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In the past week I remembered a scene from the popular Christmas comedy, Home Alone. In the first movie, which was undoubtedly the best of the series thus far, everyone was busy packing their stuff as they were about to travel on a Christmas trip. Little Kevin (the main star) is questioned by his sister as to why he was worried, after all, their mommy...

Sunday, October 1, 2017

The priority should not so much be to swear to protect T&T from having to turn to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to supplement the stock of foreign reserves.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

It began with a bang yesterday.

Not the sort Government would have appreciated ahead of next Monday’s 2018 Budget spotlight.

Friday, September 29, 2017

The transformational impact of the so-called “digital age’ on traditional, mainstream media is undeniable. As an industry, mainstream media have virtually lost monopoly status with respect to news, views and information that matter.

Friday, September 29, 2017

“Barbuda now is literally rubble.” So said its Prime Minister Gaston Browne in the aftermath of hurricane Irma.

There is no electricity, water and 95 per cent of buildings have been damaged. The island is desolate and empty after a forced evacuation.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

At the outset, I want to signal that no matter how many attacks are levelled my way, they will not serve to distract the citizenry from the ferry scandal or the fake oil scandal.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Last week while attending a PTA meeting a soca artiste was approached by her fans; they requested autographs and an impromptu performance.

Needless to say, the performance was in no way appropriate and as have become customary, camera phones came out and the fiasco went viral.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

On any regular weekday afternoon in Roseau, Dominica, you would see the children in school uniform pass. They hold each other’s hands to negotiate the slim footpaths while fretful adults follow nervously behind.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

In a move worthy of the Monty Python comedy group at their sublime best, the T&T Defence Force (TTDF) has come up with a list of things that they say the people of Dominica desperately need, that beggars the imagination.

Monday, September 25, 2017

Today T&T celebrates our 41st anniversary as a Republic. My father was an MP in the first Parliament of independent T&T. After we gained Independence in 1962, we gained Republican status on August 1, 1976.

Monday, September 25, 2017

The point of telling a story is the ending. The moral.