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COMMENTARY: Last comments on airlift and airport in Dominica

COMMENTARY: Last comments on airlift and airport in Dominica

August 31, 2018 | Comments: 23

I had only intended to write three informative articles on airport and airlift matters concerning Dominica. Yet, it is only fair to make oneself available when ...

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COMMENTARY: Response to statement on departure of Ross University

COMMENTARY: Response to statement on departure of Ross University

August 30, 2018 | Comments: 34

On August 21, 2018 I released a statement on the Ross University pull out, which was intended to make Dominicans reflect on the issue in a sober minded manner. Some ...

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COMMENTARY: A vote for the CCJ is a vote to fulfill Antigua and Barbuda’s national destiny

COMMENTARY: A vote for the CCJ is a vote to fulfill Antigua and Barbuda’s national destiny

August 27, 2018 | Comments: 7

WHEN  THE  CITIZENS of Antigua and Barbuda go to the polls on 6th November 2018 to vote in a referendum to determine whether they will permit their nation to ...

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COMMENTARY: Enabling Creative Solutions

COMMENTARY: Enabling Creative Solutions

August 26, 2018 | Comments: 1

Creative thought is our most valuable human resource. Without it we would forever be repeating the same thing over and over: there would be no progress. It is a ...

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CHECK THIS OUT: Live wedding proposal at FLOW

CHECK THIS OUT: Live wedding proposal at FLOW

August 24, 2018 | Comments: 18

She expected a chance to win a brand new top of the line smart phone which is no small deal, but what she came away with was a bit more valuable than that… ...

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COMMENTARY: More about Dominica airlift and airports

COMMENTARY: More about Dominica airlift and airports

August 24, 2018 | Comments: 21

To catch up with a question made under the previous article. Why can’t LIAT do what an Air Dominica could do? First of all, the Air Dominica model would be a ...

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COMMENTARY: Low grades-a cause for concern

COMMENTARY: Low grades-a cause for concern

August 22, 2018 | Comments: 1

The Caribbean Examination Council recently announced that over 11,000 pupils across the region who wrote the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Exam ...

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COMMENTARY: The critical importance of effective customer service

COMMENTARY: The critical importance of effective customer service

August 21, 2018 | Comments: 7

In July 2018, we at 4D-HMR joined together with NNETEDC to present a seminar on Customer Service Par Excellence on the island of Dominica. We thought it would be a ...

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DEAR BELLA: I cheated with my sister’s boyfriend

DEAR BELLA: I cheated with my sister’s boyfriend

August 21, 2018 | Comments: 20

Dear Bella How do I come clean with my sister and tell her that me and her boyfriend are now an “item”. My sister was stricken with diabetes a few years ...

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CHECK THIS OUT: It’s called improvisation

CHECK THIS OUT: It’s called improvisation

August 19, 2018 | Comments: 2

EDITOR’S NOTE: From time to time on “Check This Out” we highlight those extra-ordinary posts which we think you will find interesting. Check this video out! 

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COMMENTARY: The National Health Commission, My Reflections.

COMMENTARY: The National Health Commission, My Reflections.

August 19, 2018 | Comments: 19

I was initially disappointed when I missed the 11am appointment to a hearing with the newly formed National Health Commission. I had welcomed this long overdue ...

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COMMENTARY: Dominica’s new international airport 

COMMENTARY: Dominica’s new international airport 

August 13, 2018 | Comments: 71

A brand new modern international airport is high on the wish list of Dominicans and subsequently high on the priority list of politicians. Most people who wish to ...

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An Open Letter to the Leader of the Opposition

An Open Letter to the Leader of the Opposition

August 13, 2018 | Comments: 96

Dear Sir, For many years I have been a supporter of the Dominica Labour Party. My household and I have always voted them. But we have come to realize that this new ...

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CHECK THIS OUT: A different perspective on the politics of the RUSM departure

CHECK THIS OUT: A different perspective on the politics of the RUSM departure

August 12, 2018 | Comments: 13

In his essay Transparency, Ross University and the National Interest, Gabriel Christian examined the politics of the Ross departure. Many other individuals including ...

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COMMENTARY: Barbados, Dominica and Ross:  Debating the wrong issue

COMMENTARY: Barbados, Dominica and Ross:  Debating the wrong issue

August 10, 2018 | Comments: 31

(The writer is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States and the OAS, and non-resident High Commissioner to Canada.  The views expressed are his own) ...

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COMMENTARY: Transparency, Ross University and the national interest

COMMENTARY: Transparency, Ross University and the national interest

August 9, 2018 | Comments: 43

Last week, on Friday August 3, 2018, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit of Dominica announced the departure of Ross University Medical School from our island. ...

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COMMENTARY: Ross University departs;heads should roll

COMMENTARY: Ross University departs;heads should roll

August 8, 2018 | Comments: 48

In any real country, with the level of intelligence of the population above average, the departure of Ross University School of Medicine, that is so critical to the ...

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COMMENTARY: Emancipation revisited

COMMENTARY: Emancipation revisited

August 6, 2018 | Comments: 2

The following article was first published on August 3 2012. It remains a relevant message as we celebrate emancipation day in 2018.   “As truly ...

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COMMENTARY: Reminiscing

COMMENTARY: Reminiscing

August 5, 2018 | Comments: 32

When we arrived, the place was loaded with guavas, banana trees and mangoes and just a handful of offices. We made the entire area our playground, we would sit on ...

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COMMENTARY: What we choose to blind ourselves to

COMMENTARY: What we choose to blind ourselves to

July 18, 2018 | Comments: 2

In Dominica, we have always turned a blind eye towards mental disorders; particularly depression and anxiety. Perhaps we see it as a weakness, as an excuse for not ...

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Letter to the editor – Crisis at Dominica State College

Letter to the editor – Crisis at Dominica State College

July 5, 2018 | Comments: 25

Imagine an unsuspecting second year student of the State College, being held from the back with a knife at his throat, by a masked thug from Yampiece, right in the ...

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COMMENTARY: My School Report

COMMENTARY: My School Report

July 3, 2018 | Comments: 6

At this time of year I try to give hope to those children that our teaching syllabuses and assessments have failed. My theme continues from the commentary I wrote ...

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