Category Archives: Editorials

ZERO ZERO ZERO FOR CIVIL SERVANTS

By Hon Daniel Lugay Will civil servants accept zero zero zero while Prime minister SKERRIT funds his 2019 Election budget campaign to the tune of $80 million dollars. Is it really true that the national treasury is broke but the labour party is liquid. Policemen, Nurses, Teachers, Firemen, Port workers did you see the lavish […]

DESPICABLE LITTLE TONY

Have you ever wondered why Tony Astaphan is in the position he is today? Is he really a puppet master? What do we really know about Tony? Did he pull of the ultimate con in the Caribbean? Why is he so hostile and envious towards Dominicans of academic brilliance? It is alleged that Tony may […]

A SAD CHRISTMAS

By Elad Siboulie  I saw the  fishermen pulling in the catch. There were net loads of jacks ,grouper  and bonito  coming in by the thousands. The villagers were on the bayfront helping pulling in  the nets so they could get a handful of fish. Van loads of fish would then  be taken for sale. The […]

THE SHIRLEY ALLAN TRILOGY

by DPN  THE SHIRLEY ALLAN TRILOGY : Remembering Christmas in La Plaine  Author : Shirley Allan There are many Dominicans in the diaspora and even back home who can recall the good old days of christmas time in Dominica. Obviously ,change is a must and things evolve. However there has to be maintenance of certain […]

AN UNCARING NATION

So Dominica has settled under a quasi dictatorship and in typical drunken stupor style, they have swept another untimely youthful death under the carpet. We heard about the post Maria murder of a young man from Fond Cole and the allegations were that it was committed by a Jamaican. Reports however state that contrary to […]

Roosevelt’s Poisoned Olive Branch

Roosevelt’s poisoned Olive Branch and the Hypocrisy of Those Who Join His Chorus! Let them bathe in it!  Recently, “AGAIN” after Roosevelt’s so-called landslide victory, he offered another olive branch to the opposition. He invited him to join with him and work with him. Does Roosevelt want Mr. Linton to come sit on his team […]

ALMOST READY TO QUIT

I WOULD PACK UP AND LEAVE DOMINICAN POLITICS EVEN IF SKERRIT IS  DISHONEST BUT DOMINICANS WERE DOING WELL I WOULD GIVE UP IF THE RED CLINIC LINES WERE NOW SHORTER AND YOUNG PEOPLE COULD MAKE A LIVING IN THEIR COUNTRY I WOULD CALL IT QUITS IF ONLY YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN COULD HAVE A JOB […]

SHAME ON ALL OF THEM

By Daniel Lugay Here we are in a lawless country where Dominica’s prime minister was a French citizen upon entering national politics. Its president came from being a sitting minister in the Roosevelt Skerrit administration straight into the presidency…a violation of all the norms and decency of a democratic state. The last speaker came straight […]

BE CAREFUL WHO WRITES YOUR HISTORY

by Togo Ashanti  Lennox Honychurch has become quite the historian in the Caribbean. His first book was written in 1975 called “the Dominica story” He is a white man in Dominica from Scottish background. He is the grandson of Elma Napier who was born in Scotland . That’s a different story. Lennox was privileged enough […]

I RUN THINGS

Control freaks suffer from an insatiable appetite to be “in charge” or as we colloquially say ‘run things’. Skerrit has demonstrated openly his desire to take charge by fair or fowl. Coming on the heels of a stolen election where all manner of illegalities occurred, Skerrit in his new term as Prime Minister has taken […]