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Law students finally admitted to the Bar

Law students finally admitted to the Bar

December 20, 2014 | Comments: 1

Three female attorneys have expressed feelings of elation and relief on finally being admitted to the Dominica Bar after the Sir Hugh Wooding Law School (SHWLS) in Trinidad refused to release ...

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Earthquake shakes several islands

Earthquake shakes several islands

December 19, 2014 | Comments: 0

An earthquake shook several Caribbean islands, including Dominica, on Friday afternoon. The quake took place at about 3:49 pm. The United States Geological Survey says the magnitude of the ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Red / Blue Cricket Clash

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Red / Blue Cricket Clash

December 20, 2014 | Comments: 0

Linton bowls to Skerrit: SIX Linton to Skerrit: SIX again. The huge ‘waves’ just moments ago rocking the Blue section of Windsor Park Stadium have been stilled. Men take their final gulps of ...

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Sports Division netball camp

Sports Division netball camp

December 15, 2014 | Comments: 0

The Sports Division has selected the under-mentioned students to take part in a Netball Training Camp to be held during the Christmas vacation. The students are: Kyla Winston – DGS Rachel ...

AID Bank solicits Expression of Interest for Financial Auditors

AID Bank solicits Expression of Interest for Financial Auditors

December 1, 2014 | Comments: 0

Dominica Agricultural Industrial and Development Bank is accepting Expression of Interest for Financial Auditors.

BUSINESS BYTE: Customers continue to WIN with LIME this Christmas

BUSINESS BYTE: Customers continue to WIN with LIME this Christmas

December 19, 2014 | Comments: 0

LIME is keeping its promise of making this Christmas a ‘Holly Jolly’ one for its many customers. Over one hundred and fifty lucky customers are winning with LIME this joyous season. With two ...

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Ministry of Agriculture makes donation to less fortunate

Ministry of Agriculture makes donation to less fortunate

December 19, 2014 | Comments: 0

The less fortunate and those in need at different institutions on the island all benefited from the Ministry of Agriculture and Social Services annual food basket Christmas donation on Friday. ...

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Controversy surrounds “crab back incident” at Douglas-Charles Airport

Controversy surrounds “crab back incident” at Douglas-Charles Airport

December 19, 2014 | Comments: 5

Controversy has surrounded the firing of a security guard who was involved in an incident with crab backs and leader of the United Workers Party, Lennox Linton, at the Douglas-Charles Airport ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Lime slashes roaming rates

BUSINESS BYTE: Lime slashes roaming rates

December 19, 2014 | Comments: 0

Dominica’s leading telecommunications service provider LIME, has announced the launch of their new prepaid roaming offers - slashing prices by up to 50%.

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Too many Dominicans seeking overseas medical attention – Health Minister

Too many Dominicans seeking overseas medical attention – Health Minister

December 19, 2014 | Comments: 11

Newly sworn-in Minister of Health, Dr. Kenneth Darroux, is concerned that too many Dominicans are seeking medical attention overseas and thinks this is an area that must addressed. “I ...

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Film maker produces mini documentary series on Dominica

Film maker produces mini documentary series on Dominica

December 19, 2014 | Comments: 2

One Canadian film maker, with roots in Dominica, has begun a journey to document Dominica and all that comes with it, in a span of 180 days. In her mini documentary series entitled ‘180 Days ...

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Call made for increased public speaking awareness in Dominica

Call made for increased public speaking awareness in Dominica

December 19, 2014 | Comments: 1

The newly elected President of the Nature Isle Toastmasters Club, Dorothy Jno Baptiste, advocates for a greater national focus to be placed on Public speaking and leadership development. She ...

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New senator to bring “new management style” to portfolio

New senator to bring “new management style” to portfolio

December 19, 2014 | Comments: 4

Newly appointed Minister for Tourism and Urban Renewal, Senator Robert Tonge, says he is bringing a new management style based on objectives to that ministry. “I’m into results and in a ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Sorrel in the making

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Sorrel in the making

December 19, 2014 | Comments: 0

Photo depicts a field of sorrel just in time for Christmas Photo by Jokin Lamothe Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are asked to submit photos, photographer ...

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Public servants accept gov’t wage increase offer

Public servants accept gov’t wage increase offer

December 19, 2014 | Comments: 12

The union representing the largest body of public servants on the island has accepted the latest government’s wage increase offer of five percent over the last three years. General ...

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Lawsuit filed in “mysterious” disappearance of jewelry at customs

Lawsuit filed in “mysterious” disappearance of jewelry at customs

December 18, 2014 | Comments: 18

They have written demand letters through their lawyer, they have met with the Comptroller of Customs and the police, all aimed at settling out of court, a case of missing jewelry, which ...

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Men urged to take up responsibilities as parents

Men urged to take up responsibilities as parents

December 18, 2014 | Comments: 4

President of the Dominica Arts and Craft Association, Vanessa Winston is calling on young women of society to step up and allow men take up their responsibilities because “young women ...

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Increase in visitor arrivals during Carnival 2014

Increase in visitor arrivals during Carnival 2014

December 18, 2014 | Comments: 6

Dominica has recorded over 30 percent increase in stay over arrivals for Carnival 2014 as compared to 2013, Minister for Tourism and Urban Renewal, Senator Robert Tonge, has revealed. “Our ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: NBD shares the joy of Christmas

BUSINESS BYTE: NBD shares the joy of Christmas

December 18, 2014 | Comments: 0

National Bank of Dominica Ltd. (NBD) spread the joyous spirit of Christmas in the town of Portsmouth and the village of Salybia. NBD teamed up with the Portsmouth Town Council to host the annual ...

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No arrests yet in airport equipment fire

No arrests yet in airport equipment fire

December 18, 2014 | Comments: 20

No arrests have been made following a suspected arson which destroyed a communication tower two miles from the Douglas-Charles Airport in Marigot recently. This is according to Police Public ...

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President Savarin spreads Christmas cheer

President Savarin spreads Christmas cheer

December 18, 2014 | Comments: 6

Patients at the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) were graced with a visit by the President of Dominica, His Excellency Charles Savarin, his wife and other dignitaries during his yearly Christmas ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Way up north

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Way up north

December 18, 2014 | Comments: 17

Photo depicts the most northern tip of Dominica called Capuchin. Cabrits is at the top right hand corner of the photo. Photo by Elton Letang Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – ...

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PM Skerrit commends Obama on US/Cuba policy shift

PM Skerrit commends Obama on US/Cuba policy shift

December 18, 2014 | Comments: 41

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has commended President of the United States, Barak Obama, for moving to normalize relations with Cuba, describing it as courageous,  heroic and historic. ...

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U.S., Cuba plan restored relations after 50 years of hostility

U.S., Cuba plan restored relations after 50 years of hostility

December 17, 2014 | Comments: 93

The United States plans to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba more than 50 years after they were severed, a major policy shift after decades of hostile ties with the communist-ruled island, ...

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