Disaster, comfort and hope

DEAR EDITOR – Grateful if you could publish this article in your daily newspaper. This article purposely written to fellow country men, women and children who were terribly affected by the worst flood, and to share my personal views on how to derive goals, visions and objectives from the disasters. Firstly, “Your majesty, King Jesus,…

Financial hoax

DEAR EDITOR – Dr Tarcisius Kabutaulaka is not far from the truth, that is a flooded politics amidst the devastating situation Honiara and some parts of Guadalcanal are now experiencing. Some money mongers obviously have taken advantage of the detriment of the real victims; some public servants whose official duty is to serve the public…

Honiara disaster

DEAR EDITOR – I join the nation in passing our Province and people’s deep condolences to the families and relatives of those who have tragically lost their lives in the recent Honiara flooding. It is heartbreaking learning of families losing a number of their loved ones. Losing one member of a family to disaster is…

Let’s turn to the victims

HONIARA and parts of Guadalcanal are now disaster zones. Minister responsible for natural disasters, Bradley Tovosia, made the declaration on Saturday after devastating floods hit Honiara and the Guadalcanal plains, Thursday. The decision will allow the national government and other humanitarian organisations to mobilise their relief efforts in these disaster areas. The scale and magnitude…

The sea is rising, all is not well

VILLAGERS of Marau, east Guadalcanal, are living in fear. Sea level rise, they say, is eating away their shorelines and digging into their village. They don’t feel safer anymore. They feel their future is in jeopardy. To them, climate change is real. It is happening right before their eyes. They wanted to be relocated to…

A terrible tragedy indeed

THE search for the Isabel father wanted over the death of his daughter ended in a terribly tragedy yesterday. That was after police found his body hanging from a tree in the highlands of Isabel. Police believed the father committed suicide. The father escaped after allegedly stabbing his daughter three times on the chest during…