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Our failed ‘education revolution’

By C. ben-David Numerous studies have shown a slow but steady decline in educational standards throughout the English-speaking world, a drop in learning outcomes, requirements,...

The so wrongs of proprietary rights

By Patrick Ferrari Glen Beache, stop your mouth from moving. A long time ago. In an article in iWitness News, “TOURISM AUTHORTY BERATES UNINVITED MEDIA FOR...

‘Immoral’ ideas for economic development in SVG

By Vinci Vin As the political parties, trade unions, commentators, and potential entrepreneurs of St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) appear to be bankrupt of...

‘Mentorship: a true responsibility of fatherhood’

Father’s Day Message by Commissioner of Police, Colin O. John For Mother’s Day, I recognised the commitment, effort and work of the policewomen in the...

Geothermal not SVG’s best alternative

By Lincoln Bowman I am pleased to see SVG looking at alternative energy as its source of electric power. I am also very surprised that...

New gov’t taxes bad for SVG’s hotels

By Bengt Mortstedt I am the owner of Bequia Beach Hotel, probably one of the biggest -- if not the biggest, with regards to number...

Will St. Vincent benefit from a geothermal energy plant?

By Matthew Thomas The Vincentian newspaper of June 1, 2018, under the caption: PARLIAMENT GETS UPDATE ON GEOTHERMAL PROJECT, wrote, “According to Prime Minister Dr....

NDP winning?

By Observer I studied this thing carefully. The NDP seems to be well on its way to political dominance again. For the last several months,...

The painful future of nonstop international travel to Argyle airport

By C. ben-David With mid-year upon us, prospects of additional nonstop flights to Argyle International Airport (AIA) on the mainland of St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG)...

Amidst reform, workers must defend their pensions

By Brenton Smith Pension reform is a serious issue that should not be taken lightly. Over two decades ago, when I decided to join the Royal...

What’s the price of innocence in St. Vincent?

By Concerned citizen iPhone 7: $3,199, Carnival costume: $695, KFC two piece meal: $17.05, wet fete ticket: $10, a child’s innocence in SVG: varies by...

Are AA flights from Miami to SVG yet another game changer?

By C. ben-David “To have direct service out of Miami is a game changer for the country. This service will make it so much easier...