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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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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: R.U.M, An Unwise Move

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: R.U.M, An Unwise Move

January 14, 2018 | Comments: 99

Dear Editor, Carnival is an important part of our society and I for one L🧡VE the Celebration- I find it quite liberating – what concerns me is when ...

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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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LET’S TALK ABOUT IT – Safeguarding our children post Hurricane Maria

LET’S TALK ABOUT IT – Safeguarding our children post Hurricane Maria

January 8, 2018 | Comments: 1

CRIME STOPPERS DOMINICA provides a confidential crime reporting service that gives everyone the opportunity to report about any type of crime such as child ...

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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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SUNDAY SERMON: Be Prepared

SUNDAY SERMON: Be Prepared

December 10, 2017 | Comments: 3

We’re delighted to be able to bring you another sermon by Monsignor William Jno. Lewis. Let’s join him as he preached to the congregation at the Fatima ...

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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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CHECK THIS OUT: A lesson in pronunciation

CHECK THIS OUT: A lesson in pronunciation

December 3, 2017 | Comments: 6

In the beginning.......

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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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Rebuild yes – but don’t change beautiful Dominica

Rebuild yes – but don’t change beautiful Dominica

November 21, 2017 | Comments: 13

On September 18th, I spent that fateful night huddled by myself in my bedroom in Jimmit. Like so many Dominicans who went to bed that night, we were expecting a ...

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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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Caribbean livelihoods and Climate Change resilience: Do the benefits outweigh the costs?

Caribbean livelihoods and Climate Change resilience: Do the benefits outweigh the costs?

November 9, 2017 | Comments: 2

Recently there has been increased traffic in the discourse regarding Climate Change, especially since the US decided to back out of the Paris Climate Change ...

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COMMENTARY: Price Gouging and the Entrepreneurial Spirit in Post Maria Dominica

COMMENTARY: Price Gouging and the Entrepreneurial Spirit in Post Maria Dominica

November 6, 2017 | Comments: 10

When a commodity is scarce or it is in high demand, the selling price is expected to increase. Alternatively, when there is an abundance of supply or the demand for ...

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PPOD expresses concern over climate change

PPOD expresses concern over climate change

September 11, 2017 | Comments: 6

Dear Dominican Brothers and Sisters, We are experiencing what has been termed by climatologists, geologists, and other scientists, as a more rapid-than-expected pace ...

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