Commentary

Commentary on the state of governance in Dominica

Commentary on the state of governance in Dominica

June 22, 2018 | Comments: 43

This commentary is about the state of governance in this country and the manner in which unsuspecting citizens are being taken on a ride to nowhere. – It is ...

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COMMENTARY: Do true Christians face hardship at times?

COMMENTARY: Do true Christians face hardship at times?

June 19, 2018 | Comments: 29

Many religious persons tend to have the view that once a person is a Christian, he will not face hardship. You ask them: “How are you?” They reply: ...

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COMMENTARY: Seaborne Airlines: Flight cancelled, bad weather and we are not responsible

COMMENTARY: Seaborne Airlines: Flight cancelled, bad weather and we are not responsible

June 18, 2018 | Comments: 19

Passengers who were scheduled to travel on flight No.BB4583, and I guess those who were coming in on the corresponding flight, on Sunday 17th June, 2018, Fathers’ ...

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Food for Thought: The Economics and Enslavement of Eating

Food for Thought: The Economics and Enslavement of Eating

June 14, 2018 | Comments: 14

The recent Caribbean Wellness Day activities reinforced my decision to share my thoughts on the social and political aspects of food and good health. Most of what we ...

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COMMENTARY: Fire Them!

COMMENTARY: Fire Them!

June 9, 2018 | Comments: 69

People of conscience, wisdom and knowledge should always seek to guide the people, especially the youth, against loose and misguided accretions. I do not claim to ...

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Why Antrim road is slipping (Part 2)

Why Antrim road is slipping (Part 2)

May 22, 2018 | Comments: 21

The errors of past road building survive to haunt us today. Henry Hesketh Joudou Bell, British Administrator of Dominica (1899-1906), used a grant from the British ...

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Why Antrim road is slipping (Part 1)

Why Antrim road is slipping (Part 1)

May 15, 2018 | Comments: 58

The ongoing slippage of the Imperial Road at Antrim Valley is a serious challenge to communications across the island. This road is the main link between the capital ...

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COMMENTARY: Create a Community of Shared Future for Mankind – Build a Bright Sino-Dominica Future

COMMENTARY: Create a Community of Shared Future for Mankind – Build a Bright Sino-Dominica Future

May 8, 2018 | Comments: 19

Time elapses fast. It has been a year and half since I assumed the post of Chinese Ambassador to Dominica. I perceived and enjoyed the beautiful scenery of “nature ...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sorhaindo’s nauseating attempts to tarnish my good name

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sorhaindo’s nauseating attempts to tarnish my good name

May 7, 2018 | Comments: 66

Allow me an opportunity to respond to Rupert Sorhaindo vicious and unprovoked assault on my good name and character in a Letter to the Editor dated May 6, 2018 and ...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dr. Fontaine’s deceit exposed

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dr. Fontaine’s deceit exposed

May 6, 2018 | Comments: 51

On April 26, 2017 Dominica News Online (DNO) published a story with the Headline “Dr. Thomson Fontaine Gets Top Economic Job in South Sudan”, in which it ...

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NCDs – Your spirit, soul and thoughts Article 2

NCDs – Your spirit, soul and thoughts Article 2

May 4, 2018 | Comments: 7

  LOVE & OBEDIENCE In this second article on the subject of Non Communicable Disease, (NCD’s), I continue to share my biblical views on the health crisis ...

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COMMENTARY: Nurses’ Plight: Flight or Fight

COMMENTARY: Nurses’ Plight: Flight or Fight

May 4, 2018 | Comments: 20

For the past years, Dominica has been producing some of the most well-trained nurses in the Caribbean. However, the consistent increase in Nurse migration commands a ...

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COMMENTARY: Change agent of choice

COMMENTARY: Change agent of choice

April 20, 2018 | Comments: 34

As a resident of Roseau, I first heard about MP Joseph Isaac’s move to the centre aisle while passing by the Jackson shop in the heart of the Capital. Folks were ...

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COMMENTARY: Going back to go forward

COMMENTARY: Going back to go forward

April 16, 2018 | Comments: 8

It has been said that if Christopher Columbus revisited the Caribbean today, when viewing Dominica from seaward, he would find that it looked the same as it did ...

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THE KSCHRONICLES: Other people’s perception of you is none of your concern

THE KSCHRONICLES: Other people’s perception of you is none of your concern

April 13, 2018 | Comments: 8

Every day we meet people and people meet us or hear about us and a perception is formed. As much as we try to deny it many of these perceptions affect us because we ...

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THAT’S THE SAME ROSEAU RIVER? (Part III) by Arlington James

THAT’S THE SAME ROSEAU RIVER? (Part III) by Arlington James

April 5, 2018 | Comments: 21

That’s the same Roseau River which, in May 2017, “received” its fifth two-lane bridge (which is still to be named). That bridge is arched, and equipped with ...

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COMMENTARY: The Stunted Growth of Calypso in Dominica

COMMENTARY: The Stunted Growth of Calypso in Dominica

April 4, 2018 | Comments: 8

The Dominica Calypso Association (DCA) deserves commendations after the successful completion of the 2018 Calypso season. While some major national events were ...

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Letter To The Editor

Letter To The Editor

April 2, 2018 | Comments: 12

Dear Editor, Please allow me some space in your newspaper to share my letter.  As a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago, I am ashamed! My mother was from Dominica. For ...

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THAT’S THE SAME ROSEAU RIVER? (Part II) by Arlington James

THAT’S THE SAME ROSEAU RIVER? (Part II) by Arlington James

March 21, 2018 | Comments: 19

That’s the same Roseau River which burst its banks during a hurricane in 1806, claiming the lives of over 100 Dominicans, mostly poor slaves, and flowed through ...

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THE KSCHRONICLES: Don’t hang your hat where you can’t reach it

THE KSCHRONICLES: Don’t hang your hat where you can’t reach it

March 19, 2018 | Comments: 4

Raise your hands if you are one of those people who thinks that you are from Wakanda and thus have superpowers similar to those of T’challa the Black Panther. I, ...

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COMMENTARY: It was only a premature move to maintain prominence

COMMENTARY: It was only a premature move to maintain prominence

March 19, 2018 | Comments: 57

I had to pause and respond to the Hon. Prime Minister of Dominica, Mr. Roosevelt Skerrit, who, in my view, made some rather brazen public statements on Friday March ...

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Int’l Women’s Day Message from Ambassador Daniela Tramacere

Int’l Women’s Day Message from Ambassador Daniela Tramacere

March 8, 2018 | Comments: 1

International Women’s Day OpEd 8 March 2018   Today is International Women’s Day. It is not only a symbolic day on the calendar where the spotlight ...

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