FEATURED PHOTO: Dominica in Toronto Caribbean Carnival

Dominica proudly represented in Toronto Caribbean Carnival – photo credit Gary Shillingford


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  1. out of south city
    August 11, 2023

    An idiot is someone who is evading the truth or reality that’s set before him/her. I know that many of us would like to change the colour of our skin because of the history of slavery but some of us are not even aware that Africa was the cradle of civilisation. Africa is the richest continent and that’s why the Europeans do not want to leave. Do you know about the Berlin conference? Go and do some research so your mind can be quickened about your ancestors’ story and your mindset can change for the better.

  2. Truth Be Told
    August 11, 2023

    Let us be honest, whether we like it or not, this woman, Asa Banton, Roosevelt Skerrit and Melissa Poponne-Skerrit are the perfect representation of Dominicans today, truth be told Dominicans have been dumbed-down!
    You all think this lady appearance is bad, did you all listen to the government ministers and the Speaker of the House of Assembly in the Budget debate in Parliament a few weeks ago? Now that is what I call an utter disgrace! Members of Parliament cannot read, cannot speak, cannot debate constructively! Maypwee, bef, vulgarity, and laaw laaw behaviour from Labour!

  3. Man bite dogs
    August 10, 2023

    Listen to them sult suckers stupid idiots
    I dont know why Dominican woman always fat, which part of the world you from or wherever they dig you up from get back to where you belong

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  4. Man bite dogs
    August 10, 2023

    Well done ladies this is what Carnival about, and on this note two face blue monkeys jumping around as usual it is time to grow up, if these ladies were extra size Americans you lots would not have said a word about them, because it’s Dominicans all nasties being said,
    Behave yourselfs Children grow up!!

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    • Ok
      August 11, 2023

      Me personally, I don’t discriminate. Fat Dominicans, fat Americans, fat whoever, I hate them all equally 8)

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  5. Roger Burnett
    August 10, 2023

    My DNO commentary titled “Differentiating Between Nude and Lewd” is relevant to the featured photo:

    Admin. Please refer to my email for the missing picture in the above commentary.

    ADMIN: Thank you. The photo has been updated.

  6. rolls jeanbaptiste
    August 10, 2023

    What a disgrace to all Black Women and some decent Dominicans and you will call yourself a Lady.

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    • Not me
      August 10, 2023

      Please refrain from using the words “African women” to describe these women. If they had any respect for their heritage, they would not dress this way. How many African women dress this way????

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  7. Not Me
    August 10, 2023

    Utterly disgusting representation of Dominica.

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  8. August 10, 2023

    Then you’re in the wrong place looking for representation. You’re a ‘Dominican’ by birth. Head back home for the representation you desire. I live in England and you think I’m going to be here looking for Dominican Representation at NottingHill carnival??? Cultures are commonly different everywhere.

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    • ???
      August 10, 2023

      @Mike LaGucci
      But what is that nuh?????
      Who told you they were abroad looking for representation? Why is simple english so difficult to comprehend even by english speakers! OMG!!

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  9. Fatty Boom Boom
    August 10, 2023

    Wow. Dominicans in Dominica, Dominicans in the USA, Dominicans in Canada, Dominicans in the UK, Dominicans everywhere…why are Dominican women always so fat?! From the “nature island” but their body is “KFC commercial”

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  10. Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
    August 9, 2023

    I don’t know why some relative of that scared belly woman with those Elephant leges could not advised her not to leave home and go out into the streets of Toronto looking like that!

    Whoever you are lady you have humiliated, and disgrace your person!

    However with all things equal some of our people doesn’t have any shame!

    With a belly like that I don’t know why she perhaps think exposing it people would be fascinated by it!

    You all look horrible!

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  11. J.J.John-Charles
    August 9, 2023

    If she is a representative of my country.Well,well,she need to be Dressed in the Robe of Righteousness which is available in the Savior,Jesus Christ.

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  12. D/can to d bone
    August 9, 2023

    Nobody seeing thise men butt crack or their balls eh..I tell you, they atire themselves better. Must women show where the sun does not shine for attention?

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  13. out of south city
    August 9, 2023

    DNO, why would you even post this nonesense?

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  14. August 9, 2023

    Dem women need to put some pride and class in them. You can still enjoy carnival with your shorts, t shirts and tennis shoes and your pair of glasses.

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  15. MEME
    August 9, 2023

    I am Dominican by birth, but you all surely did not represent me in Toronto. It’s sickening to me why grown ladies in particular would expose themselves so indecently in skimpy outfits that reveal their not too attractive figures. Be examples to the younger ladies/females!! Children tell your mums to clothe themselves properly/decently. Mums do the same to the children, both male and female. Sorry to all the Carnival revellers and lovers, but i’m not impressed!

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    • out of south city
      August 9, 2023

      I agree a hundred percent. It is a disgrace that our African/black women, who should set an example to children are out there on the world’s stage exposing their bodies, thinking that they are cute. Our ancestors must be turning in their graves because they were role models for us. Today, decency is thrown out of the window and this is the crap that we have to deal with. Shame, shame, shame. What makes it worse is that many of our men support that nonesense.

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      • Man bite dogs
        August 10, 2023

        ” Our African Black Woman” my foot they are Dominicans like I am and most of us, having said that, what part of Africa you from Is it south City? Like that so-called word “African American” what the hell is that segregation or something ? because a person skin is black in America who ever thought of that word should be shot in the head.

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        • out of south city
          August 10, 2023

          So what’s your race? Asian, or Caucasian? You are not European but I’m sure that you answer to a European name. Are you ashamed of being black or African? The original name for Africa is Alkebulan.
          What continent did your ancestors come from? Stop your nonesense!!!!

          • Man bite dogs
            August 11, 2023

            @South City, I have been to North Africa twice on holidays and once on military duty and I didn’t meet my grandparents but in Dominica that is my No1 home I am not confused, I for sure know where am coming from and a proud Dominican citizen good bye now.

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        • Ok
          August 11, 2023

          I agree Man bites dog. They’re Dominican, not African. That person is an idiot

          • out of south city
            August 11, 2023

            We are ascendants of the Africans who were made to be slaves in the Caribbean. Are you ashamed of your African-ness? The other races are not but once it comes to the real deal, we disassociate ourselves from Africa. There’s a lot to be learnt. The Europeans have painted Africa with all their negative adjectives and so we are ashamed to identify ourselves as an African race.

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    • DNO Reader
      August 10, 2023

      Well said 👏
      And the other grown “lady” in the background..smh

    • August 10, 2023

      Surely you would like to see carnival with ladies with long dresses. like your grandmother would wear? This is carnival and all over the world everyone knows that’s the way people been dressing for years. you don’t have to watch it or go to the shows you have a choice.

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      • MEME
        August 10, 2023

        @Wallace Hussey
        It’s not being watched, it’s in your face so you see it. There is a fine nuance between watch and see. Didn’t you know that? Your disgusting creature, it would be appropriate that you have a little respect for my granny. My grandmother has no business in your promotion and vicarious thrill of enjoying lewdness and lascivious behaviour. Refine you lust mind and come to grips with morality and decency.
        Your bad example!

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        • ???
          August 10, 2023

          Wow!! Wow!! Wow!! WOW!! WOW!!

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