As one of the voices of civil society which are committed to parliamentary democracy in the Commonwealth of Dominica, Concern Citizens Movement (CCM) is obliged to write to you to express our concern over the impartial
manner in which you have presided over our country’s House of Assembly.
A “global care crisis” is looming which could affect 2.3 billion people by 2030, United Nations work experts warned on Thursday, highlighting the potential for greater inequality in a sector where women already perform “more than three-quarters” of all unpaid work.
Port of Spain, Trinidad. Judgments were delivered by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in a pair of unrelated death penalty cases from Barbados. The cases, Jabari Sensimania Nervais v The Queen and Dwayne Omar Severin v The Queen, were consolidated because both appeals challenged the murder convictions of each of the men and the […]
Port of Spain, Trinidad. In the case of the Attorney General of Guyana v Cedric Richardson, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruled that an amendment, that barred Presidents of the Republic of Guyana from serving more than two terms in office, was a valid amendment to the Constitution. The amendment, which was made to […]
Retired Antigua and Barbuda police Commissioner
Following a disaster, unlike the physical damage which is all too obvious, the psychological toll will have a more lasting effect on the individual; the mental health issues that transpires can become overwhelming if not addressed. Such as was recently experienced by many, throughout the Caribbean Islands from a strength (category 5) hurricane and its […]
Denver, Colorado, May 24th, 2018 – The Leader of the Parliamentary Opposition in the Commonwealth of Dominica, Hon. Lennox Linton is visiting disaster relief contributors here to thank them for assisting the 750 sq. km Caribbean nation following the devastating passage of Hurricane Maria last September. The category five storm, the worst in Caribbean history, […]
Financial crimes investigator and blogger Kenneth Rijock
New Roseau Central Candidate for UWP Glenroy Cuffy
Port of Spain, Trinidad: The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) today ordered that St. Lucian, Professor Eddy Ventose, is to be added to the register of voters in Barbados. The Court declared that it was satisfied that the legal and regulatory conditions for his registration have been met. The Court then ordered the Chief Electoral Officer, […]
Port of Spain, Trinidad: The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) today restored the 2013 acquittals of Mr. James Hyles and Mr. Mark Williams for their alleged involvement in what has been dubbed the ‘Lusignan Massacre’, despite substantial procedural errors at trial. On 6 January 2008, gunmen went from house to house in the peaceful village of […]
Port of Spain, Trinidad: The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in the case of Teerath Persaud v The Queen, today ordered that Mr. Teerath Persaud’s manslaughter sentence be reduced from 25 years to 18 years. With a discount for time already spent in custody, Mr. Persaud would serve a remaining 13 years and 339 days starting […]
We, the People’s Party of Dominica are of the view that the national security apparatus in the Commonwealth of Dominica is approaching a no-return state of decay. The recent article in Dominica News Online about the appointment of an assistant commissioner of police is a smoke screen, a cover-up if you will, of the underlying […]
Probably, all Dominicans are happy to hear that the Government is setting money aside to build an international airport. To be honest, I would be happy as well. But I’m also a realist and therefore, with good reason, have my reservation. As it stands now, this announcement can only be considered an election campaign promise […]
Newly elected public relations officer for the United Workers Party Steve Benjamin
On behalf of the People’s Party of Dominica (P-POD), I would like to send our sincere thanks to all leaders and citizens of Dominica who welcomed us to the political arena. We are delighted to see that they have an understanding that democracy works when there is an opportunity for all people and parties to […]
Regional journalist Jerry George returns to This Week In Interview
Mr. Erik Sohleim Excutive Director United Nations Environment Programme United Nations Avenue, Gigirl PO Box 30552, 00100 Nairobi, Kenya +254 (0)20 762 1234 [email protected] Dear Mr. Solheim, We the undersigned write today to address grave concerns regarding a recent transfer of extremely rare birds from the Commonwealth of Dominica to the Federal Republic of Germany […]
Port of Spain, Trinidad: The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) today ordered that a case concerning the firing of three employees of Sandy Lane Co. Ltd be returned to the Barbados Court of Appeal for an expedited hearing. The CCJ noted that it had no jurisdiction to hear the case. The fired employees had first […]
Dr. Dale Dangleben joins Anthony again on This Week In Interview. Discussing the health situation in Dominica, also talks about his published books and more. If you missed it, listen now.
New St. Kitts and Nevis High Commissioner to Canada, Her Excellency Sherry Tross, has pledged to make engaging the diaspora one of her top priorities. High Commissioner Tross gave her commitment at the grand welcome reception held in her honour, and hosted by the High Commission and Consulate General of St. Kitts and Nevis. She […]
Port of Spain, Trinidad: The Attorney General of Belize has succeeded before the CCJ in his application to reduce the interest rate contained in a certificate issued by the Court. The certificate was made following an arbitral award made against the Government. A rate of interest of 17% compounded monthly was initially awarded in the […]
A strike is an expression of dissatisfaction. There is such a thing as freedom of expression. Calling a strike selfish would mean that the government takes the liberty to limit the freedom of expression. Which is something that should worry the community in general. Is it allowed for a government to do such? One would […]
Up and coming Dominican reggae/dancehall artist joins Anthony on This Week In Interview. Discusses his plans, hopes and dreams as a singer songwriter.