Commentary

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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COMMENTARY: Emigration issues in Dominica

COMMENTARY: Emigration issues in Dominica

April 8, 2010 | Comments: 8

By Joshua Sikiri Francis In Dominica, like many other developing countries, we continue to haemorrhage highly-skilled, talented individuals (i.e. human capital) and ...

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The idea of the event is bigger than the event … Year of the Child concert commentary

The idea of the event is bigger than the event … Year of the Child concert commentary

April 6, 2010 | Comments: 8

By Laurie Stevens, Ace Caribbean Real Estate “ ….I think we should have more events like this…maybe 2 or three a year?” said Athie Martin, the more than ...

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COMMENTARY: Life, death and Easter

COMMENTARY: Life, death and Easter

April 5, 2010 | Comments: 7

By Dickson Igwe Easter like Christmas comes but once a year.  And Easter is really an extension of the Christmas religious celebration in that it is the ...

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COMMENTARY: Preparing for Holy Week and knowing its significance

COMMENTARY: Preparing for Holy Week and knowing its significance

March 29, 2010 | Comments: 1

Holy Week is upon us. It is a time when we fast with joy, submitting ourselves to spiritual struggles in preparation for  the sorrowful Passion and joyful ...

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COMMENTARY: The true meaning of St. Patrick’s Day

COMMENTARY: The true meaning of St. Patrick’s Day

March 16, 2010 | Comments: 9

For most people St. Patrick’s Day is a day of parades, parties, leprechauns and green beer. But just as Christmas is about more than commercialized fun, so too ...

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Early Childhood Education, the answer to region’s youth problems

Early Childhood Education, the answer to region’s youth problems

March 4, 2010 | Comments: 3

Powerful evidence from one study after another proves that high quality care in the first years of life can greatly reduce the risk that today’s babies and ...

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COMMENTARY: Rainwater harvesting: a sustainable alternative

COMMENTARY: Rainwater harvesting: a sustainable alternative

March 2, 2010 | Comments: 10

From time immemorial population centres have been plagued with the adverse effects of natural disasters and unpredictable weather patterns, of which the island of ...

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COMMENTARY: The days of lime and rose’s

COMMENTARY: The days of lime and rose’s

March 1, 2010 | Comments: 2

A brief reflection of one of Dominica’s more prosperous periods It’s not a well-known fact that at one time the lush nature island of Dominica was the world’s ...

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Carnival in the Caribees

Carnival in the Caribees

February 10, 2010 | Comments: 0

A million and more words have been written about the festival season of Carnival, so bringing something new to the page could be tricky, but sometimes the brevity of ...

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Rex Nettleford, a visionary leader for the UWI Open Campus

Rex Nettleford, a visionary leader for the UWI Open Campus

February 8, 2010 | Comments: 2

The death of Professor Ralston Milton ‘Rex’ Nettleford, Vice Chancellor Emeritus of the UWI on February 2, 2010 has resulted in an irreparable void for the ...

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Intellectual Property and you – Patents – Part 1

Intellectual Property and you – Patents – Part 1

January 28, 2010 | Comments: 7

We are net importers of technology, why not reverse-engineer? Many of you would not have heard of the word patents before, and some of those who have, find it a bit ...

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