October 21, 2019

Peter Binose: Deputy Dawg

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By Peter Binose Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has no Constitutional provision for a Deputy Prime Minister or even an Acting Prime Minister. The Constitution is quite clear on that. There is not a provision for Deputy Prime Minister or an Acting Prime Minister either. There is only provision for the Governor-General to appoint an […]

The Editor Speaks: Cybercrime bills

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On the surface cybercrime bills sound good. They nearly always contain legislation to punish criminals who gain unauthorised access and interference to your computer with the intention of committing an offence. Unauthorised disclosure of password or access code, child pornography, computer forgery, computer fraud, cyber stalking and cyber-bullying are also normally criminalized in these bills. […]

Peter Binose: Should we be dealing with the United Arab Emirates?

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By Peter Binose I read the heading ‘UAE delegation to visit SVG’ then I looked at what the press has to say about them. The United Arab Emirates is a federation of seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah, Ajman, Fujairah, and Umm al-Qaiwain. The federation was formed and became independent in 1971. […]

Peter Binose: PM Ralph Gonsalves slapped down twice in one week

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By Peter Binose The RSF wrote a letter to PM Dr Ralph E Gonsalves and also to MP and Minister for Information [his eldest son] Camillio Gonsalves. The contents of that damning letter cloaked in niceties was made public by a press release. The press statement has since gone viral. In terms of the Internet, […]

Letter to the Editor – Cybercrime Bill in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – Prime Minister and Minister of Information urged to revise Cybercrime bill Washington, DC July 27, 2016 Dear Prime Minister Gonsalves, Dear Minister of Information Gonsalves, Reporters Without Borders (RSF), an international organization that defends freedom of information, would like to express to you its concern about Saint Vincent and […]

Peter Binose: PM Ralph Gonsalves wife, First Lady of SVG

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By Peter Binose Wrong and right is not always easily interpreted in Saint Vincent. What is important is how the citizens, the Vincentian public perceive what is wrong and what is right. Transparency is ultra important in all sections of government, including family members of ministers and MP’s. Included in that transparency must be the […]

Peter Binose: More spite and malice in Saint Vincent

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By Peter Binose More Spite and Malice in Saint Vincent, Marcus De Freitas, Bigger Bigs, now Ann Joshua of Cobblestone Inn. Ann is the sister of Ken and Keith Boyea, cousins to Ralph Gonsalves our self proclaimed beloved all loving dutiful kind and all loving Prime Minister. Like her brothers she is a hard working […]

Peter Binose: Were Saint Vincent’s apartment owners fooled again? How about the students?

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By Peter Binose The old Saint Georges medical School was top notch at finding all their students including non US citizen’s hospital residency positions in the US to finish their final round of becoming a fully licensed Medical Doctor. The privately owned apartments on Saint Vincent were all full with Saint George’s students and the […]

Peter Binose: Argyle International Airport, the truth at last.

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By Peter Binose I and a colleague have just returned to London from Managua the capital of Nicaragua where I have been working on a News assignment for a leading UK Newspaper. We were fortunate to meet with a quite a number of Cubans who were temporarily living in the country. One of those I […]

Peter Binose: Moody’s Latest Report on Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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By Peter Binose After reading the current Moody’s outlook report, I no longer will be able to believe any Moody’s report about any country anywhere. Anyone living in SVG knows things have never been worse. Businesses are closing at an alarming rate. We have a government that has bankrupt the country. Our banks are in […]