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Chinese-funded restoration project major milestone in resilience journey says Austrie

Chinese-funded restoration project major milestone in resilience journey says Austrie

November 21, 2018 | Comments: 5

Deputy Prime Minister, Reginald Austrie, has said that the completion of the US$3 million Chinese-funded restoration project for Dominica, marks a major milestone in ...

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Dominica celebrates World Fisheries Day today

Dominica celebrates World Fisheries Day today

November 21, 2018 | Comments: 0

World Fisheries day was established in 1998. It has since became an annual activity, recognized globally on November 21. This year World Fisheries Day is ...

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Signal Band frontman to headline fundraiser by Dominican charity in the US

Signal Band frontman to headline fundraiser by Dominican charity in the US

November 21, 2018 | Comments: 0

NEW JERSEY, USA (21 November 2018) – He’s the dynamic face of one of Dominica’s most vibrant, up and coming musical groups, and this week the multiple junior ...

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Dominica Bar Association ready for implementation of Legal Professions Act

Dominica Bar Association ready for implementation of Legal Professions Act

November 21, 2018 | Comments: 3

The Dominica Bar Association (DBA) says they are “ready” for the full implementation of the Legal Professions Act (LPA). “The DBA has looked at the Legal ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Sagicor Life Eastern Caribbean Inc turns pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

BUSINESS BYTE: Sagicor Life Eastern Caribbean Inc turns pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

November 21, 2018 | Comments: 0

Castries, St Lucia: Each year since 1985, individuals and corporations all over the world have joined hands to draw attention to the importance of education and ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: FLOW Christmas Campaign launch

BUSINESS BYTE: FLOW Christmas Campaign launch

November 21, 2018 | Comments: 1

Roseau, Dominica – November 20th, 2018 –  Flow customers across Dominica will get something ‘extra’ to help ‘warm’ the traditionally colder nights that ...

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UNICEF launches child rights petition on World Children’s Day

UNICEF launches child rights petition on World Children’s Day

November 20, 2018 | Comments: 2

Various schools in Dominica organized activities to mark the occasion as Dominica joined the rest of the world in celebrating Universal Children’s Day. The event ...

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Final four for CCCUL Spelling Bee Competition

Final four for CCCUL Spelling Bee Competition

November 20, 2018 | Comments: 0

The four finalists have been announced for the Central Cooperative Credit Union (CCCUL) 2018 Spelling Bee Competition. They are  Kenele Baron – St. John’s ...

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Government says “No” to UWP proposal to increase pension

Government says “No” to UWP proposal to increase pension

November 20, 2018 | Comments: 53

The government will not be increasing the minimum pension rate as proposed by the Opposition United Workers Party (UWP). Roosevelt Skerrit, the country’s Finance ...

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Dominican hotel receives international tourism award

Dominican hotel receives international tourism award

November 20, 2018 | Comments: 10

On November 4, 2018 The Tamarind Tree Hotel & Restaurant in Dominica, W.I. was awarded with the British Guild of Travel Writers BGTW Annual Tourism Award for ...

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CARICOM  Crime and Criminal Justice Experts to  benefit from training

CARICOM Crime and Criminal Justice Experts to benefit from training

November 20, 2018 | Comments: 1

(CARIOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Technical experts involved in the production of crime and criminal justice statistics in the ...

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Chairperson of CARICOM Commission on Marijuana supports legalizing the herb

Chairperson of CARICOM Commission on Marijuana supports legalizing the herb

November 20, 2018 | Comments: 11

Chairperson of the CARICOM Regional Commission on Marijuana, Professor Rose-Marie Belle Antoine, has expressed her support for the legalization of marijuana. ...

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Dominicans told they could be included in US visa renewal waiver programme

Dominicans told they could be included in US visa renewal waiver programme

November 19, 2018 | Comments: 18

Dominicans have been told that they shouldn’t give up hope as the country could be included on the United States visa renewal waiver programme. Under the policy, ...

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COTED  statement on the World Trade Organization

COTED statement on the World Trade Organization

November 19, 2018 | Comments: 1

(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     CARICOM Trade Ministers, meeting in Georgetown, Guyana, on 15 and 16 November 2018, at the ...

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24 year-old wins lotto jack pot of over $600,000

24 year-old wins lotto jack pot of over $600,000

November 19, 2018 | Comments: 38

24 year-old Kerishia Eve Roberts of Portsmouth has won the largest lotto jackpot in Dominica since the game was revised a few years ago. Her winning is EC$610,000.00 ...

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Blackmoore says Govt. to examine legal, social and economic position on marijuana

Blackmoore says Govt. to examine legal, social and economic position on marijuana

November 19, 2018 | Comments: 20

Minister for Justice, Immigration and National Security, Rayburn Blackmoore has said government is hoping to examine Dominica’s position legally, socially and ...

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We must make CARICOM work – Chair of COTED

We must make CARICOM work – Chair of COTED

November 19, 2018 | Comments: 4

(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The Chairman of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) has underscored the ...

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United Workers Party reiterates call for minimum of $500.00/month for public pensioners

United Workers Party reiterates call for minimum of $500.00/month for public pensioners

November 19, 2018 | Comments: 39

The United Workers Party (UWP) has said that it is reiterating its call to government for a minimum monthly benefit to all Public Pensioners of $500.00, with ...

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Observer Media to change ownership; selling to staff

Observer Media to change ownership; selling to staff

November 19, 2018 | Comments: 3

The Observer Media Group (OMG), based in Antigua, is changing ownership as of the 1st of December, 2018. Antigua newsroom, an online publication, reported that the ...

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Dominica’s 40th Anniversary – National Repentance for Healing and Restoration (part I)

Dominica’s 40th Anniversary – National Repentance for Healing and Restoration (part I)

November 18, 2018 | Comments: 23

Greetings, Prime Minster Roosevelt Skerrit, President Charles Savarin, members of parliament, members of the opposition, state government, local government, civil ...

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IN PICTURES: DYBT Exhibition for Global Entrepreneurship Week

IN PICTURES: DYBT Exhibition for Global Entrepreneurship Week

November 17, 2018 | Comments: 2

As part of activities for the observance of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), an initiative which is designed to explore the potential of aspiring entrepreneurs, ...

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CARICOM SG emphasises importance of trade, economic policy implementation

CARICOM SG emphasises importance of trade, economic policy implementation

November 17, 2018 | Comments: 1

(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The current uncertain international trade arena emphasises the importance of agreement on and ...

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