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The Crisis in Honduras and the Bolivarian Dynamic By Emile Schepers 8-03-09, 10:05 am Pro-democracy protesters have faced down pro-coup military forces daily in Honduras since the June 28th coup. The June 28 coup d’etat in the Central American nation of Honduras, in which left-leaning President Manuel Zelaya was overthrown by a right-wing military, political and judicial conspiracy backed by the most reactionary political networks in the United States, was aimed not only at Zelaya p

Face the Fact: Universal Secondary Education is not Working

Editor’s note : This article was published in the Editorial section of the Chronicle Newspaper on July 31st, 2009 . Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and other proponents of the controversial Universal Secondary Education (USE) system continue to use deceptive rhetoric to sell the ailing project as a success and refuse to face the fact that it is not working and needs to be fixed or abandoned. In an interview broadcast during the inaugural international cricket match at the Windsor Park Stadi

PM Skerrit Satisfied with Gains made over the past 4 years

During the 2009/2010 budget address presented by the Honourable Prime Minister, he stated that impressive gains were made over the last four years in spite of adversity. He says the 2005 budget contributed to the push for economic development, and that through the years 2006 and 2007, the focus of the government was on the [...]

Nine Overrated Destinations with Nine Great Alternatives

In my travels around the world, I have seen a lot of conventional sites and a lot of off-the-grid sites too. Besides many other new things, these experiences have made me learn that many of the great destinations for tourists are not always “undiscovered”. Many spots have a well-deserved name for being cool destinations, and some other locations you have never heard of keep that repute for a good reason. Despite that there are many places which have gained undeserved fame for being a location y

Iceland Commerce Day

Commerce Day Date: August 3, 2009 Iceland celebrates Commerce Day as a public holiday. Fridagur verslunarmanna, as it is known in Iceland, is celebrated in the first Monday of the month of August. It is celebrated as the holiday of the tradesman of the Iceland. Stock exchange celebrates this event with great vigor. It was a marked [...] Other interesting posts: Dominica August Monday Bahamas Emancipation Day Civic Holiday in Canada

Guinea-Bissau Colonization Martyrs’ Day

Colonization Martyrs’ Day Date: August 3, 2009 Guinea-Bissau observes Colonization Martyrs’ Day as a public holiday. Colonization Martyr’s Day is observed as an anniversary of the killings of Pidjiguiti — a day of remembrance of the brave martyrs of the nation. Guinea-Bissau Colonization Martyrs’ Day History Guinea-Bissau is a country of the western African continent on Atlantic Ocean. Populated [...] Other interesting posts: Equatorial Guinea Armed Force Day Myanmar Martyrs Day Domin

Third Crewmember Pleads Guilty to Charges Related to Pollution from Cargo Ship

On July 30, the Justice Department announced that a Greek citizen who oversaw the engineering department on board a Dominica-flagged bulk cargo ship pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in New Orleans for violating environmental laws designed to prevent pollution from ships and making false statements to the U.S. Coast Guard . Georgios Stamou, the chief engineer of the M/V Theotokos , pleaded guilty to one felony violation of the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships and one felony violation

Third Crewmember Pleads Guilty

 (marinelink)  A Greek citizen who oversaw the engineering department on board a Dominica-flagged bulk cargo ship pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in New Orleans for violating environmental laws designed to prevent pollution from ships and making false statements to the U.S. Coast Guard, the Justice Department announced.  READ MORE  

Bahamas Emancipation Day

Bahamas Emancipation Day Date: August 3, 2009 Emancipation Day is a public holiday in Bahamas. Emancipation Day is celebrated to mark the freedom of the slaves from the tyranny and cruel rule of their white masters. This day was the day to mark the emancipation or freedom from slavery. Now, Emancipation Day is rather celebrated to [...] Other interesting posts: Grenada Emancipation Day Dominica August Monday Bahamas Independence Day

Dominica August Monday

Dominica August Monday Date: August 3, 2009 August Monday is a public holiday in Dominica. Dominica, popularly called the Nature Island of the Caribbean, follows the motto of “After the good Lord, we follow the earth”. So, the worshippers of the Mother Nature like to celebrate their independence and mark the special day with something “Special”. So, [...] Other interesting posts: Bahamas Emancipation Day Grenada Emancipation Day Maldives Independence Day

Life Expectancy for World Countries in 2009

Recently I read somewhere about life expectancy comparing the USA vs my home-Country; Canada. It had me wondering what the rest of the world would be like in comparison, so I gathered some information here to share with you. [ InfoPlease -->] Find the average life expectancy for each country and the world. As of 2009, the country with the highest life expectancy is Macau at 84.4 years; the country with the lowest life expectancy is Swaziland at just 31.9 years. The average lifespan for th

England v Australia 3rd Test The Ashes 2009

Date : Thu 30 - Mon 03 July 2009 Time (GMT) : 10:00 Match Details : England v Australia 3rd Test The Ashes 2009 Venue : Roseau, Dominica The Ashes, 2009 Link 1 Link 2 Link 3 Link 4

Have you thought about the next spot for your cruise vacation?

Could it be the Caribbean which many cruise ships sail around. Where will your next cruise vacation spot be?? How about British Honduras, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Dominica, Grand Antigua, Cayman, South Carolina, Martinique, Barbados, St. Lucia, Louisiana, Texas, Florida, the Bahamas or Mexico. These are all spots from cruises taking off from places such as Fort Lauderdale. You could try a cruise in the Mediterranean calling at such vacation spots such as, Greece, Turkey, Italy, Fr

Posts about Short Sales as of August 2, 2009

Is Short Sale an Option in Phoenix, Arizona – 08/02/2009 Is Short Sale an Option in Phoenix, ArizonaDuring an economic boom where there are people actually competing to buy homes, a short sale would not be an option. However, with the state of today’s economic climate and the increase in the number of homeowners in Phoenix, Arizona in a negative equity situation, sometimes it is the only sensible option to avoid foreclosure.Lenders do not want to own real estate, nor do they

Update: August 2, 2009

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*Photo credit: - Dominica News Online *Photo credit: Dominica News Online Darroux told Dominica News Online (DNO) that while dishing out condoms at secondary schools and colleges may not be imminent, policy makers should take it … I don't have herpes - Boston Globe I don't have herpes Boston Globe Buy condoms and use them! Hey Sagat #119, do you not watch

what does Dominican dollar stand for?

Dominican dollar stands for the basic unit of money in Dominica

pups the magic labrador…

an interview with Paula Kidney and Pups Paula J. Kidney is 38 years old, married, lives in Michigan and works for a law firm. Her love for animals started at a young age. She loves Labrador Retrievers and has a Black Lab named Garth Milo. Paula is married to Gregg who is a retired Engineer and they both love boating and traveling. Paula and Gregg have a cottage on beautiful Houghton Lake, Michigan and Pups was thought of one day while boating. Paula found Pups at a small boutique. She had

Points of View on Language.

Do you think people should be forced to learn a different language? I think those who move to a different country should be obligated to learn that country's language. I think it should be a law. I do not think those who are actually born citizens of a country should be force to learn an opposite language. The original citizens didn't decided to move the new comers did. The reason being is if someone moves to United States, and doesn't learn English, we all know they would eventually be

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