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COMMENTARY: A Citizenship by Investment comparative

COMMENTARY: A Citizenship by Investment comparative

February 20, 2017 | Comments: 18

The lack of transparency in Dominica’s Citizenship by Investment Program has brought the nation to an unprecedented state of political tension. Since the CBS 60 ...

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Dominican wins pageant in Cuba

Dominican wins pageant in Cuba

February 20, 2017 | Comments: 7

Kaele Lirisa Benjamin, a 19-year-old from Dominica, has won the Miss Caribe 2017 which was staged by the Escuela Latin Americana de Medicina (ELAM) on Saturday, ...

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Two Haitians, four Dominicans granted bail in cocaine bust

Two Haitians, four Dominicans granted bail in cocaine bust

February 20, 2017 | Comments: 5

Magistrate Arley Gill on Monday, February 20th 2017 granted bail in the sum of EC $250,000 each to two Haitians and four Dominicans in a massive cocaine bust at the ...

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VIDEO: Journey to the Throne – Contestant #5 Ketisha Joseph

VIDEO: Journey to the Throne – Contestant #5 Ketisha Joseph

February 20, 2017 | Comments: 2

In the fifth episode of Journey to the Throne, Kimani St. Jean speaks with contestant number 5 in the Miss Dominica Pageant, Ketisha Joseph. She represents the ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Police release Joseph Isaac without charge

BREAKING NEWS: Police release Joseph Isaac without charge

February 20, 2017 | Comments: 28

Roseau Central MP, Joseph Isaac, was released by police on Monday afternoon without charge hours after he was taken into custody. At around 5:30 am police descended ...

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CCJ blocks Cabral Douglas from suing Dominica in Tommy Lee Sparta matter

CCJ blocks Cabral Douglas from suing Dominica in Tommy Lee Sparta matter

February 20, 2017 | Comments: 15

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has blocked Cabral Douglas from suing Dominica in the long-running Tommy Lee Sparta saga. Douglas had demanded US$3-million from ...

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Police identify men killed in Antrim accident

Police identify men killed in Antrim accident

February 20, 2017 | Comments: 5

The police have identified the two men who died due to a fatal motorcycle accident in Antrim. The men are 20-year-old Israel David and 45-year-old David Lloyd Henry, ...

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Dominica matters are internal CARICOM chairman says

Dominica matters are internal CARICOM chairman says

February 20, 2017 | Comments: 39

CARICOM Chairman, David Granger, has said the matters of the issuance of Dominican diplomatic passports, the country’s Citizenship by Investment Program (CBI) ...

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IN PICTURES: Irish Kid captures Junior Monarch Crown, again

IN PICTURES: Irish Kid captures Junior Monarch Crown, again

February 20, 2017 | Comments: 2

For the fourth time, Lemar Irish ‘De Irish Kid’ of the St John’s Academy in Portsmouth, has won the Junior Monarch Crown. He out-performed his competitors with ...

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Cheyenne Dewhurst wins Miss Teen 2017

Cheyenne Dewhurst wins Miss Teen 2017

February 20, 2017 | Comments: 3

Cheyenne Dewhurst, representing the Convent High School and sponsored by the Dominica Lotteries Commission has been crowned Miss Teen Dominica 2017. She won from a ...

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Blackmoore says Carnival street jump up will end at 10:00 pm

Blackmoore says Carnival street jump up will end at 10:00 pm

February 20, 2017 | Comments: 12

National Security Minister Rayburn Blackmoore has revealed that the Carnival Monday and Tuesday street jump up will end at 10:00 pm this year despite calls to have ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Police take Roseau Central MP into custody

BREAKING NEWS: Police take Roseau Central MP into custody

February 20, 2017 | Comments: 54

The police have taken Member of Parliament, Joseph Isaac into custody. At around 5:30 am on Monday the police, in military clothing, descended on Isaac’s home ...

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White Oak Rum Domino Competition  Results

White Oak Rum Domino Competition Results

February 19, 2017 | Comments: 0

Tremors defeated Dangerous Public Enemies by 10 points  in a very close match in Zone A when the White Oak Rum Domino Competition. Scores: Tremors 4002, ...

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Man charged 15 grand for possession of firearm and ammo without license

Man charged 15 grand for possession of firearm and ammo without license

February 18, 2017 | Comments: 16

Magistrate Asquith Riviere has slapped two fines of EC$2,500.00 to be paid forthwith on 47 year old George Bruney of Thibaud after he pleaded guilty to possession of ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Two die in accident at Antrim

BREAKING NEWS: Two die in accident at Antrim

February 18, 2017 | Comments: 28

Two men are dead following an accident in the Antrim area, according to information reaching Dominica News Online. The exact time that the accident took place is ...

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Johnson Boston says gov’t “suppressing democracy”

Johnson Boston says gov’t “suppressing democracy”

February 17, 2017 | Comments: 53

Secretary General of the Dominican Freedom Party (DFP), Johnson Boston, has said the taking into custody of members of opposition parties by the police is an act of ...

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Three in custody in massive drug find

Three in custody in massive drug find

February 17, 2017 | Comments: 24

Three men are in police custody assisting them in the investigation of the discovery of 28 kilograms of cocaine in a 20-foot container at Woodbridge Bay Port, which ...

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PM Skerrit wants quick access for the Region to climate change funding

PM Skerrit wants quick access for the Region to climate change funding

February 17, 2017 | Comments: 16

As the region battles more intense and frequent climatic events, Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit wants global funding initiatives for adaptation and ...

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Police charge French national under Money Laundering Act

Police charge French national under Money Laundering Act

February 17, 2017 | Comments: 36

The Police and members of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) have arrested and charged Nicolas Rene Philippe a national of France with theft, deception, fraud and ...

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IN PICTURES: Calypso Queen Competition 2017

IN PICTURES: Calypso Queen Competition 2017

February 17, 2017 | Comments: 6

On Thursday February 16, the Calypso Queen Competition was held at Carnival City. Janae won the crown for the third time. See pictures below. All photos by Zaimis ...

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VIDEO: Journey to the Throne – Contestant #4 Teresa Lewis

VIDEO: Journey to the Throne – Contestant #4 Teresa Lewis

February 17, 2017 | Comments: 4

In this fourth episode of Journey to the Throne, Kimani St. Jean speaks with contestant number 4 in the Miss Dominica Pageant, Teresa Lewis. She represents the ...

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Janae wins Calypso Queen Crown again

Janae wins Calypso Queen Crown again

February 17, 2017 | Comments: 2

The young and vibrant Janae Jackson has for the third time retained the title of Calypso Queen after a tough battle among the seven competitors. She sang “Rise” ...

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