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CHECK THIS OUT:  You have a choice – 1895 or 2019

CHECK THIS OUT: You have a choice – 1895 or 2019

January 13, 2019 | Comments: 4

We don’t expect you to be that old but you may just have a calendar the year 1895, a 123 years ago. If you do, there’s no need to get a 2019 calendar. ...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Seeking answers

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Seeking answers

January 8, 2019 | Comments: 15

Dear Sir / Madam, I am a Haitian national by birth and a Dominican citizen by naturalization and I have been persistently living in Dominica for almost 15 years now. ...

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FEATURED PHOTO: Turning Maria to good effect

FEATURED PHOTO: Turning Maria to good effect

January 5, 2019 | Comments: 2

This bowl is one that was made by the photographer over Christmas from a tree that was blown down alongside his  studio during Hurricane Maria. In contrast to the ...

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COMMENTARY: What’s next for Venezuela – Trump v. Putin in the Americas

COMMENTARY: What’s next for Venezuela – Trump v. Putin in the Americas

December 30, 2018 | Comments: 12

The Trump administration’s relentless economic and political pressure on Venezuela government over the past two years is rattling Nicolás Maduro’s regime. ...

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COMMENTARY: The Caribbean Court of Justice revisited

COMMENTARY: The Caribbean Court of Justice revisited

December 29, 2018 | Comments: 13

I suspect that the primary reason why the people of Grenada and Antigua & Barbuda voted on 6th November 2018 not to accept the Caribbean Court of Justice ...

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CHECK THIS OUT: Dominica’s passport features in Marvel’s Runaways

CHECK THIS OUT: Dominica’s passport features in Marvel’s Runaways

December 23, 2018 | Comments: 34

In ‘CHECK THIS OUT’ we highlight an item in the news or on social media or that has otherwise been brought to our attention and may ask you, the general ...

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Democracy: An Illusion or an Institution

Democracy: An Illusion or an Institution

December 21, 2018 | Comments: 7

Dear Dominican Brothers and Sisters, We, the People’s Party of Dominica, are currently witnessing the most depraved actions of a regime hell bent on clutching onto ...

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IN PICTURES: EC Loblack Bridge reopens

IN PICTURES: EC Loblack Bridge reopens

December 20, 2018 | Comments: 12

The EC Loblack bridge in Roseau, which was severely damaged by Hurricane Maria in 2017, was this morning Thursday, December 20th, reopened to traffic. Below are some ...

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Business In Focus: Entrepreneur with a natural focus

Business In Focus: Entrepreneur with a natural focus

December 19, 2018 | Comments: 7

Ronnie Harper, aged 53, originally from Marigot, is the owner of a small business, “Magic Garden”, which focuses on using herbs and spices to create oils ...

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COMMENTARY: Where has the Dominican Spirit of Protest gone?

COMMENTARY: Where has the Dominican Spirit of Protest gone?

December 18, 2018 | Comments: 29

From the outset, let me declare that I support all those who, in times past and present, have championed causes to alleviate the people’s plight. I also understand ...

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COMMENTARY: It is midnight in Dominica on its 40th Political Independence anniversary

COMMENTARY: It is midnight in Dominica on its 40th Political Independence anniversary

December 17, 2018 | Comments: 5

I have nostalgic, patriotic and emotional memories of November, 2nd and 3rd, 1978 when I marched in two parades to celebrate Dominica’s political independence. The ...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Held at gun point by a police officer

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Held at gun point by a police officer

December 10, 2018 | Comments: 8

Dear Editor, As you may be aware, today is the last day of the 16 – Day campaign of Activism Against Gender-Based violence. This campaign aimed to galvanize ...

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FEATURED PHOTO: A neighbourly conversation

FEATURED PHOTO: A neighbourly conversation

December 7, 2018 | Comments: 2

Soldier Girl (Left): “Nabes, what you making for lunch nuh?” Soldier Girl (Right): “Girl, I going to get some of the left-overs from what the night  herons ...

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Dominica’s 40th anniversary national prayer for the nation (part II)

Dominica’s 40th anniversary national prayer for the nation (part II)

December 7, 2018 | Comments: 8

Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed is your name.  Your name is above all names.  Your name is greatly to be praised and exalted in the earth.  You are the One ...

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FEATURED PHOTO: A tragic story

FEATURED PHOTO: A tragic story

December 5, 2018 | Comments: 3

Telling the story of the tragic loss of one of two men killed at Boiling Lake in December 1901. The other victim was an 18 year-old tour guide from Laudat, Edward ...

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COMMENTARY: Roosevelt and Mellisa Skerrit: How Dare You?

COMMENTARY: Roosevelt and Mellisa Skerrit: How Dare You?

November 29, 2018 | Comments: 115

How does a Prime Minister and his wife insult an entire population with blatant deception and apparently, no one except this poor soul, has the testicular fortitude ...

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LETTER TO DOMINICANS: Power to the people

LETTER TO DOMINICANS: Power to the people

November 28, 2018 | Comments: 46

Dear Dominica, I have occasion to write to you to explain, rationalize and yes, even apologise to my friends and family whom I might have caused anxiety by my ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Mumbo Jumbo Country

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Mumbo Jumbo Country

November 27, 2018 | Comments: 13

Unlike most other countries, Dominican patients increasingly come too late for  treatment. The numbers are actually quite frightening. Let’s not be afraid to ...

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COMMENTARY: The Colour Black

COMMENTARY: The Colour Black

November 25, 2018 | Comments: 17

Thirty years ago I began a series of paintings and sculptures titled Daughters of the Caribbean Sun. The project is on-going and continues from my studio Antrim. By ...

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IN PICTURES: Another accident

IN PICTURES: Another accident

November 25, 2018 | Comments: 1

Below are pictures of an accident which occurred near the National Bank of Dominica (NBD) building at Canefield in the early hours of Sunday morning. DNO has not ...

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IN PICTURES: Fisheries Division celebrates World Fisheries Day

IN PICTURES: Fisheries Division celebrates World Fisheries Day

November 24, 2018 | Comments: 0

The Fisheries Division celebrated World Fisheries Day, 2018, on Wednesday 21st November, 2018. Activities for the occasion included an exhibition & closing ...

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VIDEO: Nature Isle Futures Conference (part I) – The “Big Idea”

VIDEO: Nature Isle Futures Conference (part I) – The “Big Idea”

November 24, 2018 | Comments: 2

The Nature Isle Futures Conference, the first of its kind, was held in Dominica on the October 31, 2018. Its purpose, according to organizers, was to promote ...

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