Category Archives: Editorials

THE INSTITUTIONAL ENVIRONMENT OF CORRUPTION IN DOMINICA: STRUCTURAL AND INDIVIDUALISTS CAUSES

By Christian Volney A Dominican Patriot The institutional environment in Dominica, not cultural norms, determines our society’s propensity to engage in corruption and other forms of opportunism. The incentive structures that our country’s market participants face-which are determined by the country’s institutional arrangements are responsible for creating opportunities for corruption and provide for an environment […]

ANOTHER SELF-AGGRANDIZING INTERNATIONAL LIE OF PM SKERRIT ABOUT PUBLIC SMOKING BAN

In the 29 November 2020 episode of his Sunday evening talk show, Anou Palay, Prime Minister Skerrit confidently stated with his customary simperingLeviathan smirk, “I recall making a case in the public service and in the country about banning smoking in public places and I did not get the support for it and then lo and […]

SKERRIT LIES ABOUT PIT LATRINE REVOLUTION

A few years ago, Ian Douglas, then Minister of Health Kenneth Darroux, then-Senator Jahisiah Benoit, and even Prime Minister Skerrit himself were all bragging “EVEN BEFORE THE UNITED NATIONS STARTED ITS ATTACK ON PIT LATRINE PM SKERRIT HAD STARTED HIS PIT LATRINE REVOLUTION IN DOMINICA” This was a lie then and it is still untrue […]

FROM DEMOCRACY TO DICTATORSHIP

The Dominica Labour Party after more than half a century of democratic traditions, has found itself evolving into a Communist style dictatorship under the new labour party of Roosevelt Skerrit. From Leblanc to Patrick to Seraphine….the Dominica Labour party had stuck to it’s Constitution and religiously held its delegates conferences to determine who would be […]

AIRPORT DECEPTION

The knee jerk decision to embark on an airport expedition in the last quarter of 2020, is a definite response to the probing, laser beam discovery in Parliament, by opposition Leader Hon Lennox Linton, that $1.2 BILLION had miraculously disappeared from the passport special housing fund managed by Anthony Haiden and prime minister Skerrit to […]

ENHANCING OUR DEMOCRACY WITH TERM LIMIT – THE PROS AND CONS

Expressing an opinion on the first part of this article, a commentator suggested that it would be much more helpful to examine the issue of term limits from a different angle that examines whether there is an opportunity for a better expression of the franchise of citizens.  The Dominican patriot from a northern community that has […]

A 3rd November insult

So on November 3rd you will issue a call to your nation in your expensive suit, to come together, let’s unite… On November 3rd as you have done in a decade and a half of boldface hypocrisy…. Calling on an abused nation to come together… Just one week before 3rd November 2020 in the highest […]

IS POPE FRANCIS PRESIDING OVER A CATHOLIC CHURCH WITH A HOMOSEXUAL SUB-CULTURE AND WILL DOMINICA FOLLOW THE LEAD OF THE POPE?

In a movie recently was shown at the Rome Film Festival, Pope Francis used a contemporary legal argument to justify his views on long held catholic teachings with respect to the issue of same sex unions. The Holy father reportedly gave his nod to same sex unions by stating, “gay people have the right to […]

The Negre Mawon Forevermore! The Dominican Writer and the Cause of Liberty

by Gabriel J. Christian, Esq. Somewhere it is written that truth crushed to the ground will one day rise again. And who shall ensure the endurance of eternal truth where it is coupled with humanity’s yearning to be free? No one is better suited to that task than the writer who ensures that the record […]

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 […]