Category Archives: International News

A Billion $$ Dollar Business

There is a billion dollar Dominican passport business which does not come under government oversight… Finds its way outside of Dominica’s treasury… Does not make it into Dominica’s consolidated funds. Is secretly controlled by Anthony Haiden and prime minister Skerrit… Is kept in an offshore account outside the scrutiny of parliament and even cabinet…and is […]

Dominicans – What are you waiting for ??

by Danny Lugay Is state sponsored kidnapping going on? Skerrit personal body guard in plain clothes kidnapped me. What are you waiting for ?? Diaspora what you waiting for ?? Young people what are you waiting for ?? Truckers Dominica strong get de millions and you get cranana… What are you waiting for ?? Bus […]

Of Palaces, Poverty, and the Paranoid

  By Poetic Justice Humility is beautiful to behold and truly majestic. Vanity, pride, and arrogance are ugly cousins and go before the fall. Such are the lessons of history. It is August 2020, and Dominica is still limping along after the ravages of Hurricane Maria. Truth be told, we are happy that the strength […]

They took me into the Lions den, they roughed me up

By Danny Lugay They took me into the Lions den, they roughed me up…held me by the back of my pants…they shoved me into a private vehicle..and drove me into the Lions den “police headquarters” Guns were drawn.. shotgun…two police officers were assigned to hold me hostage Delroy Julien was one of the officers…he in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]