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Is oil thicker than values?

By Christopher Sabatini & Jimena Galindo Despite the differences in language, culture and, even race, what binds the countries of the Western Hemisphere together is...

How welcome is Air Canada Rouge?

By C. ben-David The lead editorial in the Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 edition of Searchlight newspaper, presumably penned by its CEO/Editor, Clare Keizer, titled “Welcome...

Bottom feeding with the Palestinians

By C. ben-David For those unaware of the meaning of the term “bottom feeding,” when applied to humans it is a metaphor for behaving like...

Talk is Cheap: The Blithe Privilege of Power

By Patrick Ferrari Minister Gonsalves the Younger recently announced that the government is going into the hotel business. Lord, have mercy; please. Are these people...

The Mutilated Ballots! – Facts Or Conspiracy?

Editor's note: The High Court is scheduled to hear on Tuesday and Wednesday the petitioner's motion to inspect ballots and other documents used in...

What cruise companies are telling us about our tourist industry

By C ben-David After two major hurricanes, Maria and Irma, tore through the Caribbean in less than two weeks this September, some of the most...

The woes of SVG’s public transportation system

By Dave I applaud the efforts of the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force in attempting to improve the public transportation system. A...

Argyle airport’s opportunity cost

By C. ben-David As discussed in my last essay (see number 64 below), the economic notion of “opportunity cost” -- the balance between choosing one...

The benefits of community policing

By Brenton Smith Within the last 30 years, countries worldwide have seen an increase in other government agencies, as well as community members, the media...

Protesting is a right; place or timing may be wrong

By Leroy James          After observing some social events that occurred in SVG recently, I have decided to emerge from self-imposed sabbatical regarding commenting publicly on...

PM, please help teachers with transportation

By D. Cambridge (Teacher) Dear Prime Minister, In the closing of the article entitled “PM rejects union's claim that he was avoiding lawsuit”, published by iWitness...

A ‘loaded question’ logical fallacy: Argyle Airport’s legacy

By C ben-David Apart from juvenile argumentum ad hominem logical fallacy attacks impugning my motives, character, nationality, patriotism, and sanity, those who have taken issue...