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BREAKING NEWS: Passport fraud charges against Wiltshire reinstated

BREAKING NEWS: Passport fraud charges against Wiltshire reinstated

July 30, 2014 | Comments: 40

More than a week after a Roseau magistrate dismissed passport fraud charges against former Dominica attorney general, Bernard Wiltshire, he has been summoned to court again on the very same ...

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Dominican club wins Saint Martin female football tournament

Dominican club wins Saint Martin female football tournament

July 30, 2014 | Comments: 0

New Generation Sports Club has emerged Champion of the First Concordia Female Football Clubs Tournament which was held in Saint Martin from July 18th – July 21st 2014. It was a three team ...

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Linton knocks Skerrit on budget closing statements

Linton knocks Skerrit on budget closing statements

July 30, 2014 | Comments: 37

Leader of the United Workers Party (UWP) Lennox Linton has dismissed claims by the Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit that the opposition is not interested in the suffering of Dominicans, ...

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ANNOUNCEMENT: VF Inc 2014 Training Schedule

ANNOUNCEMENT: VF Inc 2014 Training Schedule

April 20, 2014 | Comments: 0

A Phenomenal Caribbean Men Symposium will be among the many activities which VF Inc has scheduled for 2014. Below is VF Inc's training schedule for the year.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Nature Island Festival 2014 calendar

ANNOUNCEMENT: Nature Island Festival 2014 calendar

July 29, 2014 | Comments: 0

This year, The Nature Island Literary Festival and Book Fair, (NILF) now in its 7th year, will focus on theatre and will also observe the 450th anniversary of the birth of world famous writer, ...

DOMLEC tariff review deferred

DOMLEC tariff review deferred

July 30, 2014 | Comments: 4

The Independent Regulatory Commission (IRC) has deferred Dominica’s sole electricity company, DOMLEC’s tariff review application, citing a number of reasons, among them: the 2015 ...

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Linton files defense in alleged “rapist ministers” matter

Linton files defense in alleged “rapist ministers” matter

July 30, 2014 | Comments: 26

Leader of the opposition United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton, has filed a defense in the alleged “rapist ministers” matter, in response to a lawsuit by ministers of cabinet in ...

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Kalinago super heroine comic launched

Kalinago super heroine comic launched

July 30, 2014 | Comments: 17

A comic featuring a fictional character called “Super Dominica” was launched on Wednesday, July 30 on the internet. “Super Dominica” is a Kalinago super heroine with ...

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A call for WCMF “birthday gift”

A call for WCMF “birthday gift”

July 30, 2014 | Comments: 7

A call has been made to local television providers to dedicate a channel specifically to the World Creole Music Festival (WCMF). The channel will be some sort of “birthday gift” ...

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Aquaculture as gateway to “Blue Economy” for CRFM States

Aquaculture as gateway to “Blue Economy” for CRFM States

July 30, 2014 | Comments: 0

Globally, aquaculture is a multi-billion-dollar industry, but the Caribbean has yet to tap into its true potential to expand marine and fresh water aquaculture. The good news is that a recently ...

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Kalinagos elect new council

Kalinagos elect new council

July 30, 2014 | Comments: 2

Six new individuals have been elected to serve on the Kalinago Council in polls held on Monday. Assistant returning officer, Kathleen Jno Lewis, told DNO that 31 percent of registered voters ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Let there be green

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Let there be green

July 30, 2014 | Comments: 3

Photo depicts a section of the community of Bellevue Chopin surrounded by green, lush vegetation Photo by RS Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are asked to submit ...

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PM closes budget debate, blasts opposition

PM closes budget debate, blasts opposition

July 30, 2014 | Comments: 51

Prime minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, closed the debate on the 2014-2015 national budget on Tuesday evening, noting that a number of Dominicans have been freed from paying taxes while at the same ...

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Gaudeloupe-based religious group makes health donation

Gaudeloupe-based religious group makes health donation

July 29, 2014 | Comments: 16

With a mission to bring together the islands of Guadeloupe, Dominica, Martinique, and French St Martin through the gospel, Pastor/Evangelist Raymond Johnson of the Ambassadors for Christ ...

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Jah Cure to remain on WCMF line up

Jah Cure to remain on WCMF line up

July 29, 2014 | Comments: 29

Marketing Assistant for the World Creole Music Festival (WCMF) Leroy “Wadix” Charles is questioning the call for reggae superstar, Jamaican Jah Cure, to be replaced in the 18th edition of ...

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House Speaker denies kicking journalist out of parliament

House Speaker denies kicking journalist out of parliament

July 29, 2014 | Comments: 122

Speaker of the house, Alix Boyd-Knights, is strongly denying that a journalist was kicked out of the House of Assembly on her instructions. Addressing the house on Tuesday, she described the ...

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OECS needs large injection of cash – Skerrit

OECS needs large injection of cash – Skerrit

July 29, 2014 | Comments: 37

Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) must mobilise large sums of money if it is to address the challenges confronting its ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Fresh for the picking

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Fresh for the picking

July 29, 2014 | Comments: 2

Photo depicts a dew-drenched avocado Photo by GM Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are asked to submit photos, photographer credit and caption to ...

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British national fined for marijuana

British national fined for marijuana

July 29, 2014 | Comments: 21

A British national, who resides at Fond Cole, was fined $600 for possession of marijuana when she appeared in court on July 28, 2014. Rosaline Joseph was ordered to pay that fine by August 1, or ...

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PM meets Japan’s leader

PM meets Japan’s leader

July 29, 2014 | Comments: 15

Prime minister and minister for foreign affairs, Roosevelt Skerrit, has met with Japan’s prime minister in Trinidad and Tobago Shinzo Abe during the first CARICOM – Japan Summit. The ...

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ECSE Trade Report

ECSE Trade Report

July 28, 2014 | Comments: 0

Welcome to the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange’s daily update for 28 July 2014 providing the latest trading information and financial tips for the investor. There were no trades on the ...

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CCJ judge tries to sell VIP Carnival tickets in Trinidad

CCJ judge tries to sell VIP Carnival tickets in Trinidad

July 28, 2014 | Comments: 28

A staff member of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) was disciplined for refusing to sell complimentary VIP tickets on the instructions of a judge who was given them by the National Carnival ...

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Golden Drum, Special Awardees named

Golden Drum, Special Awardees named

July 28, 2014 | Comments: 21

  The National Cultural Council and the Division of Culture have announced the recipients of the Golden Drum Award and Special Recognition Award respectively for year 2014. The Golden Drum ...

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Mystery surrounds disappearance of jewelry at customs

Mystery surrounds disappearance of jewelry at customs

July 28, 2014 | Comments: 58

“It is like the Montserrat volcano with lots of activities and just waiting to blow up anytime soon.” That is how someone with information is describing a matter in which jewelry ...

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