Relationship advice can be fraught with danger
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EDITOR: Giving relationship advice is fraught with many dangers. Let me explain. Say Sharon approaches you and shares with you how horrible Gavin is t...
September 27, 2022
Your Account is Dormant, what does this mean?
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This is definitely poor customer service. Making an account dormant is the last resort that any financial institution should take. When customers inte...
September 23, 2022
The Catastrophe of Plastic
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Editor: The entire world is addicted to plastic. This addiction is crystal clear and it is very easy to find. Have a look at the condition of some of ...
September 23, 2022
Testing and generating hypotheses
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EDITOR: Students generate and test hypotheses in their ordinary everyday living. They make evaluations and judgments. They make decisions based on wha...
September 16, 2022
It is time to increase prayers for the nation
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EDITOR: Death is something we could never get accustomed to. Yet we are faced with death of loved ones so often these days. It reminds us of how fragi...
September 16, 2022
Working as one for the global good
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Contributed by JAUSHIEH JOSEPH WU, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan) THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY is confronting a number of unprecedent...
September 9, 2022
Create your own job
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EDITOR: CSEC, CAPE, Community College, Police Academy, University, and Technical Centers are all turning out students who may join the ranks of the al...
September 9, 2022
Too many kids on the streets begging
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EDITOR: Street kids are a norm it would seem in Kingstown. Far too many of them line the streets on a daily basis throughout the day begging. This to ...
September 9, 2022
The homicide rates across the region
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EDITOR: It is dreadfully disturbing to hear of the number of gruesome and senseless homicides across the Caribbean nations, including our own St. Vinc...
September 9, 2022
How far have we degenerated!
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EDITOR: I recently saw a very short, and therefore edited, clipping of a conversation between two people. In the conversation, (which I feel I must sa...
September 6, 2022
Too many children running away from home
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Editor: Missing teens is a regular headline of late. The regularity at which teens go missing is cause for much discussion and concern. Thankfully in ...
September 2, 2022
Man O War – Child O War
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Editor: As a child growing up the Man O War was a most fearful vessel mainly because of its destructive power. More fearful though is the Child O War....
September 2, 2022
Re-employ teachers without preconditions
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EDITOR: I supported the government’s proposal to vaccinate all frontline workers, as protecting the community took precedent over individual rights. H...
August 26, 2022
For what are we building?
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EDITOR: My great grand mother lived in a grass house. It was well laid out. There was another building nearby that served as a kitchen and a smaller o...
August 26, 2022
The tale of two ladies
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EDITOR: An honest analysis and survey would show that many married couples are not happily married. It would also show that many are living together, ...
August 26, 2022
What is going on in this church today?
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EDITOR: I am kindly asking if I could be given a space in your newspaper, to speak to the nation. I am now 82 years old, and when I was 15 years old a...
August 19, 2022
Papa’s Last Fling
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EDITOR: It was clear to all that the old man was no longer able to function as he used to. All the visible signs were there. His walk was no longer st...
August 19, 2022
Kudos to Miss G at UWI Open Campus
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EDITOR: Permit me to write this short letter for publication in your next edition of the Searchlight Newspaper. I have just concluded my BSC in Manage...
August 19, 2022
If I were you…
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EDITOR: If I were you and I was Vincentian, I would for sure trust the science. Especially the science about little-known viruses that no one knows ab...
August 19, 2022
Whatever has been borrowed, put it back!
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EDITOR: I admire how the Bank Clerks put back the carbon paper into the booklet from which they wrote records of their transactions. Whoever uses it n...
August 12, 2022
West Indies cricket needs a rethink
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EDITOR: West Indies white ball cricket team has not yet returned the joy and smile on West Indian faces, for they are consistently loosing as if it is...
August 5, 2022
The family legacy
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EDITOR: We were royalty and we knew it. European blood flowed in our veins and we were proud to be associated with our Scottish ancestry. Being connec...
August 5, 2022
Leadership really matters
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EDITOR: “Everything rises and falls on leadership” is one of John Maxwell’s more popular quotes on the topic of leadership. For some, this has become ...
August 5, 2022
Open letter to the Boss
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Dear Sir/Madam, I came to your office and was not attended to in the small matter that was important to me. I know that you are a very busy person and...
July 22, 2022
Never take your party supporters for granted!
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EDITOR: While I am not an expert in election analysis I would like to offer my two cents. We heard of the upcoming elections in St. Kitts and Nevis wh...
July 22, 2022
Such crudeness passes for carnival in SVG?
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EDITOR: A dear friend sent me a video of carnival activities on the streets of Kingstown. I watched it because I wanted to be as fair as possible in m...
July 15, 2022
The ball in in our women’s court
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EDITOR: The intelligent, educated and development oriented capable and trustworthy women hardly need to have pointed out to them, the numerous factors...
July 15, 2022
Yes Papa, that is not true!
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EDITOR:, 1. Setting the consent age at 15 years benefits the individuals. Those predators who take advantage of children are the ones escaping child m...
July 15, 2022
G7 Leaders show their true colours
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EDITOR:The Group of Seven (G7) is made up of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United States of America, and the United Kingdom.These seven e...
July 8, 2022
Who would rein in these animals on the loose?
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EDITOR: The current battle, war, or Special Military Operation is raging. There is no doubt that the war was started by the aggressor and accomplices....
July 8, 2022