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View live on DNO, first TV interview with Barbados PM Mia Mottley

View live on DNO, first TV interview with Barbados PM Mia Mottley

July 15, 2018 | Comments: 0

51 days after being sworn in as Prime Minister of Barbados, the Honourable Mia Amor Mottley sits down with veteran journalist David Ellis for a no-holds-barred ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Central Co-operative Credit Union Gives Back to the Community

BUSINESS BYTE: Central Co-operative Credit Union Gives Back to the Community

July 14, 2018 | Comments: 0

On Thursday June 28th, 2018 Central Co-op Credit Union Ltd at our Annual General Meeting (AGM); gave back to the community as part of our Corporate Social ...

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OECS Commission and Association of OECS Olympic Committees sign MOU

OECS Commission and Association of OECS Olympic Committees sign MOU

July 14, 2018 | Comments: 0

The OECS Commission and the Association of National Olympic Committees of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (ANOCES) have signed a Memorandum of ...

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Douglas wins passport case brought by constituent; still faces similar case brought by St. Kitts Attorney General

Douglas wins passport case brought by constituent; still faces similar case brought by St. Kitts Attorney General

July 14, 2018 | Comments: 2

The civil suit brought against Opposition Leader Dr. Denzil Douglas by one of his constituents over Dr. Douglas’ possession of a diplomatic passport of Dominica, ...

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Team officials upbeat about winning as DSC netball team arrives in Jamaica for AFNA tournament;

Team officials upbeat about winning as DSC netball team arrives in Jamaica for AFNA tournament;

July 14, 2018 | Comments: 0

Dominica State College arrived in Jamaica yesterday for the inaugural AFNA (Americas Federations of Netball Associations) Champion of Champions High School Netball ...

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Reroofing of DSC to be completed soon

Reroofing of DSC to be completed soon

July 13, 2018 | Comments: 3

Ambassador of Cuba to Dominica, Juan Carlos Frometa de la Rosa has revealed that reroofing of the Dominica State College (DSC) is expected to complete in two or ...

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Update (with Audio): CCM writes open letter to House Speaker on parliamentary proceedings

Update (with Audio): CCM writes open letter to House Speaker on parliamentary proceedings

July 13, 2018 | Comments: 33

The Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) has written an open letter to House Speaker, Alix Boyd-Knights, over what it said are concerns over “the partial manner ...

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Fourteen Dominican students receive Cuban scholarships

Fourteen Dominican students receive Cuban scholarships

July 13, 2018 | Comments: 6

Fourteen more Dominican students were awarded scholarships to pursue studies in Cuban Universities. They received their certificates of acceptance at a special ...

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Exhibition features artwork made out of trash

Exhibition features artwork made out of trash

July 13, 2018 | Comments: 3

Vetivert Inc. has collaborated with Wild Dominique and one of Dominica’s most promising up and coming Artist Shadrach Burton, to present its Vetivert Gallery ...

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CARICOM congratulates new Mexican President; stresses value of friendly relations

CARICOM congratulates new Mexican President; stresses value of friendly relations

July 13, 2018 | Comments: 0

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) expressed deep appreciation for Mexico’s longstanding readiness to collaborate, as it extended congratulations to President-Elect ...

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COMMENTARY: Ross University and Its Economic Impact on Dominica

COMMENTARY: Ross University and Its Economic Impact on Dominica

July 13, 2018 | Comments: 16

EDITOR’S NOTE: Ross University School of Medicine was forced to move its operations out of Dominica after the passage of Hurricane Maria in September 2017 as ...

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Annual School Sports Award slated for Saturday

Annual School Sports Award slated for Saturday

July 13, 2018 | Comments: 0

On Saturday, July 14, 2018, the Sports Division in the Ministry of Youth Affairs, Sports and Constituency Empowerment, will host the 26th Annual Schools Sports ...

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Dominican pleads guilty to possession of firearm in USVI

Dominican pleads guilty to possession of firearm in USVI

July 13, 2018 | Comments: 5

Lester Gabriel Charles, 35, a Dominican who is in the United States Virgin Island illegally, has pleaded guilty to illegal possession of a firearm. According to news ...

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Destination Dominica Inc. presents 3rd Annual Dominica Day in Brooklyn

Destination Dominica Inc. presents 3rd Annual Dominica Day in Brooklyn

July 13, 2018 | Comments: 2

Destination Dominica Inc. Presents the 3rd Annual Dominica Day Festival scheduled for Saturday July 21st, 2018 at the Canarsie Park in Brooklyn, New York from 12:00- ...

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Dominica signs MOC for quicker access to climate resilience funding

Dominica signs MOC for quicker access to climate resilience funding

July 13, 2018 | Comments: 5

Dominica has signed an agreement, along with Antigua and Barbuda and Grenada, that will pave the way for less tedious access to climate resilience funding. There ...

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UPDATE: Body found near Macoucherie Bridge

UPDATE: Body found near Macoucherie Bridge

July 12, 2018 | Comments: 32

The Police are investigating the discovery of the lifeless body of a male individual on Thursday 12th July 2018 at 10 am at Macoucherie in the vicinity of the broken ...

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Taste of Dominica and the Caribbean coming to Toronto

Taste of Dominica and the Caribbean coming to Toronto

July 12, 2018 | Comments: 0

Dominica Arts & Culture Exposé is pleased to announce its second annual TASTE OF DOMINICA and the Caribbean on Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at Mel Lastman Square, ...

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Local doctor confident cannabis will be legalized in Dominica

Local doctor confident cannabis will be legalized in Dominica

July 12, 2018 | Comments: 21

“Whether we like it or not Cannabis [Marijuana] will be legal in Dominica”. This is a statement by Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist Dr. Irvin Pascal who ...

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Tribute to the Maroons and their contribution to Dominica’s history

Tribute to the Maroons and their contribution to Dominica’s history

July 12, 2018 | Comments: 8

Today is the 12th of July. Today we remember the Maroons and pay tribute to their contribution to our history. We have chosen the anniversary of the death in battle ...

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Director of Agriculture calls for unified approach to coconut industry development

Director of Agriculture calls for unified approach to coconut industry development

July 12, 2018 | Comments: 11

Director of Agriculture, Ricky Brumant has called for a unified approach to ensure that the coconut industry is developed in Dominica. He was addressing a one-day ...

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Bouyon pioneers, WCK, receive top recognition for their contribution to music

Bouyon pioneers, WCK, receive top recognition for their contribution to music

July 12, 2018 | Comments: 5

WCK, the creators of Bouyon music, have been honoured for their contribution to music. WCK, one of Dominica’s longest running bands, received the International ...

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UPDATE: Police investigate fatal accident in Layou

UPDATE: Police investigate fatal accident in Layou

July 11, 2018 | Comments: 23

Police have started an investigation into a traffic accident which left one man dead on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. The accident which left Sam Thomas, 42, dead took ...

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