Whilst talking with an old friend in Dublin recently we were discussing Prime Minister Gonsalves.
For this letter I will describe my friend as Paddy. That’s not his name, nothing like his name, but will hide his persona from any collective spite that may just be gathered against him after this little tête-à-tête.
He follows both the printed news and the online news very carefully regarding Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. As a child his parents were posted in SVG and he has holidayed there a thousand times since becoming a man. He loves our little country and has fond memories of us as a people, our verdant island and the beauty of the white sanded Grenadine pearl necklace of islands.
The discussion that started with old times eventually got around to what is happening today. He is so disappointed in what he reads about the political situation under the leadership of Dr Gonsalves and his Unity Labour Party. Continue reading