24 September 2004

Speaking Dutch


Oscar Arias Sanchez, the Nobel Laureate, had the following to say at the opening of Transparency International’s Office in Berlin Germany “W...

Negotiations, hurricanes and agriculture


EDITOR: Agriculture in Grenada is totally destroyed; its critical nutmeg industry will need more than a decade to recover! Agriculture is seriously se...

Letter writer knows very little about Cuba


Editor: The writer of the letter captioned "SVG And USA Are Democracies Not Cuba" (17/09/04) intentionally or unintentionally took half of the defini...
17 September 2004

Destruction much easier, swifter than construction


EDITOR: Reflection on Hurricane Ivan and the trail of havoc left throughout the Caribbean, shows how destruction is easier and swifter to realize than...

SEARCHLIGHT shows the way


EDITOR: I would like to express my thanks to Mrs. Keizer and her staff for the excellent coverage of the effects of Hurricane Ivan on SVG. It was a p...

SVG and USA are democracies, not Cuba


EDITOR: A recent letter to the editor alleged, “Cuba is a Democracy”. The letter offered no sensible arguments to support that claim, but ...

Disgusted by Diogenes’ letter


Editor: Many in the Rastafarian community were so disgusted by Mr. Diogenes’ letter in the SEARCHLIGHT Newspaper, dated August 6, that they were ...

Who was the victim?


Editor: It is now over a year since the horrific, reckless tragedy on Back Street, Monday, September 1, 2003, which caused the demise of Anastasius Do...
Hurricane Ivan – Test of Caribbean unity

Hurricane Ivan – Test of Caribbean unity


Editor: Hurricane Ivan has just brought to the Caribbean the benefits of Caribbean political unity. If the governments of all the affected Caribbean...
10 September 2004

Farm subsidies wrong


EDITOR: Recently I had discussions with an economist and three fellow banana producers.The issue: the subsidies on fertilizers being paid by the Gover...