; and ten miles “Distance” separate us “From whence we Came” (Bagg...
December 23, 2021
Not too late to share
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MONDAY GONE AH got ah call from Arabesque Shippers saying dat my barrel has arrived at de Customs. By now dey all know dat I am ah regular, every year...
December 17, 2021
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“Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.” Last week when West Indies score was 19 for 6 in reply to Sri Lanka 204, ah swore to Doc Fr...
December 3, 2021
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Is only lately ah read about Eva Durate, dis young Argentinian girl from de small rural village of Los Toldos (Awning). Conscious of her beauty and ta...
November 26, 2021
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Forty-six years ago dis week, November 1975, the SVG Teachers Union went on strike foh all sort ah outstanding grievances. Premier Cato bluntly refuse...
November 19, 2021
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“Ward”, a separate room in a hospital is a very interesting root Word. Add de letter “A” to Ward yuh get “Award” which is ah mark for high quality ser...
November 12, 2021
Diplomats who make us proud
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First let me quote what ah read from two separate News stories published last week in SEARCHLIGHT. The first reads: “ Organization in the Republic of ...
November 5, 2021
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Ole people say: “Yuh never miss de Water till de Well run dry.” Rain or shine, ah always look forward every In-de-pen-dance Day, at 6:00 a.m. to de fa...
October 29, 2021
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Four-day morning, moon still shining, dis tired, sleep-less looking ole lady, she head tie wid ah big, blue and white scaff, holding ah new brass bell...
October 22, 2021
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I wish to endorse de sentiments expressed in a lovely article in de Midweek SEARCHLIGHT written by Vin-sence-shun, Dr. Rose-Ann Smith nee Williams, sh...
October 15, 2021
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When my brother Villager, Wilfred Dickson said to me on de phone: “Remember I told you we have ah big one coming up soon? Well just add another one to...
October 8, 2021
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If Sir James could have his way again, he will offer ah $50 Hotel Lunch Voucher to everyone, Vaxer or Aunty-Vaxer who takes de Jab. Sir James means we...
October 1, 2021
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At Primary School, we all went to see Quo Vadis, ah lovely movie, next day in class our teacher Miss John (Pamela Anderson nee John) ah Latin Scholar ...
September 24, 2021
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IT WAS AH sad but hys-storyck incident dat took place at last Thursday’s protest march in Kingstown, when the police con-fist-taketh de (Afro-Carry-be...
September 17, 2021
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HE WAS AH young Country Bwoy, poor people pickney, got his CXC subjects and got ah lickle “hold-on” at ah supermarket. But he had his ambitions, and i...
September 10, 2021
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Back in 1979 ah made ah casual appearance at de annual General Meeting (AGM) of de Civil Service Association (CSA) now de Public Service Union (PSU). ...
September 3, 2021
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Was it plane, boat, bus or donkey cart dah bring we to dis juncture? Back in 1951, ah was ah lickle nine year ole going on 10, when ah group of us ran...
August 27, 2021
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Once upon ah time was ah very good time, when villagers lived like one big family, when near-bars shared only love and good-will; when kids uses to dw...
August 20, 2021
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Ah doh think we could repeat or remind ourselves often enuff dat Violence in any form, whether against woe-man, man, children, leaders of yuh church, ...
August 13, 2021
Louise Toney ah shining star
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It was one ah dem sad-glad moments reading the SEARCHLIGHT’s back page story “The Learning Page Curator Puts Down Her Pen”, a very fitting tribute to ...
August 6, 2021
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We are at the bottom half of Murray’s Village where Edwin and about 50 of us spent our early childhood. At the lower end was nurse and mid-wife Maggie...
July 30, 2021
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I felt special when Dr Kenneth John’s daughter, Andrea John-Robin on the behalf of the family, graciously invited me to team up with Dr. Fraser to del...
July 23, 2021
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If Karl Marx’s quotation: “Religion is de Opium of de People,” is considered an axiom, den de same should hold if ah were to say dat: “Cricket is de O...
July 16, 2021
Nobody Could Match Kenneth
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We doh hear much about ah plant called “Vomit Bush” de sight or smell alone uses to mek yuh vomit up yuh guts and give yuh ah good clean-out. Now-ah-d...
July 9, 2021
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Ah was telling my girl Lie-Z dat if some of our illustrious citizens, all potential candidates for Nah-shun-all Hero, now deceased, were to hear how c...
July 2, 2021
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Lard de more ting change is de more it remain right so. Exactly twenty years ago, ah tek me fronting self say ah protesting wid “de ODD Thing” ah-crow...
June 25, 2021
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After lying dormant for 43 years, La Soufrere volcano in Saint Vincent, suddenly erupted on April 9 2021, covering the whole island with grey, powdery...
June 18, 2021
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On November 19, 1922, Marjorie was born in St Lucia to Isabela and Vernon Theobalds. Her mother died when she was only nine years old and she was plac...
June 11, 2021
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Two months ago, close to 20,000 persons living in de Orange and Red Zones, de danger areas located within close distances of de Volcano, were within h...
June 4, 2021
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Is like ah had dis dream dat while de Evacuees from de Red and Orange Zones were under pressure to go back to de Danger Zones near La suffrey, we in d...
May 28, 2021
Silence dignified at its all time best
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Ah read ah very interesting article by IWN bearing the headline: “Christian Council anticipates justice in matter relating to two public figures.” De ...
May 21, 2021
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Lie-Za all-time getting she story and dem wrong. She was telling me, she heard pon de Raid-yuh, how de PM Shot Him-self in Him-foot again. Ah told her...
May 14, 2021
Dey’s Gold in de  La-Sew-Fray
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Before ah start, no, before ah forget, Ah want to ask ah fair-for of NEMO’s Director, Me-shell Forbes, when all de dust is settled. She must change da...
May 7, 2021
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Foh dis week and maybe next week, ah paying respects to Five Vincy (Five in ah Row) who would have left us but not before planting ah Monument. RAWLE ...
April 30, 2021
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Lie-Za was telling me dat de oldest date on record of an Erupt-shun of de La-Sew-Fray Volcano of Sin-Vin-Sin was in 1718. She still wondering how de i...
April 23, 2021
Who is Professor Richie Robertson
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Professor Richard “Richie” Robertson lead Scientist in SVG’s Volcanic Erupt-shun was named after his uncle Richard Joachim, whom we terror-eyes during...
April 16, 2021
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Lie-Za vividly recalls de festive Pre and Post-elect-shun Calm-Pain put on by de ULP dat boasted of having ah War-Chest. So determined dey were to mek...
April 9, 2021
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Of course we should all know dat dis is Holy Week. But if we doh know or doh remember, suggests dat we eat we Sunday School Fees. Holy week starts fro...
April 1, 2021