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Bully film, ‘Oseyi and the Masqueraders’, delights

Bully film, ‘Oseyi and the Masqueraders’, delights

January 19, 2019 | Comments: 0

It was a bright three-quarter moon that shorn down on the front of the Colihaut Government School last night (Friday January 18th) but the big crowd in the ...

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Council on Ageing concerned about abuse of the elderly

Council on Ageing concerned about abuse of the elderly

January 19, 2019 | Comments: 0

The president of the Dominica Council on Ageing (DCOA) Gloria Shillingford says abuse of the elderly remains a matter of concern for the association. “We continue ...

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2019 a ‘make or break’ year for Mas Camp says Valda Henry

2019 a ‘make or break’ year for Mas Camp says Valda Henry

January 18, 2019 | Comments: 0

Dr. Valda Henry Chairperson of Showdown Mass Camp says, 2019 may determine the future of the event which kicks off tonight from 8:00 o’clock at the Old Mill ...

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2018 a ‘much better year’ for DSS says JeanJacques

2018 a ‘much better year’ for DSS says JeanJacques

January 18, 2019 | Comments: 4

Director of the Dominica Social Security (DSS), Janice Jean-Jacques Thomas, said 2018 was a much better year for the institution than originally expected. She was ...

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Police investigate case of St. Joseph teen who had gone missing

Police investigate case of St. Joseph teen who had gone missing

January 18, 2019 | Comments: 4

Deputy Police Chief Davidson Valerie has said investigations are ongoing into a matter involving Carmen Christa Hilaire, 15, of St Joseph, who was reported missing ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: KS Consultancy social media workshop hailed a success

BUSINESS BYTE: KS Consultancy social media workshop hailed a success

January 18, 2019 | Comments: 0

CEO of KS Consultancy, Kerdisha St.Louis, has dubbed “a success” a social media workshop organized by her company. The event which was held on Saturday, ...

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Six getting ready for Miss Teen Dominica 2019

Six getting ready for Miss Teen Dominica 2019

January 18, 2019 | Comments: 1

The public got a first glimpse of the six contestants vying for the title of Miss Teen Dominica 2019 during the official launching ceremony held at the Old Mill ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Finesse Beauty launches entrepreneurship training initiative

BUSINESS BYTE: Finesse Beauty launches entrepreneurship training initiative

January 18, 2019 | Comments: 1

Owner of Finesse Beauty, Kimara Matthew, has said that she is humbled by the “great anticipation and excitement” shown by the participants of the first ...

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PM says teachers have made phenomenal strides under DLP administration

PM says teachers have made phenomenal strides under DLP administration

January 18, 2019 | Comments: 31

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has said over the years teachers in Dominica have made phenomenal strides under the Labour Party Administration. Skerrit stated ...

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Criminal court back in its original location after Hurricane Maria

Criminal court back in its original location after Hurricane Maria

January 18, 2019 | Comments: 5

Five sexual matters are among thirteen cases down to be heard by High Court’s criminal division beginning on January 21, 2019. Fifteen months after the ...

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UPDATE: DALCA Chairman calls for councillor-elect Fontaine to be allowed to take his oath

UPDATE: DALCA Chairman calls for councillor-elect Fontaine to be allowed to take his oath

January 17, 2019 | Comments: 41

A call by the chairman of the Dominica Association of Local Community Authorities (DALCA), Yolande Jno Jules, for the La Plaine Village Council to allow ...

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CARPHA urges region to prepare for possibility of severe Dengue outbreak

CARPHA urges region to prepare for possibility of severe Dengue outbreak

January 17, 2019 | Comments: 1

The last major regional outbreak of Dengue occurred in 2009. Since then, the Region has experienced two large outbreaks of mosquito-borne diseases, Chikungunya in ...

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Dominica’s Forestry & Wildlife working to resolve case of dead fish at Batalie

Dominica’s Forestry & Wildlife working to resolve case of dead fish at Batalie

January 17, 2019 | Comments: 13

Officials of the Forestry and Wildlife Division have been taking measures to solve a ‘fishy’ problem in the West of the island. According to information reaching ...

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Dominica Orlando Movement commits to continue supporting Dominica

Dominica Orlando Movement commits to continue supporting Dominica

January 17, 2019 | Comments: 2

The Dominica Orlando Movement Organization (D.O.M) was formed shortly after Tropical Storm Erika left the Island with substantial wreckage in August of 2015. Shortly ...

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UK PM Theresa May survives no-confidence vote

UK PM Theresa May survives no-confidence vote

January 17, 2019 | Comments: 3

  24 hours after incurring a historic parliamentary defeat, British Prime Minister Theresa May has overcome another challenge to her premiership:  A vote of no ...

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Missing St. Joseph girl found

Missing St. Joseph girl found

January 17, 2019 | Comments: 12

Carmen Christa Hilaire, 15, of St Joseph, who was reported missing earlier this week, has been found.  A family member who preferred to remain anonymous, told ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Elderly Couple Wins 55” Smart TV from Flow

BUSINESS BYTE: Elderly Couple Wins 55” Smart TV from Flow

January 17, 2019 | Comments: 0

Flow announces grand prize draw winners of ‘Get Xtra this Christmas’ Campaign  An elderly couple from the community of Castle Comfort in the south, have emerged ...

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Girl Guides Association of Dominica (GGAD) celebrates 90th anniversary

Girl Guides Association of Dominica (GGAD) celebrates 90th anniversary

January 16, 2019 | Comments: 1

The Girl Guides Association of Dominica (GGAD) commenced the observance of its 90th Anniversary with a Mass for the Association which took place at the St. John ...

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Youth group tackles mental health stigma

Youth group tackles mental health stigma

January 16, 2019 | Comments: 3

A new group has been formed to bring “much needed” attention and awareness to mental health in Dominica. The Mental Illness Advocacy Project (MIA) is a ...

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Dominican produces video about self love

Dominican produces video about self love

January 16, 2019 | Comments: 4

Edd Elick has a found a way of combining his passions of poetry and film along with his education, to create content for self-expression that has garnered thousands ...

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Senior attorney urges young lawyers to do pro bono work

Senior attorney urges young lawyers to do pro bono work

January 16, 2019 | Comments: 18

Prominent Dominican attorney, Peter Alleyne, is expressing concern that young lawyers recently called to the Dominica Bar have not been keeping their promise of ...

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COMMENTARY: That ‘Fork in Napkin’ matter

COMMENTARY: That ‘Fork in Napkin’ matter

January 16, 2019 | Comments: 19

In the interest of fairness and to provide what I believe to be a responsible contribution to a growing controversy over the originality of Hunter’s 2019 Calypso: ...

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