Category Archives: Caribbean News

Days Harvesting Peasants Over

Submitted by Nathan J Green The Vincentian ULP Government is out of control. With orders from above, unelected bureaucrats armed with arbitrary rules and no need to back them up stonewall and attack Vincentian citizens at every turn. Often bureaucrats and their minions are sent by the political hierarchy to harass and deliberately inflict financial and social damage on citizens

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Submitted by Nathon J Green No law if it conflicts with the rights of the citizens under the Constitution is legal. When the ULP, its Left-wing politicians, and unions blocked the road during the Roadblock Revolution. Ambulances were denied permission to take citizens to Kingstown hospital. As a result, people were dying; babies were born in ambulances, citizens were denied

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Gonsalves Struck in the Head, Who Next?

Ralph Gonsales struck in the head.

The report coming out of St. Vincent that a citizen felt emboldened to pelt an object at Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves and in the process endanger his life and destabilize the country is reprehensible. We may have contrary political views but it does not mean we should disregard the fact Gonsalves’s Unity Labour Party (ULP) is a democratically elected government.

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How it Happened

Submitted by Nathan J Green An Answer to “How did we get here?” by Heide Badenock Posted in 30/06/21 You can put the fall of overall standards in Saint Vincent of every kind down to one person; the decline has taken overall about twenty years. The problem is it continues to decline with a massively flawed education system producing

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La Soufriere Volcano Erupts

La Soufriere

Submitted by Nathan ‘Jolly’ Green An aspect that should get people asking questions is whether drilling into areas of active magmatism might cause volcanism. That controversy was sparked in the Philippines when 20 earthquakes were felt soon after drilling for a new geothermal prospect on Canlaon Volcano. A congressional enquiry has been suggested, an inquiry into the tremors and their

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Op-ED by Alicia Bárcena – Another Lost Decade

Submitted by Denise Balgobin, Senior Public Information Assistant, Strategic Planning and Outreach Unit. ECLAC Subregional Headquarters for the Caribbean – Op-ED from ECLAC Executive Secretary Alicia Bárcena The recent call to action by the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States, Janet Yellen, to the G-20 for a new issue of IMF Special Drawing Rights (SDRs), which the G-20

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Trinidad’s, Guyana’s and Suriname’s current relations with Venezuela

In March last year, Trinidad and Tobago’s (T&T’s) relation with Venezuela shot into the spotlight. It was sparked by a secretive and suspicious meeting by Venezuela’s Vice President Delcy Rodriguez with Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley. Another controversy was sparked by the fuel shipment from T&T’s Paria Fuel Trading Company to Aruba, which was then surprisingly sent to Venezuela. In

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Saint Vincent Judas Style

Submitted by Nathan ‘Jolly’ Green Let us discuss Judas Law, Judas Politics, and Judas Business. The Vincentian Judas syndrome. Pontious Pilate and Herod were murderous statesmen, but unlike today’s political leaders they were then and are now historically called statesmen. Today in Saint Vincent, few political leaders can be classed as statesmen or even stateswomen. Today’s Saint Vincent leader is

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Regional Response Required to Extradition Requests for Caribbean Nationals

Submitted by Caleb Pilgrim Honourable Blogmaster: Re the narrow extradition issue, raised by some bloggers, will you not kindly use your good offices to prevail upon P.M Mottley, Her A.G, and the Barbados Ambassador to CARICOM, that there is need for a comprehensive regional response to all demands to extradite Caribbean nationals? This issue ought to be seriously debated and

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Sinful Leaders, Sinful Followers

Submitted by Nathan ‘Jolly’ Green Alert raised as SVG’s volcano oozes magma, watch out 2021. Like Cuba, Venezuela, Iran, North Korea, has the leadership of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines brought the wrath of God upon the heads of those who support such leadership? Jeremiah 23:1-4 “Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture!” declares

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