Category Archives: Editorials

Police pulls guns on citizens

A small group of Dominicans gathered outside the President’s mansion to ask for free and fair elections. As soon as they got to the gate, one officer in military fatigue with a machine gun came to the gate. About two minutes later , an SUV filled with plain clothes police officers jumped out with  automatic […]

Not Even a Grapefruit Tree I See in Grand Bay

By Gavin the Constant Gardener I just came back from Dominica. It broke my heart, with the darkness I saw in the land. Young men, listless, sitting down smoking weed. Doing nothing. They are broken men and women in Grand Bay and around the country after 15 years of Skerrit.  The handout heaven created by […]

The Night Dominica Wept

By Luke Skywalker For those who don’t know, Dominica is not some inert land mass devoid of a soul. As a born Dominican, not a fake ambassador, I have always felt Dominica to be special and deeply spiritual place suffused with a haunting beauty. So , when plunderers have pillaged her riches, Dominica feels it. […]

Mel’s Launching

At last it’s here, the grand finale of the Roosevelt’s Family Party launching. As the saying goes they left their best for last. According to the advertisement flyer, my buddy Tarrus Riley will be the guest artist, will he be singing my song “She is Royal” for Dominica’s royal lady? Look for it, I bet! […]

Stooges and Patriots

By Josh Shaw In the run-up to Dominica”s day of decision, 6th December 2019, the stooges of Roosevelt Skerrit are in overdrive. Their servile bleatings, hosannas to their idol doctor know no bounds. This moment teaches us that in the past 40 years of Independence our educators have done a poor job in imparting the […]

Chinese Embassy Officials said “That’s another lie Roosevelt!

We all remember that other great lie of Roosevelt Skerrit, when he told us in December 2013 that he had gotten a loan of $300 M from China. Skerrit was accompanied to China to sign the deal by Hartley Henry, who was referred to as a ‘political advisor’ to Dominica, and Martin Charles (Chairman of […]