The trauma of a nation rests deeply in the hearts and minds of its people, but the spirit in which the foundations were laid in the force that wills them to recovery. Two years ago, Dominica was in shambles – a dying island cut off from the rest of world and wrecked by a hurricane that left 71,000 people with no homes, no food, and a ravaged nature island. Today, its daybreak in Dominica. After doing a yeoman’s job for a herculean task, the country is now moving forward at a fast pace – thanks in part to the Dominican spirit that is embodied in the current Prime Minister and his entire government apparatus. No longer are the people wary of the ghost of Maria, they are looking forward to a sustainable and progressive program under Dr. Roosevelt Skerrit. He dug deep and he delivered. I know this from experience and traveling the world. In New York where I was born, we see nothing but back-breaking working-class people trying to fulfill their dreams in a take no prisoners world. This takes a toll on the spirit and takes the luster out of the city. To visitors, however, they see nothing but the glamour that we the people and our government created. And it is refreshing and upliftin...