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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...

The landowners of Argyle were not cheated

By C ben-David In a December 2014 news item, iWitness News reported that the Honourable Prime Minister, Dr. Ralph E. Gonsalves, revealed in Parliament that...

Foolish wise men

By Wise Fool I am frustrated. This is mainly due to the fact that many things about my country of birth are perplexing to me....

Mr. Attorney General, please remove the Registrar

By Legal Analyst Dear Mr. Martin, As you embark on your new appointment as Attorney General and as I vacate my position at a local law...

Explaining Argyle Airport: Concluding remarks

By C ben-David This is the last of five essays where I put the pieces of our cleverly conceived and executed Argyle International Airport (AIA)...

Buying from shabby vendors makes you just as shabby

By This As I See Them People have complained about the undesirable and unacceptable standards of customer service in our country for decades. I, too,...