MONARCH

For those who follow the Royals and the news Prince Phillip will be stepping back from active duties but knowing him the work continues in the background. Queen Elizabeth 11 at ninety-one (91) has scaled back from public duties and has placed Prince William more in the spot light with his wife at his side. William … Continue reading MONARCH

Marcus Mosiah Garvey (Part ten)

Influence The UNIA flag uses three colors: red, black and green. Schools, colleges, highways, and buildings in Africa, Europe, the Caribbean, and the United States have been named in his honor. The UNIA red, black, and green flag has been adopted as the Black Liberation Flag. Since 1980, Garvey's bust has been housed in the Organization of American States' Hall … Continue reading Marcus Mosiah Garvey (Part ten)

BAD INVESTMENT CITIZENSHIP BUSINESS

Bajan distress at investment citizenship The recent arrival in Barbados of two persons who exercised their CARICOM rights to a prolonged stay on the island, obtained through a member state’s Citizenship by Investment program has Prime Minister Freundel Stuart uneasy. The Barbadian leader has reported that the persons, who are nationals of non-Caribbean countries took … Continue reading BAD INVESTMENT CITIZENSHIP BUSINESS

REMEMBERING LIAT FLIGHT 319

Remembering LIAT Flight 319 Please note: It’s now 31 years. It is now thirty- one (31) years since Vincentians at home and abroad were plunged into their most horrifically tragic air disaster in the history of commercial air flight in St Vincent and the Grenadines. It was on August 3, 1986, that LIAT flight 319 disappeared while … Continue reading REMEMBERING LIAT FLIGHT 319

Marcus Mosiah Garvey (Part nine)

Death Garvey died in London on 10 June 1940, at the age of 52, having suffered two strokes, putatively after reading a mistaken, and negative, obituary of himself in the Chicago Defender in January earlier that same year, which stated, in part, that Garvey died "broke, alone and unpopular". Due to travel restrictions during World War II, his body … Continue reading Marcus Mosiah Garvey (Part nine)

AIR CANADA COMING TO AIA

Air Canada Launching First-Ever Flights to St. Vincent Re-Post St. Vincent’s new international airport just get a major boost. Air Canada has announced the planned launch of the first-ever scheduled flights from North America to St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ new Argyle International Airport. The new flights will operate from Toronto to St. Vincent weekly … Continue reading AIR CANADA COMING TO AIA

HEALTHCARE PROBLEMS

Couple caught in ‘financial spiral’ jump to their deaths By Shawn Cohen, Tamar Lapin and Natalie Musumeci July 28, 2017 A couple jumped to their death in Murray Hill early Friday.Seth Gottfried Manhattan parents struggling to pay their doctors’ bills jumped to their deaths early Friday — leaving double suicide notes pleading that their two kids be cared for, a … Continue reading HEALTHCARE PROBLEMS

Marcus Mosiah Garvey (Part eight)

Later years In 1928, Garvey travelled to Geneva to present the Petition of the Negro Race. This petition outlined the worldwide abuse of Africans to the League of Nations. In September 1929, he founded the People's Political Party (PPP), Jamaica's first modern political party, which focused on workers' rights, education, and aid to the poor. Also in 1929, Garvey was elected councilor … Continue reading Marcus Mosiah Garvey (Part eight)

MEMORIES FADE BUT NOT THIS ONE

The uncertainty of life comes and goes and so with pregnancy to the point of giving birth. Man will never understand what it is even to seeing the natural birth in progress. I saw one and was amazed, but the real father lost consciousness and fell on the floor while he was videotaping the activity. To hold … Continue reading MEMORIES FADE BUT NOT THIS ONE

IS THERE A LACK OF SUPPLIES

PM DENIES KNOWLEDGE OF LACK OF SUPPLIES AT HOSPITAL Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves said that the recent complaint that there was no plaster of Paris at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital is baffling. “I don’t know how they can’t have plaster of Paris. I don’t know if there was a shortage. I will check … Continue reading IS THERE A LACK OF SUPPLIES