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The “littlest” role model

The “littlest” role model

November 28, 2014 | Comments: 0

He may be small in stature but his accomplishment as a positive role model goes far beyond his size. On Friday, eight-year-old St. Mary’s Primary School (SMP) student, Cameron Phillip, was ...

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PM Skerrit brushes aside idea of reduced cabinet

PM Skerrit brushes aside idea of reduced cabinet

November 28, 2014 | Comments: 0

The idea of a smaller cabinet, as touted by the United Workers Party (UWP), is apparently not going down well with the Dominica Labour Party (DLP)’s political leader, Roosevelt Skerrit. The ...

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UWP ELECTION PAGE: UWP Team Dominica 2014 Manifesto

UWP ELECTION PAGE: UWP Team Dominica 2014 Manifesto

November 28, 2014 | Comments: 0

The United Workers Party launched its 2014 manifesto on Wednesday Nov 26. A PDF version of the document is now available online. Hard copies will be distributed in the various constituencies.

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DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT: Death Announcement of Sherwanna Weekes

DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT: Death Announcement of Sherwanna Weekes

November 28, 2014 | Comments: 0

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PREPARING FOR THE POLL – What you need to know

PREPARING FOR THE POLL – What you need to know

November 24, 2014 | Comments: 30

Editor’s Note: “Preparing for The Poll” is  a series of articles which provide information that every elector should know before casting his or her vote on Election Day. The ...

PREPARING FOR THE POLL- What you need to know (Part 2)

PREPARING FOR THE POLL- What you need to know (Part 2)

November 26, 2014 | Comments: 6

Editor’s Note: “Preparing for The Poll” is  a series of articles from the Electoral Office which provide information that every elector should know before casting his or her vote on ...

UWP promises VAT reduction on tourism operations

UWP promises VAT reduction on tourism operations

November 28, 2014 | Comments: 0

Leader of the United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton, has promised to lower VAT on all tourism operations on the island. The party is promising 7.5 percent decrease in VAT across the board. ...

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Catherine Daniel outlines plans for Colihaut Constituency

Catherine Daniel outlines plans for Colihaut Constituency

November 28, 2014 | Comments: 14

Dominica Labour Party (DLP) candidate for the Colihaut Constituency, Catherine Daniel has outlined a number of plans for her constituency if her party is re-elected into office. Daniel, who was ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: LIME responds to customers’ concerns about eBilling

BUSINESS BYTE: LIME responds to customers’ concerns about eBilling

November 28, 2014 | Comments: 2

In response to customer feedback, LIME has decided not to implement the paper bill fees, as previously advised. General Manager of LIME Jeffrey Baptiste said, “I’m pleased to announce that ...

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Concerns over children at political rallies

Concerns over children at political rallies

November 28, 2014 | Comments: 12

A local coalition is expressing concerns over the participation of children in public events, such as political rallies. Dominica is presently in the midst of political campaigning for general ...

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Dominica represented at scout conference in Panama

Dominica represented at scout conference in Panama

November 28, 2014 | Comments: 0

The Dominica Scout Association was represented at the Caribbean Chief Commissioners’ Conference and the Professional Scout Course both which took place at the World Scout Bureau – ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Sunset cloud

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Sunset cloud

November 28, 2014 | Comments: 0

Photo depicts sunset as seen from Mero Beach Photo submitted anonymously Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are asked to submit photos, photographer credit and ...

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Skerrit and Linton spar on foreign policy, citizenship by investment

Skerrit and Linton spar on foreign policy, citizenship by investment

November 28, 2014 | Comments: 33

Leader of the Dominica Labour Party, prime minister Roosevelt Skerrit and leader of the United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton, have exchange salvos on their respective party’s stance ...

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High Court rules against police officers in judicial review matter

High Court rules against police officers in judicial review matter

November 28, 2014 | Comments: 20

High Court Judge Errol Thomas has ruled in favour of the State in a judicial review matter involving five police officers and struck out several paragragraphs deemed “irrelevant” by the ...

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Stay away from drugs – DOC president to basket ball players

Stay away from drugs – DOC president to basket ball players

November 27, 2014 | Comments: 2

President of the Dominica Olympic Committee, Felix Wilson, has appealed to players involved in the sport of basketball to stay from drugs because, he says, it is harmful to their health. Wilson ...

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Observer missions for December poll

Observer missions for December poll

November 27, 2014 | Comments: 24

Three teams from regional and international organizations are to observe the general elections in Dominica. Teams from the Commonwealth Secretariat, the Caribbean Community – CARICOM, and the ...

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Massacre/Canefield Primary School celebrates “Carbouway Day”

Massacre/Canefield Primary School celebrates “Carbouway Day”

November 27, 2014 | Comments: 7

Students of the Massacre/Canefield Primary School celebrated Carbouway Day on Thursday to highlight the achievements of the boys at that learning institution. It also gave them the opportunity ...

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KNOW YOUR CANDIDATES: The Roseau North Constituency

KNOW YOUR CANDIDATES: The Roseau North Constituency

November 27, 2014 | Comments: 24

EDITOR’S NOTE: In the run up to the general election, Dominica News Online will be publishing a brief profile or biography of each candidate from the two political political parties contesting ...

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DPSU to mull government’s latest wage increase proposal

DPSU to mull government’s latest wage increase proposal

November 27, 2014 | Comments: 37

The Dominica Public Service Union (DPSU) has become the latest union on the island to not accept the latest government wage increase proposal for the period 2012 to 2015. The matter is to be ...

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UWP launches manifesto

UWP launches manifesto

November 27, 2014 | Comments: 228

In spite of the cold and rainy weather, United Workers Party (UWP) supporters came out in their numbers to witness the much talked about launch of the party’s manifesto which outlines ...

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DLP plans to build “Cruise Village” in Canefield

DLP plans to build “Cruise Village” in Canefield

November 27, 2014 | Comments: 72

The residents of Canefield will see the construction of a ‘Cruise Village’ in the area if the Dominica Labour Party (DLP) is re-elected into government. Addressing a DLP rally in ...

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Linton wants Christian Council intervention in political campaign

Linton wants Christian Council intervention in political campaign

November 27, 2014 | Comments: 37

Leader of the United Workers Party (UWP) Lennox Linton is calling on the Dominica Christian Council to intervene in the ongoing election campaign, saying that he is being mis-quoted by leader of ...

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CARPHA trains personnel to better manage outbreak situations in region

CARPHA trains personnel to better manage outbreak situations in region

November 27, 2014 | Comments: 2

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), hosted from November 17-21 two workshops on shipping of infectious substances and ...

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ECSC rules in favour of former police officer

ECSC rules in favour of former police officer

November 27, 2014 | Comments: 13

The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) has ruled in favour of former police officer, Levi Maximea, who had lost a matter in the High Court. Maximea had taken the Police Chief and the Police ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Let’s go for a boat ride

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Let’s go for a boat ride

November 27, 2014 | Comments: 2

Photo was taken during a boat ride on the Indian River in Portsmouth Photo by Karin A Fleming Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Dominica are asked to submit photos, ...

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