20 July 2018

Mandela, migration and Black achievement


It is only fitting that, in a week in which there are so many important activities globally, some attention be paid to matters beyond our shores, but ...
13 July 2018

Vincentian jurist now Caribbean Court of Justice head cornerstone


On Friday of next week, July 20, a ceremonial sitting of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) will be held at the High Court of this country to mar...
06 July 2018

Carnival and World Cup provide welcome distractions


After the last two months of personal pains, the advent of Carnival and the global spectacle of football’s World Cup have provided a welcome respite...
29 June 2018

Our children and education – Is it about them, or us?


We are at the end of the 2017/18 school year, a time of triumphs, celebrations but also disappointments. It is a time when, examinations having been e...
22 June 2018

Ain’t no sunshine? Eh, eh, the sun will continue to shine


As a family man, I look forward each year to celebrating Mothers’ Day and Fathers’ Day with my family. This year has been nothing short of horrifi...
15 June 2018

Have we no police, courts, gov’t or values?


Have we, the people of St Vincent and the Grenadines, no police force, no courts, no Government? A ridiculous question it might seem, but very rel...
08 June 2018

Hurricane season, the environment and plastics


In the past we used to have a saying that characterised the annual hurricane season by beginning with “June too soon....” and ending with “Octob...
01 June 2018

Barbados Elections again reveals fundamental political weaknesses


As the shock sweep of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) in Barbados at last week’s general elections begins to sink in, the big question is being as...
25 May 2018

The life and times of ‘Granny’ Rose


It is no surprise that, as a devoted son and weekly columnist in this paper, I would take the opportunity to pay tribute to a woman, who, like many ot...
18 May 2018

Real issues in investment opportunities


The Caribbean continues to face huge economic challenges in providing opportunities for its citizens not only to raise their standard of living, but t...