21 January 2022
Upholding the Anti-Colonial Legacy

Upholding the Anti-Colonial Legacy


Two days ago, the electorate of Barbados renewed the mandate of the Barbados Labour Party (BLP), by returning it to office in an election called more ...
18 January 2022
Changing minds will not be easy

Changing minds will not be easy


A study commissioned by UNICEF on vaccine hesitancy in the Caribbean was released last Friday. Over 5000 people in six countries -- Barbados, Domini...
14 January 2022
Covid19 outbreak in Parliament — an opportunity for modernization

Covid19 outbreak in Parliament — an opportunity for modernization


Becoming infected with coronavirus is an experience endured so far by more than 300 million people globally, five million of whom have perished. Deadl...
11 January 2022
No greater privilege and responsibility

No greater privilege and responsibility


Last Friday, the stories of seven outstanding and inspirational young Vincentians, the recipients of national scholarships for 2021, were published in...
07 January 2022
Missed Opportunities in 2021

Missed Opportunities in 2021


Last Friday the government announced that the presentation and debate on the 2022 Budget was postponed by one week, to take place beginning on January...
04 January 2022
What will be the legacy of Sir James?

What will be the legacy of Sir James?


For the first time in over two generations, Vincentians have stepped into a new year without the towering presence of James Fitz-Allen Mitchell on th...
31 December 2021
We look forward to the New Year with optimism

We look forward to the New Year with optimism


It is natural that in the waning moments of an old year that humankind would look forward to the approaching year with hope. It matters not what trans...
23 December 2021
May the Spirit of Christmas reign

May the Spirit of Christmas reign


This year, when we wish each other a “Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year,” it would be good if while saying them, we reflect on the words and re...
17 December 2021
Nine Mornings, the COVID edition

Nine Mornings, the COVID edition


EVENTS DURING the National Nine Mornings festival tend to be spontaneous, community focused activities with the audiences playing as much a role in th...
14 December 2021
Different Times Call for Different Measures

Different Times Call for Different Measures


AS WE PUT this edition of our newspaper to bed last night, our lawmakers were in Parliament debating the Estimates of Income and Expenditure for 2022 ...