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 […]


Just about 19 years ago Roosevelt Skerrit came into Dominica’s political life. He was a young man from Vieille Case with potential who agreed to be a Freedom Party candidate but with the offer of cash and a car turned turtle and ran for the DLP. Not satisfied with being made a junior minister he […]


As parents, I know we tell our children that they should not lie, or cheat or engage in illegal activity, but having done that and instilled the consciousness in them, we are still willing to forgive them and stand behind them. What we know is that there will come a time when we say enough […]