Commentary

PPOD expresses concern over climate change

PPOD expresses concern over climate change

September 11, 2017 | Comments: 6

Dear Dominican Brothers and Sisters, We are experiencing what has been termed by climatologists, geologists, and other scientists, as a more rapid-than-expected pace ...

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NCDs – Your spirit, soul and thoughts

NCDs – Your spirit, soul and thoughts

September 3, 2017 | Comments: 44

Firstly I would like to inform everyone that NCDs such as heart disease, cancers, hypertension, mental illness and diabetes are exactly what they are, Non ...

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COMMENTARY: Caribbean tourism development with boutique flair

COMMENTARY: Caribbean tourism development with boutique flair

August 31, 2017 | Comments: 10

There is no universal definition for luxury tourism. One person’s luxury is another’s ordinary. Even if there was a definition of a tweet length, what purpose ...

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COMMENTARY: Light pollution on our highways

COMMENTARY: Light pollution on our highways

August 29, 2017 | Comments: 39

It would not be in keeping with the “Nature Isle” image that we have been trying to project all these years to the rest of the world to artificially light up the ...

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COMMENTARY: Careers with a difference

COMMENTARY: Careers with a difference

August 28, 2017 | Comments: 2

I’m not sure if the government is a achieving its objective of putting a graduate in each home, but we seem to be well on our way to putting graduates behind the ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Cruel but Usual Punishment

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Cruel but Usual Punishment

August 27, 2017 | Comments: 5

Joyful!  That’s the best way to describe Mr. Horatio Toussaint of Pointe Michel. This man is a glowing testimony to Dominica’s distinction as the place for ...

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COMMENTARY: Ambassador Crispin Gregoire: a debonair, experienced and highly respected statesman

COMMENTARY: Ambassador Crispin Gregoire: a debonair, experienced and highly respected statesman

August 24, 2017 | Comments: 13

Dominica’s former UN Ambassador Crispin Gregoire outlined to Dominicans that the difference between commanding a respected prime ministerial and presidential ...

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COMMENTARY: A Cadence-Lypso Day message

COMMENTARY: A Cadence-Lypso Day message

August 21, 2017 | Comments: 13

August 25 is observed in Dominica by some radio stations and Creole music enthusiasts as Cadence-Lypso day. As strange as it may seem, this year I would like to make ...

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A Masterful History of Dominica’s Diaspora in the Development Process

A Masterful History of Dominica’s Diaspora in the Development Process

August 15, 2017 | Comments: 5

 Dr. Irving W. André’s Strangers in Suffisant: British West Indians in Curacao 1943-1963 On August 16, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. at the Fort Young Hotel, Roseau, ...

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COMMENTARY: Wholesale idolatory

COMMENTARY: Wholesale idolatory

August 14, 2017 | Comments: 25

“Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord; and the people whom he has chosen for his own inheritance. Ps. 33.12. “Righteousness exalts a nation but sin is a ...

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THE KSCHRONICLES: Good friends are hard to find

THE KSCHRONICLES: Good friends are hard to find

July 28, 2017 | Comments: 2

Very recently I found myself learning a hard lesson. While alone time is important for productivity, creativity, and inspiration, spending quality time with friends ...

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COMMENTARY: Made in Dominica

COMMENTARY: Made in Dominica

July 27, 2017 | Comments: 4

To prosper Dominica desperately needs to put into practice these three elusive words: MADE IN DOMINICA! Small businesses are currently in vogue but my approach to ...

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COMMENTARY: Passenger tax – a tax on all their dreams

COMMENTARY: Passenger tax – a tax on all their dreams

July 25, 2017 | Comments: 20

What the Caribbean region needs is so simple: rapid, reliable mobility at reasonable rates. What makes it so difficult? It is almost as short and simple to explain. ...

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COMMENTARY: We must support the police

COMMENTARY: We must support the police

July 14, 2017 | Comments: 26

The problems of crime and violence will not go away by themselves. Such issues must be thoroughly addressed and dealt with conclusively in order that the current ...

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COMMENTARY: The relevance of regional integration in the face of extreme nationalism

COMMENTARY: The relevance of regional integration in the face of extreme nationalism

July 6, 2017 | Comments: 11

Dr. Leroy Calliste, styled the Black Stalin penned for our consideration, “CARICOM is wasting time De whole Caribbean gone blind If we don’t know from where ...

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COMMENTARY: On the death of Andy Carbon

COMMENTARY: On the death of Andy Carbon

June 29, 2017 | Comments: 34

The circumstance of Andy Carbon’s killing was chilling. It was a heinous crime; brutal, unfeeling and particularly despicable. It was odious, loathsome and utterly ...

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COMMENTARY: Life beyond the Common Entrance

COMMENTARY: Life beyond the Common Entrance

June 28, 2017 | Comments: 13

This week, in the small minority of homes of children that won bursaries or scholarships in the Common Entrance Examination there will be jubilation and resignation ...

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COMMENTARY: The proposed electoral amendments – A response to Mr. Anthony Astaphan

COMMENTARY: The proposed electoral amendments – A response to Mr. Anthony Astaphan

June 19, 2017 | Comments: 61

Let me begin my response to Mr. Astaphan’s contribution, as published in the Sun of 6thJune, by endorsing his observation of my ignorance of the law, and add a ...

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THE KSCHRONICLES: Being the bigger person

THE KSCHRONICLES: Being the bigger person

June 16, 2017 | Comments: 4

Sometimes I feel like being the Queen of Pettyville. Yes, I said it the supreme ruler of Pettytown. I don’t want to be the bigger person and I don’t want to ...

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THE KSCHRONICLES: The Bridge to Terabithia

THE KSCHRONICLES: The Bridge to Terabithia

June 9, 2017 | Comments: 1

The Bridge to Terabithia is the story of Jess Aarons and Leslie Burke, two fifth-graders who become friends and create an imaginary land called Terabithia, where ...

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COMMENTARY: Creating the means of a livelihood

COMMENTARY: Creating the means of a livelihood

June 9, 2017 | Comments: 11

A sustainable rural livelihood can be defined as follows: “A livelihood comprises of the capabilities, assets and activities required for a means of living. A ...

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COMMENTARY: Reflections on Dominica-Russia relations

COMMENTARY: Reflections on Dominica-Russia relations

June 5, 2017 | Comments: 12

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, spoke last week at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in Russia and said he believed that the withdrawal of the ...

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