Commentary

Welcome news to implement CPEE and CAPE

Welcome news to implement CPEE and CAPE

September 22, 2010 | Comments: 11

The decision to implement the Caribbean Primary Exit Examination (CPEE) for our OECS students as a mandate to CXC by Education Ministers (to include Petter Saint ...

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Use of the cross in worship: Is it really proper?

Use of the cross in worship: Is it really proper?

September 22, 2010 | Comments: 31

I firmly believe in the death of Jesus Christ, that it provided the ransom that opens the door to everlasting life for those who truly demonstrate faith in him. ...

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Lip service that fosters bad word of mouth promotion

Lip service that fosters bad word of mouth promotion

September 6, 2010 | Comments: 15

Following my departure from the former National Development Corporation, I was encouraged, sometimes pressured into writing tourism related articles.  I chose not ...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: President Obama attempting to suppress Christianity?

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: President Obama attempting to suppress Christianity?

August 31, 2010 | Comments: 46

Dear Editor: American President Barack Obama’s recent statement that “people of all faiths are welcome in this country, and will not be treated differently ...

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Moral sickness in society

Moral sickness in society

August 31, 2010 | Comments: 4

Somehow we find ourselves in a society which thinks that the most important source of power – the control of money and land – is too difficult for most people to ...

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Sabaroche concerned that CAPE is not being fully embraced

Sabaroche concerned that CAPE is not being fully embraced

August 26, 2010 | Comments: 11

It is indeed pathetic, unfortunate and unacceptable to criticize CXC’s Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) as our regional post-secondary examination ...

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Tribute to Mother Teresa on the heels of 100th anniversary

Tribute to Mother Teresa on the heels of 100th anniversary

August 25, 2010 | Comments: 2

Mother Teresa born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu was a Catholic nun of Albanian ethnicity and Indian citizenship, who founded the Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata, India ...

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God does not exist to some people

God does not exist to some people

August 17, 2010 | Comments: 35

Many times some people believe that God does not exist, but the devil does. Is it because they are so misled or they just don’t know the truth? There are some ...

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Dishonest politicians

Dishonest politicians

August 6, 2010 | Comments: 61

Most politicians of today are dishonest; they lie, steal,cheat, etc, to get elected and do nothing until the next election. There are only a few politicians in ...

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More gay priest scandal in Rome

More gay priest scandal in Rome

August 6, 2010 | Comments: 12

Dear Editor: I commend the Vicariate of Rome for wanting gay priests out of the closet and out of the Catholic Church. Homosexuality is abnormal, immoral and ...

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Violence against you is never love

Violence against you is never love

July 20, 2010 | Comments: 9

Dominica, as a nation, has been independent now for over 30 years.  How far have we gone with the development of our human resource?   Have we recognized that ...

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Sex can always wait

Sex can always wait

July 16, 2010 | Comments: 28

So many young  people after leaving high school are too fast to start their family. Some believe that by having a family at an early age is the best way, but ...

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Be careful of the names you give to kids

Be careful of the names you give to kids

July 13, 2010 | Comments: 34

Too many times parents give their children names they don’t know the meaning of. Sometimes they can hardly pronounce it. Names like John, James, Mary,Peter, ...

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Dealing with the ex who is the baby’s father

Dealing with the ex who is the baby’s father

July 8, 2010 | Comments: 22

When relationships end and children are involved, many women have to deal with the challenge created by an ex, who will be in their lives for good. The problems ...

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Making the transition from single to married life

Making the transition from single to married life

July 4, 2010 | Comments: 4

MAKING the transition from being single to being married can be quite a challenging experience, especially if the couple has been living the single life for many ...

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Are you a Christian or a hypocrite?

Are you a Christian or a hypocrite?

June 11, 2010 | Comments: 29

By Pastor Rawls Pacquette Greetings in the name of my Master, Lord and Saviour  Jesus  Christ. Too  many Christians  behave like hypocrites, most of them speak  ...

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The case for a viable Opposition in Dominica

The case for a viable Opposition in Dominica

May 21, 2010 | Comments: 32

By E. Magloire In a democracy the people in a free and fair election choose their government. On December 18, 2009, Dominicans went to the polls and duly re-elected ...

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COMMENTARY: Should Prime Minister Skerrit seek treatment for Hubris Syndrome?

COMMENTARY: Should Prime Minister Skerrit seek treatment for Hubris Syndrome?

May 19, 2010 | Comments: 165

By JERRY BRISBANE Lord Owen retired politician and physician in his book “The Hubris Syndrome, Bush, Blair and the Intoxication of Power” defines power as a ...

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The celebration of Father’s Day or Mother’s Day is nowhere in the Bible

The celebration of Father’s Day or Mother’s Day is nowhere in the Bible

April 30, 2010 | Comments: 66

Honouring our parents have never been designated to be an annual event, on any one specific day in the year. No specific day to do such has ever been found to have ...

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The power of the media in executing the truth

The power of the media in executing the truth

April 28, 2010 | Comments: 1

By Paul Kokoski On May 3 we celebrate World Press Freedom Day. The fundamental moral requirement of all communication is respect for and service of the truth. By ...

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RECIPROCITY: Canada wants access to Caribbean markets

RECIPROCITY: Canada wants access to Caribbean markets

April 10, 2010 | Comments: 1

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Canada says it will guarantee access for Caribbean Community (CARICOM) products and services to its market but is insisting on ...

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COMMENTARY: What classifies as moral law?

COMMENTARY: What classifies as moral law?

April 9, 2010 | Comments: 9

By Paul Kokoski The Western world is increasingly succumbing to the prejudice of  “political correctness”. More and more we live in a time and situation where ...

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