Independent publishes ‘censored’ edition

The St Helena Independent has been published with a section removed and replaced with the word ‘censored’. It followed an extraordinary legal manoeuvre by St Helena Government to block publication of a sensitive story. A blacked-out space appeared on the front page, and a chunk of Vince Thompson’s weekly column was removed. The sensitivity of […]

A statement

by Simon Pipe Readers of this website will know that I was quoted in The Independent newspaper in the UK, saying that St Helenians were wonderful people but they could not run businesses. I am emphatically not claiming that I was misquoted, but people who know me will know¬†I do not hold that view. I […]