Category Archives: Breaking News

Breaking News

ENHANCING OUR DEMOCRACY WITH TERM LIMITS

With the recent unprecedented re-election of Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves for a fifth consecutive 5-year term in office, the debate throughout the Caribbean has intensified on the need to limit the term of office of Prime Ministers and perhaps all elected members of parliament. This is considered at the time when health workers in […]

Time for an Audit of our Millionaires

I am calling on the Integrity In Office Public (IPO) to fulfill it’s mandate and with immediate effect, conduct a financial audit of all Dominica’s Millionaires who created/ amassed/appropriated unto themselves, wealth, properties, investments,and monies, to the tune of multi millions unexplained and inconsistent with their legal income for the years beginning 2004 – 2020. […]

PART II: BOTH THE DOMINICA AND OECS BAR ASSOCIATIONS SHOULD STOP THEIR POLITICAL CONDEMNATIONS AND SEEK TO FULFILL THEIR STATED AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

The OECS Bar Association was formed 31 years ago in 1989 “out of the dire need then to improve the terms and conditions of service for the members of the Judiciary.”  It has since evolved as a regional body that acts as “the voice of the Judges who [are] unable to speak for themselves and […]

PART I: STRONG CONDEMNATION BY THE BAR ASSOCIATIONS OF DOMINICA AND THE OECS OF THE LEADER OF OPPOSITION FOR ALLEGED ATTACKS ON THE JUDICIARY

In separate and joint statements issued by the Dominica Bar Association (DBA) and the OECS Bar Association (OECS Bar), Hon. Lennox Linton, the Leader of Opposition of Dominica has been the subject of strong condemnation for what is described as “recent vicious attacks on His Lordship, the Hon. Justice Raulston Glasgow”  in remarks made by him […]

PART XV: RESPONSE OF SC ANTHONY ASTAPHAN TO THE REPORT OF THE ELECTORAL REFORM GROUP COMPRISING CHURCH, BUSINESS AND CIVIL SOCIETY

In this series of articles on electoral reform efforts in Dominica, we have so far discussed the unaccepted, rejected and/or unimplemented recommendations of several regional and international election observers contained in separate and in joint special-mission reports of the OAS, Commonwealth and CARICOM dating back from 2009.  We also discussed the tremendous work of the […]

PART V -ELECTORAL REFORM IS ABOUT ALL OF US BEYOND THE DESIRE OF THE DLP AND THE APPOINTMENT OF RETIRED JUSTICE BYRON

According to a “pretty” well-known, angry sounding DLP radio and Facebook propagandist, the contributors to the DominicaPatriot.com have “chosen to waste time writing long, flip flopping diatribes that make absolutely no sense.” As usual, Mr. Christian could not resist commenting on our articles. Unfortunately for him, he proceeded with his habitual blind attack on any […]

WELCOME TO THE LILAC VILLAS – ENJOY YOUR QUARANTINE

A Dominican returned home and  had two tests in US before he left which were negative. Upon getting to Dominica he had a rapid test which was also negative . They then took his  bags and said that he has to quarantine for five days at $90 a night.  He was then placed  on the bus […]

WHAT IS THE CONSTITUTIONAL OR LEGAL AUTHORITY OF PM SKERRIT TO APPOINT RETIRED CARIBBEAN JURIST SIR CHARLES M. DENNIS BYRON AS SOLE ELECTION COMMISSIONER?

By a patriotic contributor Three months following the December 6, 2020 general elections, Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, announced that he had invited eminent Caribbean Jurist, Sir Charles Michael Dennis Byron, to perform the services of Sole Commissioner for electoral reform process in Dominica. The Electoral Commission is a creature of the Constitution of Dominica. It […]

Was Steve Astaphan’s Human Right violated?

Steve Astaphan wasn’t driving to show anyone Skerrit’s mansion as was previously being stated . Steve was at his home doing some work in his yard with a guy that works for him and the guy’s girlfriend was also there. When he was done in his yard he drove out of his house to drop […]

The dictator flexes his muscles and it begins to rain on every one!

Well,that didn’t take long.Looks like the cash shortage in the treasury necessitates that the man who runs things look for cash wherever he can find it. It’s a pity he can’t ask for refunds of the tens of millions he spent on his campaign. But his desperation in search of cash begs the question again. […]