Dominican gets Ph.D in Biomedical Sciences

Dominican gets Ph.D in Biomedical Sciences

May 26, 2017 | Comments: 32

Dominican, Nisha Durand, has received a Ph.D in Biomedical Sciences; Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, from the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in Rochester, Minnesota. ...

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Linton says opposition asked PM Skerrit not to introduce bills to amend electoral laws

Linton says opposition asked PM Skerrit not to introduce bills to amend electoral laws

May 26, 2017 | Comments: 44

Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton, has said he suggested to Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit not to introduce bills to amend the electoral laws of Dominica when parliament met on May 23, 2017 but ...

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Killer sentenced to 20 years for death of Dominican

Killer sentenced to 20 years for death of Dominican

May 27, 2017 | Comments: 2

Admitted murderer, Trevor Boston was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Friday for the shooting death of Steve Mingo of Dominica, an Antiguan online publication is reporting. According to ...

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NOTICE OF VACANCY: Part-time cook

NOTICE OF VACANCY: Part-time cook

May 23, 2017 | Comments: 0

NOTICE OF VACANCY Experienced and versatile Part-Time Cook needed to work within the PHARCS catering team to provide healthy meals and snacks for our senior ...

Crime Stoppers calls on public to assist in police investigations

Crime Stoppers calls on public to assist in police investigations

May 23, 2017 | Comments: 0

Crime Stoppers Dominica is appealing to anyone with information that could assist investigations following an incident in Roseau on Thursday, May 18, 2017 which ...

Career Opportunity – Manager Information Systems

Career Opportunity – Manager Information Systems

May 22, 2017 | Comments: 0

The National Bank of Dominica Ltd. is currently inviting applications for the position of Manager Information Systems, with exceptional leadership skills who can ...

ANNOUNCEMENT: Domfesta 2017 Main Highlights

ANNOUNCEMENT: Domfesta 2017 Main Highlights

May 4, 2017 | Comments: 0

The Dominica Festival of Arts (DOMFESTA) is an arts festival which takes place in May each year and focuses on the contemporary arts. It comprises a range of ...

News In Review Podcast May 22-26

News In Review Podcast May 22-26

May 27, 2017 | Comments: 0

PM Skerrit suspends Parliament prematurely, New Jungle Bay Villas development gets under way in Soufriere, police investigate death of Fond Cole man and charge another with murder and Government ...

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Isaac says opposition supports CBI but has issues

Isaac says opposition supports CBI but has issues

May 26, 2017 | Comments: 8

Member of Parliament for the Roseau Central Constituency, Joseph Isaac, has said the opposition United Workers Party is in support of the much talked about Citizenship by Investment Program (CBI) ...

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Breakdown of trucks hinders garbage collection says DSWMC

Breakdown of trucks hinders garbage collection says DSWMC

May 26, 2017 | Comments: 49

A breakdown of trucks in the fleet of the Dominica Solid Waste Management Corporation (DSWMC) is being blamed for a pileup of garbage in many communities in Dominica. DNO has learnt that garbage ...

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Twelve families in Colihaut to get new housing

Twelve families in Colihaut to get new housing

May 26, 2017 | Comments: 7

Twelve families living in Plat Ma Pierre in Colihaut have been selected out of 146 applicants to receive housing infrastructure to mitigate the impact of Tropical Storm Erika. A contract to kick ...

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60 students advance to next level at Universal Martial Arts Robin Ryu Academy

60 students advance to next level at Universal Martial Arts Robin Ryu Academy

May 26, 2017 | Comments: 0

Over 60 students of the Universal Martial Arts Robin Ryu Academy have advanced to the next level after taking their martial arts exams. According to a release, the activity occurred on the 19th ...

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Fringe events get ball rolling for Jazz ‘n Creole 2017

Fringe events get ball rolling for Jazz ‘n Creole 2017

May 26, 2017 | Comments: 0

Roseau, Dominica – (May 23, 2017)………. The series of Jazz ‘n Creole fringe events leading up to the main stage event of the highly anticipated eighth annual Dominica’s Jazz ‘n Creole ...

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International Fiesta on at Old Mill this weekend

International Fiesta on at Old Mill this weekend

May 26, 2017 | Comments: 1

DOMFESTA 2017 celebrations continue with an INTERNATIONAL FIESTA scheduled to take place at the Old Mill Cultural Centre on Saturday May 27 from 5.00pm. The Fiesta will feature food, music, short ...

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Blanchard fires back at Lugay for claims of constituency neglect

Blanchard fires back at Lugay for claims of constituency neglect

May 26, 2017 | Comments: 10

Minister for Public Works, Miriam Blanchard, has fired back at Member of Parliament for the Roseau North Constituency, Danny Lugay, for his claim that the Minister had neglected the very ...

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Creole Romance: When Steel Pan Meets Jazz

Creole Romance: When Steel Pan Meets Jazz

May 26, 2017 | Comments: 2

Gregory Rabess (Wochla) in another of his video releases as part of DOMFESTA Celebrations and in the lead up to the Jazz n Creole Festival 2017 draws you into his (steel) pan jazz repertoire with ...

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PM Skerrit overwhelmed by Botanical Gardens project

PM Skerrit overwhelmed by Botanical Gardens project

May 26, 2017 | Comments: 6

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said he was overwhelmed by the turnout at the Botanical Gardens on Thursday as the Government and members of the Public sought to completely concrete a section of ...

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Full Speech of Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit

Full Speech of Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit

May 26, 2017 | Comments: 9

Fellow Dominicans, residents, visitors and well-wishers, I address you today against the backdrop of a dangerous precedent that is being set in our country, whereby expression of views by some, ...

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Opposers of amendments to the House of Assembly (Election) Act claim victory

Opposers of amendments to the House of Assembly (Election) Act claim victory

May 25, 2017 | Comments: 38

Those who opposed amendments to the House of Assembly (Electoral) Act are claiming victory after Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit announced on Thursday that debate on the matter in parliament ...

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PM Skerrit warns of ‘dangerous precedent’ in Dominica

PM Skerrit warns of ‘dangerous precedent’ in Dominica

May 25, 2017 | Comments: 46

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has warned of what he described as a ‘dangerous precedent’ now taking place in Dominica. In an address to the nation on Thursday, he said the ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Gov’t suspends debates on parliamentary Order Paper

BREAKING NEWS: Gov’t suspends debates on parliamentary Order Paper

May 25, 2017 | Comments: 69

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has announced that he has advised the Speaker of the House of Assembly Alix Boyd-Knights that Parliament should be adjourned without further consideration of ...

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Venezuelan acapella group to perform at Jazz ‘n Creole

Venezuelan acapella group to perform at Jazz ‘n Creole

May 25, 2017 | Comments: 0

Discover Dominica Authority has announced the final band for the 8th Annual Jazz ‘n Creole Festival. It was announced on Thursday that a Venezuelan acapella group known as “Vocal Song” ...

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Man charged for murder in death of Kent Lewis

Man charged for murder in death of Kent Lewis

May 25, 2017 | Comments: 17

A man has been charged with murder in the death of Kent Lewis of Pointe Michel. Ron Garth Jolly appeared before a Roseau Magistrate where the charge was read to him. Lewis died of a gunshot wound ...

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Coulibistrie neglected by gov’t John says

Coulibistrie neglected by gov’t John says

May 25, 2017 | Comments: 13

Member of Parliament for the Salisbury Constituency, Hector John, has stated that the government of Dominica has been neglecting the village of Coulibistrie, especially after Tropical Storm ...

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Mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis slows down in Caribbean

Mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis slows down in Caribbean

May 25, 2017 | Comments: 0

A new report by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) shows that progress towards the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis in Latin America and the Caribbean has ...

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Skills Training Program a major pillar to eradicating unemployment says Charles

Skills Training Program a major pillar to eradicating unemployment says Charles

May 25, 2017 | Comments: 7

Minister for Youth, Sports and Culture, Justina Charles, has stated that the Skills Training Program (STP) under the Youth Development Division remains a “major pillar” in the government’s ...

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