Category Archives: Caribbean News

SOS , SOS, DOMINICA is sinking

Follow the Money !!! Early last week we heard of the seizure of a very large sum of money in the region of US $ 500,000 by police chief Corbette The logical questions for the police and the people of Dominica are: 1. Whose money is it ? 2. Where did it come from ? […]

Imposition of a Dominican Monarchy

Since the imposition of the Dominican Monarchy on a fast asleep citizenry, the wealth of Waitikubuli has been “gravitating outwards” from the national treasury, a new phrase ironically coined by her majesty Melissa, and placed into the coffers of carefully hand picked mercenaries The famous Panama papers unravelled dozens of shell Companies deceitfully created in […]

PART III: DEPRIVATION OF STATE REVENUES INTO THE CONSOLIDATED FUND BY TRANSFER TO ESCROW ACCOUNTS UNDER THE CBI PONZI SCHEME

Over the last few years, we have heard the accusations in and out of our parliament that billions of dollars are unaccounted for under our Citizenship by Investment program (CBI) in the Consolidated Fund of Dominica. The argument is advanced, particularly by opposition parties, that all revenues generated from the sale of our citizenship must […]

Predators in Power-The Philosophy of Pampalan Plunderers

In March 2021 the Minister of Education of Dominica Octavia Alfred told a gathering of students that they would have to “shake their pampalam” to get additional funding for their studies. In the Dominican vernacular “pampalam” refers to private parts of the female as in the vagina or butt. The commonly accepted inference is that […]

The Good Cara – The Corruption Cockroach Smasher : Bribers Beware!

By Barrister Shillings not Pence The Caribbean Court of Justice delivers a blow against the corruption of our society and judiciary In a judgment released on March 9, 2021 , the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) dismissed the appeal in the matter of Roosevelt Skerrit & Ors v Antoine Defoe & Ors [2021] CCJ 4 […]

JUSTICE WAS INORDINATELY DELAYED BUT NOT DENIED – CCJ TREATED DEFOE WITH A VICTORIOUS SEND OFF

While the family, friends and well-wishers were at the funeral service of Mr. Antoine Defoe, one of the three Respondents in the CCJ Civil Appeal No DMCV2020/001 with Mr. Mervin John Baptiste and Edingcot St. Valle,  the CCJ was in the process of delivering its decision in an excessively delayed matter before it that emanated from […]

PART II – LAWS GOVERNING THE CBI PROGRAM FACILITATE MORE POLITICAL CORRUPTION THAN LEGITIMATE INVESTMENTS

The Prime Minister of Dominica was a French citizen at the time of his nomination as a candidate in the 2009 general elections, The matter was challenged in court and the Prime Minister reportedly vowed in a tone of arrogance that “no law, no constitution” would prevent him from being nominated to contest the said […]

PART I-THE CBI PROGRAM THAT FACILITATES MORE CORRUPTION AS AN INTERNATIONAL PONZI SCHEME THAN LEGITIMATE INVESTMENTS

In this short series of articles, we intend to give some consideration to the Citizenship by Investment (CBI) programme of Dominica. In particular, we shall examine the legislative mandate and the use of the non-transparent escrow account mechanism  as a legal arrangement to hide billions of dollars of revenue generated from the various options operated […]

PART XVIX: THE ALTERNATIVE PEOPLES’ PARTY (APP) IS ANXIOUS TO MEET AND DISCUSS ITS RECOMMENDATIONS ON ELECTORAL REFORM WITH SIR BYRON

Sometime in May 2020, a new political party was launched in Dominica namely, the Alternative Peoples’ Party-(APP). The party describes itself as a progressive movement  “born out of the resistance efforts of the Dominican people, especially women and younger citizens…a grassroots, coalition movement…that will always be an alternative movement, representing what is best for the […]

PART XVIII: RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE UNITED WORKERS PARTY(UWP) FOR ELECTORAL REFORM MUST BE CONSIDERED BY SIR BYRON

It was indeed annoying listening to a retired Inspector of Police, who is a vile stranger and bender of truth, an amateur political contortionist who repeatedly embarrasses himself by stalking and seeking to harass the hosts of all programs on Q 95 radio, particular that of the Leader of Opposition on Thursday, 25 February 2021, […]