Commentary

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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The anatomy of a political landslide: how the UWP of Dominica lost an election 18-3

The anatomy of a political landslide: how the UWP of Dominica lost an election 18-3

January 18, 2010 | Comments: 55

By Donald C. Peters PhD – When a nation distinctively go to the polls and elect a political party in a democratic and fair elections 18 seats to 3 something ...

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Haiti: a long descent to hell

Haiti: a long descent to hell

January 17, 2010 | Comments: 15

Geography and bad luck are only partly to blame for Haiti’s tragedy. There are, plainly, more propitious places for a country and its capital city to find ...

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The real estate agent, the buyer, the music? –  A Laurie Stevens insight

The real estate agent, the buyer, the music? – A Laurie Stevens insight

January 6, 2010 | Comments: 2

Even in the Caribbean, it’s a well known ploy – should you be selling your pied-a-terre, your house or your homely sanctuary – that when your potential ...

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Address to churches for Drug Awareness Month 2010

Address to churches for Drug Awareness Month 2010

January 1, 2010 | Comments: 6

Dearly beloved, we the Director and staff of the National Drug Abuse Prevention Unit count it a joy and privilege having to address you on this momentous occasion.  ...

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New Year message from Caribbean Congress of Labour

New Year message from Caribbean Congress of Labour

December 31, 2009 | Comments: 0

As we close the year 2009 and embrace the New Year it is time not only for celebration of the symbolism of the season but also using the experiences we have acquired ...

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COMMENTARY: New Year’s resolutions!

COMMENTARY: New Year’s resolutions!

December 30, 2009 | Comments: 3

Apparently, resolutions at the turn of the old year with the new year in mind have been fashionable well before some of the bad habits we’ve all succumbed to ...

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COMMENTARY: Christmas is Coming

COMMENTARY: Christmas is Coming

December 21, 2009 | Comments: 5

Wow, what has happened to Christmas? Santa’s hues seem to be on the back burner at the moment. The colours in profusion as I write seem to be – in alphabetical ...

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COMMENTARY: At what time period was Satan thrown out of Heaven? (Rev. 12:9)

COMMENTARY: At what time period was Satan thrown out of Heaven? (Rev. 12:9)

December 21, 2009 | Comments: 34

It could not have been early in creation, such as Adam & Eve’s time in the garden of Eden. Please note 3 lines of evidence. 1. Job 1:6, 7= Satan entered ...

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