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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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COMMENTARY: Antigua government sends military and police to Barbuda

COMMENTARY: Antigua government sends military and police to Barbuda

July 3, 2018 | Comments: 10

A political and constitutional crisis is brewing in our sister island of Antigua & Barbuda. The Antigua Government has sent its armed forces to Barbuda in an ...

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Commentary on the state of governance in Dominica

Commentary on the state of governance in Dominica

June 22, 2018 | Comments: 43

This commentary is about the state of governance in this country and the manner in which unsuspecting citizens are being taken on a ride to nowhere. – It is ...

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COMMENTARY: Do true Christians face hardship at times?

COMMENTARY: Do true Christians face hardship at times?

June 19, 2018 | Comments: 29

Many religious persons tend to have the view that once a person is a Christian, he will not face hardship. You ask them: “How are you?” They reply: ...

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COMMENTARY: Seaborne Airlines: Flight cancelled, bad weather and we are not responsible

COMMENTARY: Seaborne Airlines: Flight cancelled, bad weather and we are not responsible

June 18, 2018 | Comments: 19

Passengers who were scheduled to travel on flight No.BB4583, and I guess those who were coming in on the corresponding flight, on Sunday 17th June, 2018, Fathers’ ...

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Food for Thought: The Economics and Enslavement of Eating

Food for Thought: The Economics and Enslavement of Eating

June 14, 2018 | Comments: 14

The recent Caribbean Wellness Day activities reinforced my decision to share my thoughts on the social and political aspects of food and good health. Most of what we ...

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COMMENTARY: Fire Them!

COMMENTARY: Fire Them!

June 9, 2018 | Comments: 69

People of conscience, wisdom and knowledge should always seek to guide the people, especially the youth, against loose and misguided accretions. I do not claim to ...

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Why Antrim road is slipping (Part 2)

Why Antrim road is slipping (Part 2)

May 22, 2018 | Comments: 21

The errors of past road building survive to haunt us today. Henry Hesketh Joudou Bell, British Administrator of Dominica (1899-1906), used a grant from the British ...

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Hypertension: not a disease to take lightly

Hypertension: not a disease to take lightly

May 17, 2018 | Comments: 17

Hypertension is the number one risk factor for illness and premature death from cardiovascular disease, and one of the most common non-communicable diseases in ...

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Why Antrim road is slipping (Part 1)

Why Antrim road is slipping (Part 1)

May 15, 2018 | Comments: 58

The ongoing slippage of the Imperial Road at Antrim Valley is a serious challenge to communications across the island. This road is the main link between the capital ...

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COMMENTARY: Create a Community of Shared Future for Mankind – Build a Bright Sino-Dominica Future

COMMENTARY: Create a Community of Shared Future for Mankind – Build a Bright Sino-Dominica Future

May 8, 2018 | Comments: 19

Time elapses fast. It has been a year and half since I assumed the post of Chinese Ambassador to Dominica. I perceived and enjoyed the beautiful scenery of “nature ...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sorhaindo’s nauseating attempts to tarnish my good name

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sorhaindo’s nauseating attempts to tarnish my good name

May 7, 2018 | Comments: 66

Allow me an opportunity to respond to Rupert Sorhaindo vicious and unprovoked assault on my good name and character in a Letter to the Editor dated May 6, 2018 and ...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dr. Fontaine’s deceit exposed

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dr. Fontaine’s deceit exposed

May 6, 2018 | Comments: 51

On April 26, 2017 Dominica News Online (DNO) published a story with the Headline “Dr. Thomson Fontaine Gets Top Economic Job in South Sudan”, in which it ...

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NCDs – Your spirit, soul and thoughts Article 2

NCDs – Your spirit, soul and thoughts Article 2

May 4, 2018 | Comments: 7

  LOVE & OBEDIENCE In this second article on the subject of Non Communicable Disease, (NCD’s), I continue to share my biblical views on the health crisis ...

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COMMENTARY: Nurses’ Plight: Flight or Fight

COMMENTARY: Nurses’ Plight: Flight or Fight

May 4, 2018 | Comments: 20

For the past years, Dominica has been producing some of the most well-trained nurses in the Caribbean. However, the consistent increase in Nurse migration commands a ...

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The Life of Paul Joseph – A Tale of  “GRACE, MERCY AND PEACE!”

The Life of Paul Joseph – A Tale of  “GRACE, MERCY AND PEACE!”

April 25, 2018 | Comments: 7

EDITOR’s NOTE: Paul Joseph was interviewed by the health Magazine Rosies and Thorns with the intention of publishing his story in its Sept  2015 quarterly ...

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