14 April 2022
Remembering the Volcanic eruption during Holy Week!  

Remembering the Volcanic eruption during Holy Week!  


This paper hits the street today, Holy Thursday, the last working day of the week. Tomorrow is ‘Good Friday’ the day on which Jesus was crucified ...
08 April 2022
Jamaica is Moving On! Will that be the message from the Region?

Jamaica is Moving On! Will that be the message from the Region?


The visit to the region by Prince William and Kate Middleton, described in some circles as a ‘Charm Offensive’, part of Queen Elizabeth’s Platin...
01 April 2022
Power and Responsibility!

Power and Responsibility!


I listened to an interview given to I Witness News by Ronnia Durham -Balcombe after representing her client, Kenson King in Court on Monday last. Mrs ...
25 March 2022
Some Reflections

Some Reflections


It is really painful these days to look at cable/tv news. Most is about the Russian-Ukraine war with its harrowing images. Scenes of destroyed apartme...
18 March 2022
Who killed Chatoyer?

Who killed Chatoyer?


We are really off by a few hours because Chatoyer actually died in the early morning of March 15. He was killed after an ambush by British soldiers an...
11 March 2022
The Continuing Russia- Ukraine Story

The Continuing Russia- Ukraine Story


I got some interesting reactions to last week’s article, most by email, pointing to the hypocrisy of the US and the West, and to NATO’s eastward e...
04 March 2022
Trying times – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Trying times – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine


As I write today, March 2, I am quite aware that by the time this article is read the situation would have changed significantly, with so many things ...
25 February 2022
Making Sense of the 1879 Carnival Riots

Making Sense of the 1879 Carnival Riots


In the issue of Searchlight of February 11, I had reflected briefly on the carnival riots of February 11, 1879, 143 years ago. In this piece I will tr...
18 February 2022
Searching for the Real America!

Searching for the Real America!


As a young boy I used to think that the US was the fountain of democracy, before I found out the truth. Is the real US now revealing itself? I wrote ...
11 February 2022
Reflecting on the Carnival Riots of February 11, 1879

Reflecting on the Carnival Riots of February 11, 1879


On a recent radio programme with Bert Francois, I expressed the view that the history of St. Vincent and the Grenadines is a history of struggle and r...