24 June 2022
Government must take strong action

Government must take strong action


Last week this column began commenting on some issues pertaining to our two political parties, the governing ULP and the opposition NDP, and I promise...
17 June 2022
ULP succession issues and NDP ineptness

ULP succession issues and NDP ineptness


I was encouraged to read in the Midweek SEARCHLIGHT this week of plans by the governing Unity Labour Party (ULP) to take a definitive step forward in ...
10 June 2022
Summit of Americas or  Summit of Friends of America?

Summit of Americas or Summit of Friends of America?


That is the pertinent question raised by Mexican President, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador as he spoke to the media explaining his absence from the Summi...
03 June 2022
Celebrating 30 years – Pt:2

Celebrating 30 years – Pt:2


Part 1 of this celebratory article published last week began by tracing the historical development of Cuba/SVG ties in homage to the 30th anniversary ...
27 May 2022
Celebrating 30 years of fruitful partnership

Celebrating 30 years of fruitful partnership


-Give praise and credit where it is due
THIS WEEKEND, the Government and people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and their counterparts in Cuba joint...
20 May 2022
While Blacks demand ‘Reparation’, Racists in USA Say ‘America for Whites and Rich only’

While Blacks demand ‘Reparation’, Racists in USA Say ‘America for Whites and Rich only’


IN THE YEAR 1963, the then Organization for African Unity (OAU) declared May 25 as African Liberation Day (ALD), a day in solidarity with those Afric...
13 May 2022
Resisting external pressures

Resisting external pressures


Whilst the principle of the sovereign right of each independent country to make decisions of its own choosing is considered inviolable, in practice sm...
06 May 2022
Rejecting colonial rule

Rejecting colonial rule


There are many, many good and sound reasons why small countries like ours in the Caribbean voluntarily join together to establish regional bodies such...
29 April 2022
Royal protests welcome; now hard part

Royal protests welcome; now hard part


I was heartened by the protests staged by conscious brothers and sisters against the visit of the British representatives of the real Head of State of...
22 April 2022
CARIFTA championships highlight  Caribbean, but…Whose caribbean?

CARIFTA championships highlight Caribbean, but…Whose caribbean?


In spite of the CARIFTA athletics championships for junior athletes in the Caribbean, it is not often, if ever, that we have had the opportunity not o...