27 August 2004

APOLOGY


Editor's note: The printer's devil got the worst of us last week. In a letter submitted captioned Cuba is a democracy" by Dr. Franklyn James we printe...

Reply to Diogenes letter on emancipation and Rastas


The writer of Emacipation and Rastas seems quite disturbed by Rastafarians and Afro-Caribbeans for promoting emancipation and the interests of Africa....
Uh, Ah, Chavez no se va!

Uh, Ah, Chavez no se va!


EDITOR: The above headline was the slogan used in the campaign recall referendum of 15/8/04 in Venezuela by supporters of President Hugo Chavez. The m...

LIAT’s character


Editor: On Sunday, August 15, I was scheduled to leave our shores for Trinidad via Liat 361, which was supposed to leave at 8:30 that morning. Due to...
20 August 2004
Cuba is a democracy

Cuba is a democracy


Editor: Recently I heard a caller on an FM station referring to the Cuban government as undemocratic. Now the definition of democracy is government b...

Emancipation – not just a word


Editor: This year is supposed to be 166 years since emancipation. However we seem to lack the knack for economic advances. And even with the strides t...

We must free up our minds


Editor: We must emancipate ourselves from the negatives of Africa that are sensationalized in the media, or from a religion that is deeply rooted in o...

No World Cup matches


by C.I. MartinApart from Dominica which did not apply, St. Vincent is the only independent state in the Eastern Caribbean not to have been selected as...

The port is in a mess


Editor: I read with contention a letter in your newspaper by one Disgusted. To tell you the truth, I don't know what or who the writer is angry with ...

Leaky roof and disrespect in Magistrate’s Court


Editor: On Monday while awaiting a case at the Kingstown Magistrate’s Court a shower of rain came down and the roof inside the courtroom started ...