21 September 2021
The nation’s Christmas gift for 2021

The nation’s Christmas gift for 2021


SLOWLY, WE are seeing an uptick in the number of people coming forward to be vaccinated against COVID19 in St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG). Un...
17 September 2021
Let not our children be sacrificial lambs

Let not our children be sacrificial lambs


THE DOORS of our schools are scheduled to be reopened in three weeks time. Sadly, the stated date seems tentative now, given the current spike in COV...
14 September 2021
The Florence Nightingale Spirit Lives

The Florence Nightingale Spirit Lives


LAST WEEK, to register its opposition to an amendment to the Public Health Act which would require workers in specific jobs to be vaccinated, the Pub...
10 September 2021
Protests will not get rid of COVID19, acting sensibly will

Protests will not get rid of COVID19, acting sensibly will


FROM TIME TO time, governments must take hard decisions in the interest of the public. Making COVID19 vaccination mandatory for certain categories of...
03 September 2021
CPEA and connecting the dots

CPEA and connecting the dots


After waiting five weeks for results; an unusually long period for the Caribbean Primary Exit Assessment (CPEA), our grade six pupils, their teachers ...
31 August 2021
A friend in need

A friend in need


Today, August 31, 2021, we send our congratulations to the government and people of the twin-island republic of Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) on the o...
27 August 2021
Public Service Union raises the stakes

Public Service Union raises the stakes


The leadership of one of the local unions which represent public servants, the Public Service Union (PSU), has raised the stakes in its long-running d...
24 August 2021
Who’s not getting it?

Who’s not getting it?


The Vincentian YouTuber at the centre of the fake abduction of a female last Saturday says people who have criticized what she terms a “social exper...
20 August 2021
What about our children?

What about our children?


In six weeks time, our students and pupils are due to resume face-to-face classes to begin the new school year. Theirs has been a harrowing experience...
17 August 2021
Afghanistan – much on which to ponder

Afghanistan – much on which to ponder


IN 1980, THE international sporting community, and the people of the world in general, were shocked to learn that the United States (US) had launched...