Commentary

THE KSCHRONICLES: Good friends are hard to find

THE KSCHRONICLES: Good friends are hard to find

July 28, 2017 | Comments: 0

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: 3

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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COMMENTARY: The proposed electoral amendments in Dominica, misinformation and fighting over nothing

COMMENTARY: The proposed electoral amendments in Dominica, misinformation and fighting over nothing

June 1, 2017 | Comments: 111

Power of the Parliament The Constitution vested the exclusive power in the Parliament to make laws for election matters by sections 40(5) and 41 of the Constitution. ...

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COMMENTARY: Corruption – No Doubt

COMMENTARY: Corruption – No Doubt

May 31, 2017 | Comments: 93

The recent attempt at legitimizing the transportation of voters to, or towards, the Polling Stations, by an amendment to the House of Assembly (Elections) Act, must ...

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COMMENTARY: Is there really a viable alternative for the leadership of the country?

COMMENTARY: Is there really a viable alternative for the leadership of the country?

May 30, 2017 | Comments: 71

There seems to be a growing question asked by many Dominicans, “If not Skerrit, then who?”. This question has become even more of a concern since the last ...

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COMMENTARY: NEP VS Skills Training Program

COMMENTARY: NEP VS Skills Training Program

May 30, 2017 | Comments: 18

My dear friends let us face reality. During the Days of the Freedom Party Government, there was a very successful program known as the Youth Skills training program. ...

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COMMENTARY: Rubbish , Rubbish Everywhere What to do about?

COMMENTARY: Rubbish , Rubbish Everywhere What to do about?

May 28, 2017 | Comments: 59

Like most Dominicans I am concerned by our increasing inability to adequately manage our garbage disposal. This rubbish rubbish everywhere even filling bus stops is ...

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COMMENTARY: The Relevance of the Visual Arts in Dominica

COMMENTARY: The Relevance of the Visual Arts in Dominica

May 15, 2017 | Comments: 5

The recent launch of Dominica’s National Art Gallery begs the question: what is the relevance of the visual arts in Dominica. It is the same question that I made ...

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COMMENTARY: Leg Before Wicket

COMMENTARY: Leg Before Wicket

May 14, 2017 | Comments: 14

Cricket is a game of grace; civility and integrity exalted. Honor most profound resonated in the cricket matches of my youth. Picture the bucolic setting. ...

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THE KSCHRONICLES: A letter to my best friend

THE KSCHRONICLES: A letter to my best friend

May 12, 2017 | Comments: 6

We always say that if we ever end our friendship one of us has to die because we know too much about each other, but I want you to know that you mean the world to ...

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THE KSCHRONICLES: Far from finished

THE KSCHRONICLES: Far from finished

May 5, 2017 | Comments: 5

Like everyone else in the world I sometimes wonder to myself what is my purpose on this planet. I sit and question (sometimes for minutes sometimes for days) what I ...

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COMMENTARY: Satanism in Dominica

COMMENTARY: Satanism in Dominica

May 3, 2017 | Comments: 101

Blessings to all you wonderful people of our blessed nation Dominica. It is with deep sadness of heart and deep concern for our people and country, that I write this ...

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