Commentary

COMMENTARY: When stone masons were architects, artists engineers and poets politicians

COMMENTARY: When stone masons were architects, artists engineers and poets politicians

March 6, 2018 | Comments: 8

When stone masons were architects, artists engineers and poets politicians. A recent comment on Dominica News on Line posed the question: are we becoming an Academic ...

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COMMENTARY: Finding the truth in deception, disunity versus unity of hate

COMMENTARY: Finding the truth in deception, disunity versus unity of hate

February 28, 2018 | Comments: 5

Many of us may have already read or heard of the Willie Lynch speech, it is still celebrated and typified as the quintessential message on the control and ...

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COMMENTARY: A Revolution in Resilient House Design

COMMENTARY: A Revolution in Resilient House Design

February 22, 2018 | Comments: 23

This revolution has its origins even before my Revolution in Roofing click here to read article. It goes back to the very beginning of mankind and our Kalinago ...

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THE KSCHRONICLES: Living your best life

THE KSCHRONICLES: Living your best life

February 16, 2018 | Comments: 4

If you have never heard of the term ‘living my best life’ then allow me to introduce you to the term. I’m a big fan of using current trending phrases or words ...

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COMMENTARY: A revolution in roofing

COMMENTARY: A revolution in roofing

February 6, 2018 | Comments: 11

While others continue their love affair with galvanized and concrete, let me bring to your attention a revolutionary roof covering that has been around since the 3rd ...

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COMMENTARY: The Caribbean’s Comedy of Errors for Promoting Entrepreneurship – Agencies mandated to grow businesses kill them by not paying their bills.

COMMENTARY: The Caribbean’s Comedy of Errors for Promoting Entrepreneurship – Agencies mandated to grow businesses kill them by not paying their bills.

February 2, 2018 | Comments: 7

  I am left to wonder if irony is being used as a randomized trial for facilitating the evaluation of the impact of some Caribbean development agencies and ...

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COMMENTARY: Wealth tourism development in the Caribbean

COMMENTARY: Wealth tourism development in the Caribbean

January 30, 2018 | Comments: 7

  “We want more private and business aircraft coming to our airport.” – “You’re right,” I responded. “We’re looking for a mover-and-shaker to do ...

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COMMENTARY: Differentiating between Nude and Lewd

COMMENTARY: Differentiating between Nude and Lewd

January 30, 2018 | Comments: 6

A century ago the American artist Robert Henri wrote: “There is nothing in all the world more beautiful than the nude human body. It is not only among artists, but ...

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COMMENTARY: Hub-spoke airlift in the Caribbean

COMMENTARY: Hub-spoke airlift in the Caribbean

January 22, 2018 | Comments: 4

Hub-spoke airlift in the Caribbean A hub-spoke distribution network is a system of connections arranged like a wheel in which all traffic moves along spokes ...

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT: It is Not Wrong. Question Them!

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: It is Not Wrong. Question Them!

January 22, 2018 | Comments: 14

Have you heard someone say, “Don’t you question Pastor/Reverend etc about…. It’s wrong to do so!?” What does the Bible indicate on this ...

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UWI Vice Chancellor reacts to Trumps racist statements

UWI Vice Chancellor reacts to Trumps racist statements

January 14, 2018 | Comments: 9

KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) — Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Profressor Hilary Beckles says the United States needs to respect the ...

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COMMENTARY: The Art of Environment

COMMENTARY: The Art of Environment

January 11, 2018 | Comments: 2

Five hundred years ago the painter and sculptor was also the engineer, architect, town planner, philosopher and poet. Hence, the glory of the Renaissance. Today, we ...

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COMMENTARY: The Caribbean thinks of climate resilience

COMMENTARY: The Caribbean thinks of climate resilience

January 8, 2018 | Comments: 3

As time and age advance, and with it one’s private and professional life progresses, one might come to the conclusion that most things we do in life, in business ...

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The post-Hurricane Maria Political Opposition Blue-print

The post-Hurricane Maria Political Opposition Blue-print

January 7, 2018 | Comments: 44

How to combat the politics of mendicancy in a system headed by a regime which is poised to further leverage its entrenched advantage. Abstract Nations undergo some ...

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COMMENTARY: What’s in the cards for 2018?

COMMENTARY: What’s in the cards for 2018?

December 27, 2017 | Comments: 4

 What’s in the cards for 2018? by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert How serious can we take the various New Year messages and forecasts? In essence, many boil down to telling ...

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COMMENTARY: A State of Self-Sufficiency

COMMENTARY: A State of Self-Sufficiency

December 27, 2017 | Comments: 13

  A State of Self-Sufficiency In earlier commentaries, I have alluded to self-sufficiency. I will now risk getting into deep water by enlarging on my vision of ...

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COMMENTARY: Building codes with a difference

COMMENTARY: Building codes with a difference

December 6, 2017 | Comments: 10

Up until recent times building codes were not specified by government agencies but lodged in the minds of craftsmen. Experience handed down from father to son, ...

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Message to the people of Dominica following ​Hurricane ​Maria

Message to the people of Dominica following ​Hurricane ​Maria

December 4, 2017 | Comments: 11

Hurricane Maria has come and gone, leaving havoc in its wake; and now that the dust is beginning to settle, it is not too early to turn our minds to the big question ...

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COMMENTARY: Caribbean Airlift Council

COMMENTARY: Caribbean Airlift Council

December 4, 2017 | Comments: 4

Airlift is a major Caribbean problem that deserves top priority because it is vital for tourism and trade, subsequently for the economic well-being of all population ...

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COMMENTARY: Changing Caribbean Economies

COMMENTARY: Changing Caribbean Economies

November 29, 2017 | Comments: 15

The Caribbean is being stuck with economies that are over-proportionally depending on revenue from tourism and related activities. No, this is not just about ...

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How to build back better after a hurricane with the next one a few months away

How to build back better after a hurricane with the next one a few months away

November 17, 2017 | Comments: 9

Imagine relocating the entire population of your country in the face of a colossal hurricane and two months later still not being able to get back home. Now imagine ...

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COMMENTARY: Picking up the pieces

COMMENTARY: Picking up the pieces

November 15, 2017 | Comments: 5

Like all Dominicans, I have spent the last seven weeks picking up the pieces. Having said that, my family fared better than most. We still have a roof over our ...

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