Category Archives: Dominica News

Watch your manners Dictator, Don’t Invade My Personal Space! No I Won’t!

They say a picture tells 1000 words, and sometimes you come across one that says, figure this out if you can.  This pic of Roosevelt Skerrit and his BBF Mia at some official meeting/function with onlookers around them says just that, so let me try. Are they trying to look into each other’s souls through […]

Under Fire from Major Commonwealth Nation, Baroness Scotland runs to the Cool Waters of The Caribbean?

Recall the controversy that was involved in the appointment of Patrica Scotland as the Secretary General of the Commonwealth.  After much haggling among Caribbean Countries she was elected  at the 2015 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting as the 6th head to hold that position.She took office on 1 April 2016. Being  the first woman to […]

Dr. Fontaine Leaves his Footprints in The Sand of South Sudan

“Lives of great men all remind us, we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave  behind us, footprints on the sands of time.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.    Our very own Dr. Thomson Fontaine will be leaving his footprints in the sand of South Sudan. This is a remarkable and noteworthy accomplishment. On behalf of the […]

The Dictator and his Darlings in Parliament?

In any other country in the world if your coworker or employer calls a woman darling at the workplace that would be grounds for filing a sexual harassment complaint. But in Dominica all women in Parliament are the dictator’s darlings. It was quite a feat, a historic milestone to have eleven women in the Parliament […]

There can be no Nobility where Nobility does not exist.

There can be no Nobility where Nobility does not exist. Give us a break Charles Savarin Dominicans are you impressed? At last your dear president honorable his excellency Charles Savarin has called for the election reform they refused to give you before the elections, despite all your demands and the protests, and the tear gas […]

Dominica Needs a State of the Union Report From The Leader

Last week the world watched Donald Trump deliver his state of the union address to America, it was a spectacle to behold! By all accounts it was a parody of lies, which the Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi found so egregious that she tore it up after the presentation. When asked why she did […]

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. […]

The Future of the United Workers Party/ Opposition Parties In the One Party State and what’s at stake!

Before and after the December 6th 2019 elections which many now argue was a mistake to participate in, there has been much debate about who should lead the United Workers Party (UWP).The calls for the leader Lennox Linton to step down after the elections grew louder.Will he? Should he? If he does, who will be […]

The One Party State Dictatorship that Dominica Has Become.

 “It is in such twilight that we all must be most aware of change in the air — however slight — lest we become unwitting victims of the darkness.” Justice William O. Douglas  In a letter to an Anglican Bishop  John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton, 13th Marquess of Groppoli wrote.  “Power tends to […]

Are you a Patriot or Scoundrel- Using Patriotism (Nationalism) as your last resort?

This new resounding call of nationalism that echoes through Dominica chills my bones! I even heard from Reginald Austrie the number two most despicable, NEGATIVE character in the labor party hierarchy calling for citizens to leave all negatives began and sign onto the dictator’s pledge. I was wondering what exactly Austrie means by negative, to […]