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POEM: This Child, My Child

POEM: This Child, My Child

April 9, 2010 | Comments: 8

By Philbert George When I look into the eyes of my child I see beauty entwined with innocence I see boldness unmatched- Mischief beyond limits When I look into the ...

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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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A lash at Anglican denomination for criticisms leveled against Catholic Church

A lash at Anglican denomination for criticisms leveled against Catholic Church

April 5, 2010 | Comments: 23

By Paul Kokoski Dear Editor: I find it rich that Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, would attempt to discredit the Catholic Church over its dealing with ...

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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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POEM: A Mother’s Love

POEM: A Mother’s Love

April 2, 2010 | Comments: 10

By Philbert George My child, my child, Where did we go wrong? Never wanted you to be a vagabond My child, my child, I’ve tried to read your mind Did you have to ...

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In defense of Pope Benedict

In defense of Pope Benedict

April 1, 2010 | Comments: 23

Dear Editor: I commend Pope Benedict XVI for not being intimidated by the petty gossip of the media and other false critics seeking to smear the pope and bring down ...

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POEM: Who do you blame?

POEM: Who do you blame?

April 1, 2010 | Comments: 15

By Joel Challenger Ask me not who, for I cannot not answer. Why must silence prevail, then we stand shocked; Homes ripped apart, who’s responsible? Perplexed by ...

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Female drivers are a hindrance and potential hazard

Female drivers are a hindrance and potential hazard

March 31, 2010 | Comments: 84

Dear Editor: I am a big truck driver and my question is what is wrong with those Dominican women drivers? When it comes to tight spots they are a nuisance and a ...

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Little help for Dominican athlete making his country proud

Little help for Dominican athlete making his country proud

March 31, 2010 | Comments: 15

Dear Editor: I am forced to write this because in this lovely country of our Dominica the poor will always remain poor and the rich will always remain rich. I say ...

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POEM: That young man with the gun

POEM: That young man with the gun

March 31, 2010 | Comments: 1

By Mark Sylvester That young man with the gun is a misguided missile. Can reason reach him before disaster strikes? Who will smother that flame that fuels his ...

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POEM: Nature’s beauty

POEM: Nature’s beauty

March 30, 2010 | Comments: 13

By Philbert George There she stands tall in appearance Her appetizing body beckoning for romance She’s clothed with a coat made mostly of green Tall is her body, ...

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An observer’s analysis of Magistrate Behanzin’s “special qualities”

An observer’s analysis of Magistrate Behanzin’s “special qualities”

March 30, 2010 | Comments: 11

Dear Editor: Like many, I have read to date the press coverage on Tiyani Behanzin’s performance, serving as magistrate of the professional judiciary.  Accusations ...

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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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Statement by the Renewable Energy Alliance

Statement by the Renewable Energy Alliance

March 29, 2010 | Comments: 9

My Fellow Dominicans, We have been advised that discussions are now ongoing re the passage of a Dominica Geothermal Bill. It is of interest that no effort has been ...

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We deserve better in Portsmouth

We deserve better in Portsmouth

March 29, 2010 | Comments: 41

Dear Editor: As a citizen of Dominica I have witnessed some decisions which is being made by government officials and other types of organizations, which most of the ...

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POEM: Dose dat live in glass house

POEM: Dose dat live in glass house

March 29, 2010 | Comments: 2

Dem ole people always say, “Dose dat live In glass house should not t’row stone.” ‘Cause, today, ah for me; and tomorrow, ah for you. Dem ole people also ...

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Stand Up For Tiyani!

Stand Up For Tiyani!

March 26, 2010 | Comments: 51

Dear Editor: It is often said justice delayed justice denied, but justice interfered brings shame on a nation. Many Dominicans will agree with me that magistrate ...

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POEM: Bele’ dancers

POEM: Bele’ dancers

March 22, 2010 | Comments: 10

Her feet tumbled over each other in sharp grace, Like rounded pebbles on the bed of a stream. The taboo of her quickening pace, Are the results of a taut rythmic ...

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Media reports of church sex abuse scandal unjust

Media reports of church sex abuse scandal unjust

March 22, 2010 | Comments: 53

Dear Editor: Attempts to undermine the Catholic Church by the media and others regarding the recent sex-scandal is wrong and unjust to the vast majority by innocent ...

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Open letter to Prime Minister Skerrit from business woman

Open letter to Prime Minister Skerrit from business woman

March 19, 2010 | Comments: 62

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, It is with profound concern that I write about the vendors on the Bay Front. This eyesore approved by the Roseau City Council has ...

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