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COMMENTARY: Time for action on waste management

COMMENTARY: Time for action on waste management

September 20, 2018 | Comments: 3

On Saturday 15th August the Portsmouth Hospitality Association in Conjunction with SALT and My Salty Passports, working with 4Ocean as part of their Aware Week, ...

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COMMENTARY: Dominica’s fluid gold still unexploited

COMMENTARY: Dominica’s fluid gold still unexploited

September 19, 2018 | Comments: 6

Fans of bottled water pay more than a 4 thousand percent markup to buy a product that’s available practically for free nearly everywhere with the exception of ...

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POEM: Heartless Maria

POEM: Heartless Maria

September 18, 2018 | Comments: 2

Maria decided to go island hopping and in Dominica first she decided to pop in We all knew that she was coming in a hurry But never expected her merciless fury She ...

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POEM: Maria Baabye

POEM: Maria Baabye

September 18, 2018 | Comments: 0

Maria entered the shores of Dominica September 18th 2017 She found the island so bright and beautiful With green valleys and mountains That night September 18th 2017 ...

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COMMENTARY: Big Science, Small Minds: A Dilemma for Caribbean Development.

COMMENTARY: Big Science, Small Minds: A Dilemma for Caribbean Development.

September 15, 2018 | Comments: 12

Anybody familiar with the Castries-Gros Islet corridor would know that a bus ride after work can take you at least an hour. After a hard day at work, passengers are ...

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COMMENTARY: It was a very ill wind that blew no good

COMMENTARY: It was a very ill wind that blew no good

September 6, 2018 | Comments: 4

One year later have we learned anything from Hurricane Maria? While Maria was “uniquely unique,” there are important universal lessons for all to study and act ...

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COMMENTARY: Kim plays Trump on North Korean denuclearization

COMMENTARY: Kim plays Trump on North Korean denuclearization

September 1, 2018 | Comments: 17

The most recent development on North Korea’s so-called denuclearization, the reality of which has been a matter of extreme skepticism among foreign policy and ...

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COMMENTARY: Last comments on airlift and airport in Dominica

COMMENTARY: Last comments on airlift and airport in Dominica

August 31, 2018 | Comments: 23

I had only intended to write three informative articles on airport and airlift matters concerning Dominica. Yet, it is only fair to make oneself available when ...

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COMMENTARY: Response to statement on departure of Ross University

COMMENTARY: Response to statement on departure of Ross University

August 30, 2018 | Comments: 34

On August 21, 2018 I released a statement on the Ross University pull out, which was intended to make Dominicans reflect on the issue in a sober minded manner. Some ...

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COMMENTARY: A vote for the CCJ is a vote to fulfill Antigua and Barbuda’s national destiny

COMMENTARY: A vote for the CCJ is a vote to fulfill Antigua and Barbuda’s national destiny

August 27, 2018 | Comments: 7

WHEN  THE  CITIZENS of Antigua and Barbuda go to the polls on 6th November 2018 to vote in a referendum to determine whether they will permit their nation to ...

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COMMENTARY: Enabling Creative Solutions

COMMENTARY: Enabling Creative Solutions

August 26, 2018 | Comments: 1

Creative thought is our most valuable human resource. Without it we would forever be repeating the same thing over and over: there would be no progress. It is a ...

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CHECK THIS OUT: Live wedding proposal at FLOW

CHECK THIS OUT: Live wedding proposal at FLOW

August 24, 2018 | Comments: 18

She expected a chance to win a brand new top of the line smart phone which is no small deal, but what she came away with was a bit more valuable than that… ...

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COMMENTARY: More about Dominica airlift and airports

COMMENTARY: More about Dominica airlift and airports

August 24, 2018 | Comments: 21

To catch up with a question made under the previous article. Why can’t LIAT do what an Air Dominica could do? First of all, the Air Dominica model would be a ...

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COMMENTARY: Low grades-a cause for concern

COMMENTARY: Low grades-a cause for concern

August 22, 2018 | Comments: 1

The Caribbean Examination Council recently announced that over 11,000 pupils across the region who wrote the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Exam ...

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COMMENTARY: The critical importance of effective customer service

COMMENTARY: The critical importance of effective customer service

August 21, 2018 | Comments: 7

In July 2018, we at 4D-HMR joined together with NNETEDC to present a seminar on Customer Service Par Excellence on the island of Dominica. We thought it would be a ...

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DEAR BELLA: I cheated with my sister’s boyfriend

DEAR BELLA: I cheated with my sister’s boyfriend

August 21, 2018 | Comments: 19

Dear Bella How do I come clean with my sister and tell her that me and her boyfriend are now an “item”. My sister was stricken with diabetes a few years ...

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CHECK THIS OUT: It’s called improvisation

CHECK THIS OUT: It’s called improvisation

August 19, 2018 | Comments: 2

EDITOR’S NOTE: From time to time on “Check This Out” we highlight those extra-ordinary posts which we think you will find interesting. Check this video out! 

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COMMENTARY: The National Health Commission, My Reflections.

COMMENTARY: The National Health Commission, My Reflections.

August 19, 2018 | Comments: 19

I was initially disappointed when I missed the 11am appointment to a hearing with the newly formed National Health Commission. I had welcomed this long overdue ...

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COMMENTARY: Dominica’s new international airport 

COMMENTARY: Dominica’s new international airport 

August 13, 2018 | Comments: 71

A brand new modern international airport is high on the wish list of Dominicans and subsequently high on the priority list of politicians. Most people who wish to ...

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An Open Letter to the Leader of the Opposition

An Open Letter to the Leader of the Opposition

August 13, 2018 | Comments: 96

Dear Sir, For many years I have been a supporter of the Dominica Labour Party. My household and I have always voted them. But we have come to realize that this new ...

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CHECK THIS OUT: A different perspective on the politics of the RUSM departure

CHECK THIS OUT: A different perspective on the politics of the RUSM departure

August 12, 2018 | Comments: 13

In his essay Transparency, Ross University and the National Interest, Gabriel Christian examined the politics of the Ross departure. Many other individuals including ...

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COMMENTARY: Barbados, Dominica and Ross:  Debating the wrong issue

COMMENTARY: Barbados, Dominica and Ross:  Debating the wrong issue

August 10, 2018 | Comments: 31

(The writer is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States and the OAS, and non-resident High Commissioner to Canada.  The views expressed are his own) ...

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