St. Vincent, a land so beautiful
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Dear Hon. Rene Baptist,Min. Of Tourism And CultureKingstownSt. Vincent and the Grenadines It gives me great pleasure in writing this letter to you bec...
July 23, 2004
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EDITOR: Haiti is being referred to today as a failed state by many (rightfully so). This is not of the people’s making. The likes of Papa Doc, Baby ...
July 23, 2004
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Editor: In last week’s edition dated July 16, 2004, containing Joe’s letter, I wish to make a few comments on this homosexual issue.First to begin...
July 23, 2004
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Editor: Magnificent! It stands on this hill like a sentinel in white, with a grand view.As the evening breeze caressed the trees around, their branche...
July 16, 2004
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EDITOR: The Carnival is over but amidst all the fun, flair and fantasy, this country was left with three murders, two of whom were women, and young An...
July 16, 2004
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EDITOR: In an effort to keep me up to date with events that are happening in my beloved home of the supposedly blessed, a very good friend e-mailed me...
July 16, 2004
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Gay Man confesses to SEARCHLIGHTEditor: A few weeks ago I wrote to your paper addressing homophobia in this country in general, and remarks made by Mi...
July 16, 2004
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Editor: I speak for art students, the principal of the Community College and myself when I say that I was dismayed by the coverage given to the A’le...
July 9, 2004
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Editor: Re: Visas – I wish to again emphasise the importance of obtaining the necessary visas for entry to various countries in Europe and other des...
July 9, 2004
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EDITOR: When I was a member of the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force, which came to a pre-determined end at 10 a.m. on May 20, 2004, I...
July 9, 2004
Daniel Cummings and the CWSA
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by G E M SaundersI wish to place on record my own personal appreciation for the long and distinguished service given by Mr. Cummings to the institutio...
July 2, 2004
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EDITOR: I beg of you to publish this letter in your newspaper for me.I read sometime ago in The News newspaper entitled Spirit Speaks Out written by D...
July 2, 2004
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Editor: I get very discouraged with the human condition at times.All this malice emanating from supposed Christians, regarding burning homosexuals and...
July 2, 2004
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Editor: I experienced a good feeling and a bad feeling, that June 11 morning when I spoke to the Questelles School community and friends at their 9th ...
July 2, 2004
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EDITOR: Please give me a space in your newspaper to express the following. I heard that the Prime Minister and ministers are doing their constituency ...
June 25, 2004
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Editor: I write to relate an observation and a concern I have about the telephone cabins that are located in the upper part of Kingstown. I speak with...
June 25, 2004
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Editor: If we are patriotic Vincentians and truly love our country, we would all agree that there is a need for a new prison. The government ought to ...
June 25, 2004
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By CommentatorA story in the Monday, June 14 issue of the Star Online caught my attention this week.The headline read, “Rape, suspected murder, brib...
June 25, 2004
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EDITOR: It is so easy for you to take all the credit for your accomplishments; creating a self-contained fallacy that you are an island, self-sufficie...
June 18, 2004
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It seems to have become increasingly fashionable for persons to say, “Between you and I.” This is wrong. It is a basic rule of grammar that a prep...
June 18, 2004
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EDITOR: Thanks for the space in your newspaper. I cannot help but share my part in the discussion over the statement Minister Selmon Walters made at t...
June 18, 2004
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EDITOR: When our class entered the St. Vincent Grammar School in January 1954 in Form 2B, we were not allowed to study physics as a science subject. W...
June 18, 2004
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EDITOR: Corruption is described as all actions or omissions that constitute the diversion of a public official from the formal duties of his position,...
June 18, 2004
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EDITOR: Our airport authorities spoke some time ago about improving the security after 9/11 and its importance, but I’m yet to see the improvement o...
June 11, 2004
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EDITOR: Patriotism is the value which allows a person to develop respect and love for country, demonstrated by honest work and personal contribution t...
June 11, 2004
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By Haz SamuelThe smallish audience at Club Iguana settled in to await the start of the show as the five musicians and the sound engineer fiddled onsta...
June 11, 2004
The dress that gets all the attention
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The Holder family is very upset with the negative remarks coming from some members of the Vincentian public, who are accusing us of lying concerning t...
June 11, 2004
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YesterdayI called my son from Africa (Hosea 11:1)I smile a sad smile sometimes when my brothers in Christ twist around the Hebrew Christian scriptures...
June 4, 2004
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By Kay R.A. Bacchus-BrowneWhile I acknowledge that the Miss SVG steering committee must have worked extremely hard to produce last Saturday’s pagean...
June 4, 2004
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By CorrespondentOn Saturday May 29 2004, in front of a maximum capacity audience, Javorne Williams of Enhams – Ms Mariner’s Inn/Empire Cigaret...
June 4, 2004
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Editor: I want to see the best of the best displayed proudly every year, whether at Reigate or the Old Library.I want to see Vincentian artists displa...
May 28, 2004
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Editor: I was thoroughly disgusted a few weeks ago while walking past the Grammar School playing field. What caused this disgust was the despicable ma...
May 28, 2004
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To all my friends, Those of us who have chosen amateur radio (ham radio) as a hobby, at this time of year in this part of the world, we prepare oursel...
May 28, 2004
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Whether we like it or not, trample on people’s religious beliefs and practices, and we will have formulated a perfect recipe for the creation of a u...
May 28, 2004
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The Editor: We the customers of some of these banks would really like to know what is going on with our money. We have noticed that when we go to do a...
May 28, 2004
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After three years we can all say SVG Moving.After seeing a great increase of visitors, after hearing all the negative talk about tourism decline by th...
May 21, 2004
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Editor: From my experience as a 4.30 p.m. driver, traffic heading over Sion Hill to Arnos Vale flows smoothly when traffic officers are at the gap bef...
May 21, 2004
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EDITOR: While the views expressed by Dr. Franklyn B. James are entirely his, it is sad that in the mix another of our intelligent sons could neither s...
May 21, 2004
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Editor: On Workers’ Day, Saturday, May 1, 2004, I journeyed a few yards away from home to the cool and quiet environs of the Botanic Gardens, where ...
May 21, 2004
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MORE OTTLEY HALL FIASCOS, MORE TOBAGO CAYS SAGAS AND MORE TERRY BYNOES BAWLING BLOODby Dr. Richard A. B. CoxAs regards the allocation of a country’s...
May 14, 2004
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EDITOR: No question about it – just about every other person in St. Vincent and the Grenadines knows now that at every point on the compass we are l...
May 14, 2004
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EDITOR: I have listened to and read some of the interesting and sometimes contradictory statements made with respect to the Tobago Cays fiasco. I was ...
May 14, 2004
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EDITOR: Our Prime Minister is having a ministerial tour of SVG; I think it’s a very good idea. He refers to it as linking hands, hearts and voices a...
May 14, 2004