14 May 2021

“Ugliness’ – correct but shameful


“This ugliness in the House” is the term used by Deputy Leader of the Opposition in Parliament, Hon. St. Clair Leacock, to describe the fracas in ...
07 May 2021
PR: Patriotic and resilient

PR: Patriotic and resilient


In paying my respects to our dearly departed brother, P.R. Campbell, permit me to begin by saying how touched I was by the presentation last Monday ...
30 April 2021

Keep our focus, resolve difficulties, but maintain national resolve


With less than a month into the period of the violent eruption of the volcano, it would appear that the process of settling in those persons evacuated...
23 April 2021

Reminiscences of ’79 (part 2)


I am not a historian, but life’s experiences have taught me the necessity to be at least familiar with one’s own historical experiences so as to b...
16 April 2021

Reminiscences of 1979 eruptions


A few weeks ago I had begun a series centred on one of the great battles of our people to preserve democracy in SVG, the struggle against what became...
09 April 2021

Where are we heading?


It is said that the true hallmark of the character of a nation is how it responds to adversity and whether, faced with a crisis, its people can put as...
01 April 2021

20 years in power, a magnificent achievement, but what after?


It is a pity that Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves was not physically present to revel in the praises for the 20th anniversary of the victory of his ...
26 March 2021

Resumption of schools, a challenge for us all


COVID or not, I must confess that I am shocked that the 20th anniversary of the historic victory of the ULP at the polls in 2001 is upcoming this Sund...
19 March 2021

SVG between rock and hard place – Surely we can do better, together


Our country St Vincent and the Grenadines seems to be heading for a location that is best characterized as “between a rock and a hard place” where...
12 March 2021

National honours call for a national approach


The effects of COVID or not, it is expected that National Heroes Day will be observed this year, albeit in scaled-down circumstances. Pride of place w...