UPDATE: AG says Gene Pestaina is not entitled to pension of the nature he claims

UPDATE: AG says Gene Pestaina is not entitled to pension of the nature he claims

December 9, 2016 | Comments: 30

Attorney General, Levi Peter, has said that former Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Gene Pestaina, is not entitled to a pension that of the nature he asserts he is entitled to. Justice ...

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Man gets 15 years for incest, rape and indecent assault

Man gets 15 years for incest, rape and indecent assault

December 9, 2016 | Comments: 4

Thirty-seven- year-old Mathis Alson Woodman will serve 15 years in jail after he was found guilty for rape, incest and indecent assault. That decision was handed down today by High court Judge ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Make your children’s Christmas at Jolly’s toy store this year

BUSINESS BYTE: Make your children’s Christmas at Jolly’s toy store this year

December 9, 2016 | Comments: 0

Roseau, Dominica- December 09, 2016: As the weather gets colder it only gets cozier at Jolly’s Pharmacy. It’s the season to be jolly and everyone in the family wants their little loved ones ...

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DOMLEC Announcement

DOMLEC Announcement

December 1, 2016 | Comments: 0

DOMLEC wishes to inform its customersatWall House Entranceand sections of lower Loubierethat their electricity supply will be interrupted onSunday 4th December, 2016 ...

ECSE Job Vacancy

ECSE Job Vacancy

November 18, 2016 | Comments: 0

Job Summary: The primary responsibility of the Accounting Officer is to assist with the financial, accounting and budgetary functions of the ECSE and its ...

Writer pens book after moving to Dominica

Writer pens book after moving to Dominica

December 9, 2016 | Comments: 1

Writer Dr. Janet S. Taylor has written a book which was inspired after moving to Dominica. The book ‘Dog with the Crooked Ear’ is an autobiography of Dr. Taylor and is what she ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Art in the making

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Art in the making

December 9, 2016 | Comments: 1

Photo depicts a work in progress of Roger Burnett’s most recent sculpture, “Reclining Figure” Photo submitted by Roger Burnett More info on the artist here:  ...

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Star dancer Sade Bully to hold workshop in Dominica

Star dancer Sade Bully to hold workshop in Dominica

December 9, 2016 | Comments: 3

Professional dancer Sade Bully, daughter of acclaimed artist Alwin Bully and Cultural Administrator Anita Bully, will teach a five-day intensive dance workshop during her visit back home for the ...

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PM Skerrit out of state on unofficial business

PM Skerrit out of state on unofficial business

December 9, 2016 | Comments: 13

Thursday, December 08, 2016—Prime Minister of Dominica Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit left State on Thursday December 08, 2016 on unofficial business. Mr. Skerrit is due to return to office on ...

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Organizers of #LévéDomnik Campaign plans to continue in 2017

Organizers of #LévéDomnik Campaign plans to continue in 2017

December 9, 2016 | Comments: 3

Delroy Williams, one of the coordinators of a social media campaign to raise awareness of the plight of women in relations to harassment, sexual abuse, rape and other social ills, has high hopes ...

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Sister drops court case against brother

Sister drops court case against brother

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 6

A case which involves a brother being charged with wounding his own sister has gone down the drain after the sister told the court she was no longer interested in the matter. Lucian Benjamin was ...

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Ignore Tony Astaphan says Linton

Ignore Tony Astaphan says Linton

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 42

Leader of the United Workers Party, Lennox Linton, has said Dominicans should ignore Senior Counsel Tony Astaphan following comments he made over a lecture delivered by Dr. Francis Severin ...

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7.8 quake near Solomon Islands; South Pacific on tsunami alert

7.8 quake near Solomon Islands; South Pacific on tsunami alert

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 0

Dangerous waves are heading to some coasts in the South Pacific after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit close to the Solomon Islands early Friday, forecasters said. “Based on all available ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Digicel Get-Gifted draw

BUSINESS BYTE: Digicel Get-Gifted draw

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 0

Five customers walked away with great prizes this Christmas as part of the Digicel Get Gifted Christmas campaign with one winner taking the Get Gifted theme a notch further by contributing part ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: DOMLEC gives post-Hurricane Matthew restoration assistance to sister utilities

BUSINESS BYTE: DOMLEC gives post-Hurricane Matthew restoration assistance to sister utilities

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 0

Electric Utility Domlec has reached out to its sister utilities in the Andros Island and Freeport in the Bahamas. A team of five linesmen trained in Live line work headed by journeyman Peter ...

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Elias Nassief Foundation gives back

Elias Nassief Foundation gives back

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 3

A number of charitable organizations, schools and Day Care Centers and individuals in Dominica have benefited from donations totaling $77,000, courtesy of the Elias Nassief Foundation. The ...

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Tommy Lee Sparta matter goes before CCJ on Monday

Tommy Lee Sparta matter goes before CCJ on Monday

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 26

The ongoing saga of the Tommy Lee Sparta matter is listed for 9:00 am on Monday December 12, 2016 at the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). It is going to be the first legal matter ...

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“Captain Vic” laid to rest

“Captain Vic” laid to rest

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 6

The body of former Finance Minister in the Patrick John led government Captain Victor .A.J. Riviere was laid to rest at the Roseau Roman Catholic Cemetery after he was accorded an official ...

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Youth Leaders appointed to NYCD Executive Board

Youth Leaders appointed to NYCD Executive Board

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 1

The National Youth Council of Dominica (NYCD) is proud to announce appointment of two (2) dynamic youth leaders to serve on the NYCD Executive Board, filling two (2) vacant positions on the ...

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Pope warns media over ‘sin’ of spreading fake news, smearing politicians

Pope warns media over ‘sin’ of spreading fake news, smearing politicians

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 26

Media that focus on scandals and spread fake news to smear politicians risk becoming like people who have a morbid fascination with excrement, Pope Francis said in an interview published on ...

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Authorities explain repair works for Macoucherie Bailey bridge

Authorities explain repair works for Macoucherie Bailey bridge

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 7

Chief Technical Officer in the Ministry of Public Works, Emile Lancelot has explained the type of repairs works to be done on the Macoucherie Bailey bridge saying the works are expected to begin ...

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Dr. Severin under fire from Astaphan

Dr. Severin under fire from Astaphan

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 94

Dr. Francis Severin has come under fire from Senior Counsel Tony Astaphan following his presentation at the Eleventh Annual Dame Eugenia Charles Memorial Lecture recently. Astaphan described the ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Fire in the sky

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Fire in the sky

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 3

Photographer captured this shot in the Kingshill area after the sun had set Photo by GS Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are asked to submit photos, photographer ...

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CIBC donates to National HIV/AIDS Response Programme

CIBC donates to National HIV/AIDS Response Programme

December 8, 2016 | Comments: 1

CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank presented a cheque for EC $6,000 to the National HIV/AIDS Response Programme on World AIDS Day on December 1. World Aids Day is observed on December 1st ...

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