Tag Archives: St.Vincent

More Money than Sand

money laundering

Submitted by Nathan Green Dubai is one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and has become a regional business hub in the Middle East. Behind the facade of respectability that Dubai has carefully cultivated over the years, the flow of illicit funds “has helped to fuel the emirate’s booming real estate market; enrich its

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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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General Election in St. Vincent Next Week – Oh! Leave it out Comrade; Enough is Enough

Submitted by Nathan ‘Jolly’ Green A written reply to IWitness story Gonsalves says NDP strategists cyber spying, tapping phone Comrade, have you gone completely mad? Are you starting to imagine things, are there people peering in your bedroom windows while you are sleeping? Are your room and telephones bugged? Since the 1970’s the comrade has during times of personal stress

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Saint Vincent Labour Party Democracy in Review

Submitted by Nathan ‘Jolly’ Green Communism, Marxism, and 21st Century Socialism are anti-Democratic. The attempt by the ULP leadership to fool Vincentians into believing they and the ULP party are democratic with democratic policies must be treated not just as untrue, but as totally unacceptable. Bribing Vincentian people using Vincentian taxpayers’ money to do it. Doing it now before the

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Did You or Milo Tell Them Comrade?

Submitted by Nathan ‘Jolly’ Green Have Sandals been told the truth about Buccament Bay Resort? I ask the question because Ralph Gonsalves may just have forgot. Nothing to do with mendaciousness although that did cross my mind. So, did you tell them, comrade? Have Sandals been warned that Buccament Bay Resort sits on an ancient and historic flood plain which

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Vote Them Out in SVG

Submitted by Nathan ‘Jolly’ Green Almost every country in the world, including the UK and the US, has a citizenship by investment program except SVG, North Korea, China, and most of ALBA including Cuba and Venezuela. Why do you think that is? The answer to that is simple. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines [SVG] under Unity Labour Party [ULP] leadership

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Mass Corruption in Saint Vincent

Submitted by Nathan ‘Jolly’ Green Firstly, what is corruption? Often, we use expressions or terms without having a clear understanding of their meaning or implications. In most dictionaries, corruption is described as dishonest or fraudulent conduct by those in power, typically involving bribery. Is corruption merely the reflection of a lack of integrity? I suppose it can be described as

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Is the ULP Education Revolution A Fraud?

Is the ULP Education Revolution A Fraud? Or Simply an Embroidered Lie? Submitted by Nathan ‘Jolly’ Green It is ‘A’ typical for left-wing leaders, more so those with Marxist tendencies to use emotive projects to stay in power. Education, low-cost or free social housing, and exceptional medical facilities are usually what they choose to fool the electorate into thinking they

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Preparing for Another Round of Election

Submitted by Nathan ‘Jolly’ Green As sure as God made little green apples, the giving away of building materials immediately before an election in SVG to influence the outcome of that election is bribery and is illegal. Everyone involved that knows the truth is guilty of a crime, the arranger, negotiator, giver, the distributor, the loader of the truck, the truck

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Case of Implementation Deficit in the Tourism Sector

I make no apologies of staying with the subject of implementation, or rather the lack of it this week, because I feel it remains the single biggest impediment to returning our tourism industry to viability and restoring previous levels of long stay visitor arrivals. What prompted these latest thoughts was scanning through various media coverage quoting several named Government officials

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St. Vincent And Domestic Abuse

Submitted by Judith I have visited St Vincent and the Grenadines and have noticed that as a visitor from Canada that the laws surrounding domestic dispute and abuse is taken as a joke or lightly I have experience police been called in a domestic dispute but the plaintiff was scared to press charges because she was treated by her boyfriend

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Harlequin WATCH

Harlequin Management Services (South East) Ltd is one of those controversial foreign companies operating in Barbados and other islands in the Caribbean. Given our thirst for foreign direct investment (FDI) there is sometimes an eagerness to fast track the due diligence and oversight process. It is no secret that Harlequin is embroiled with certain matters across the globe which has

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