An interview with Sir James Mitchell on his thoughts on life in the pandemic, and the need to make a change. by Glen Herbert Born and raised in Bequia, Sir James Mitchell served as the second Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines from 1984 to 2000 and as Premier of Saint Vincent from 1972 to 1974. He founded the New Democratic Party (NDP)Continue reading ““COVID is not going away””
by Glen Herbert “This is a long haul,” Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of SVG, said recently. “Covid is going to be with us for the foreseeable future, maybe for the rest of our lives, and therefore we have to get into the habit of taking the vaccine and then taking boosters for us to getContinue reading “Fighting back”
The Koven family has made a life on Bequia, and when opportunities arose to give back, they did that, too. By Glen Herbert Nina Koven Arnett first started visiting Bequia in the early 1970s, typically arriving each spring or summer to visit her grandparents, Jane and Gus Koven. For a kid it was all quietly,Continue reading “Building a house, making a home”
Thanks to a number of donors who came forward, we’re able to continue our program of relief vouchers. We’ve distributed 120 of these so far, each valuing $100 to be spent at Knight’s Trading in Port Elizabeth. They are intended as a help as well as a way of saying that we’re thinking of you.Continue reading “Providing relief”
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