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DSC nursing student gets scholarship in her field

DSC nursing student gets scholarship in her field

July 21, 2017 | Comments: 0

The General Nursing Council of Dominica has presented the Agnes W. Brooks Nursing Scholarship to 19-year-old Celine Christopher, a second year nursing student at the ...

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General Nursing Council launches first ever website

General Nursing Council launches first ever website

July 21, 2017 | Comments: 0

The General Nursing Council of Dominica has officially launched its first ever website that provides a platform for patients and the public to better access to ...

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De-risking most significant challenge to banking in ECCU – PM Skerrit

De-risking most significant challenge to banking in ECCU – PM Skerrit

July 21, 2017 | Comments: 7

Prime Minister of Dominica and new Chairman of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU), Roosevelt Skerrit has said the most significant ...

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Douglas tells Dublanc fishermen great opportunities await up north

Douglas tells Dublanc fishermen great opportunities await up north

July 21, 2017 | Comments: 15

Parliamentary Representative of the Portsmouth constituency Ian Douglas is encouraging fishermen in Dublanc to take advantage of the opportunities that lie ahead as ...

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President of Dominica meets with Queen’s Young Leaders

President of Dominica meets with Queen’s Young Leaders

July 21, 2017 | Comments: 0

On the 14th of July 2017 Rianna Patterson and Eber Ravariere, Dominica’s Queen’s Young Leaders 2017 Awardees, met with His Excellency Mr. Charles A. Savarin, ...

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Regional approaches for regional challenges says ECCB Governor

Regional approaches for regional challenges says ECCB Governor

July 21, 2017 | Comments: 1

Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy Antoine said many of the challenges being faced in the region can best be handled through regional ...

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Six represent Dominica at Commonwealth Youth Games in Bahamas

Six represent Dominica at Commonwealth Youth Games in Bahamas

July 21, 2017 | Comments: 4

The Dominica Olympic Committee, in its capacity as the Dominica Commonwealth Games Association, hereby announces Dominica is being represented at the Bahamas 2017 ...

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ECSE Trade Report

ECSE Trade Report

July 20, 2017 | Comments: 0

Welcome to the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange’s daily update for 20 July 2017 providing the latest trading information and financial tip for the investor. ...

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NGO sends message to Dominican gov’t concerning Venezuela

NGO sends message to Dominican gov’t concerning Venezuela

July 20, 2017 | Comments: 33

Transparencia Venezuela, the Venezuelan chapter of the NGO Transparency International, has sent what it said is an urgent message to the government of Dominica ...

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EC dollar strong in the region – ECCB Governor

EC dollar strong in the region – ECCB Governor

July 20, 2017 | Comments: 8

Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy Antoine has announced that the Eastern Caribbean dollar remains strong in the region. He made that ...

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CARICOM takes Single ICT Space, HRD Strategy to UNESCO International Forum in China

CARICOM takes Single ICT Space, HRD Strategy to UNESCO International Forum in China

July 20, 2017 | Comments: 1

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat participated and presented at the UNESCO International Forum on ICT and Education 2030, held in Quindao, China, July ...

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PM Skerrit warns about including children in politics

PM Skerrit warns about including children in politics

July 20, 2017 | Comments: 43

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, has condemned the inclusion of children in politics, especially on social media. In speaking at a recent town hall meeting, Skerrit ...

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PM Skerrit takes over rotating Chairmanship of ECCB Monetary Council

PM Skerrit takes over rotating Chairmanship of ECCB Monetary Council

July 20, 2017 | Comments: 19

Chairmanship of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will be transferred to the Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit, Council Member for the ...

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Bishop Malzaire calls for the ‘good old days’ of politics

Bishop Malzaire calls for the ‘good old days’ of politics

July 20, 2017 | Comments: 26

Bishop of the Diocese of Roseau His Lordship Gabriel Malzaire has called for politicians to return to “the good old days” when politics was a friendly affair in ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Former DPP Gene Pestaina has passed

BREAKING NEWS: Former DPP Gene Pestaina has passed

July 20, 2017 | Comments: 31

Former Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Gene Pestaina, has died. His family confirmed to Dominica News Online that he passed at his home at approximately 10:30 ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Say hello to Unlimited Rollover Data and Talk from Digicel

BUSINESS BYTE: Say hello to Unlimited Rollover Data and Talk from Digicel

July 20, 2017 | Comments: 6

Thursday 20th July, 2017 – Roseau, Dominica. With Digicel’s Unlimited Rollover Data and Talk, lost data and talk are a thing of the past. Today, the total ...

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Large pod of sleeping whales captured off the coast of Dominica

Large pod of sleeping whales captured off the coast of Dominica

July 20, 2017 | Comments: 5

AN underwater photographer has captured the moment a large pod of sperm whales quietly slept at around 65ft under water for 10 minutes. Franco Banfi, 58, and his ...

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MDC secures $6.1-million in scholarships through its “US Private Boarding School Program”

MDC secures $6.1-million in scholarships through its “US Private Boarding School Program”

July 20, 2017 | Comments: 53

The Marigot Development Corporation (MDC), has secured scholarships valued at $6.1-million for sixteen (16) students to study in the United States. The program ...

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CARICOM, UN to strengthen cooperation at New York meeting

CARICOM, UN to strengthen cooperation at New York meeting

July 20, 2017 | Comments: 4

Cooperation between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the United Nations (UN) System will be further strengthened around several issues including climate change, ...

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Kenneth Rijock served with court documents from Dominica

Kenneth Rijock served with court documents from Dominica

July 20, 2017 | Comments: 57

Controversial Miami-based blogger, Kenneth Rijock, has been served with documents from Dominica in a lawsuit filed by Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, along with ...

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Plight of Dublanc fishermen to be addressed soon says PM Skerrit

Plight of Dublanc fishermen to be addressed soon says PM Skerrit

July 19, 2017 | Comments: 20

Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Roosevelt Skerrit, has stated that, in response to areas of concerns put forth by fishermen from the community of Dublanc, ...

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Newtown fire destroys house

Newtown fire destroys house

July 19, 2017 | Comments: 16

A fire in Newtown on Tuesday night has destroyed an old house and has slightly damaged two others. No one was hurt in the blaze. PRO of the Fire Services Division, ...

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