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UPDATE: Victim of boat explosion in Marigot identified

UPDATE: Victim of boat explosion in Marigot identified

September 21, 2018 | Comments: 0

Police have identified the victim of a fatal explosion which occurred at Marigot on Friday afternoon as Ruford Joseph. Joseph died as a result of the explosion in a ...

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1 in 20 deaths globally is result of alcohol use – WHO

1 in 20 deaths globally is result of alcohol use – WHO

September 21, 2018 | Comments: 4

A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) shows that one in 20 deaths around the world was caused by alcohol consumption in 2016. According to the report ...

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Barbados moves towards E-Passports

Barbados moves towards E-Passports

September 21, 2018 | Comments: 3

In the wake of a recommendation by the International Civil Aviation Authority, the Barbados Immigration Department has started phasing out machine-readable passports ...

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Dominican rescues children from fire in Antigua; hailed as hero

Dominican rescues children from fire in Antigua; hailed as hero

September 21, 2018 | Comments: 3

Earlier this week Dominican got some bad rap in the media in Antigua and Barbuda but days later, praises are at an all-time high for a citizen from the Nature Isle. ...

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CCM ‘happy’ over turnout for protest outside parliament; says more to come

CCM ‘happy’ over turnout for protest outside parliament; says more to come

September 21, 2018 | Comments: 8

President of the Concern Citizens Movement (CCM), Loftus Durand, has said he is very happy over the turnout for protest action outside of Parliament on Thursday and ...

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White House selects former NECS student for prestigious scholar award

White House selects former NECS student for prestigious scholar award

September 21, 2018 | Comments: 11

Former student of the North East Comprehensive School (NECS), Joseˊ Thomas, has been selected by the White House to be a 2018 Historically Black Colleges and ...

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Minister for Health and Social Services pledges to become a Dementia Friend

Minister for Health and Social Services pledges to become a Dementia Friend

September 21, 2018 | Comments: 0

Friday, September 21, 2018, is World Alzheimer’s Day. The theme for this year’s World Alzheimer’s Month proposed by Alzheimer’s Disease International is: ...

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National Day of Prayer and Thanksgiving to kick off Independence celebrations

National Day of Prayer and Thanksgiving to kick off Independence celebrations

September 21, 2018 | Comments: 10

Celebrations for Dominica’s 40 years of Independence and Reunion will begin with a day of National Prayer and Thanksgiving on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd. ...

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MWDC to showcase Dominica’s national dress in Canada

MWDC to showcase Dominica’s national dress in Canada

September 21, 2018 | Comments: 1

Madame Wob Dwiyet Canada (MWDC Inc) will be celebrating Dominica’s 40th Independence Anniversary in a unique showcase of Dominica’s national dress, serving as a ...

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Kempinski names leadership to launch world-class luxury resort in Dominica

Kempinski names leadership to launch world-class luxury resort in Dominica

September 21, 2018 | Comments: 10

PORTSMOUTH, DOMINICA – Two luxury hospitality veterans have been appointed by Europe’s oldest luxury property group, Kempinski Hotels, to lead Dominica’s first ...

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No Creole in the Park this year

No Creole in the Park this year

September 21, 2018 | Comments: 23

Roseau, Dominica  – The producer of the biggest daytime event during Dominica’s independence celebrations, Flow, has made a tough but necessary decision to ...

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Caribbean region to benefit from increased humanitarian assistance

Caribbean region to benefit from increased humanitarian assistance

September 20, 2018 | Comments: 0

The Caribbean region is poised to benefit from increased humanitarian assistance following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Caribbean ...

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One Year Later – A recap of IOMs program and Dominica´s Shelter Recovery

One Year Later – A recap of IOMs program and Dominica´s Shelter Recovery

September 20, 2018 | Comments: 1

One year ago, on 18 September 2017 Dominica weathered the most brutal storm in its history. With recorded wind speeds of up to 220mph, Hurricane Maria uprooted ...

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UPDATE: Linton & UWP colleagues plead not guilty to court charges as demonstrators protest outside

UPDATE: Linton & UWP colleagues plead not guilty to court charges as demonstrators protest outside

September 20, 2018 | Comments: 55

Demonstrators gathered at the High Court in Roseau on Wednesday to protest an appearance in court by Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton, MP for Roseau South, Joshua ...

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“Thick Shabine” song takes entertainment scene by storm

“Thick Shabine” song takes entertainment scene by storm

September 20, 2018 | Comments: 19

It’s either you like it or hate it, but a new Bouyon song has been taking the entertainment scene in Dominica by storm. The song is called Drowning, but is ...

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Finding the will and wherewithal – reflections one year after Hurricane Maria

Finding the will and wherewithal – reflections one year after Hurricane Maria

September 20, 2018 | Comments: 0

This past week the world has been gripped by the images and reports of two dangerous storms happening at the same time, on two different sides of the planet – ...

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Court facilities not operating normally since Maria worries top regional judge

Court facilities not operating normally since Maria worries top regional judge

September 20, 2018 | Comments: 7

Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, Her Ladyship Dame Janice Pereira has raised concerns that one year after Hurricane Maria court facilities in ...

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Yemi Alade, Beenie Man, Ja Rule and Ashanti – St Lucia Roots and Soul Festival Days 2 & 3

Yemi Alade, Beenie Man, Ja Rule and Ashanti – St Lucia Roots and Soul Festival Days 2 & 3

September 20, 2018 | Comments: 3

Yemi Alade and Beenie Man Erupt with Energy – Day 2 National Landmark ‘Pigeon Island’ was the setting to what would be an explosion of dynamic sounds. ...

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Dominica: One year post Hurricane Maria

Dominica: One year post Hurricane Maria

September 20, 2018 | Comments: 6

One year after Hurricane Maria devastated Dominica, the island nation is rebounding. “A growing share of affected residents can say their lives are back on track ...

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PM Skerrit to address Dominica Rising Benefit Gala in Toronto

PM Skerrit to address Dominica Rising Benefit Gala in Toronto

September 20, 2018 | Comments: 21

Toronto, Ontario – On Saturday, October 13, 2018, The Commonwealth of Dominica, Ontario community will celebrate Dominica’s 40th year of Independence, ...

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CCM to protest against amendments to election laws outside Parliament

CCM to protest against amendments to election laws outside Parliament

September 19, 2018 | Comments: 25

The Concern Citizens Movement (CCM) is planning to stage protest actions outside of Parliament on Thursday [September 20] to encourage Dominicans to stand up for ...

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Digicel partners with DFC to host WCMF 2018

Digicel partners with DFC to host WCMF 2018

September 19, 2018 | Comments: 2

Digicel has partnered with the Dominica Festivals Committee (DFC) to host the 20th Edition of the World Creole Music Festival (WCMF), with a contribution valued at ...

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