Category Archives: Feature Articles

A Dysfunctional Parliament

By Hon Daniel Lugay Before Covid 19 the average sittings of Dominica’s parliament per year was (3) Three times for God sake.. After the ravages of Erica and Maria, sittings were even less. Then came Covid 19, a time of Dominica’s greatest need, when Parliament should be meeting fortnightly, Skerrit is sidelining parliament. In Barbados […]

Is Dominica a military state ?

Dating back to hurricane Maria and even tropical storm Erica if my memory serves me right, it seems Dominica has permanently transitioned into a military state. Ordinary traffic duty, road patrols, security near Roseau market, city patrol, every duty of Dominica’s Police force is now conducted in full military attire or what the army calls […]

Skerrit is provoking civil war in Dominica.

Dominicans have sat by passive, blinded to the evolution of a despot preoccupied with hoarding his millions and preserving his election legacy. In 2015 Dominica was struck by Tropical storm Erica a devastation unseen before by way of water damage in the Commonwealth of Dominica. Unlike David, the category five storm of 1979, all Dominicans […]

State Assets Being Privatized

State assets are being sold off at supersonic speed. It’s privatization of state assets on steroids. Before Covid 19, we saw state lands illegally hatched off from national parklands with the illegal blessing of the nations parliament minus the opposition members who then raised the red flag and cried foul… while the giant Kempinski snatched […]

The Objectification of Women and the Queenly/ Royal Status that Comes With it

When I was in college I did a woman’s study course, and I was not the favorite student in the class because my views were contrary to the majority of the students and the professor herself. It is time for women to put a stop to being defined by our bodies, looks and our willingness […]

Corruption a none issue for the Caribbean, just go to Mama Mia!

In May of 2015, at a party in London launching her campaign Baroness Scotland  introduced Roosevelt Skerrit to disgraced former Nigerian oil minister Diezani Allison Madueke, it is alleged. He issued her with a diplomatic passport six days later. At the time Madueke was under investigation in Britain over allegations of corruption.Support in her bid […]

The Post Election Analysis Paralysis

“Paralysis in decision-making breeds frustration and contempt from the electorate, and provides the perfect seedbed for demagogues who fill the vacuum with populist simplicities, hatred of opposition and lies.” Dominic Grieve If it was not obvious that the political scene in Dominica was brutal, now you know. It can destroy careers, reputations, friendships, health, families […]


There is a massive unspeakable shame and cover up rampant in the Dominica’s high offices. It’s called child SACRIFICE. Parents sacrificing their daughters for the love of money. Daughters giving up their pride and dignity for personal or family favors. “the sacred temple” has become the stock exchange for sexual abuse bothering on crimes against […]

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 […]