Police Chief gives reasons for not granting permission for UWP march

Police Chief gives reasons for not granting permission for UWP march

March 28, 2017 | Comments: 10

Police Chief, Daniel Carbon, has given the reasons for his decision not to grant permission to the United Workers Party (UWP) to hold a march in Roseau on Thursday. Speaking on state-owned DBS ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: CIBC First Caribbean partners with Leve Domnik for International Women’s Day solidarity march.

BUSINESS BYTE: CIBC First Caribbean partners with Leve Domnik for International Women’s Day solidarity march.

March 28, 2017 | Comments: 0

Roseau, Dominica, 27th of March, 2017-Lévé Domnik, a non-profit group, continues to make progress in Dominica regarding raising awareness of gender-based violence and verbal and physical ...

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Winair reintroduces fuel charges

Winair reintroduces fuel charges

March 28, 2017 | Comments: 0

Due to increasing world oil prices, Winair will reintroduce fuel surcharge on all tickets sold for travel commencing April 10, 2017. These fuel charges are 3.30 US$ or 6.00 NAF per segment. March ...

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New venue, features for National Tourism Tradeshow and Cocktail

New venue, features for National Tourism Tradeshow and Cocktail

March 28, 2017 | Comments: 0

A new venue, a new floor plan, beer garden and pricing are just some of the exciting changes awaiting participants of the National Tourism Tradeshow & Cocktail 2017, the Dominica Hotel and ...

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Gov’t considering initiative for Martinique market Drigo says

Gov’t considering initiative for Martinique market Drigo says

March 28, 2017 | Comments: 21

Agriculture Minister, Johnson Drigo, has stated that the government is looking at “another initiative” where agricultural products from Dominica are sold at supermarkets in ...

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Baron stresses importance of foreign partnership in water resource management

Baron stresses importance of foreign partnership in water resource management

March 28, 2017 | Comments: 7

Foreign Affairs Minister, Senator Francine Baron has said the establishment of partnerships with foreign countries in the area of water resource management is important to Dominica. She made this ...

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Dominican receives high promotion in U.S. Army

Dominican receives high promotion in U.S. Army

March 28, 2017 | Comments: 28

Dominican-born Kertiste A. Augustus, has been promoted to Chief Warrant Officer Four in the United States Army, and takes on the new title of CW4 Augustus. Augustus was born in Dominica, attended ...

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Gov’t commits $1.2-million to Pichelin

Gov’t commits $1.2-million to Pichelin

March 28, 2017 | Comments: 23

The Government of Dominica has committed $1.2-million to the community of Pichelin. At a town hall meeting in the community, Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit outlined how the money will be ...

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Regional stakeholders convene to discuss Freedom of Movement Regime

Regional stakeholders convene to discuss Freedom of Movement Regime

March 28, 2017 | Comments: 2

Regional Integration stakeholders convened on March 16th to discuss the current implementation status of the Indefinite Stay Regime and the Rights Contingent to the Free Movement of People ...

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Denied a march, UWP to host public meetings

Denied a march, UWP to host public meetings

March 28, 2017 | Comments: 55

The opposition United Workers Party will be hosting two public meetings on Thursday after the party was denied a march through Roseau which was organized for that same day. The first meeting will ...

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Police Chief turns down UWP application for march in Roseau

Police Chief turns down UWP application for march in Roseau

March 27, 2017 | Comments: 107

The police have turned down an application by the opposition United Workers Party (UWP) to hold a march in Roseau on Thursday on the grounds of public safety and national security reasons. The ...

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Goodwill Primary wins Mademoiselle Francophonie title

Goodwill Primary wins Mademoiselle Francophonie title

March 27, 2017 | Comments: 1

Sherlyn Joseph of the Goodwill Primary School has captured the 2017 Mademoiselle Francophonie title. Joseph outperformed five other contestants to win that competition held at the Arawak House of ...

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Police officers vow to keep up fight for salary increase

Police officers vow to keep up fight for salary increase

March 27, 2017 | Comments: 40

Police officers have vowed to continue to struggle with the government in their quest for a 15 percent pay increase for the 2015-2018 triennium. The government has proposed a wage freeze for the ...

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US Ambassador suggests residency, fingerprint requirements for CBI programs

US Ambassador suggests residency, fingerprint requirements for CBI programs

March 27, 2017 | Comments: 54

US Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Linda S. Taglialatela, is of the opinion that there should be residency and fingerprint requirements for people seeking passports in regional ...

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PM Skerrit promises new homes for sea-affected Dublanc residents

PM Skerrit promises new homes for sea-affected Dublanc residents

March 27, 2017 | Comments: 12

Prime Minister Roosevelt has said that his government will build new homes for residents of Dublanc who are being affected by the sea if they decide to relocate. He made that statement while ...

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Liberal Canadian gov’t to announce marijuana will be legal by July 1, 2018

Liberal Canadian gov’t to announce marijuana will be legal by July 1, 2018

March 27, 2017 | Comments: 34

The Liberal government will announce legislation next month that will legalize marijuana in Canada by July 1, 2018. CBC News has learned that the legislation will be announced during the week of ...

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DPP drops charge against man accused of murdering Chris Blanc

DPP drops charge against man accused of murdering Chris Blanc

March 27, 2017 | Comments: 24

Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Evelina Baptiste has filed a notice of discontinuance against Kimran Burke of Bath Estate who was charged with the murder of Chris Blanc from Fond Cole. ...

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Work to resume on Morroco-funded hotel within weeks – PM Skerrit

Work to resume on Morroco-funded hotel within weeks – PM Skerrit

March 27, 2017 | Comments: 25

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has announced that work will resume within the next few weeks on the problem-plague Morocco-funded hotel in Portsmouth. According to the Prime Minister, he went ...

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China to fund rehabilitation of West Coast Road

China to fund rehabilitation of West Coast Road

March 27, 2017 | Comments: 22

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has announced that China will be grant funding the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the West Coast Road, which was badly affected by Tropical Storm Erika, and ...

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Builder’s Association pays hefty bill so far in court case against gov’t

Builder’s Association pays hefty bill so far in court case against gov’t

March 27, 2017 | Comments: 34

President of the Dominica Builders and Contractors Association of Dominica (BCAD), Anthony Leblanc, has stated that the association has spent well over a quarter of a million dollars, in a court ...

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Dominican publishes third surgery textbook

Dominican publishes third surgery textbook

March 27, 2017 | Comments: 27

Dr Dale Dangleben has published his third surgery textbook. His most recent publication, from Springer publishing, is entitled Acute Care General Surgery: workup and Management. Acute Care ...

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MoH issues nationwide voluntary corned beef recall

MoH issues nationwide voluntary corned beef recall

March 27, 2017 | Comments: 7

Ministry of Health (MoH) and Environment has issued a nationwide voluntary recall for corn beef originating from Brazil. This recall has been initiated following the March 22, 2017 , ban, imposed ...

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