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DOMINICA’S CORRUPT CBI PROGRAM: THE PATH TO FULFILL THE DREAMS OF CORRUPT WEALTHY NIGERIANS

In a special webinar held on 15 January 2021 and hosted by the Guardian Nigeria and CS Global Partners with the theme of “Dominica Citizenship by Investment: Redefining Wealth, Safety, and Travel for Nigerians,”the Prime Minister of Dominica, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit, Head of Dominica Citizenship by Investment Unit (CBIU), H.E. Emmanuel Nanthan and the CEO of […]

DLP IS PLAYING POLITICS WITH OUR COURTS: A FOCUS ON THE ADVERTIZED VACANCY FOR DIRECTOR OF PROSECUTION (DPP).

During the hearing of the treating matter before the panel of judges at the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in December 2020, two of the justices inquired of both Senior Counsel Astaphan and Attorney-at-law Cara Shillingford on the possible intervention of the DPP in the matter prior to the request for judicial review at the […]

The Gangster Regime and the Goons that Guard Them

by Negre Mawon Cometh The savagery meted out to unarmed Dominicans by Dominica police at the direction of Roosevelt Skerrit on Monday April 12, 2021 will long be remembered. This was the day policemen lost the respect of the people when they kicked, cuffed and stamped on protestors supporting a bus strike. The striking bus […]

SOS , SOS, DOMINICA is sinking

Follow the Money !!! Early last week we heard of the seizure of a very large sum of money in the region of US $ 500,000 by police chief Corbette The logical questions for the police and the people of Dominica are: 1. Whose money is it ? 2. Where did it come from ? […]

JUSTICE WAS INORDINATELY DELAYED BUT NOT DENIED – CCJ TREATED DEFOE WITH A VICTORIOUS SEND OFF

While the family, friends and well-wishers were at the funeral service of Mr. Antoine Defoe, one of the three Respondents in the CCJ Civil Appeal No DMCV2020/001 with Mr. Mervin John Baptiste and Edingcot St. Valle,  the CCJ was in the process of delivering its decision in an excessively delayed matter before it that emanated from […]

PART II: SQUATTER’S RIGHTS AS A HUMAN RIGHT WHEN COMPULSORILY ACQUIRING LANDS ‘ALLEGEDLY’ FOR CONSTRUCTION OF SKERRIT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

The passion with which the callers to Q95 expressed their concerns over the indifference and uncaring disposition of the Skerrit-led Administration in dealing with the farmers who are squatting on lands that are compulsorily acquired by the   State for the alleged construction of an international airport did not escape our attention. Clearly, the DLP government, […]

ENHANCING OUR DEMOCRACY WITH TERM LIMITS

With the recent unprecedented re-election of Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves for a fifth consecutive 5-year term in office, the debate throughout the Caribbean has intensified on the need to limit the term of office of Prime Ministers and perhaps all elected members of parliament. This is considered at the time when health workers in […]

Time for an Audit of our Millionaires

I am calling on the Integrity In Office Public (IPO) to fulfill it’s mandate and with immediate effect, conduct a financial audit of all Dominica’s Millionaires who created/ amassed/appropriated unto themselves, wealth, properties, investments,and monies, to the tune of multi millions unexplained and inconsistent with their legal income for the years beginning 2004 – 2020. […]

PART II: BOTH THE DOMINICA AND OECS BAR ASSOCIATIONS SHOULD STOP THEIR POLITICAL CONDEMNATIONS AND SEEK TO FULFILL THEIR STATED AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

The OECS Bar Association was formed 31 years ago in 1989 “out of the dire need then to improve the terms and conditions of service for the members of the Judiciary.”  It has since evolved as a regional body that acts as “the voice of the Judges who [are] unable to speak for themselves and […]

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 […]