September 19, 2019

OPINION: With Glee from P.M. Gonsalves SVG voted to sit at the UN Security Council

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By Jolly Green Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, a little known multi-island state in the Eastern Caribbean, and located between Saint Lucia, Grenada, and Barbados. While the Grenadine Islands are excellent vacation locations with their lovely white sand beaches, ultra blue sea, and swaying coconut palms, the mother island of Saint Vincent is 98% black […]

OPINION: Dirty politicians and ALBA leaders (2)

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By Jolly Green Part Two [2] It was most unfortunate for Venezuela and the world that Chavez’s chosen successor was also trained in Cuba, a Venezuelan union official working for a bus company. Sent home from political college by Cuba’s Fidel Castro to wait for the moment for which he was now awakened. The takeover […]

OPINION: A 747 Aircraft recently arrived in St Vincent operated by Vincentians

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By Jolly Green Boeing 747, First flight February 9, 1969. Introduction to service January 22, 1970, with Pan American World Airways. According to manufacturers, 747s are capable of 20,000 cycles, so if that’s two flights per day at 8+ hours each, we are looking at 30 years. If a passenger 747–400 starts service in 1989, […]

Opinion: The U.S. Corresponding Banks rightfully do not want to deal with the Caribbean

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By Jolly Green Between money laundering and financing terrorism Saint Vincent and the Grenadines after continually attracting global attention have helped to bring about losing the U.S. correspondent accounts for not just themselves but the whole Caribbean in an action called de-risking. At least nine Caribbean banks that have lost access to U.S. correspondent accounts […]

Opinion: Why do Politicians become nasty when they get hold of a Microphone?

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By Jolly Green Sorry, wrong photo of Ralph Gonsalves, lets try again. No microphone just medical marijuana trial splif. The marijuana adviser and specialist chef told him “a splif a day keeps the doctor away”. https://www.iwnsvg.com/2018/02/11/scientist-at-svgs-historic-marijuana-testing-is-a-chef/ That’s the one, Red Ralph at his worst. Give him a microphone and someone to scorn or call nasty […]

OPINION: Vincentians have been immersed in Buncombe for almost 20 years

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By Jolly Green History shows that there is nothing so easy to enslave and nothing so hard to emancipate as ignorance. Hence it becomes the double enemy of civilization. By its servility, it is the prey of tyranny, and by its credulity, it is the foe of enlightenment. Vincentians have proven to be ignorant of […]

OPINION: Saint Vincent’s political persecutor is a failed revolutionary

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By Jolly Green Some revolutionaries capable of getting their revolutions started, for a period have success, but all eventually fail. Some other so called revolutionaries are often little more than wannabes. Ralph Gonsalves is glaringly the latter, all his adult life he has tried to emulate Walter Rodney the Castro brothers, Maurice Bishop, Hugo Chavez […]

OPINION: Russian aircraft hidden in Trinidad’s Piarco Airport

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By Jolly Green Volga-Dnepr Airlines LLC is an airline based in Ulyanovsk, Russia. It specializes in providing air charter services by operating a unique fleet of twelve Antonov An-124 (largest production cargo aircraft), five Boeing 747-8F and five IL-76TD-90VD (Stage IV) ramp all-cargo aircraft certified for global operations. It is a world leader in the […]

OPINION: “No man can close the doors that God has opened”

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By Jolly Green In an attempt to stop medical and food aid reaching the starving and sick people Nicolas Maduro has ordered the military to close border crossings with both Brazil and Colombia. Today at one of the Colombia closed border crossings the sound of rapid gunfire echoed near the Simón Bolívar bridge, where Venezuelan […]

OPINION: A Cuban plant called Maduro

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By Jolly Green I read Sir Ronald Sanders commentary with some amusement, because he has actually helped damn Maduro in his analysis. Nicolás Maduro was raised as a Roman Catholic, although in 2012 it was reported that he was a follower of Indian guru Sathya Sai Baba and previously visited the guru in India in […]