Commentary

COMMENTARY: Creating the means of a livelihood

COMMENTARY: Creating the means of a livelihood

June 9, 2017 | Comments: 11

A sustainable rural livelihood can be defined as follows: “A livelihood comprises of the capabilities, assets and activities required for a means of living. A ...

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COMMENTARY: Reflections on Dominica-Russia relations

COMMENTARY: Reflections on Dominica-Russia relations

June 5, 2017 | Comments: 12

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, spoke last week at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in Russia and said he believed that the withdrawal of the ...

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COMMENTARY: The proposed electoral amendments in Dominica, misinformation and fighting over nothing

COMMENTARY: The proposed electoral amendments in Dominica, misinformation and fighting over nothing

June 1, 2017 | Comments: 111

Power of the Parliament The Constitution vested the exclusive power in the Parliament to make laws for election matters by sections 40(5) and 41 of the Constitution. ...

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COMMENTARY: Corruption – No Doubt

COMMENTARY: Corruption – No Doubt

May 31, 2017 | Comments: 94

The recent attempt at legitimizing the transportation of voters to, or towards, the Polling Stations, by an amendment to the House of Assembly (Elections) Act, must ...

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COMMENTARY: Is there really a viable alternative for the leadership of the country?

COMMENTARY: Is there really a viable alternative for the leadership of the country?

May 30, 2017 | Comments: 71

There seems to be a growing question asked by many Dominicans, “If not Skerrit, then who?”. This question has become even more of a concern since the last ...

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COMMENTARY: NEP VS Skills Training Program

COMMENTARY: NEP VS Skills Training Program

May 30, 2017 | Comments: 18

My dear friends let us face reality. During the Days of the Freedom Party Government, there was a very successful program known as the Youth Skills training program. ...

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COMMENTARY: Rubbish , Rubbish Everywhere What to do about?

COMMENTARY: Rubbish , Rubbish Everywhere What to do about?

May 28, 2017 | Comments: 59

Like most Dominicans I am concerned by our increasing inability to adequately manage our garbage disposal. This rubbish rubbish everywhere even filling bus stops is ...

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COMMENTARY: The Relevance of the Visual Arts in Dominica

COMMENTARY: The Relevance of the Visual Arts in Dominica

May 15, 2017 | Comments: 5

The recent launch of Dominica’s National Art Gallery begs the question: what is the relevance of the visual arts in Dominica. It is the same question that I made ...

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COMMENTARY: Leg Before Wicket

COMMENTARY: Leg Before Wicket

May 14, 2017 | Comments: 14

Cricket is a game of grace; civility and integrity exalted. Honor most profound resonated in the cricket matches of my youth. Picture the bucolic setting. ...

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THE KSCHRONICLES: A letter to my best friend

THE KSCHRONICLES: A letter to my best friend

May 12, 2017 | Comments: 6

We always say that if we ever end our friendship one of us has to die because we know too much about each other, but I want you to know that you mean the world to ...

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THE KSCHRONICLES: Far from finished

THE KSCHRONICLES: Far from finished

May 5, 2017 | Comments: 5

Like everyone else in the world I sometimes wonder to myself what is my purpose on this planet. I sit and question (sometimes for minutes sometimes for days) what I ...

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COMMENTARY: Satanism in Dominica

COMMENTARY: Satanism in Dominica

May 3, 2017 | Comments: 101

Blessings to all you wonderful people of our blessed nation Dominica. It is with deep sadness of heart and deep concern for our people and country, that I write this ...

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THE KSCHRONICLES: #SexSpeakfor#Sexweek

THE KSCHRONICLES: #SexSpeakfor#Sexweek

April 28, 2017 | Comments: 10

This week in Dominica was Sex Week…now Sex Week was an initiative of the Bureau of Gender affairs intended to cultivate an environment where critical thinking was ...

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COMMENTARY: Fight For Fairness And Justice, But Not Equality!

COMMENTARY: Fight For Fairness And Justice, But Not Equality!

April 23, 2017 | Comments: 5

Let’s begin on the premise that whatever theoretical knowledge we’ve acquired, that affirms the equality of all men, is wrong, fictional and in direct ...

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COMMENTARY: A very sad and shameful day in La Plaine

COMMENTARY: A very sad and shameful day in La Plaine

April 21, 2017 | Comments: 28

Today the once close–knit and tranquil south eastern rural agricultural community of La Plaine which nestles between the foothills of Morne Gorverneur and the ...

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THE KSCHRONICELES: Where do we go from here?

THE KSCHRONICELES: Where do we go from here?

April 7, 2017 | Comments: 3

This month students across Dominica are gearing up for their final exams and will soon be taking the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate. Looking back on my ...

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COMMENTARY: Corruption at the CCJ?

COMMENTARY: Corruption at the CCJ?

April 1, 2017 | Comments: 28

“Hostile, emotional and irrational…” are just some of the unsavoury adjectives used by Emile Ferdinand QC to describe me in a recent ...

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COMMENTARY: A Pinch of Salt for April Fools Day

COMMENTARY: A Pinch of Salt for April Fools Day

March 30, 2017 | Comments: 5

A year ago Baroness Scotland launched the establishment of a Dominica Disaster Resource Center and a Building Back Better Expo that she predicted, would do ...

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THE KSCHRONICLES: You Are Enough

THE KSCHRONICLES: You Are Enough

March 24, 2017 | Comments: 2

Inadequacy—not being good enough—is experienced by everyone at one point or another in various levels of intensity. Usually persons experience and get over these ...

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COMMENTARY: Does Dominica lack common sense?

COMMENTARY: Does Dominica lack common sense?

March 24, 2017 | Comments: 33

No matter what current headlines are used to the catch attention of audiences, usually in essence the following text in the article or comments depict several things ...

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COMMENTARY: Record turnout during the LaPlaine Village Council elections in January

COMMENTARY: Record turnout during the LaPlaine Village Council elections in January

March 21, 2017 | Comments: 22

Politics is not something to joke with because bad leadership is costly and sometimes deadly.Today many Dominicans at home and abroad are shaking their heads and ...

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COMMENTARY: Leadership by manipulation

COMMENTARY: Leadership by manipulation

March 20, 2017 | Comments: 8

An emerging leadership style which is becoming more and more popular in our region is Leadership by Manipulation. The word Manipulation means – (transitive) to ...

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