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Global Inc hosts first entrepreneurs forum

Global Inc hosts first entrepreneurs forum

February 21, 2019 | Comments: 0

Royal Globe Inc, a garment manufacturing and education company founded in April 2015, has presented its first Entrepreneurs’ Forum. The forum will be a ...

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Murder accused granted bail again

Murder accused granted bail again

February 21, 2019 | Comments: 2

Murder accused, Trevor Joel Abraham has been granted bail by the high court in the sum of EC$150,000.00. The office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) did ...

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IN PICTURES (updated): Video shoot of bouyon-soca song ‘Famalay’

IN PICTURES (updated): Video shoot of bouyon-soca song ‘Famalay’

February 21, 2019 | Comments: 0

A section of the video for the smash hit bouyon-soca track Famalay was shot at the Cabrits in Portsmouth on Wednesday. The video stars Machel Montano, Bunji Garlin ...

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UPDATE: UWP condemns attack against Anika Charles; accuses DLP of ‘throwing her under the bus’

UPDATE: UWP condemns attack against Anika Charles; accuses DLP of ‘throwing her under the bus’

February 21, 2019 | Comments: 32

Leader of the opposition United Workers Party (UWP) Lennox said at news conference on Thursday that his party condemns the attack on former Dominica Labour Party ...

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DCTAI launches community tourism enhancement competition

DCTAI launches community tourism enhancement competition

February 21, 2019 | Comments: 3

The Dominica Community Tourism Association Inc. (DCTAI) has launched a Community Tourism Enhancement Competition (CTEC) which aims to improve the quality and ...

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Chief Justice expresses delight at work done at high court

Chief Justice expresses delight at work done at high court

February 21, 2019 | Comments: 0

Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, Dame Janice Pereira has hailed the work done in the court in Dominica after the passage of Hurricane Maria in ...

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Denzil Douglas wins passport case in St. Kitts

Denzil Douglas wins passport case in St. Kitts

February 20, 2019 | Comments: 18

Former Opposition Leader Dr. Denzil Douglas won the passport case brought against him by the Attorney General after Justice Trevose Warde ruled today in his favour. ...

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Dominica Cadet Corp participates in St. Lucia’s Independence celebrations

Dominica Cadet Corp participates in St. Lucia’s Independence celebrations

February 20, 2019 | Comments: 2

A contingent of some 100 officers and cadets representing the Dominica Cadet Corp is now in St. Lucia to take part in that country’s 40th anniversary of ...

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Lagon Street Jam carded for February 25th

Lagon Street Jam carded for February 25th

February 20, 2019 | Comments: 0

One of the highlights for the Carnival season, the Lagoon Street Jam is set for February 25th. The Swinging Stars-organized event that carnival and calypso lovers ...

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IN PICTURES (update): ‘FAMALAY’ video shoot in Dominica

IN PICTURES (update): ‘FAMALAY’ video shoot in Dominica

February 20, 2019 | Comments: 1

Shooting has started gathering at Cabrits in Portsmouth for a section of the video for the smash hit bouyon-soca track Famalay. The video stars Machel Montano, Bunji ...

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Top IMF official discusses economic development, climate change and derisking with PM Skerrit

Top IMF official discusses economic development, climate change and derisking with PM Skerrit

February 20, 2019 | Comments: 19

Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Tao Zhang visited Dominica recently and among matters discussed with Prime Minister Roosevelt ...

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Dominican Martial Arts Academy holds successful grading ceremony

Dominican Martial Arts Academy holds successful grading ceremony

February 20, 2019 | Comments: 2

Head of the Universal Martial Arts Academy (UMA), Shihan(meaning master instructor) Shannah Robin has described the academy’s recent karate grading ceremony as ...

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Tonge calls on stakeholders to capitalize on tourism opportunities

Tonge calls on stakeholders to capitalize on tourism opportunities

February 20, 2019 | Comments: 24

Tourism Minister, Senator Robert Tonge has called on stakeholders in Dominica to use the Secret Bay Residences (SBR) as a model that one can emulate. He was speaking ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Two  drivers injured in school bus collision in Kalinago Territory

BREAKING NEWS: Two drivers injured in school bus collision in Kalinago Territory

February 19, 2019 | Comments: 12

Two drivers were injured when two school buses collided in the Kalinago Territory on Tuesday afternoon. The accident occurred in an area of the Territory called ...

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Digicel pledges US$20,000 to Dominica Special Olympic team for upcoming World Games

Digicel pledges US$20,000 to Dominica Special Olympic team for upcoming World Games

February 19, 2019 | Comments: 0

Digicel on Tuesday presented $20,000 US to the Dominica Special Olympics team in support of the upcoming Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi this year. The ...

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Young Dominican artiste releases first music video

Young Dominican artiste releases first music video

February 19, 2019 | Comments: 2

Young upcoming music artiste Akim Jeremy from the community of Woodford Hill is hoping one day to make it big in the music industry. The 28-year-old who goes by the ...

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JOIN THE CAST: ‘FAMALAY’ video shoot in Dominica

JOIN THE CAST: ‘FAMALAY’ video shoot in Dominica

February 19, 2019 | Comments: 4

A section of the video for the smash hit bouyon-soca track Famalay will be shot at the Cabrits in Portsmouth from 10 am tomorrow. The video will star Machel Montano, ...

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COMMENTARY: Shannon Gabriel: victim of thought and speech policing

COMMENTARY: Shannon Gabriel: victim of thought and speech policing

February 19, 2019 | Comments: 8

It’s been said that sports and politics should not mix.  In reality, it’s hard to keep them apart. Especially in today’s egg-shell offence-easy world of ...

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Catholic Church organizes fundraising praise cruise

Catholic Church organizes fundraising praise cruise

February 19, 2019 | Comments: 6

Catholic Deacon, Alvin Knight is organizing a one-week cruise as a fundraiser for the Catholic Church. The Cruise is carded for next year March from the seventh to ...

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Charles supports geothermal project but concerned about land acquisition

Charles supports geothermal project but concerned about land acquisition

February 19, 2019 | Comments: 8

The Opposition United Workers Party (UWP) candidate for the Roseau Valley Constituency, Senator Ronald Charles has expressed support of the construction of a ...

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SMA wins secondary schools public speaking competition

SMA wins secondary schools public speaking competition

February 19, 2019 | Comments: 6

St. Mary’s Academy has won the Kiwanis Club of Roseau and Dominica Bar Association Secondary Schools Public Speaking Competition. Khahill Richards of the St. ...

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Govt and Secret Bay Residences sign contract for development of Secret Bay

Govt and Secret Bay Residences sign contract for development of Secret Bay

February 19, 2019 | Comments: 42

The Government of Dominica and Secret Bay Residences (SBR) have signed a contract for the development of Secret Bay Resort under the Citizenship By Investment ...

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